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Electric vehicle seminars at Low Carbon Vehicle event announced

Cenex, ­the UK's first centre of excellence, has announced the seminar programme for electrical vehicle infrastructure-related issues at next week's Low Carbon Vehicle Event - LCV2015.

Taking place at Millbrook on Wednesday (September 9) and Thursday (September 10), LCV2015 is set to host more than 2,500 delegates and is the largest event attended by EV charge point providers, with 12 charge point providers attending this year's event, including two new to the UK in ICU Charging Equipment and LeFon Technologies.

The electrical vehicle and infrastructure-related seminar on the afternoon of September 9 will feature a host of prominent speakers including Nick Eraut, Energy Technologies Institute; Denis Naberezhynykh, TRL; Mark Bonnor-Moris, Siemens Traffic Solutions; Paul Borderick, Siemens Energy Management Systems; Dave Roberts, EA Technology and Becky Gough, Cenex.

The EV infrastructure seminar sessions continue on September 10 with contributors including Olivier Paturet, Nissan Europe; Ian Thompson, Highways Agency; Dr Martin Petschnig, Hubject Gmbh; Alex Earl, ICU Charging and Martin Hale, ABB.

Keynote speakers on September 10 include Richard Bruce, head of OLEV, who will present an update on the Government's ultra low carbon vehicle strategy, as well as Prof Nick Reed, from TRL, who will present on driverless electric vehicles.

Also at the event, visitors to the Millbrook stand will see a display of services with a 360 degree visual to demonstrate the key capabilities and facilities at Millbrook.

Guests will then be invited to take part in an exclusive tour of Millbrook¹s facilities, including a look inside its high-tech laboratories, where they will see live demonstrations and drive around some of its 70km of varied test tracks, including the Alpine Hill route.

Phil Stones, head of emissions and fuel economy at Millbrook will be presenting a seminar on the comparisons between the laboratory, proving ground and real world driving using the portable emissions measurement system (PEMS) at 10:30am on Thursday, September 10.

Alex Burns, CEO of Millbrook said: "As the leading independent vehicle test, validation and engineering service provider to customers in the automotive, transport, petrochemical, defence and security industries, Millbrook is the ideal location to host the UK¹s number one low carbon vehicle event.

"We are looking forward to exhibiting at LCV2015 and hope that the highly visual element of this year's stand will prove to be a popular draw for people who may not be aware of the full scale of services we offer here at Millbrook."

 

 



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