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