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Title: Idling Reduction for Personal Vehicles

Fact sheet on reducing engine idling in personal vehicles. Idling your vehicle--running your engine when you're not driving it--truly gets you nowhere. Idling reduces your vehicle's fuel economy, costs you money, and creates pollution. Idling for more than 10 seconds uses more fuel and produces more emissions that contribute to smog and climate change than stopping and restarting your engine does.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220454
Report Number(s):
DOE/CHO-AC02-06CH11357-1502
7065
Research Org:
Argonne National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V) (Clean Cities)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
idling, idle reduction, emissions