Government Fleet Industry Events


General

8/27/2017 - 8/30/2017

APWA 2017 Public Works Expo

The American Public Works Association (APWA) will hold its 2017 Public Works Expo (PWX) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando August 27-30.

The annual event is a gathering of public works professionals from around the country. In 2016, PWX expanded its focus on fleet, offering more educational sessions for fleet managers.

For more information, visit the APWA website.

General

9/11/2017 - 9/13/2017

FleetPros Fleetcon 2017

The Fleet Professionals Association (FleetPros), formerly the Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association (RMFMA), is hosting Fleetcon 2017, “Moving to the Future” in Provo, Utah. The fleet educational event  is scheduled for Sept. 11-13. For more information, visit the event website

General

9/12/2017 - 9/14/2017

NCSFA State Fleet Managers Workshop

The 2017 National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) State Fleet Managers Workshop will be held Sept. 12-14 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Iowa. Registration will open Wednesday, April 5th.

The theme of this year’s event is “Connecting Your Fleet to the Future.” It will feature rides in autonomous vehicles during the social events at the hotel and many educational sessions. Updated conference information will be posted on the NCSFA Workshop 2017 website.

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FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
What's the Future of Transportation?

By Thi Dao
Often, innovation is driven by the private sector. But public sector agencies are also leading the way in designing transportation systems for the future.

Second-Gen Fleet Professionals

By Thi Dao

Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
How to Deal With the Privileges of Rank

By Paul Clinton
In law enforcement, police chiefs, sheriffs, and other top brass have been known to request higher trim grades and other vehicle upgrades, which can present challenges to the public fleet manager who must repurpose the vehicle after the chief switches into a new vehicle.

How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

By Paul Clinton

Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
Perception vs. Facts

By Facundo Tassara
As I am sure everyone has seen in the last several months, perception versus facts (even alternative facts) have been all around us. Unfortunately, it seems fact’s stock has taken a hit and perception, as a mechanism for making decisions, has gone up.

New Year's Resolution

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

By Paul Clinton
The 2017 Kia Niro is a gasoline-electric hybrid that seemingly appeals to buyers of subcompact SUVs, as well as those hearts and minds with a greener hue.

2017 Jeep Compass 4x4

By Paul Clinton

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
The House of Electric Vehicles

By Sherb Brown
It’s becoming clear that there are some real changes brewing in our industry: everything from powertrains to new vehicle classes, to autonomous vehicles, and new safety technology.

Who’s Up Next?

By Sherb Brown

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