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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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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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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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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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Fleet Fuel Savings Proven by Phoenix Pizza Delivery Driver

A pizza delivery driver in Phoenix has realized that, while he works for a pizza making place, he also is running his own mini-business as a delivery person with fuel costs being his biggest expense. So, logic would follow that … 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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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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Families and Fleets Alike Find Fuel Costs to be a Fear

It is hard to ignore the fact that the cost of fuel in this economy has become a concern, sometimes even a fear for people nationwide.  It doesn’t much matter whether you are looking at gassing up the family truckster … Continue reading

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