Highlights & Feedback from the Inaugural Event

“Outstanding support by Japanese OEM representatives and many suppliers.”
- Ford Motor Company

“AABC is always a great conference to get a flavor of the battery xEV/HEV market trends.”

“Excellent battery degradation topics and BMS.”

- Mazda Motor Company

Michael Lord

Michael Lord of Toyota discussed the impact of California’s Zero Emission Vehicle regulations

Minoru Noguchi

Honda’s Minoru Noguchi co-chaired a session on batteries for high-voltage HEVs and PHEVs

Takeshi Miyamoto

Nissan’s engineering director, Takeshi Miyamoto, explored the optimizing trade-offs of battery characteristic

Menahem Anderman

Dr. Anderman analyzed the ingredients of Tesla’s success to date and its potential impact on the xEV battery supply chain

Ted Miller

Ted Miller of Ford discussed advanced Li-Ion recharge energy-storage systems within the context of safety performance

Bill Wallace

Bill Wallace of GM explored battery targets for future EVs and PHEVs


Mo Hua Yang explored recent development for 18650 Li-Ion batteries for EV/LEV applications

Monique Richards

Monique Richard of Toyota discussed SAE xEV battery standards and activities

Poster Session

Attendees gathered to review the R&D findings presented in the poster sessions


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