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Eco-Driving

The fundamental requirements of your business necessitates minimum fleet equipment specifications that, as a result, pre-define the expense parameters from both a fixed and operating cost perspective. If you acquire vehicle assets that best fulfill your fleet application, then any supplemental cost reduction will only be based on incremental refinements The best way to achieve additional cost reduction is by modifying driver behavior.

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Behavior Modification Drives Green Fleet Goals

Accomplishing corporate sustainability goals has a lot to do with fuel type and vehicle choice, but it can also come down to who is in the driver’s seat of the fleet’s vehicles.

Earth Day 2013: Strategies to Keep Fleets Driving Green

From a fleet standpoint, eco-friendly driving not only provides many environmental benefits, it can also significantly reduce your expenses and otherwise contribute to a well-run fleet. The following tips recommended by Wheels are a few simple tips to pass along to drivers.

No Silver Bullet to Fleet Emission Reductions

Vehicle fleets are key contributors to a company’s overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but they do offer a way to make quick emissions reductions. Since most companies replace approximately one-third of their fleet vehicles each year, they can structure selectors to favor more fuel-efficient models; however, there is a limit to this strategy. The reality is that there is no single silver bullet to fleet emissions reduction — it requires a multi-pronged approach.

Clean Cities Resource/Tool Tip

Improving your fleet’s fuel economy is a sure-fire way to reduce fuel costs, vehicle emissions and petroleum use. To get started, visit FuelEconomy.gov, the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information.

GreenRoad Announces Fleet Fuel-Efficiency Webinars

REDWOOD CITY, CA – GreenRoad, a specialist in driving performance and safety management, announced a series of webinars focused on how to reduce fleet fuel usage and idling by tackling a major root cause: driving performance.

Eco-Driving Study Aims to Improve Fuel Economy by 30 percent

RIVERSIDE, CA -- Researchers at the University of California, Riverside along with their research partners have received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy to study and evaluate technologies that provide feedback to drivers so they can cut harmful emissions and reduce fuel use by up to 30 percent.