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August 28, 2017

Drive Safely Work Week Set for October

The annual safety campaign, sponsored by NETS, will focus this year on preventing distracted driving and promoting eco-friendly driving.

January 1, 2017

Cost Control is Constrained Without Driver Buy-in

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.

July 13, 2014

MiX Telematics Increases Commitment to New Zealand Transport Industry

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, will increase its focus on the evolving New Zealand transport industry. The company said it will continue to work on introducing innovative telematics solutions that cater to this specific market.

May 10, 2013

Modifying Driver Behavior: The 'Last Mile' in Greening a Fleet

If you are constrained by equipment limitations, the “last mile” to achieving corporate sustainability objectives is modifying driver behavior. This is possibly the greatest opportunity available to fleet managers in greening their fleets.

November 8, 2012

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.

September 6, 2012

The Melding of Driver Safety and Fleet Sustainability Initiatives

There are many similarities between eco-driving techniques and safe-driving techniques. In fact, there’s a direct correlation between safe driving and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It’s been proven: the safer the driver, the lower the GHG emissions.

September 15, 2011

University of Michigan Study Shows Most Effective Fuel-Saving Practices

ANN ARBOR, MI - Researchers evaluated different practices, including vehicle selection and maintenance, route selection, vehicle load, and driver behavior.

September 2, 2011

Modifying Driver Behavior: The 'Last Mile' in Greening a Fleet

If you are constrained by equipment limitations, the "last mile" to achieving corporate sustainability objectives is modifying driver behavior. This is possibly the greatest opportunity available to fleet managers to green their fleets.

August 18, 2011

FedEx Discussing Integrating Eco-Driving Performance Indicators Into Fleet Management System

MEMPHIS, TN - The company said its drivers were able to successfully stretch the amount of fuel available in Japan after the March earthquake, which has led to a broader discussion of formally measuring eco-driving performance.

May 26, 2011

Chevrolet Launches Micro-Site on Improving Fuel Economy

DETROIT - The articles on the site provide tips for drivers, profiles of fuel-efficient Chevrolet vehicles, and explanations and videos on the fuel-saving technologies used in those vehicles.

December 1, 2008

'Eco' Issues Top of Mind at Ford Advisory Board Meeting

Fleet professionals who form Ford’s Fleet Advisory Board participated in Eco-Driving training and tested the new EcoBoost engine, which, the automaker says, delivers V-8 performance to V-6 engines with better mpg.

October 7, 2008

Ford Reaches Out to Governments, Customers, and Dealers to Promote Fuel-Saving EcoDriving

DEARBORN, MI – Ford is exploring several opportunities to promote "green" driving practices with everyone from everyday drivers to government officials.

August 29, 2008

Ford Tests Show Eco-Driving Improves Fuel Economy an Average of 24 Percent

PHOENIX – Tests performed by Ford Motor Company show drivers coached by eco-driving experts can significantly improve the fuel economy performance of their vehicles.

August 19, 2008

Automakers Introduce 'EcoDriving' National Fuel Use/CO2 Reduction Program

DENVER – Automakers have announced EcoDriving, a comprehensive nationwide effort to save consumers money at the gas pump, reduce fuel use, and cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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