According to a research conducted in Indore two years ago, idling of cars at the 7 major traffic lights in the city in itself, leads to fuel wastage to the tune of 1.2 lac liters per year (approximately).
Imagine the numbers for any of the major metros! And let’s not even think about the pollution. We breathe it every day.
The fuel efficiency of your is influenced by many things (regular maintenance, parts etc.). In the case above, turning off your engine at a traffic light is a smarter thing to do. It uses less fuel.
That said, how you drive is also a major factor. Aggressive driving leads to excessive revving and braking. Both of which lead to fuel waste, and of course add to pollution.
So the next time you get behind the wheel, or in the backseat (with your driver) – just make these simple changes to reduce your carbon footprint:
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