Element Fleet Management held a fleet roundtable earlier this month that featured a preview of the company's next-generation, analytics-driven fleet management system, Element Xcelerate.

The development of Element Xcelerate is the result of Element Fleet Management's integration with the fleet business of GE Capital, which the company acquired on Sept. 1, 2015.

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The roundtable also featured workshops that focused on technology and included sessions on turning big data into practical and actionable insights, how transformative tech and data security will impact business models, and the Connected Car, according to the company.

The roundtable, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 5 to 7, brought together automotive manufacturers and fleet service providers to discuss issues in the future of fleet management.

“Fleet management continues to change at a rapid pace and Fleet Roundtable creates a shared environment for thought leaders and industry experts to discuss emerging trends like the sharing economy and autonomous and connected vehicles,” said Kristi Webb, president and CEO of Element.

Keynote speeches included talks by Kim Lear, founder and content director for Inlay Insights, on the growing impact of the sharing economy, and by Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association, on how the "age of data" is transforming the way we work, live and communicate.

The event delivered content ranging from managing change and optimizing fleet assets to advanced analytics and the sharing economy, all designed to empower extraordinary insights and results for Element customers.