New iPhone app helps drivers see fuel savings and reduced carbon emissions

A new iPhone app designed by a UK company and launched in the Netherlands is a telemetric based system that helps drivers achieve better fuel economy and reduced carbon emissions.  The app even allows for drivers to compare and compete … Continue reading

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New York DOT post graph showing potential Ecodriving savings

The New York State Department of Transportation has posted on their website, a terrific graph clearly showing the cost of fuel for a driver based on their fuel mileage and a 15,000 mile per year driving frequency. The question is, … Continue reading

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Coaching Drivers to Become Ecodrivers

Studies have shown that, while training alone can lead to a change in behavior and productivity up to 25%, adding coaching to the mix can TRIPLE those results! In other words, training alone is not enough. So…what is coaching and … Continue reading

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First Bus sees 4.9% fleet fuel saving using telematics and driver input

UK based First Bus has seen a 4.9% increase in their fuel savings and a 30,000 ton decrease in greenhouse gas emissions by combining the use of telematics with a change in driver behavior. The program that First has undertaken … Continue reading

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Ecodriving techniques allow hybrid fleets to realize their potential

So… you’ve made the smart calculated decision to but hybrid vehicles to, over time, increase the fuel efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint and bottom line of your fleet. But… with the economy the way it is, the C-suite bosses … Continue reading

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U.S. DOE shows that getting better fleet fuel mileage is a multi faceted concept

Changing driver behavior behind the wheel to achieve better fleet fuel milage, reduced carbon emissions and an increase in traffic safety works, and it works amazingly well.  We call it Ecodriving, and it is as simple as employing a series … Continue reading

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FuelClinic addresses root of Ecodriving ideas with simple video

While the end uses of Ecodriving include reduced fuel consumption and expendables, reduced carbon emissions, and a safer driving experience, the means to get there are relatively simple.  Employ a series of tips that increase your efficiency on the road. … Continue reading

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The signs, sounds and skills of ecodriving for your fleet

We’ve all learned things we have promptly forgotten, once we left the training venue. Just think about 5th grade math, for instance. Used any of that lately? That’s the key – if you use a new skill or concept you’re … Continue reading

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In the Ecodriving game, what you drive is less important than how you drive it

As someone that used to earn part of their driving race cars, a common question that I would often get is “what was your favorite race car that you’ve driven?”  My favorite is always going to be the one that … Continue reading

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Swedish approach to Eco Driving and fuel saving/carbon output reduction addresses the fundementals

Sweden, a progressive country with regard to environmental issues, in 2008 made it a law that any drivers taking written driving tests, must also take a written test on Ecodriving theory. This includes professional drivers such as truck and taxi … Continue reading

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