Toyota Launching “ECO” Drive Indicator

Toyota is introducing a new feature in its Japanese market automatic vehicles called “Eco Drive Indicator” which alerts the driver when they are driving the vehicle in an ecological manner. The “Eco Drive Indicator” feature turns on a dash mounted display showing the driver is driving the car efficiently by monitoring speed, acceleration and engine/transmission efficiency. Research shows that the “Eco Drive Indicator” will allow for a four percent increase in fuel economy in the vehicles equipped with the feature.

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