GreenRoad Wins Fleet Heroes Innovation Award – Award Recognises Technology That Cuts Fuel Consumption up to 10%.
LONDON, UK – October 17th, 2008 – GreenRoad, an innovative leader in driver safety technologies, today announced that it has won the Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes Innovation Award funded by the Department for Transport and organised in partnership with The Guardian and Fleet News.
The Fleet Heroes awards highlights best practice in fleet management and recognise those organisations that are addressing climate change by reducing carbon emissions from business travel. The award was presented to GreenRoad by the Secretary of State for Transport Geoff Hoon on October 14th 2008 at the London Transport Museum. The full list of winners is at http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/business/Business/Transport-in-business.
“This award acknowledges the success our customers have had cutting fuel consumption and associated CO2 emissions by up to 10 percent,” said Aidan Rowsome, Vice President of GreenRoad EMEA. “Safety Center is an easy, cost-effective way for fleet managers to improve their carbon footprint while keeping their employees safer.”
Philip Sellwood, Chief Executive of the Energy Saving Trust commented: “The winners and runners up in the Fleet Hero Awards have taken simple, practical steps which not only help the environment but also help to save money and resources. My congratulations go to them all. They provide an example to any business or organisation that operates a fleet – no matter what size.”
The Energy Saving Trust is the UK’s leading organisation set up to address the damaging effects of climate change by helping everybody to cut carbon dioxide emissions – the main greenhouse gas causing climate change – from their homes. We promote the efficient use of energy and a more low carbon lifestyle.
Funded through the Department for Transport, the Energy Saving Trust offers a free green fleet review consultancy service to companies with over 50 vehicles in England and Wales, 20 vehicles in Scotland, which is funded through the Scottish executive. For companies with 20 – 49 vehicles the Energy Saving Trust offers a free telephone consultancy service.
The Energy Saving Trust also runs the Motorvate on behalf of the Department for Transport. This is a Member Based accreditation scheme that sets measurable carbon reduction targets for companies who wish to demonstrate their commitment to lowering their carbon dioxide emissions and receive certification from an independent, respected source.
GreenRoad provides a single, comprehensive telematics solution to both change driver behavior and manage fleet performance and efficiency. Its solution engages drivers directly for meaningful, lasting behavior change. At the same time, fleet tracking, mapping and reporting help fleets optimize their daily and strategic operations. To GreenRoad customers this means increased safety and customer satisfaction and reduced operating costs for a clear competitive advantage.
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