Fuel efficiency

Cut cost with fuel, driving and vehicle data

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Webfleet gives you real-time insight into fuel consumption and driving behaviour like idling and cruise control engagement. This valuable information allows you to take steps to effectively slash total cost of ownership, reduce fleet fuel costs and cut carbon emissions.

Webfleet fuel efficiency helps you

Lower your running costs

Improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO₂ emissions

Keep your company sustainable

Key features

Real-time fuel monitoring

By connecting to your truck’s FMS or CAN bus1, you get clear insight into how fuel is being used on each trip. Notific­a­tions when the fuel level is low alert you to abnormal fuel loss or theft.

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Track fuel usage over time

Real-time and historical insight into your fleet's fuel consumption and emissions allows you to spot trends or anomalies. Compare performance over time on the fuel efficiency dashboard, spot exceptional events and use this insight to optimise your operating costs.

Learn more about Webfleet Reporting

Profes­sional truck navigation

Our PRO series Driver Terminals provide truck­-spe­cific navigation and accurate real-time traffic information. With your drivers on the most suitable routes, you avoid idling in traffic jams and driving unnecessary miles.

Learn more about profes­sional navigation and traffic
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Active driving style coaching

Your drivers get in-vehicle active driving feedback and advice through our PRO Driver Terminals, helping them cut out habits that waste fuel and increase CO₂ emissions.

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Engage cruise control more often

In Webfleet, the trace on the map is coloured green where cruise control is engaged. You can also see cruise control usage in the trip report. This helps you identify drivers that require additional training in using cruise control.

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All you need to know about fuel efficiency

What is fuel efficiency?

Fuel efficiency calculates how far a vehicle can go on one litre of petrol or diesel. The best speed for the lowest fuel consumption for most passenger cars and LCVs is roughly 40 to 50 miles per hour (mph). Driving faster than 50 mph increases aerodynamic drag and reduces fuel efficiency.

Why is fuel efficiency important?

Studies show that fuel represents up to 38% of a fleet's total cost of ownership. So, fuel efficiency is key to cutting operational costs. A fuel-ef­fi­cient fleet is a more sustainable fleet: the more efficiently your vehicles consume fuel, the more you reduce your fleet's C02 emissions.

How to increase fuel efficiency?

Improve your fleet's fuel efficiency by combining fleet management skills with digital solutions. Choose tools that help you optimise driver performance (behaviours like speed and idling determine fuel consumption), route planning, vehicle maintenance and tyre performance. With a fleet management system like Webfleet, you can easily analyse real-time and historical data on fuel consumption.

How is fuel efficiency measured?

In the UK, officials typically use metric data to measure fuel efficiency: litres per 100 kilometres, or L/km. Calcu­la­tions for fuel efficiency vary by vehicle type, along with factors such as weight and tyre performance. The average fuel consumption for an HCV with a trailer is 30 L/100 km, translating to 39,000 litres per year.

Your tyres are having a big impact on your fuel efficiency

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Vehicle management

Vehicle management
  • GPS tracking, fleet health monitoring and better scheduling of maintenance tasks.

Driver management

Driver management
Driver management
  • Driver identi­fic­ation, working hours and performance support, improved driving styles and increased safety.

Compliance support

Compliance support
  • A full suite of tools to help you stay compliant with tachograph and drivers' hours regulation.

Workflow optim­isation

Workflow optim­isation
  • Seamlessly communicate with your team on the road to better manage workflow and ensure you deliver on time.
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Find out how to handle tachograph regulation, boost productivity, increase road safety and lower fuel consumption with this handy primer.

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Return on investment in 6 to 9 months on average

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1 CAN (Controller Area Network) is the most important bus system in a vehicle, acting as a central networking system. FMS (Fleet Management System Interface) is a stand­ardised interface that enables access to vehicle data.