Vehicle Manufacturers to Reveal Leaps in Fleet and Mobility Technology at NAFA’s 2018 Institute & Ex

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Release date: 1/25/2018

Contact: Donald Dunphy
NAFA Fleet Management Association
Vehicle Manufacturers to Reveal Leaps in Fleet and Mobility Technology at NAFA’s 2018 Institute & Expo
PRINCETON, N.J. – (January 25, 2018)NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces it will hold a unique panel of top automobile executives that will reveal the significant mobility and technological improvements in store for fleet vehicles. This event, How OEMs are Addressing "Mobility" and the Future of Fleet, will occur at NAFA’s annual conference, the NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E), taking place April 24-27, in Anaheim, Calif. This year, fleet professionals are invited to submit questions directly to NAFA for possible inclusion in the panel.
“NAFA provides fleet professionals an opportunity to submit questions to us that will be considered for our group of high-ranking fleet execs from Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and Toyota,” said NAFA CEO Phillip E. Russo, CAE. “The OEM Panel is a consistent favorite among I&E attendees. This year's panel will be especially enlightening, thanks to the rapid growth of autonomous driving technology and the evolution of ‘fleet management’ into ‘mobility management.’” Questions should be submitted to
Taking place on Thursday morning, April 26, this presentation will be moderated by Fleet Management Weekly CEO and Editor in Chief Janice Sutton. Lending their expertise and insight to this year’s panel are:

  • Michele Bartlett, General Manager, Commercial and Government Fleet Sales, Ford
  • Frank Dankovich, Director, Fleet Sales, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Dave Depew, General Manager, Fleet Operations, Toyota
  • Ed Peper, U.S. Vice President, General Motors Fleet
Each year, NAFA’s Institute & Expo provides attendees with:
  • Cutting-edge training and education on subjects that impact transportation both now and in the future
  • Networking with thousands of fleet professionals
  • First-hand experience with the latest services and products on the I&E Expo floor
  • Access to information developed to improve an employer’s bottom line
  • Speakers, special events, and more
For more information about NAFA’s Institute & Expo, visit the official conference website:
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA Fleet Management Association is the trade organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements and vehicle fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes; and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for corporations, governments, universities, utility fleets, and law enforcement in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well in excess of $100 billion each year.
For more information, please visit, and communicate with NAFA on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
About NAFA’s Institute & Expo
NAFA’s annual Institute & Expo conference is the largest gathering of fleet and mobility managers. The event program, created by fleet managers for fleet managers, features 49 sessions of fleet training, education, and workshops; and an expo floor consisting of over 250 companies showcasing their products and services.   The 2018 Institute & Expo is April 24-27, in Anaheim, Calif. More information and registration details can be found at