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Emerging Standards are Hot Topics at SAE 2009 World Congress

DETROIT, April 14, 2009 - SAE International’s latest standards and their impact on the automotive industry will be discussed at the SAE 2009 World Congress in Detroit.

The “Standards Information Session” will be held Tuesday, April 21, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., in the FEV Powertrain Innovation Forum on the Cobo Center show floor.

Topics and technical standards to be covered are:

Vehicle Safety for Pedestrians

Speakers:         
Jay Joseph, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Chairperson, SAE Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians Technical Committee

Jesse Hartle, National Federation of the Blind

Standard:

Addressing pedestrian safety issues related to the quiet operations of hybrid vehicles

 

SAE J2746 Software Assessment Repository

Speaker:          

Peter Abowd, Altia, Chairperson, SAE J2746 Software Assessment Repository Task Force

Standard:         

Creating a one-stop resource for secure and reliable information regarding automotive software

Hybrid Standards Committee

Speaker:        

Gery Kissel, General Motors Corporation, Chairperson, SAE Hybrid J1772 Task Force

Standard: 
Enabling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle systems to be manufactured for safe public use by resolving questions on battery electrochemistry, size, weight, life-cycle, optimal state of charge, and performance

Members of the press can request credentials for the SAE 2009 World Congress by visiting http://pr.sae.org/media or e-mailing pr@sae.org. 

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