Tag Archive for 'eco-driving'

Drive smarter with the greenMeter app for your iphone or ipod touch

December 14th, 2011 by Richard Lord

You can control the fossil fuel consumption of your vehicle by driving more smoothly by avoiding hard braking and hard accelerating. Various tools have been devised to try and help you do this. One tool is the app called greenMeter which has been available for an iPhone or an iPod touch for a couple of […]

Key messages from the UK Committee on Climate Change’s June 2011 progress report

July 7th, 2011 by Committee on Climate Change

Are the UK Government behind target or not? In 2009 there was a decrease in UK emissions caused by the recession (9%). There has therefore been a downward shift in emissions, and annual emissions are below the level of the 1st and 2nd budgets. In 2010 UK emissions increased 3%. Stripping out the impact of […]

Global Action Plan helps drivers save money on fuel

March 20th, 2011 by Global Action Plan

Fuel prices are increasing again.  Recent research has shown that this increase can be offset by drivers changing their driving habits. Global Action Plan’s Fuel Wise programme improved drivers efficiency by 16%, significantly reducing CO2 emissions and the amount spent on fuel. Based on the average car driver’s mileage and fuel consumption, a 16% improvement […]