Eco-Driving Reference Library

We arw making a selection of our reference collection available online, gathered together in one place, to aid in public research and education regarding eco-driving initiatives and benefits, as well as related subject materials. This collection will grow in size and functionality as time permits. When available, we will link directly to the source for each document.

10+ ECODRIVING Tips for Motorists

Recodrive - Intelligent Energy Europe
December 05, 2009 | 1 page | 150 Kb | English
Source: Recodrive is EU-funded project aiming to promote sustainable fleet management.
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Causes and Consequences of the Oil Shock of 2007-–08

Brookings Paper on Economic Activity - Spring 2009 Conference Draft
March 23, 2009 | 70 pages | 638 Kb | English
Source: Brookings Institute
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Congressional Research Service - Biofuels Incentives

A Summary of Federal Programs, January 5, 2009
February 02, 2009 | 21 pages | 618 Kb | English
Source: Congressional Research Service

Cost Savings, Greener Driving, Improved Safety

Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) Training Update and Guidance for Trainers, Fleets and Drivers
November 28, 2008 | 3 pages | 221 Kb | English
Source: SAFED
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Do You Own a Flexible-Fuel Vehicle?

Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Information Series Fact Sheet
May 13, 2003 | 2 pages | 313 Kb | English
Source: US Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Keywords: NREL/FS-540-33058; April 2003; U.S. DOE's Clean Cities program; flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs); ethanol; E85

Draft Regulatory Impact Analysis: Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard Program (EPA-420-D-09-001)

Assessment and Standards Division Office of Transportation and Air Quality U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
April 27, 2009 | 822 pages | 8.83 Mb | English
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
Keywords: renewable fuel standard; rfs; energy independence and security act; eisa; diesel; biofuel; renewable fuel; proposed rule; nprm; regulatory impact analysis; ria; EPA-420-D-09-001; 420d09001

Driving Style of the Future

November 29, 2007 | 17 pages | 3.55 Mb | English
Source: International Transport Forum Paris, 22-23 November, 2007

Eco-driving communication campaigns within the EU

Workshop on eco-driving - Friday 23 November 2007 - Session 3. Communications and partnership programmes
November 29, 2007 | 25 pages | 2.00 Mb | English
Source: Intelligent Energy - Europe
Keywords: eco-driving, co2, climate change, awareness, education, government, Europe, slides

Ecodriving as a Policy to Reduce Emissions

International Transport Forum, Jeroen van den Berg, Coordinator Dutch ecodriving programme "Het Nieuwe Rijden"
November 29, 2007 | 13 pages | 358 Kb | English
Source: Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (The Netherlands)

Ecodriving in Inland Waterways

Saving Energy by Altering Behaviour
November 29, 2007 | 17 pages | 705 Kb | English
Source: Directoraat-Generaal Transport en Luchtvaart (Netherlands)

Ending Dependence: Hard Choices for Oil-Exporting States

July 11, 2008 | 42 pages | 746 Kb | English
Source: A Chatham House Report
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Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

May 22, 2009 | 40 pages | 2.49 Mb | English
Source: America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry
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Energy-efficient Driving

A change management programme of Deutsche Bahn's Passenger Transport Division
November 19, 2007 | 15 pages | 914 Kb | English
Source: International Transport Forum, Workshop on Ecodriving, Paris, 22nd November 2007

EPA Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Retrofit Device Evaluation Program (EPA420-B-00-003)

Certification and Compliance Division Office of Transportation and Air Quality U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 01, 2000 | 14 pages | 39 Kb | English
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
Keywords: EPA420-B-00-003,

Evolution of Fuel Efficient Driver Education

November 29, 2007 | 24 pages | 984 Kb | English
Source: Natural Resources Canada

FleetSmart Commercial Fleets in Canada

A Natural Resources Canada program that helps fleet managers, owners and owner-operators reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions while increasing productivity through improved energy-efficient practices.
November 29, 2007 | 28 pages | 778 Kb | English
Source: Natural Resources Canada
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Great Savings Every Kilometre

By learning eco-driving and putting it into practice you can reduce your fuel costs by 5 to 15 percent
December 05, 2007 | 22 pages | 914 Kb | English
Source: Swedish Road Administration

Measuring and Reporting Fuel Economy of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Presented at the 22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS-22) Yokohama, Japan October 23–28, 2006
November 10, 2006 | 15 pages | 654 Kb | English
Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Keywords: NREL/CP-540-40377; November 2006; plug-in hybrid electric vehicle; fuel economy; PHEV

Offshore Access to America's Oil and Natural Gas Resources

April 24, 2009 | 15 pages | 2.72 Mb | English
Source: America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry
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Policies for America's Future: Restoring Our Economic Strength and Shaping Our Energy Future

May 15, 2009 | 16 pages | 2.03 Mb | English
Source: America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry
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Reenergizing America's Defense

How the Armed Forces Are Stepping Forward to Combat Climate Change and Improve the U.S. Energy Posture
April 20, 2010 | 28 pages | 1.67 Mb | English
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The Coming Oil Supply Crunch

August 05, 2008 | 38 pages | 630 Kb | English
Source: A Chatham House Report
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The Ohio State University Takes First Place At 2009 EcoCAR Competition

University of Victoria and Mississippi State University Finish Second and Third
July 31, 2009 | 1 page | 94 Kb | English

Workshop on Ecodriving - Successful Approach to Ecodriving

Japanese Eco-Driving Initiative - The Liaison Committee formulated the "Eco Drive 10 Advices" and "Soft Acceleration, e- Start" for a slow start campaign. It also reformulated the "Action Plan to Promote Ecodriving" in June FY2007.
December 12, 2007 | 30 pages | 2.31 Mb | English
Source: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Division, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan

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