President Obama State of the Union “…the Easiest Way to Save Money is to Waste Less Energy.”

If you can, put your political persuasions aside for a moment, and take a look at what President Obama had to say regarding energy development and use in the United States, during his State of the Union address. While covering … Continue reading

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Gallup Economy Article Show that Ecodriving Habits can and will Stick

Gallup Economy published an article back in 2008 that shows that once people take the step to change their driver behavior, or Ecodrive, the are likely to continue that behavior in the future. The Gallup Polls on which the article … Continue reading

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Boeing and Air New Zealand Team up for the Environment and Fuel Savings

Everyone knows that commercial aircraft, especially those as massive as the 170-ton 450 passenger Boeing 777-300, use enormous amounts of fuel in the course of their daily duties.  With a range of close to 10,000 miles, a 777 can consume … Continue reading

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Simple Ecodriving Tips: The Beauty and The Beast

In a past entry, Mike talked about some common sense ways fleet drivers can save fuel – and costs – for your organization. Mike’s “5 Tips” offered some simple (some might even say “easy”) ways to cut fuel costs. If … Continue reading

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Getting on the Freeway can Help you Ramp up the Fuel Savings

Did you know that most people accelerate more aggressively than they need to to get on the freeway? Why should this mean anything to you? If you are someone that thinks about trying to save fuel or maybe reduce your … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of Daytona 24 Hour Race Marks Milestone in Endurance and Sustainability Concepts

As a former race driver it is hard for me to pinpoint what it is that got me so interested in the idea of Ecodriving.  After all, most people think of race drivers as people that have no regard for … Continue reading

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Cruise Control and how it can Help Your Fleet Save Fuel

Cruise control can be a terrific tool in helping a driver to save fuel. But… When you use it is an important decision to make.  You want to be sure that you won’t have to constantly turn the system on … Continue reading

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Anticipating is a Key to Saving Fuel

One of the major concepts, on which the theory and practice of Ecodriving is based, is anticipation; looking down the road and trying to get a good idea of what is about to happen in the next few seconds. By … Continue reading

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Understanding Different Metrics to Help with Fleet Fuel Savings

A great tool to help with the process of Ecodriving and ultimately with fleet fuel savings is real time and driver accessible metrics.  Metrics that include average and instantaneous fuel economy gauges. A common question we get at Ecodriving Solutions … Continue reading

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Resisting the Fast Lane to Achieve Notable Fleet Fuel Savings

We all know that slowing down means we will be using less fuel and therefor can visit the pump less often.  That is a good thing for the year-end bottom line, especially if we are a part of a fleet … Continue reading

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