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Old 10-13-2020, 07:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Engine off instead of idling?

It seems I'm seeing cars that start when the gas pedal is pushed.

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Correct. Auto stop features are becoming more prevalent on new cars. I'm 95% sure its to save fuel. I don't see how it would benefit anything else.
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Yeah I saw a GM report that said auto start/stop in the city is good for 2mpg easy in a car.
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It's becoming widespread even on Diesels.

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