ALABC’s Allan Cooper warns the lead-acid industry that the battle is in danger of being lost to lithium-ion for European 48V cars.
The Editor visited Atlanta for the 14th Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC).
'Behind-the-meter' energy storage could be an attractive solution in California, not least for firms looking for new ways to suckle at the taxpayer teat.
Changing the voltage level of electrical systems in cars is not an easy task. In fact, it is a real pain in the backside.
BEST has been in Amsterdam for the European Utility Week conference & exhibition. Until 2012, the show was known as Metering & Billing Europe and, frankly, was not worthy of the short hop across the North Sea from BESTmag Towers.
Not content with being the world’s leading exporter of cars many people lust after – be they Mercedes, BMW or Audi, Germany now wants to be a world leader in fuel cell cars and fuel cells.
If there was a tagline for the 15th Asian Battery Conference (ABC15) in Singapore, it could only have been 'Lead Ain't Dead'. Yes, it's a tired cliche but the lead-acid battery industry is feeling just a little bit touchy these days.
The curse of ABC has failed to arrive: On the anniversary of 9/11
New Editor Tim Probert will be arriving to take the helm of BEST magazine from September.