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Fuel economy and winter weather

  Driving in winter conditions, including cold weather, snow, fog, and ice, can be risky, not only to you, but to your vehicle as well, because bad weather can drastically increase your fuel consumption.   During the winter, according to fuel economy tests, extremely short trips in an ordinary petrol car can greatly decrease mileage [...]

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Best practices for preparing your fleet for winter driving

  The past few winters, we have seen snow and ice, with temperatures falling below -10 C. This winter is likely to be more of the same, freezing with persistent snow and subzero temperatures: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Ireland-set-for-worst-winter-in-100-years-say-experts.html During the winter months, fleet safety and winter driving should be a top concern. Winter is the season that requires the most care [...]

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Fuel economy and commercial vehicles: the new Mercedes Vito Van

  Fuel saving these days is top of any transport company’s to-do list; finding that optimum quality/price relationship is a high priority. This doesn’t necessarily mean focussing solely on securing  a favourable fuel price but also paying close attention to fuel consumption costs and choosing adequate commercial vehicles.   Mercedes recently showcased the latest model [...]

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