NETS first ever Regional Satellite Conference
April 2 & 3, 2019, San Jose, Costa Rica
Whether you are responsible for leading an international road safety program or managing a fleet of vehicles, you know that spreading safe driving messages to drivers in Latin America represents unique challenges.
What if you had an opportunity to learn and share best practices and solutions across industries with other fleet safety managers who face similar challenges?
Moderated by members of fleet who work in these specialized segments, I&E workshops are tailored to answer questions about industry standards
NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces a major scheduling shift for its annual conference, the redesigned and enhanced Institute & Expo (I&E), which takes place April 15-17, in Louisville, Ky.
For the 2019 Institute & Expo, NAFA has brought the popular industry-specific workshops forward to Day One, Monday, April 15.
NAFA's slate of workshops covers a full range of topics which are suited to individual fleet segment needs. From the pharmaceutical industry, to the government segment, universities, utilities, and corporate fleets, each focuses on the challenges and specificity of varied fleet makeup.
eDriving®, a global provider of driver risk management programs, has appointed Nick List, a road safety advocate who has co-organized and co-hosted road safety events in Asia and Africa, as Customer Success Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Nick’s career spans three decades in the general insurance industry and for the last 15 years has been focused on improving fleet driver safety using behavior-based telematics.
In his new role at eDriving, Nick will use his knowledge, passion and dedication for driver safety to further support eDriving customers along the various stages of their risk reduction journeys within the EMEA region.
Last month, Volkswagen and Ford announced a joint venture focused on light commercial vehicles and a possible partnership – including autonomous and electrified vehicles.
Their two electric vehicle programs are out of sync, “almost like snowboarding and skiing,” Jim Farley, Ford’s President of Global Markets, said during a taping of the TV show Autoline Detroit, on Monday.
The key issue is Ford’s demand that the German carmaker invest at least $500 million in its own autonomous vehicle program.
Read the article at The Detroit Bureau.
Apple Inc.’s autonomous test vehicles are relying on significantly more human intervention than Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo or General Motors Co.’s Cruise cars, an indication the iPhone maker may lag well behind on the technology.
Test drivers disengaged the autonomous mode on Apple’s cars once almost every mile, based on data the company disclosed in an annual report to California’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Waymo’s cars went about 11,017 miles between disengagements, and Cruise’s went 5,205 miles.
Read the article at Bloomberg.