Tag Archives: fuel savings

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 Perceptions of Driving

Perceptions. Who’s to say whose perceptions are right and whose are wrong? Maybe it has more to do with point of view than anything else.  And maybe that point of view has to do with how we’re taught, or what … 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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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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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

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Range Anxiety and How it can Help You Save Fuel

I recently attended the launch of the new Ford Focus all electric car. Like the Nissan Leaf it has no gasoline engine and relies entirely on electric power. Unlike the Leaf, it is based on an already existing model and … 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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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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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

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Drive the Speed Limit to Save Fuel and Money

Depending on the vehicle you drive, going much faster than freeway speed limits can have a really damaging effect on your fuel mileage.  Ultimately, that means more frequent stops at the pump and more money out of you pocket. Here … Continue reading

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