Tag Archives: reduced carbon emissions

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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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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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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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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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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Boeing and Air New Zealand Team up for the Environment and Fuel Savings

Everyone knows that commercial aircraft, especially those as massive as the 170-ton 450 passenger Boeing 777-300, use enormous amounts of fuel in the course of their daily duties.  With a range of close to 10,000 miles, a 777 can consume … Continue reading

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Anticipating is a Key to Saving Fuel

One of the major concepts, on which the theory and practice of Ecodriving is based, is anticipation; looking down the road and trying to get a good idea of what is about to happen in the next few seconds. By … Continue reading

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Australia Passes Carbon Tax Law – Will the U.S. Follow? – How Does it Affect Fleets?

After delaying it for several years at the behest of those companies which would likely bear the greatest impact, the Australian government has reached  a milestone in their legislative process with the passage of a controversial new tax designed to … Continue reading

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Route Planning for Fleet Fuel Savings – Fuel Mileage vs. Distance Travelled

Every fleet manager out there that is looking for a better fuel mileage for their fleet knows that route planning is a major part of reaching that goal.  The big question is, when designing those routes, are you focusing on … Continue reading

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