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Navigant Research Points to Necessity of SAE International 2014 Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 24, 2014 -

The importance of SAE International’s Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium, which will be held Nov. 19 in Stuttgart, Germany, is growing rapidly with the dramatically increasing production of electric vehicles within the automotive industry. 

A recent study by Navigant Research carried exciting news for the electric vehicle industry and a promising future for its manufacturers. The study, Electric Vehicle Geographic Forecasts, expects a compound annual growth rate of 23.7% throughout North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific with a specific spike in the United States, growing from a current 296,000 PEV’s to more than 2.7 million, all by 2023.

As automotive manufacturer witness this shift from conventional vehicle production to hybrid vehicles, SAE’s 2014 Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium will remain at the forefront of the industry, supplying attendees with a wealth of pertinent information on emerging innovations from around the world.

This year, industry leaders from European and Asian hybrid vehicle and component manufacturers will present features and strategies in technical sessions that will directly point to the synergies and rapid growth in market for vehicle electrification.  There will also be technical sessions on charging systems and hardware electronics as well as a brand new session that will unveil innovative technology from the realm of e-motorsports.

The SAE 2014 Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium will be held at Le Meridien Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany on November, 19.  To attend or learn more, please visit

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