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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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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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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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Resisting the Fast Lane to Achieve Notable Fleet Fuel Savings

We all know that slowing down means we will be using less fuel and therefor can visit the pump less often.  That is a good thing for the year-end bottom line, especially if we are a part of a fleet … Continue reading

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Ease the Pressure to get Fleet Fuel Savings by Checking Tire Pressure

We all know that checking tire pressure on cars and trucks can help you save fuel. The reason revolves around the idea of reducing rolling resistance. But do you know how much checking that tire pressure can actually help you … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse might know more than you know about Saving Fuel

I have always been a fan of Disneyland and the whole Disney experience. In fact, annual Christmas time visits to the “Happiest Place on Earth” have been a family tradition of ours for many years. I especially admire their ability … Continue reading

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Knowing your Surroundings is an Important Part of the Fleet Fuel Savings Game

Having an accurate view of the “big picture” as it relates to your business plan is an integral element in the equation for success. Some people refer to it as situational awareness – knowing in which direction your company is … 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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Do Electric Cars Represent a Revolution to Charge up Fleet Fuel Savings?

After several years of having hybrid cars on the market, and with many fleets managers choosing to buy those vehicles to help reduce their overall fuel costs and carbon footprint, the first full electric vehicles are beginning to become available. … Continue reading

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