Conference News

Alysha Webb’s Post Forum Article And Summary

We were pleased to have Alysha as a panel moderator as well as our partner blogger. There is no doubt that her questions during the conference were also in other’s people mind. Thanks Alysha. Her article here describes her point of view and gives you a flavour of some of the topics discussed. Here is Alysha…: In mid-November I attended the EV Battery Forum in Shanghai. The event was great from a networking standpoint—participants included representatives from utilities, battery producers, battery materials suppliers, auto makers, and battery associations. They hailed from China, Hong Kong, India, Finland, and other countries. And, it revealed an interesting divergence in opinion on the quality of China’s domestic electric vehicle battery manufacturers.

Dr. Wang Ying…


Tobias Giebel From Volkswagen And China Batteries

Following the speech of Volkswagen Group’s Dr. Tobias Giebel, head of the Volkswagen Research Lab in Shanghai, at the EV Battery Forum in Shanghai, our media partner Alysha Webb wrote an interesting article in which Dr Giebel sounded quite optimistic about the potential to develop a battery supplier base in China. Of course, it behooves him to sound optimistic—it is his job to develop that supplier base and one always likes to feel as if they are successful at their job.

Volkswagen is working closely with about 20 of China’s than 100 battery producers, and is already seeing improvement, he said. “We think in a couple of years we will have really strong suppliers in fully domestic…


45 Speakers In Shanghai’s 2011 Forum

45 speakers took to the stage for the 4th EV Battery Forum – Asia: Shanghai 2011(November 7-8-9) which took place at the beautiful Hyatt on the Bund. Some of you will remember thisHotel as we hosted an EV Battery Forum there in 2009! Among the 20 vehicle companies speaking this year we had: TESLA, GM, VOLKSWAGEN, FAW, CHERY, GEELY, CHANGAN. A full list of topics and speakers are published in the programme pages. If you missed the conference then do join our group on LinkedIN, click on the icon you see on this website on the left hand column. Thanks to all of you who joined us! See you soon hopefully…