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Old 07-14-2016, 11:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The thing is: I'm sure you can override the AC issue. If you choose one particular AC setting, it lets auto stop/start work, but if you select another, it keeps the engine on.

The amount of consumer resistance to this in North America is pretty significant, if you go by comments on auto blog sites and forums. Representative of the general public though? I dunno.
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