Climate

Idling Gets You Nowhere

The average car with a three litre engine wastes one quarter of a litre of fuel for each 10 minutes of idling – double that amount for a car with a larger engine, like most SUVs and trucks. If each Canadian reduced idling for three minutes a day, we would also reduce carbon emissions by 250,000 tonnes a year. This is the same as taking 320,000 cars off the road for one year...