Please Stop Being Stupid

by Karl Denninger

Oh Noooooos, they had to leave more features out!

The automaker has already made the unusual move of eliminate two fuel-saving features from some of the vehicles – engine start/stop and cylinder deactivation – and will now remove wireless mobile device charging pads from a few SUV trims, GM Authority first reported.

Well now.

Let’s talk about that — start/stop and cylinder deactivation.

Both are sold as “economical.”

They’re not.

Further, there are zero successful implementations — defined as “does not screw the vehicle’s engine or result in expensive repairs down the road.”

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