Tag Archives: driver training

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

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Reduce Carbon Footprint, Safe Driving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ford C-Max – Proof That Driver Behavior Influences Fleet Fuel Savings

Thinking of replacing your fleet of gasoline only powered cars with some hybrids, or do you think that hybrid technology is just a hype?   No matter what you think, it is hard to argue with the fact that almost … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Train & Engage Employees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Reduce Carbon Footprint, Safe Driving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Reduce Carbon Footprint, Safe Driving, Train & Engage Employees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time Your Drives to Save Fuel for You and Your Fleet

One of the main issues that is discussed in Ecodriving is the time it takes to get from one place to another. The perception is that Ecodriving is always slow driving, and one of the first things that is taught … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Train & Engage Employees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Audi Continues on the Fuel Mileage Saving Track With Hybrid Diesel R-18

When I was racing full time, one of my favorite things to do at the track was actually spend some time watching the cars in other series out on the circuit. It was a good time for me to absorb … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Road to Better Fuel Mileage is a Balancing Act

It is starting to get warm here in Phoenix, and with the onset of triple digits temps air conditioning is in high demand. On my to work this morning, with an outside temperature of 90 at 7:30 in the a. … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NASCAR Crew Chief Kenny Francis Talks Fuel Saving Techniques

Its no secret that the success of many a NASCAR team has come down to their ability to save fuel during a race.  Kenny Francis the race winning crew chief for Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne answered questions about how … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012 Indy 500 Win Comes Down to Fuel Mileage Battle and Some Great Driving

If you are a regular reader of this blog, then it should not surprise you to see us talking about recent motorsports events and how they relate to Ecodriving. Memorial Day weekend has in it one of the busiest Sundays … Continue reading

Posted in Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Ecodriving, Increase Fuel Savings, Reduce Carbon Footprint, Train & Engage Employees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment