Tag Archives: carbon footprint

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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FedEx Changes Driver Behavior and Saves Fuel and Money

Worldwide freight carrier FedEx is a household name and runs one of the largest vehicle fleets on the planet.  The Memphis, Tennessee based company has also long been an expert in the process of maximizing efficiency in their entire shipping … 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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L.A. – The City of Angels where Cars are King

Ahhhh, L.A. traffic.  All that constant stop and go on the 405, the 110, the 5 – just about any freeway at any time of day has the potential to be jammed with people trying to get where they want … Continue reading

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Dieting and Ecodriving -Every Little Bit Counts

I’ve always been a pretty thin person, but my post-racing-driving-sitting-behind-a-desk career has brought to me a harsh reality  -  I need to lose some weight. So, as I stood on scale the other day and looked down at the needle … Continue reading

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Better Fuel Mileage is the Job of the Vehicle – True?

Have you ever wondered why the fuel mileage numbers that you get out of your vehicle are sometimes less than what the sticker says they should be?  In your musings, do you blame the auto manufacturer? The government’s way of … 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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Ecodriving Solutions Speaks Before the Houston-Galveston Area Council

Ecodriving Solutions was asked recently to give talks regarding ecodriving theory and the genesis of ecodriving to the Houston-Galveston Area Council as well as to the Houston Independent School District. The HGAC has made available a video of the talk, … Continue reading

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Metrics – The in-sight, in-mind Partner to Ecodriving and Fuel Savings

I was talking to my neighbor the other day about the Honda Civic Hybrid that she and her husband bought about a year ago.  Although it is her husband’s daily driver, she occasionally takes a break from the Honda Pilot suv she … Continue reading

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