April 30- May 2, 2018
Detroit, MI

Focus Day

8:00 am - 8:45 am Coffee & Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson Welcoming Remarks

9:00 am - 10:15 am Market for 48V Electrification In the Medium and Heavy Duty Segments

  • What role can 48v play in supporting commercial vehicles
  • How can 48v be best leveraged to maximize benefits
  • Is there commonality between 48v for passenger cars and commercial vehicles to leverage higher volume and lower cost  

10:15 am - 10:45 am Morning Networking and Refreshments

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Determining energy storage solutions for low-voltage vehicle electrification for better end user connectivity

Dave Rich, BFO-BOM Family Owner 12V-48V Vehicle Electrification and Tech Development,General Motors
·         Enhancing Vehicle to Grid technology to use cars as mobile storage systems
·         Overcoming optimization for quick power bursts
  • Combining 12v with 48v systems to increase vehicle electrification

Dave Rich

BFO-BOM Family Owner 12V-48V Vehicle Electrification and Tech Development
General Motors

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Matching powertrain electrification with components to promote efficient mobility

Sam Abuelsamid, Senior Research Analyst | Navigant Research,Chairman, Low Voltage Vehicle Electrification
·         Satisfying long term CO2 emissions capabilities to meet regulations
·         Finding efficient cost effective solutions to match market demands
·         Meeting the application requirements needed to fulfill full vehicle electrification

Sam Abuelsamid

Senior Research Analyst | Navigant Research
Chairman, Low Voltage Vehicle Electrification

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Networking and Refreshments

3:00 am - 5:00 am University of Michigan Energy Storage Lab Site Tour

Jason Siegel, Assistant Research Professor; Department of Mechanical Engineering,University of Michigan
We will be viewing the new energy storage solutions and get in depth analysis on the 1.6L ecoboost with hybrid Electric supercharger and Waste energy recovery as well at the battery control lab, with some sensors for measuring battery expansion and SOC estimation that was developed in partnership with GE.

Jason Siegel

Assistant Research Professor; Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan