International EV Batteries 2016 will address the critical challenges being faced by electric vehicle OEMs globally. Attendees will take away the latest innovations from Asia, Europe and North America in battery management, modular design, range extension, battery testing and pack integration.
The best-selling vehicle brands are all offering EVs as a part of their model range. As with any advanced technology, challenges are still being faced. Key limitations include the battery packs and cells, especially when compared to combustion engines, and most notably in the cost and performance of the battery.
By addressing the limitations at the battery, this must-attend event will bring forward the vehicle OEMs perspectives and latest innovations for overcoming challenges with range, cost, performance, safety and durability.
Key programme highlights:
General Motors will discuss the successes of the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s 60KwH battery system and lessons from the Volt and Spark
Understand the opportunities and challenges Jaguar Land Rover see for modular battery designs
Williams Advanced Engineering determine how F1 and Formula E battery development and evolution will impact electric vehicles
McLaren Automotive and University of Oxford deliver the latest on charge and current control, and reductions in weight and size of the Battery Management System (BMS)
Learn how the European Commission are assessing battery testing methods from a policy-making perspective Mitsubishi, NAATBatt and the University of Warwick WMG bring success stories for bidirectional charging, battery recycling and second-life options