Snow worries? No worries!

Although Purdy is pretty confident in her driving skills, she has yet to tackle driving in snow or ice and has to admit the thought makes her pretty anxious. So as the cold weather is setting in, she has checked [...]

Purdy’s Christmas competition!

Purdy is happy! She has been putting aside all the money she has been saving since she started car sharing to work with Baz in February and following her own fuel saving tips. Her drive to work is a six mile [...]

Bob’s Emergency Kit and cold weather advice

OK, so Purdy has saved him a great amount of money with her fuel saving tips, but Bob Noxious still knows best! Or at least that’s what he likes to think. With the winter coming up, he’s been worrying a [...]

Baz’s obsession with the fuel gauge

Purdy is rather amused at Baz’s new obsession with how far he can drive without the fuel gauge moving! Baz has always been a bit of a fast driver, but having started on his economy drive with car sharing, then [...]

Car sharing at CHUFT & NEW top tips!

Purdy was chatting to her bezzie mate who works at Colchester Hospital last night, and was impressed to hear that the Hospital wants more people to car share! Her mate, inspired by all the money she knows Purdy is saving, [...]

Freshers fair – result!

Following the freshers fair a couple of weeks back, Baz’s mate Sam is really pleased with the savings he’s worked out. Not only has he picked up lots of fuel saving tips having had a go on the driving simulator [...]

Take a virtual ride at the Uni

Baz has been talking to his mate, who has just started studying at the Uni, about all the money he has been saving since he started sharing his drive to work with Purdy a few months back, and started following her fuel saving tips…… His [...]

Second iPad winner takes up Purdy’s top tip!

Jenny Cook who works at Colchester Institute was the lucky winner of the second iPad in the recent loveurcarcolchester competition. Read the full Press Release here. We asked Jenny whether any of Purdy’s tips had made a difference to her fuel [...]

Work out your Miles Per Gallon

If you want to work out how many £££’s Purdy’s tips save you, then you need to know how many miles per gallon you are currently achieving. So if you don’t know how to work it out watch this! Measure [...]

Press Release: Local teacher wins first iPad

A local school teacher has won an ipad3 in an innovative competition to help promote greener and more fuel efficient driving. The ‘Loveurcarcolchester’ campaign was created by the Colchester Borough Council Air Quality Team in partnership with Colchester Travel Plan [...]