Tag Archives: fuel mileage

Looking Ahead and Thinking Ahead to Save Fuel and Money

For those of you that have an even passing interest in the concept of ecodriving, the idea of anticipatory driving should be part and parcel of your thought process when trying to save fuel. Reading intersections, looking at traffic flow, … Continue reading

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The Black and White Facts of “Green” Electric Cars

So, there are many opinions out there on the viability and credibility of electric cars.  But, what are the facts.  I mean, just how truly “green” are electric cars?  We all know that they can’t be totally green, because the … Continue reading

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Controlling emotions to get better fuel savings

As an ecodriving solutions instructor, I get asked by clients that we work with, if I practice what I preach in terms of driving behavior.  And I have to admit, that even though it can take some serious emotional discipline … Continue reading

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The Emotional Side of Driving – Common Sense Saves Fuel

The idea that driving at a reasonable speed will help you save fuel is hardly rocket science.  While drivers the world over might not know exactly how much fuel they can save, they do know, through common sense, that being … Continue reading

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EDS Trains Houston Independent School District Safety Trainers on Fleet Fuel Savings

It was a successful few days in late July that marked the official training of Houston Independent School District Fleet Safety personnel by the Ecodriving Solutions crew of master Ecodriving trainers. The goal? Help the HISD 1,000 driver strong fleet … 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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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

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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

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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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