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Eco-driving: Easy to Apply, Impressive Results
Fuel-efficient driving ("Eco-driving") can significantly reduce fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions. Slight changes in driving style enable drivers to exploit fully the fuel-efficiency potential of modern technologies.
THE GOLDEN RULES FOR ECO-DRIVING ARE:
- Shift into a higher gear early
- Maintain a steady speed at highest possible gear
- Look ahead and anticipate traffic flow
- Switch off the engine at short stops
- Check and adjust the tyre pressure regularly
- Make use of in-car fuel saving devices such as on-board computers and dynamic navigators to avoid congestion
- Get rid of surplus weight and unused roof racks more...
See and hear what others have to say about eco-drivingEuropean citizens gave their views after a Brussels eco-driving training organised by ACEA.
Large interest in ACEA "Test your eco-driving skills!" event in Brussels
The 'eco-driving training sessions organised by the European auto industry association (ACEA) during the European Union Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW 2008 in Brussels, in cooperation with ECODRIVEN, attracted a lot of attention.
Reducing CO2 emissions
Climate change is a global challenge which demands collective action and international cooperation. The automotive sector is playing a leading role, embracing its responsibility to reduce CO2 emissions from products in-use and production sites.
Market & Economy
- Diesel Emissions Conference, & Adblue Forum 2013 Europe, 18-20 June 2013. ACEA members get a 20% discount on the registration fee.
Recent and Past Events
- ACEA Annual Transport Policy Event 2012: How Can Policy Reflect Changing Transport Demands? 6 December 2012,Brussels. Click here for more...
- Our Future Mobility Now "Innovation for Europe, Skills for the Future" Roundtable 10 October 2012. Click here for more...