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University of Michigan Eco-Driving Index (EDI)

June 27, 2011

As part of Sustainable Worldwide Transportation, UMTRI research professor Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle have developed the Eco-Driving Index, an index that estimates the average monthly impact on the environment by an individual U.S. driver who has purchased a new vehicle that month. Please visit for a brief description of what the EDI is, how it is calculated, and the current and recent values of the EDI.