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Ten tips to reduce your driving budget


Many drivers have their purchasing power in mind before using their vehicle. www.alamy.com/Alamy Stock Photo

FIGARO TOMORROW – Eco-driving reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

It has become a real concern for French people who drive daily. With the war in Ukraine and soaring fuel prices, many drivers have their purchasing power in mind before using their vehicle. Not to mention that transport accounts for 31% of greenhouse gas emissions. Valérie Mas, co-founder of the start-up WeNow, specializing in eco-driving, gives us the advice usually reserved for the 30,000 employees of her clients, companies (CNP Assurances, Française des jeux, Vinci group, Suez Consulting, etc.) who wish to reduce their carbon footprint.

1. Wait until the engine is warm to warm up

However, it takes 10 km on average for it to heat up. Better to keep your coat for short trips.

2. Properly inflate your tires

The friction between the car and the ground slows the car down. And the larger the contact surface with the ground, the more it rubs, and therefore the more energy must be used to move the car forward. A poorly inflated tire has a greater surface area…

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