DAY ONE: WHOLE BODY DESIGN CONCEPTS AND BATTERY INTEGRATION SOLUTIONS

Addressing The Trade-offs Between Range, Cost, Weight And Customer Needs, Looking At Designs Specific To EVs And Improving Integration Of The Battery Pack Inside The Vehicle To Minimise Crash Risk

9.00 Chair's Opening Remarks

Day Chair: Dr. Tilo Schweers, Executive Director, RD Passenger Vehicles, Borgward

GHOST: NEW EU CO-FUNDED PRECOMPETITIVE RESEARCH PROJECT OVERVIEW

9.10 GHOST: InteGrated and PHysically Optimised Battery System for Plug-in Vehicles Technologies

  • Project motivation and main objectives
  • Call expected impacts (modularity, higher energy density, efficient thermal management, solution for lower battery & integration cost, disassembly and 2nd life requirements)
  • Technical approach
  • Expected results

Vittorio Ravello, EMEA - Vehicle Research Program Management, Centro Ricerche Fiat

9.40 Question & Answer Session

KEYNOTE STRATEGIC-LEVEL PANEL

9.50 Design Concept Breakthroughs And Trade-Off Methodologies On Developing Whole Electric Vehicles, Including Structures Systems & Styling Specific To EVs- What Are The Emerging Ideas And Philosophies?

  • Discuss new ideas and design philosophies for EVs - What are the latest models and how they differ from the previous generation of vehicles?
  • Develop a comprehensive approach to EV systems design to ensure that essential vehicle performance functions and customer expectations are met, including styling, ambience, crash safety, body stiffness, durability, noise vibration
  • Discussing the impact of integration of the battery pack inside the vehicle including the mounting arrangement, the structure of the overall pack subject to crash and load analysis on the design of EVs

Chair: Dr. Tilo Schweers, Executive Director, RD Passenger Vehicles, Borgward
Panelists:  Sohel Merchant, Sr. Director, Vehicle Engineering, Faraday Future
Pavel Calderon, Director, New Materials, Uniti - Ingenious EV                              Vittorio Ravello, EMEA - Vehicle Research Program Management, Centro Ricerche Fiat
David Hudson, Group Chief Engineer, Advanced Engineering, Tata Motors               Ann Van Damme, Project Manager, Technical Specialist Electrification, Volvo Car Group

10.50 Morning Refreshments In Exhibition Showcase Area
CASE STUDY: DESIGN & MANUFACTURING OF ELECTRIC SCOOTER

11.20 Presenting The Design & Engineering Of An Electric Scooter By Bolt Mobility

  • Overview of the design & engineering approach taken by Bolt Mobility
  • Discussing materials and manufacturing processes
  • Presenting CAD application and prototyping setups

Bart Jacobsz Rosier, CEO / Co-Founder, Bolt Mobility

11.50 Question & Answer Session

STRATEGIES FOR BATTERY SYSTEM INTEGRATION: Comparing Different Strategies For Integrating The Battery Pack Inside The Body In White - What Are The Pros And Cons Of The Different Solutions?

VOLVO CASE STUDY: BATTERY INTEGRATION WITHIN AN EXISTING PLATFORM

12.00 Layout And Placement Of The Battery And Components Within An Existing Vehicle Architecture

  • Evaluate tools and methodologies design team applied to locate the best place for a battery based on a vehicle type
  • Review changes made to the old vehicle architecture to accommodate for weight, safety, stiffness and cost differences specific to EVs
  • Understand what infrastructure adjustments and platform changes where made when an OEM decided to introduce an electric vehicle
  • Learn how an OEM balanced its trade-offs to meet customer requirements, cost constraints, production targets and safety specification

Ann Van Damme, Project Manager, Technical Specialist Electrification, Volvo Car Group

12.30 Question & Answer Session

12.40 Networking Lunch In Exhibition Showcase Area

TATA MOTORS CASE STUDY: BATTERY INTEGRATION WITHIN AN EXISTING PLATFORM

1.40 Tiago BEV - Developing Layout And Placement Of The Battery And Components Within An Existing Vehicle Architecture

  • Evaluate tools and methodologies design team applied to locate the best place for a battery based on a vehicle type
  • Review changes made to the old vehicle architecture to accommodate for weight, safety, stiffness and cost differences specific to EVs
  • Understand what infrastructure adjustments and platform changes where made when an OEM decided to introduce an electric vehicle
  • Learn how an OEM balanced its trade-offs to meet customer requirements, cost constraints, production targets and safety specifications

David Hudson, Group Chief Engineer, Advanced Engineering, Tata Motors

2.10 Question & Answer Session

BATTERY SYSTEMS, THERMAL MANAGEMENT & PACKAGING INTEGRATION INNOVATIONS Review & Utilise Cutting Edge Solutions To Achieve More Efficient Battery Packaging, Thermal Performance And Battery Systems Integration Into Vehicle Structures

META-OPTIMISATION OF EV BATTERY SIZING

2.20 Meta-Optimization Of EV Battery Sizing For Range, Based On Real-World Duty-Cycles And Minimal Charging Infrastructure

  • Development of EV range profiles based on large scale real-world user trials
  • Battery sizing to match user profiles for minimal cost, size and weight
  • Minimal infrastructure requirements to extend range for inter-city journeys
  • Prediction of EV part adoption rates from prior technology adoption forecasting

Brian Price, Lecturer, Aston University

2.50 Question & Answer Session

3.00 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area

THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DESIGNS

3.30 Linking Thermal Behaviour And Electrochemical Performance

  • Model the causes of uneven heat generation in battery packs
  • Understanding differences between isothermal and non-isothermal performance
  • Designing better battery cooling solutions

Dr. Billy Wu, Lecturer in Energy and Manufacturing, Dyson School of Design Engineering

4.00 Question & Answer Session

EXCAVATOR ELECTRIFICATION

4.10 Case Study From Volvo Construction Equipment: The Electrification Of A Compact Excavator

  • Presenting Volvo Group vision and what Volvo CE is working on in the area of electromobility
  • Focus on a Volvo CE research project that has delivered proof of concept on what is believed to be the world's first full electric compact excavator prototype
  • Discussing the project's challenges such as components integration and project achievements

Ahcène Nedjimi, Electronics Systems Lead Engineer And EX2 Project Leader, Volvo Construction Equipment

4.40 Question & Answer Session

4.50 Chair's Concluding Remarks

5.00 - 6.00 Networking Drinks In Exhibition Showcase Area

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