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Commercial Fleet Sessions at Green Fleet Conference to Focus on Cost Reduction and Sustainability

September 19, 2013

The Green Fleet Conference & Expo has lined up five sessions geared toward commercial fleets throughout the two-day event, among networking opportunities and a free test drive event.

The 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, to be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona, Oct.1-2, will feature five commercial-fleet focused sessions, a free test drive event and networking opportunities.

You can register for the conference here.

Tuesday, October 1, sessions include:

Proven Techniques to Encourage Green Driving Behavior

Explore the ways your drivers’ behavior affects your fleet’s sustainability and hear ideas on how to inspire responsible driving habits in this session.

Presenter: Dan Belknap, Wheels

Innovative Solutions for Fleets

A series of five-minute presentations will showcase technologically advanced products and services from exhibitors.

Presenting Companies: General Motors, Green Fuel Tabs, GPS Insight, ROUSH CleanTech, Venchurs Vehicle Systems

Wednesday, October 2, sessions include:

Aramark’s Small Steps toward Sustainability Yield Big Savings

The ARAMARK fleet team will demonstrate how to develop a plan replacing more than half your fleet.

Presenters: Chris Morgan, ARI; Tom Winnberg, ARAMARK

Two Case Studies: Green Your Fleet Using Re-Refined Oil

Learn why and how the City of Phoenix, AZ, and Veolia Transportation made the switch to re-refined oil.

Moderator: Joanne Tucker, Green Fleet Magazine

Panelists: Gregg Duckett, City of Phoenix; John Luddon, Veolia Transportation

Forecast of Hybrid, Propane and Natural Gas Truck Markets

This session will review costs associated with different alt-fuels and the expected sales forecasts over the next five years.

Presenter: Dave Hurst, Navigant Research

The Ride and Drive event will take place on Oct. 1 at the Ride & Drive Street Fair where at least 21 manufacturers will offer test drives of alternatively fueled and powered vehicles.

On Tuesday night from 9 to 11 pm, attendees are invited to a “Night on the Town” at Lucky Strike Lanes, sponsored by BlueMedia and GPS Insight. There will be a farewell networking reception at Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen from 5:15 to 6:45 pm following the closing keynote address on Wednesday night.

Other networking breaks are also scheduled in between sessions both days.

For the event, Super Shuttle is offering a discount on rates to/ from the airport and hotel. Use the discount code 3A48K for $2 one way and $4 off round trips. The Super Shuttle runs 24 hours a day.

For more information about the Green Fleet Conference, visit

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