(Video) Can Eco-driving gadget save $$ or just another e-waste?

Would you change your driving habits if you had
real-time information on your gas usage? UC researchers are finding out.

 

 

"Throttle goes full bore and my MPG drops
significantly," says UC Berkeley researcher Elliot Martin, describing the use of
a GPS-like device to get real-time information about how he's driving.

"That type of instantaneous feedback is what
could potentially change people's behavior," he says.

 

The device is called
Eco-Way
, an Eco
Navigator made in China by CC Yamei Electronics, which has an office in Redwood
City.

 

What's your take? Does this product deliver
much needed information or is it just another

e-waste
?

 

 

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