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6 Jun 2023 22:50:41 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Through the Eyes of a Child - Christmas 2019 release  
From: Francois Labreque
Date: 21 Dec 2019 16:27:34
Message: <5dfe8e46@news.povray.org>

> Am 12/13/19 6:12 AM, also sprach jr:
>> hi,
> ahoy.
>> you have to manually turn off/on the engine?  here, over the past few
>> years,
>> more and more vehicles switch off the motor automatically when halting
>> (eg when
>> waiting at lights, etc).  (nonsense I think because emissions when
>> starting are
>> high, so a few sec's idling probably pollutes less than constant
>> off/on cycling)
> I have not seen any car do this.

It's mostly luxury cars, because they tend to have gas-guzzling V8s (or 
even V12s!), or hybrids, because... hybrids.

I think, if you start the car without
> stepping on the gas, the extra emissions are nominal.

If the engine is warm, there's no big difference in emissions.

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