Swedish truck fleet sees 4% reduction in fuel usage with Ecodriving applications

Wiklunds Akeri, a Swedish trucking company, has seen a return on investment with Ecodriving of 4% in fuel savings.  Not bad for a company that boasts a fleet of over 100 trucks. How did they do it? They did it … Continue reading

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Memorial Day weekend race action dominated by fuel saving strategies

Some of the biggest events in motor racing were held this Memorial Day weekend, and almost all of them were dominated by strategies to save fuel and reach the end.  The idea of saving fuel in a racecar almost seems … Continue reading

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Fiat study shows that Ecodriving has tangible benefits – but will people use it?

Looks like Fiat, that’s the auto company that has an 85% ownership in legendary supercar manufacturer Ferrari by the way, just did a comprehensive study on Ecodriving. Their result? Ecodriving concepts, when used at the proper time and in the … Continue reading

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Walmart, Xerox and UPS all prove their fleets can benefit from Ecodriving – can yours?

Large companies across the world are successful for a variety of reasons.  One major area of their successful business plan revolves around the fact that they spend money and time in the pursuit of efficiency. With the ever rising cost … Continue reading

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Fleet managers concerned over rising fuel costs despite lax public opinion

My my, it certainly is interesting how quickly we get used to things.  Despite the fact that we are now fully immersed in $4 a gallon fuel, there has been remarkably little public outcry.  The last time we saw these … Continue reading

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Monkey see monkey do – Ecodriving is catching on!

So the joke in our family is that we are a pack of monkeys, and when you spend time with us when we gather, you might just agree.  Recently, I have been discussing Ecodriving with my siblings, and I explained … Continue reading

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Change your fleet, or change how your fleet operates? Which avenue should you take?

It’s no secret that the U.S. is outwardly trying to reduce its dependence on oil. Considering the rise in the cost of oil over the last several months, the steps that the government is taking would suggest that it is … Continue reading

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Reduce CO2 and save money on fuel at the same time – have your cake and eat it too!

We all want it all don’t we?  We want to be able to do what we want when we want to do it. And really, what’s wrong with that? Nothing really, except for a little thing called consequences. Take driving … Continue reading

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DOE and EPA suggest that Ecodriving results in real fuel savings

Its all common sense stuff really.  We all want to keep money in our pockets to spend on things other than say… fuel. Problem is, fuel is getting pricier everyday, and a lot of people feel there is nothing they … Continue reading

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Smart fleet operators look to world Ecodriving studies for fuel savings

Its no secret that the price of fuel these days is keeping fleet operators up at night worrying about their bottom line.  Its been a worry that countries across the globe have taken to heart and are starting to do … Continue reading

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