Affect the climate with your driving style
Transport emissions play an important role in mitigating climate change. In addition to fuel solutions, many other factors are relevant when the goal is to reduce transport emissions.
Significant results already with 15 minutes of driving instruction
We explored the potential impact of providing drivers with training on climate-friendly driving as early as in driving school. Shaping the driving style of an entire generation would have a significant multiplier effect on the climate.
6 drivers / 12 test drives / Around 60 miles driven
What is the point of climate-friendly driving?
Climate-friendly driving is an effective way to affect the energy consumption and costs of driving. It benefits all consumers, regardless of the age of their car.
Reduce climate emissions
with these concrete tips
1 Allow sufficient time -> Avoid driving in a hurry
2 Accelerate effectively to the desired speed and then use a steady throttle and the highest gear appropriate for the circumstances
3 Adjust your driving style to the surrounding flow of traffic. Don’t keep accelerating and decelerating.
4 Anticipate stops and use engine braking
5 Keep a long following distance
6 Keep your eyes focused on the road ahead
7 Avoid unnecessary acceleration, braking and stopping
8 Skip gears when accelerating
According to the test results, emissions decreased by 6–15%, depending on the driving style and the driver.
Source: Driving tests carried out by Neste and Ajotunti.fi in 2022.
Do you remember our
Co2-Friendly Route studyf
rom a couple of years ago?
included in the collaboration