Businesses could save £50m by cutting van loads

Businesses across the UK could save around £50 million every year by reducing unnecessary weight in the back of their vans. New research by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) found firms that operate fleets of light goods vehicles (LGVs) of up to 3.5 tonnes could save up the cash by simply cutting the load by […]

Drivers have ‘no idea’ how much they pay for fuel

Do you know the cost of fuel? Well, if the answer is no, you’re not alone as a new survey claims almost three quarters (71%) of drivers do not know the average price of a litre of unleaded fuel. The Energy Saving Trust (EST) found even though nine in ten drivers shop around to find […]

Efficient tyres could cut fuel costs by £500m

UK firms could cut fuel costs by up to £500 million every year by using more fuel-efficient tyres on company vehicles. With new EU legislation compelling tyre manufacturers to label their car and light commercial tyres, the Energy Saving Trust (EST) is urging businesses to select “best-in-class tyres” for their vehicles. The new law, which […]

Save £270 by driving ‘smart’

British motorists can save around £270 each or 20p of every litre of fuel by simply driving “smart”. That’s according to a new research by the Energy Saving Trust (EST), which claims drivers lose £7 billion in wasted fuel every year. The fuel saved would be equivalent to filling 12,000 Olympic swimming pools. The Trust […]

London’s drivers wasting £60million with ‘unnecessary idling’

London’s drivers could save more than £60million worth of fuel by switching off their car engines when stationary. The Energy Saving Trust (EST) said this could also help reduce more than 100million kg of carbon emissions a year and is urging drivers to help improve the city’s air quality. A report from Transport for London […]