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The truth about engine stop start systems | Auto Expert John Cadogan | Australia

One of the most glaring examples of this carmaker agenda self-serving design is the auto engine shutdown and restart system. You drive along. Stop at a red light. The engine automatically shuts down. Light goes green, you start lifting off the brake, and the engine kicks back into life, as if by magic. We’re talking about that. Systems like Mazda’s iStop - and seemingly 100 other proprietary names for similar bullshit technology. I get questions about this all the time. So here it is: The truth about bullshit auto engine shutdown and restart systems. Number one with a bullet: they…
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The Worst Trends in Modern Cars and Trucks

We discuss the worst trends of 2018 and 2019 in the automotive world and how it affects the average consumer and enthusiast. The video lists the top 10 items, and we invite the community to embrace the drama and provide feedback. This fun exercise should help car companies improve or delete these features so we can have better products long term. Some of the content is satire, comedic however much of the discussion is about the serious state of modern problems in cars. A quiet addition to The Fine Print Series. Outro Music: Alan Fowler Music
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