This is the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) symbol. This light will be on in green with small dots whenever the running lamps are switched on. A DRL system is required on all vehicles first sold in Canada. The system causes the low-beam headlamps to be turned on when the car is being operated in daylight.
So, why are they green?
In some European models, the text symbol DRL is shown when the running lights are in use. They are active when the light switch is off and the ignition is on. The green color is meant only to show that the lights are on and working.
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