Advanced Fuel Economy Training Course - Volvo Trucks

Advanced Fuel Economy

In a tough and competitive industry an efficient, knowledgeable driver can be a real advantage. With fuel prices constantly fluctuating, it’s important to make every mile count and ensure that your drivers understand how to get the best from their truck. Knowing how to maximise every last drop of fuel will not only make your drivers more efficient but will make a noticeable difference to your bottom-line operating costs.

As a follow-on to the Manual or I-Shift Training course** this one-day course allows your drivers to take their driving skills to the next level. The core content is centered around fuel efficient driving and teaches various techniques and skills that, if applied correctly, can help lower fuel consumption and increase the overall mpg of the vehicle.


  • Better utilisation of the vehicle
  • Lower fuel and maintenance costs
  • Reduced stress and fatigue
  • Increased safety and a lower risk of injury
  • Reduce environmental impact
  • Defensive driving ability

Course Content

  • External walk round of the vehicle
  • Internal introduction to the vehicle
  • I-Shift or Manual transmission training*
  • Presentation and discussion of the theories behind fuel economy or I-Shift*
  • An extended drive which includes opportunity to practice the new techniques
  • Defensive driving techniques

Course Details

Course Name:
Advanced Fuel Economy
Course Ref: CRS 0784
Course Length: 1 day
CPC Hours: 7 hours
Training Method: Classroom/Truck
Course Costs: £400.00 per person

* Dependent on course chosen

**Pre-requisite course: Manual or I-Shift Training