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GE Boosts Efficiency for Fuel-Strapped Fleets


GE is taking smart advantage of the lifeinabundance.org rising gas prices, unveiling an environmental service that will help businesses with auto fleets reduce their fuel costs and cheapest viagra 50 mg emissions, making businesses and the environment that much better. From GE’s ecomagination service comes Environmental Performance, telematics that baseline where and how each vehicle is performing, covering everything from driving routes to cheap cialis driver habits. The service can help businesses save as much as 15% in their annual fuel costs. Among mixed vehicle fleets, GE estimates their service can equate to a savings of cialis canada 8%, meaning about 240 gallons of gas, or about $690, per vehicle each year. And among trucks, they estimate simple fixes like auxilary power units can reduce burning gas during idling by 75%, for a savings of about $3,000.

While it’s a fairly “duh” idea that driving better reduces costs and emissions, and we at EcoGeek have our own solutions to saving gas, it is nonetheless very helpful to have a techy device tell you just what changes to make. The metrics captured and analyzed include distance driven, fuel use, drive time, and CO2 emission of each vehicle. When analyzed, the data can help fleet managers streamline driving routes and driver habits, not only saving on fuel, but also saving time, improving customer service, increasing productivity, and even decreasing liability as the data can catch bad habits like speeding. They even help fleets choose the right vehicle for their business needs. And, beyond GE’s telemetrics unit, there are other cool devices and services that businesses can utilize that help drivers avoid traffic and save fuel and link for you women cialis emissions.

This is a service that can be utilized regardless of gas prices, but businesses are likely to latch on as they feel the crunch – fuel represents 33% of a commercial fleet’s total costs, which is 11% higher than last year. GE is off to a good start, too. Already working with several dozen customers in 2007, their goal is to visit our site levitra online no prescription deploy 40,000 telemetric units this year, which can mean $26 million savings in fuel costs (based on $4 per gallon…which would be cheap gas in my neck of the woods) and 48,000 metric tons of CO2 reduction. By 2011, GE hopes to have 220,000 telemetric units out to customers, which could mean over $145 million in fuel cost savings, and 270,000 metric tons of CO2 reduction. In other words, helping customers drive efficiently will mean BIG numbers for businesses and air-breathers.

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written by feralchickens, June 11, 2008
Sorry, but this one's misleading.

The opening para suggests that a 15% saving on fuel would be $15,000 per vehicle. That's if the vehicle is using $100,000.00 in fuel, per year.

Come on, guys!
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@feralchickens
written by Kane, June 12, 2008
This site seems to specialize in publishing unverified press releases without so much as an iota of analysis.
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written by John thomas, June 13, 2008
Seems to me that GE has always been on cialis on women the forefront of seyonic.com technological breakthrough. Nice to see a company out there who cares!

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GE cares - about money
written by Eli, June 13, 2008
You really think GE suddenly gives a hoot about the best propecia environment? They found a business opportunity -- that's it.
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At Eli - what does it matter if it's car
written by Aaron, June 13, 2008
Eli, who cares if innovation in energy efficiency is driven by 'care' or by 'greed', as long as the result is best place to buy ultram the same? I commend any company that looks to supportmichaelocc.ca make energy efficiency part of their business operations. Also, I guess you never realized that GE has been involved in a lot of environmental programs since LONG before it was trendy, as well as being one of the biggest producers of turbines for both wind and other energy plants worldwide. Way to be a ignorant.
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GE cares…
written by Nate, June 13, 2008
…about improving its image. After all, if you were the fourth single largest air polluter and third largest generator of Superfund sites, you would too! PCBs are nasty stuff.

And of course, never forget GE's role in producing and promoting nuclear weapons.
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@Nate
written by Pete, June 13, 2008
GE also run a consumer finance business. Often in the news because of their punitive lending practices.

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