Advanced Automotive Batteries USA / Total Battery Consulting, Inc.
Total Battery Consulting, founded by Menahem Anderman, Ph.D., is a private battery consulting firm specializing in power source technology assessment and product development, application and usage. TBC clients over the last 10 years have ranged from Silicon Valley startups to some of the world's largest corporations. Dr. Anderman later founded Advanced Automotive Batteries (AAB) in 2000 to provide updated information on the rapidly growing advanced automotive battery market. AAB activities include producing multi-client industry reports and organizing an annual international Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC).
China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC)
CATARC was established in 1985 upon approval by the China National Science and Technology Commission. CATARC provides technical administration to the automotive industry and technical support to governmental vehicle and automotive authorities. It assists the government in activities such as: automotive standards; government regulations; product certification testing; quality system certification; industry planning and policy research; information services; and common technology research. CATARC has established offices, test labs, crash test facilities, and research departments in Tianjin, Beijing, Ningbo and Shanghai. It also works with a number of provincial government entities, as well as many of the largest vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in China, to facilitate the growth of China's automotive industry.
The Society of Automotive Engineers of China (SAE-China)
SAE-China was founded in 1963. It is a national, academic body corporate and a non-profit-making social organization composed voluntarily by Chinese automotive scientific & technical personnel in accordance with the law. It is also a component part of China Association for Science & Technology (CAST). SAE-China's purpose is: to promote the scientific and technical progress for Chinese automotive industry; to foster the growth of automotive scientific and technical professionals; to promote the technical exchange between worldwide automotive circles; and to spread and popularize the automotive scientific and technical knowledge.