Nikon Pictures Themselves as Socially Responsible with Ecodriving Measures

Nikon is clearly a responsible company.  They seem to have a real focus on social responsibility which can be seen  in their attempts to reduce the carbon footprint of their distribution network. How are they doing it?  Well, they started … Continue reading

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Corporate responsibility and doing the right thing – Ecodriving style!

So, we all know that Ecodriving can provide dedicated practitioners of the methodolgy the benefit of some pretty impressive fuel and money savings.  And when you get a bunch of dedicated practitioners together, in say the form of a fleet … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA says driver training can help save fuel

Sure, its hardly ground breaking news, and it is something that fleet mangers across the country know, but still, it is certainly good to see it in official print. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, properly trained fleet truck … Continue reading

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EDS Tapped to Provide Fleet Fuel Saving Training to HISD

The Houston Independent School District has entered into an agreement with Ecodriving Solutions to provide Ecodriving  training for some 1,000 of their fleet bus drivers. EDS is obviously thrilled at the opportunity and it is further proof that the idea … Continue reading

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Swedish Road Administration Requires Drivers to Learn About Ecodriving

The Swedish Road Administration has been involved in the process of Ecodriving for the past 10 years.  But it hasn’t been until recently that they have required that drives throughout the country have Ecodriving techniques taught as part of their … Continue reading

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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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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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Australia Passes Carbon Tax Law – Will the U.S. Follow? – How Does it Affect Fleets?

After delaying it for several years at the behest of those companies which would likely bear the greatest impact, the Australian government has reached  a milestone in their legislative process with the passage of a controversial new tax designed to … Continue reading

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Roadblocks vs. Opportunities – The Mindset Behind Saving Fuel

Perception, they say, is reality.  It isn’t so much what you see, as how you happen to view it.  And we all know that our actions are based on how we view things. Its a cup half empty versus cup … 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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