Opportunity: Reduce the fuel consumption and emissions of Dish’s 4,700 fleet vehicles
Solution: A custom solution including speed limiters, reducing idle levels while idling and cruising and improved throttle response
Result: $2 million in fuel savings. $1.5 million in maintenance savings. Over 9,000 tons of CO2 emissions saved, equivalent to removing 1,680 cars from the road annually.
"Dish Network reduced its carbon footprint and improved its bottom line by carefully calibrating the fleet vehicles’ engines, reducing idling, and controlling fuel usage, which has saved the fleet $2 million in fuel spend or the equivalent of removing about 300 vans from the fleet.”
Opportunity: Sears was looking for a way to not only improve the fuel savings of their 4,500 vehicle fleet but also improve safety
Solution: Modified the top speed limiters and adjusted the idle RPM levels while idling and cruising. The speed limiters improved safety.
Result: Savings of up to 10.5% in fuel on their Ford E-Series vans
Opportunity: Suddenlink has a fleet of 4,000 vehicles and they were looking for an aggressive way to reduce fuel costs.
Solution: Provided speed limiters, lower idle rmp levels and optimized shift points.
Result: Savings of up to $1.5 million in fuel per year and reduction in 4,200 tons of CO2 annually, equivalent to removing 802 passanger vehicles off our congested roads.
"We spend about $15 million a year in fuel, we achieve between 5% and 10% savings in our fuel costs per year using [Derive Efficiency]. Their services have been excellent, we have valued our partnership, not only from the purchase process, but to the support to roll out to after the fact they've been a great partner of ours."
Del-Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Opportunity: Increase miles per gallon, decrease fuel and mandate safety for their fleet of 500 vehicles.
Solution: Added top speed limiters and adjusted the idle RPM levels while idling and cruising.
Result: Fuel savings of up to 14%. Saved the fleet manager time on exception reports for speeding. Cut down on rear end accidents.
"There were no parts to bolt or add on and no downtime. It's a very simple upgrade, which makes it even better. You don't have to take a vehicle out of service to do it. We realized a 10-14% fuel economy improvement with Derive Efficiency."
Longwood Police Department
Opportunity: Help find a solution fuel mileage issues of the Longwood Police Department’s 65 patrol cars.
Solution: Primarily focused on adjusting the idle RPM levels while idling and cruising as well as the overall performance of the vehicle.
Result: An increase in fuel mileage of up to 3 miles to the gallon.
“Your performance tuner was very effective in enhancing the fuel efficiency of my agency’s patrol cars without affecting their performance. As a result of your programming, we have seen a significant increase in our fuel mileage, in some cases as much as 3 miles to the gallon.”
American Residential Services (ARS)
Opportunity: ARS was looking to do the right thing and improve their fleet vehicle’s fuel savings, safety and help meet their corporate sustainability efforts.
Solution: A custom software solution was provided implementing speed limiters, idle reduction and optimized torque and throttle.
Result: Expecting a annual saving $800,000 with an up to 7% fuel savings.
“On the portion of the fleet that was flashed with Derive Efficiency, we are expecting the fuel savings to be $800,000 conservatively speaking.”
United Water Restoration
Challenge: Overcome the fuel costs, speeding and safety problems that their fleet of 75 vehicles faced.
Solution: Derive Efficiency was easy to work with customizing a solution including speed limiters, idle RPM levels and performance.
Result: A 2 MPG gain on vehicles, which resulted in substantial fuel savings and the speed limiters have improved safety.
“The drivers say it works really well. It seems to improves the performance of the vehicle as well as the fuel mileage,”