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Honda supports eco-driving seminars for public-utility vehicle drivers

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Text: / Photos: Honda Press | posted March 26, 2013 12:50

Eco-safe driving to reduce carbon foot print

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) under its 1’M Blue Eco-Safe Driving Campaign that commits to leave 'Blue Skies for Our Children', recently tied-up with the Department of Energy and the University of the Philippines National Engineering Center (UP NEC) in conducting seminars on fuel efficiency for road transport in 10 key cities in the Philippines from January to May 2013.

The seminar shares the Government’s energy efficiency program, the rationale of eco-safe driving, then moves on with practical tips on driving practices that save fuel and proper vehicle maintenance. The seminar comprises of 20 half-day sessions set for public utility drivers and operators from 5 cities in Luzon (Laoag, Legaspi, Baguio, Pampanga and Metro Manila); 3 in Visayas (Cebu, Iloilo and Tacloban); and 2 in Mindanao (Davao and Cagayan de Oro.)

1’M Blue Eco-Safe Driving Campaign is objectively designed to influence driver and fleet consciousness and behavior on fuel efficiency and safety; generate individual and collective support for eco-safe driving; provide practical learning tools that will help create and sustain a positive behavioral change; and reduce vehicle-derived air pollutants and health impacts, fuel consumption, and CO2 emissions.

(Photo caption: left to right standing) Alex Loinaz-Automotive Technologist, Eric Soriano-PAC Fleet Solutions Pres. and GM, Art Habitan- DOE Energy Efficiency Division Chief, Bonar Laureto-PBE Exec. Director, Jan Ramos-DOE Energy Efficiency Specialist, (seated: left to right) Mitch Malto – HCPI PR Group Head, Adeline Pacia-UP National Engineering Center Deputy Director, Evelyn Perez-DOE Asst. Secretary, Patch Quilao - HCPI Corporate .Planning Group Head during the pilot run of the Seminar on Fuel Efficiency and Conservation in Driving.