Thursday Buckendale Lecture: Transformational Technologies Reshaping Transportation, An Industry Perspective
Mike Roeth, NACFE
The aim of this panel is to examine the topic from several synergistic angles: (i) industrial design and product engineering, (ii) safety and human factors, (iii) telematics and fleet management, (iv) system operation, and (v) virtual simulations and education.
Topics relevant to this panel include novel e-motor based powertrain/drivetrain architectures, efficiency improvements in electric motors and power electronics, component sizing strategies, power management strategies, battery management systems, and cooling and thermal management and use of connectivity/autonomy features to improve the electrified powertrain operation.
Moderator - Glen Kedzie, American Trucking Associations
Steve Berry, Truck & Engine Manufacturers Association
Rasto Brezny, Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association
Brian Nelson, US Environmental Protection Agency
William Robertson, California Air Resources Board
The discussions in this panel will highlight the challenges and opportunities of OEMs, tier 1s and technology developers as they make progress towards transforming our logistics future by reducing operating risk and keeping drivers safe for over-the-road trucking fleets today.
The discussion in this panel will reveal the challenges and opportunities as the off-highway industry undertakes the task of integration of automation.