Advanced Automotive Battery Conference
February 6 - 10, 2012 - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, AABC 2012 - Overview
AAB extends a warm thank you to all AABC 2012 attendees! 750 participants representing 415 companies explored advances in battery technology and market development at the 12th international Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The AABC 2012 program covered hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and battery electric vehicles, including commercial vehicle applications, as well as other applications for large lithium-ion batteries such as aerospace and utility. Technical aspects of vehicle designs and battery systems, especially various cell chemistries were discussed in depth, as well as market size and growth projections, and regulatory requirements. There was some emphasis on plug-in hybrid vehicles as many new products are being offered for this market. The major challenges and opportunities facing widespread adoption of electrified vehicles were frankly discussed.
Networking events, which included 88 exhibitors, provided a lively environment for discussion and business opportunities outside the conference sessions. Florida offered mild weather and many attendees stepped into the sunshine to view the several cars on display. and dined outdoors for lunches and the annual AABC Dinner.