Batteries for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

Batteries for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

October 17-18, 2018


Governmental policies and technological advances are catalyzing progress in vehicle electrification across the globe, and battery technology advances are key to commercial success. Hybrid and zero-emission EVs for the mass automotive market, as well as light and heavy-duty applications, present great commercial opportunities for advanced high-energy batteries. In this year’s Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Asia, vehicle and battery technologists and business development professionals from the industry will review:


Preliminary Agenda


Session Chair: Menahem Anderman, PhD, President, Total Battery Consulting, Inc.

Toyota’s Views on Electrification of Major World Vehicle Markets

Michael Lord, Executive Engineer, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, NA

Key Issues in Promotion of Chinese Plug-In Vehicles and the Differences between Chinese NEVs and Those in the Rest of the World

Mark Lu, PhD, Certified Senior Industrial Analyst, Industrial Economics & Knowledge Center (IEK), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

Latest Analysis of xEV and LIB Battery Technology and Market Trends

Hideo Takeshita, President and CEO, B3 Corporation

Can Batteries Support Ambitious Vehicle Electrification?

Menahem Anderman, PhD, President, Total Battery Consulting, Inc.

Batteries for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Chair: Heinz-Willi Vassen, Director, C/EE Development Electric/Electronics, Audi China

Battery Development for the New Camry HV

Takanori Soejima, Assistant Manager, Battery Material Engineering & Research Division, Toyota Motor Corporation

Battery Requirements and Solutions for the Chinese xEV Market

Heinz-Willi Vassen, Director, C/EE Development Electric/Electronics, Audi China

Batteries for the Chinese xEV Market

Keith Kepler, CTO, Farasis Energy, Inc.

EV Technology for Specialty Transportation Applications

Honda Mobile Power Pack World Energy Innovation in Mobility and Living for the Sustainable Future
Minoru Noguchi, Manager, International Standardization Planning Department, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Hitachi's R&D Challenges of High Performance Lithium Ion Batteries for Specialty Applications
Takefumi Okumura, PhD, Division Manager, Energy Storage Research Department, Center for Technology Innovation-Materials, Hitachi, Ltd. Research & Development Group

Li-Ion Battery Development for LEV Applications-Market and Technology
Mo-Hua Yang, General Manager, TD HiTech Energy, Inc.; President, EnergyBus e.V.

Battery Market for Light Electric and Specialty Vehicles

Hiroshi Mukainakano, Vice President, B3 Corporation


For more details on the conference, please contact:
Menahem Anderman

Conference Chairman

Advanced Automotive Battery Conference



Craig Wohlers

Executive Director, Conferences

Cambridge EnerTech

Phone: (+1) 781-247-6260


For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Sherry Johnson

Business Development Manager

Cambridge EnerTech

Phone: (+1) 781-972-1359

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