Fiat "Ecodrive" wins Auto Express Award

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by grober, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. grober

    grober MB Club Veteran

    Jun 22, 2003
    Perth, Scotland
    W204 C200CDI Estate
    Fiat's innovative Ecodrive has just won a place in the annual Auto Express Awards. What I like about it is its simplicity which may encourage/allow people to use it.:thumb: It employs Fiats " Blue&Me" USB interface to download car running data to a PC for subsequent analysis to help drivers improve their driving economy. Incidentally using perhaps the first inroad of Microsoft to a mass produced car ( shades of things to come???:eek:) it gives owners access to kinematic data previously only enjoyed by owners with sophisticated car onboard computer systems. Useful driver aid in today's economic climate, :thumb:sop to the tree huggers among us,:eek: first mass market bridge of PC software to everyday motoring,:dk: advertising gimmick,:mad: or spy in the cab for Microsoft :wallbash: you decide. | Eco Drive - Homepage
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  2. st4

    st4 Banned

    Mar 1, 2008
    In the driving seat
    C220cdi tourer
    We kind of do it here. Just how many MPG threads have there been on here....

    MBClub is green :D

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