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NAFA’s Inaugural Ride & Drive Experience Makes Waves at I&E

Edison, N.J. (April 24, 2024)Hundreds of fleet professionals gathered at NAFA‘s annual Institute & Expo (I&E) in San Antonio this afternoon to participate in the inaugural Ride & Drive Experience, powered by Bobit. This immersive event provided I&E attendees with a unique opportunity to interact firsthand with the latest models, electric vehicles and alternative fuel options from leading automotive manufacturers.

“We are thrilled with the success of the inaugural Ride & Drive Experience at I&E 2024,” said Bill Schankel, CAE, CEO of NAFA. “This event provided a dynamic platform for fleet professionals to engage with the latest automotive technologies and experience the vehicles driving our industry forward.”

Participating automotive companies included BMW, Lucid, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, PoleStar, Rivian, Stellantis, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Attendees had the chance to test drive various vehicles, experiencing the innovation and performance firsthand.

The Ride & Drive Experience was a standout addition to the I&E agenda, highlighting NAFA’s commitment to advancing fleet management through practical engagement and exploration of emerging trends. 

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About NAFA Fleet Management Association

NAFA Fleet Management Association is the membership organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements of vehicle fleets that include commercial, public safety, 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 4.8 million vehicles that drive an estimated 84 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well above $122 billion each year.

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Keaveny Hewitt

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