LOS ANGELES –Already in European Mini-brand cars, stop/start technology and diesel engines are on the auto maker’s radar for the U.S. “There will be” stop/start in U.S. Minis eventually, Vinnie Kung, Mini USA product planning manager, tells WardsAuto in an interview here. Americans’ preference for automatic transmissions is delaying the technology, he says. Stop/start technology, which shuts off the engine automatically when the vehicle stops and ...

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