Save on fuel, reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality by following our driving tips and thinking about your vehicle choice. Driving efficiently also has safety benefits due to its strong focus on better anticipation.
- reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions
- increased MPG by up to 15%
- lower risk of vehicle wear and tear
Ecodriving is a driving style that reduces fuel bills, cuts carbon emissions and lowers accident rates. It is about becoming a better driver rather than sacrificing performance and enjoyment for efficient driving. The techniques are straightforward and easy to implement.
Fuel saving techniques for any car
Buying a new vehicle
Vehicle choice can have a major impact on fuel costs and emissions; generally, the smaller the engine size, the more efficient a vehicle will be.
Cars are now much more fuel-efficient and you have a choice of different engine types: petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric. Information on fuel consumption, emissions and running costs for new cars is available from the UK Government.
Fuel efficiency in older cars varies hugely. You can compare fuel consumption, tax and emissions information for used car models.
In the UK, company cars are taxed both on value and emissions, so look for a low emission model to save on costs.
For more information on company car costs, have a look at our company car guide. The video below has some helpful tips on what to look for when choosing a new company car.
Switching to electric vehicles
A guide on adopting electric vehicles for your organisation to save money and reduce carbon emissions.
We offer a range of loans and grants for individuals seeking to make greener transport choices.
Buying a second hand electric car or van
A helpful guide If you are considering purchasing a second hand electric car or van.