Driving tips to cut motorists' fuel bills
Monday, 13 November 2000 Media Statement
Driving tips to
cut motorists' fuel bills
Motorists can slash their
fuel costs by 10-20% a year with the help of a new driving
tips brochure now available from service stations and the
AA, says Energy Minister Pete Hodgson.
The ‘7 Habits of
Highly Efficient Drivers’ was published by the Energy
Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) in conjunction
with BP, Challenge, Gull, Mobil, Shell and the AA.
Brochures are available from those outlets.
"The advice in
the brochure will help motorists operate their vehicles more
efficiently and therefore more cheaply,” Mr Hodgson
"Not only is this good for the driver's pocket,
there are significant environmental gains to be made in
reduced greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants.
in the brochure cover driving practices, vehicle maintenance
and trip planning.
“Some of these tips are quite simple
but surprisingly effective,” said Mr Hodgson.
The tips are
also available on EECA’s website
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