Frequently Asked Questions
With modern emissions technology and more fuel-efficient cars, why do I have to worry about a small matter like idling?
Automakers have succeeded in cleaning up most of the harmful substances emitted by vehicles.
Every gallon of fuel burned produces about 20 pounds of CO2. How can one gallon of gasoline produce 20 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2)?
Two factors contribute to the high output of carbon dioxide per gallon of fuel burned:
What other air pollutants are found in car exhaust?
How much fuel am I wasting by idling my vehicle?
One of the best ways to cut fuel consumption is to avoid idling.
What are the most common reasons for idling?
What steps can I take to minimize idling?
It’s easy – think about fuel efficiency every time you use your car.
Is shutting off and restarting my vehicle hard on the engine?