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Old 08-08-2012, 09:45 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wdb View Post
Is that still as true as it used to be, this far along the trajectory of Moore's Law? My wife's 2011 CRV (they only sell them as automatics) rolls out pretty far in gear, when I'm moving at speed on a flat road; it doesn't quite feel like it's in neutral, but there is minimal engine braking taking place. When going downhilll however, I can really feel the engine braking the vehicle. I attribute the difference to Honda's transmission management logic.
I don't understand the point you're trying to make. You start by questioning whether engine braking is occurring (and why is Moore's law relevant?), and then go on to describe you actually do observe it occurring. Seems to me you've answered your own question.
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