Things like reflective paints and glass help reduce the usage of A/C, say the automakers.
Research Development: Auto Start-Stop
The Phaeton gains a little brother, with a hybrid powertrain and an equal share of mama’s good looks.
That’s on top of other changes, such as a new color and an updated engine range.
The research focuses on different levels of hybrid tech that could one day be found in non-hybrid vehicles.
As efficient as 42 MPG on the highway.
The technology has the potential to improve fuel economy by up 10 percent in certain driving conditions.