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Dave Schaller

Dave Schaller

Industry Engagement Director | NACFE

Dave Schaller is the Industry Engagement Director for the NACFE.  His responsibilities include interfacing with fleets and suppliers, writing reports, conducting workshops, giving presentations and running social media groups.  Dave works closely with the drivers, fleets and sponsors for the Run on Less demonstrations.  He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the Purdue University and an MBA from Ball State University. 

As a Navistar employee for 27 years, he held positions in production design, research, program management, dealer sales training, marketing, product line management, and strategic product planning.  A marketing role allowed Dave to spend many days in truck stops, fleet offices and dealerships in five countries learning about what the industry desired and why.  Dave holds five US patents, has written several SAE papers and numerous NACFE publications.

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is a non-profit group working to double the fuel economy of fleets.  They research and publish Confidence Reports and Guidance Documents on over 80 technologies available to the industry.  Their “Annual Fleet Fuel Study” reports on industry trends over the past decade and points the way to GHG Phase 2 compliance.  Visit www.NACFE.org to see the many items available to keep you on top of the changes.

Session Archive

Breakfast Networking - EV Solutions Roundtables

June 16, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)

Join subject matter experts in a small group setting to answer your specific questions and address your needs on fleet electrification. Participants will have an opportunity to attend three tables for 20 minutes each. Key findings will be presented at lunch. More Info

Analyzing Real World Performance of Electric Trucks

June 16, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM (CT)

The NACFE “Run on Less – Electric” demonstration in late 2021 highlighted 13 different models of battery electric trucks in fleet operation. More Info

Key Findings from Roundtables

June 16, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (CT)

During Lunch our Roundtable Moderators will synopsize their table conversations to give attendees perspectives on building out infrastructure, charging, EV model selection, ownership costs, and more. More Info

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