PSMA to Sponsor APEC 2018 Industry Session on Electric Vehicle Batteries and Charging Technologies


Industry and government agency experts will offer insights into vehicle electrification

MENDHAM, N.J.— At APEC 2018, the Power Sources Manufacturers Association's (PSMA) Transportation Power Electronics Technical Committee will sponsor an APEC Industry Session titled: “Vehicle Batteries – It’s More Than Just Stacking Cells Together and an EV1 Retrospective.” The session (IS12) will feature seven speakers from industry and government research laboratories who will discuss the new and evolving technologies shaping the transportation market. The session will be held during the APEC conference on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:25 p.m., at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

The Transportation Industry Session will include presentations covering vehicle battery technologies and their charging, testing and thermal management. It will include an overview and comparison of on-board charger topologies and supercap applications for power electronics in automotive applications. The session will also provide a retrospective on the EV1.

PSMA Transportation Power Electronics Committee co-chairs, Ralph Taylor of Delphi Technologies and Fred Weber of Future Technology Worldwide, encourage attendees of APEC 2018 to attend this informative Industry Session and to consider participating in the other PSMA-sponsored Industry Sessions during the week.

PSMA Transportation Power Electronics Committee Meeting Notice

If you have ideas or suggestions about topics that you would like to learn more about regarding automotive electrification, or about the theme of next year's Industry Session, please be sure to attend the PSMA Transportation Power Electronics Committee meeting. The committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 7th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. (Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 008B.)