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2013 Nissan Leaf unveiled at the North American International Auto Show

April 4th, 2013 No comments

By John Hipchen, Technical Marketing Consultant, Excel Consulting Group, Palatine, IL

The 2013 Nissan Leaf has new features to expedite quicker, more efficient charging – powered with help from copper.  My video interview with Nissan’s Marketing Representative at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, profiles the Leaf’s latest advancements currently on the road.

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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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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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U.S. Army Opens State-of-the-Art Lab Complex to Test Ground Vehicles (Part 2)

January 30th, 2013 No comments

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

If you’re not an auto industry insider, you might not know that the U.S. Army is just as concerned about fuel costs than the average consumer – and maybe even more so. They not only worry about improving fuel efficiency with the tanks and trucks used in the battlefield. They know that the saved energy cuts down on combat risk. Read more…

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