Ecological Driving

KONE: Safe driving and ecological KONE reduces its footprint of total carbon KONE achieve environmental excellence through maximize their eco-efficiency. KONE (www.kone.es), the leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators and mechanical doors for buildings has about 14,000 vehicles in the world. The average fuel consumption of a vehicle of KONE is 3,000 l/year, so KONE has proposed reducing its carbon footprint total in a 5% annual. Minimize the carbon footprint and maximize ecological efficiency are one of the key initiatives of KONe to achieve environmental excellence. Driving style greatly affects the consumption of any automobile, since drivers have certain customs that increase spending on fuel and that, on occasions, accelerate the aging of the vehicle. These bad habits can be corrected by following a few simple tips to the steering wheel and in the maintenance of the vehicle.

The awareness campaign internal all KONE employees consists of a brochure informative with brief divided in earlier tips to get underway and on the road. In addition this brochure not only recommends shares of energy-saving but also actions to increase the safety of the driver and their passengers. KONE policy for selection of vehicles imposes a maximum limit of emissions of CO2 and fuel consumption. In other words, vehicles that are above those limits are not accepted. KONE, faithful to its commitment to reduce the energy consumption of their elevators, not only offers the Eco-efficient solutions that help reduce the energy consumption of lifts and escalators in three quarters, but it extends this commitment to all its activities, from the driving tips safe and ecological to manufacturing systems. This ecological philosophy produces savings that can represent the cost of the same teams. Since 1996, energy efficiency is a priority for the company in all areas of the business, in addition to being one of our signs of identity makes us commit ourselves to our surroundings, says Cristobal Gomez, Director of business development of Iberian KONE. For more information please contact: Lola Garcia, Argenta communication TEL.: 91 311 93 35 620 927 362 about KONE KONE is one of the global leading companies in the industry of elevators and escalators, the company has been committed to the needs of its clients since the last century, providing leading lifts in industry, escalators and automatic doors of buildings as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance.

The company aims to offer the best experience in the displacement of people, develop and implement solutions that enable people a smooth journey, with security, convenience and without long waiting time at buildings and increasingly urban environments. In 2010, KONE earned a total of net sales of 5 billion and has approximately 33,800 employees in 50 countries. KONE class B shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in Finland. source: press release sent by comarg.

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