Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo to Host the Brightest Minds in the Industry

August 2, 2018

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, the industry’s leading global hybrid electric vehicle manufacturing tradeshow and conference, announces its educational conference that will feature 30 presentations focused on the latest electric and hybrid industry developments such as wireless charging capabilities, global EV growth potential and future technology advancement predictions. These presentations will take place across the three-day expo in the form of panels, technical discussions and more. Additionally, the conference will feature pre-event workshops taking place on Monday, September 10th. The Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, which runs alongside The Battery Show and Critical Power Expo, takes place September 11-13 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. To register as press for the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, please visit: battery.am.ubm.com/2018/registration/Media.

“We are seeing a major transformation in the automotive industry as the adoption of electric and hybrid vehicle technology continues to rise. This increased adoption has also led to the rapid advancement in technology across the E/HV industry highlighted at our event this year” said John Lewinski, brand director, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo. “We’re excited to host the brightest minds, ideas and technologies that this emerging industry has to offer and provide a platform for productive discussion.”

Headlining the conference is well-known electric vehicle advocate and advisor, Chelsea Sexton. Sexton is a Senior Advisor to VantagePoint Capital Partners’ cleantech practice and also a co-founder of Plug In America, the largest consumer-oriented electric drive advocacy group in the US. Her presentation, Driving Toward the Tipping Point in EV Adoption, dives into the most overlooked factors for EV success, including market, policy and infrastructure issues.

In addition to Sexton’s presentation, the conference will host a forum featuring industry thought-leaders titled, Leaders’ Roundtable: Delivering on Vehicle Electrification. This panel of E/HV experts will share their opinions on thought-provoking topics concerning the E/HV industry. Moderated by Kevin Clemens, senior editor of Design News and land-speed world record setter, featured panelists include Marc Fenigstein, chief product officer, Alta Motors; Andreas Juretzka, senior lead e-mobility, Daimler Trucks North America; James Greenberger, executive director, NAATBatt International; and Dave Rich, BFO-BOM family owner 12V-48V vehicle electrification and tech development, General Motors.

Other notable conference sessions include:

-- Impact of New Disruptive Technologies in the Automotive Industry – The rise of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles have had a major impact on the automotive industry. This session will cover the rising adoption of disruptive technologies and its effects on OEM’s, suppliers and more. -- Spurring Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Adoption through Advances in Wireless Charging – Learn about the commercial viability of advanced inductive charging technology including the possibility of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.

To see the full conference schedule, please visit: novi18.mapyourshow.com/sessions

To learn more about the conference, please visit: evtechexpo.com/conference-hybrid

Register to attend The Electric & Hybrid vehicle Technology Expo and Conference: battery.am.ubm.com/2018/registrations/EVTechExpo

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Media Contacts: Rich Trunzo, advmanufacturingpr@ubm.com, (424) 316-7169 Ashley Womack, advmanufacturingpr@ubm.com, (415) 307-4858

About the Battery ShowThe Battery Show is North America’s largest advanced battery technology event that runs alongside Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and Critical Power Expo. Together the three events bring a comprehensive showcase of advanced battery, electric & hybrid vehicle, and critical power technologies in one event. The Battery Show covers today’s emerging advanced battery technology, spanning many established and emerging industries in today’s market. The Battery Show is a part of the Advanced Manufacturing portfolio and organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world. To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit www.ubm.com and www.informa.com.

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