Tag Archive for 'saving fuel'

Liftshare.com reduces fuel costs, reduces traffic, reduces pollution and reduces parking difficulties

March 8th, 2012 by Liftshare

The typical UK commuter who car-shares every day saves about £800 a year, and reduces their CO2 emissions by about a tonne. To find someone who is going your way visit the free-to-use Liftshare website and add details of any journey you want to share.

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 […]

The BBC investigates how motorists are saving fuel

March 9th, 2011 by Richard Lord

With growing concern about the rising cost of fuel, British motorists are taking steps to reduce fuel use. The BBC reports that there are record numbers of bicyclists and walkers and “a lot of people are combining journeys.  Instead of popping out twice they are popping out once.” “Fewer car journeys means less pollution, fewer […]