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Copper-Nickel Alloys: A Strong Weapon Against Corrosion in Marine Environments

March 18th, 2013 No comments

By Jim Michel, Manager, Technical Services, Copper Development Association.

I look forward to getting the word out about the benefits of copper-nickel alloys for use in marine environments March 18 at the 2013 NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International conference in Orlando, Fla.
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A 2013 Chevy Volt and Cadillac ELR Showcase

March 18th, 2013 No comments

 By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association Vice President, OEM

It’s exciting to see innovation in action at the U.S. Auto Shows, particularly understanding the essential role played by copper in EV technology advancements.  Read more…

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Copper’s Inherent Ability to Kill Bugs

March 13th, 2013 No comments

By Victoria Prather, Manager, Communications CDA

During this terrible cold and flu season, everyone has been very leery about touching surfaces or shaking hands –and who can blame them? We hear about constant outbreaks of so many different ailments and now, “super bugs” that are resistant to treatments every day, all over the news. Read more…

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An Interview with Dr. Samit Ghosh from P3 North America, Inc.

March 11th, 2013 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

As President and CEO of P3 North America, Inc., Samit Ghosh is responsible for advancing the company’s growth in the U.S. automotive industry, especially in the area of alternative powertrain and vehicle electronics.
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SAE International Supports the EV Automotive Engineering Community

March 8th, 2013 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

The SAE International organizes and oversees a number of symposiums for its members about the hybrid electric vehicle and electric vehicle industry including the technology electric powertrain symposium and most recently, battery events.
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An Interview with Pete Savagian, General Director, Electrification/Electric Drive Systems, General Motors

March 7th, 2013 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Pete Savagian,  General Director, Electrification/Electric Drive Systems, General Motors, about GM’s participation in SAE Electric Powertrain Symposium forums.
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