Michigan: Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

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If you are in the automotive industry and will be or are willing to travel to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, you won’t want to miss the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, happening from September 16-18. Wander the endless trade show displays featuring the latest innovations and technologies in the world of hybrid and electric vehicles.

It is the way of the future, an alternative to dependence on gasoline, of which the price is steadily climbing. Here, you’ll find the best industry experts, engineers, consultants, business leaders, and more. Occurring at the exact same time, conveniently, is The Battery Show, trade show booths featuring the newest charging and power solutions for electric and hybrid cars.

What Is It?

This expo, the only alternative powertrain exhibition in North America, allows those in the automotive industry to see the latest innovations in the exciting and ever-growing world of hybrid and electric vehicles for themselves. If you’re in automotive manufacturing, you’ll be able to see the newest technologies up close and personal, and have all of your questions answered by the very people who developed the technology.

They know it can be difficult to break free of the old gasoline-powered way, the way it’s been for ages, moving to a new method of powering your cars. And with companies already releasing electric and hybrid models of their product lineup, it’s more important than ever to begin this crossover. Start here, and walk the show floor, seeing what the trade show displays have to offer you.

What’s There?

The trade show booths set up at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo represent many different facets of the automotive industry. You’ll be able to find something to suit your needs, whether you produce compact cars, SUVs, or off-road industrial vehicles.

The trade show displays will represent every aspect of the world of alternatively powered vehicles. You’ll find vehicle OEMs, battery manufacturers, financial services, component suppliers, testing equipment suppliers, R&D, consultants, engineering professionals, and so much more.

Companies like Adaptive Power Systems (APS), Amphenol Industrial Products Group, Arens, Current Ways, Evergreen Drive Systems, G-Power, John Deere Electronic Solutions, Pearson New Power Energy, SAE International, Stanley Engineered Fastening – Spirallock, and so many more will be on hand to show their latest innovations and discuss technologies in order for you to better understand them.

Don’t Miss This

There are many events happening that may be of interest. A full schedule is available online, and it includes a range of topics focused on either The Battery Show or the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Expo. Each are located in two different areas of the building, and admission to both is free. You do need to register to gain access, and can choose from either expo. Visit one on Tuesday, and the other on Wednesday or Thursday!

The Battery Show will feature events like “A Multi-Cell Modular Approach to Battery System Design,” “Professional Credentialing – Exploring the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Industry,” “Is Lithium-Ion Suitable for…”, and “Battery Applications – Why Has Life Gotten So Complicated?”, just to name a few.

The Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Expo has events like “Examining Ways to Maximize Power Density in Electric Machines for Traction and Power Generation in Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” “Interconnect and Sensor Technology Trends for the xEV Market: Connectors, Sensors, Flex Circuits, and Harnesses,” “Improving Efficiency in Electric Powertrain,” “Sustainability and EV Charging – You Can Have Both in a Painless Manner While Adding Real Value to Your Asset,” and “Optimization of Hybrid Systems for Combined Driving/Stationary Duty Cycles,” just to name a few.

There will be hands-on seminars courtesy of Michigan Tech’s mobile lab, a must-do! If you want to hear from industry experts regarding their experiences with the technologies, there is no shortage of speakers – from Bradley Smith, General Manager of Nissan North America, to Kenneth Gould, e-Mobility Technical Systems Engineer of Porsche Cars North America, there will be a multitude of guest speakers.

Other notable speakers include the Director of Automotive Analysis at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Bruce Belzowski; the founder, president, and CEO of Solid Power Battery, Douglis Campbell; the Vice President of new Business development of Panasonic, Joe DeCarlo; and Principal Engineer with UL LLC, Laurie Florence, amongst a multitude of others.

There is a little something for everyone, and it’s all free! Head to the expo website to register so you don’t miss out on this valuable trade show.

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