Climate Change - Jean-Michel Cousteau Encourages Everyone To Be a Part of the Solution, #BeAtmospheric

Nov 17, 2015, 11:27 ET from AeroHance

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AeroHance announces release of the video testimonial for its GasPods Project from legendary Film Producer, Ocean Explorer, Environmental Advocate Jean-Michel Cousteau. The 1 minute 46 second video features his message inviting every driver to reduce their fuel consumption to save money, and also contribute toward saving the World.  (http://www.gaspods.com/cousteau/ )

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, every gallon of gas consumed releases 19.4 lbs. of CO2 into the atmosphere. Transportation rates number 2, behind industry, in CO2 emissions. 67% of the transportation sector is passenger vehicles. It will take 40 years for energy efficient vehicles to saturate worldwide markets.

"On the planet today, there are 2 billion automobiles that release a lot of CO2, which affects the atmosphere, which affects the ocean, which contributes to the acidification of the ocean, which we all depend upon," says Jean Michel Cousteau.

Jean-Michel invites all drivers to install GasPods on their vehicles, to make them more aerodynamic. Improving aerodynamics is a key method for increasing mileage. GasPods offer a simple means for drivers to take action in saving fuel. GasPods are one way for drivers to #BeAtmospheric ™.

Computational fluid analysis by one of the world's most respected independent engineering services group revealed that a kit of 9 GasPods placed on a Volkswagen Golf reduced its drag coefficient by between 5.2% and 6.7%. (http://www.gaspods.com/research/)

Independent Test Team drivers documented fuel savings of between 2% (SUV with Roof Racks) and 17% (Prius V long distance commuter). Volkswagen Golf drivers documented fuel savings of between 4-6%. (http://www.gaspods.com/car-performance/)

If 2% of the world's drivers reduce their fuel consumption by 5% it will mean more for the environment than any government or industry program in effect today.

"Jean-Michel Cousteau is the preeminent spokesperson for the Oceans and for delivering the message to everyone, that they can have a positive effect on the environment in very simple ways, one of which is reducing their carbon footprint from driving," says Susanne Chess, President of Aerohance, Inc.

The AeroHance GasPod® Project is an initiative to encourage drivers to reduce their fuel consumption. It is the manufacturer and distributor of GasPods. GasPods are a patented after-market auto accessory designed to enhance the air flowing around a vehicle, reducing drag, which increases mileage. Prices start at $39.95 per kit of 9 GasPods, which is all that is required to improve mileage of many vehicles. California Made. (http://www.gaspods.com)

CONTACT:  Susanne Chess, susanne@aerohance.com, 805-617-4642

Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqR8l_x47jU

 

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