Connecting EV Technology with Ultrasonic Welding

Global targets driving forward the introduction of all electric vehicles (EV’s) have created multiple considerations for EV battery development. These include a range of factors such as average journey distances, charging times, charging infrastructure, and as a consequence, optimisation of battery range. The weight, size and compactness are the main considerations within the battery technology… Continue

New Product Introductions The Small Box for the Wall Box

Panasonic Industry releases 40A printed HE-R relay for 3 phase systems with feedback contact EV charging station infrastructure and the spread of efficient domestic wall boxes are more than ever decisive factors for the resounding success of electromobility. Correspondingly, the demand for compact, robust and highly performant components is high. When it comes to switching,… Continue

Health check: the UK car industrys recruitment conundrum

Britain’s got talent, but attracting it to the automotive sector can be a challenge It’s an eye-widening comparison from Steve Doyle, CEO of Evera Recruitment, and it illustrates the extent to which the automotive industry is being shaken up: if a car maker wants to attract the best talent in its push towards electrification, it… Continue

Mind The Gap – Skills shortage discussion

An April 2021 report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed that a record three million EVs were registered in 2020 – a 41% increase from the previous year. The report titled IEA’s Global Electric Vehicle Outlook 2021, predicted that the number of EVs on the road worldwide will reach more than 145 million… Continue

An Interview with Claire Spooner, Head of Decarbonising Transport at EPSRC, part of UKRI

What’s your role and responsibility within your current organisation and how does it fit in with the wider industry? I am Head of Decarbonising Transport at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) part of UK Research and Innovation, where I look after the research domain on the decarbonisation of transport – looking at… Continue

Robafoam, the new name for CeraCon in the UK

PRESS RELEASE Despite a year of challenges for many businesses across the UK, a specialist foam sealing business based in Warwickshire have been fortunate enough to not only weather the storm but also complete both a management buy-out and name change. Robafoam, formerly known as CeraCon UK, completed the buy-out last December safeguarding the future… Continue

World-Class Advanced Battery and EV Conference Programme Announced Featuring Renowned Speakers

A major exhibition and conference for the advanced battery and EV industry, BatteryCells & Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo is taking place on the 7th – 8th July 2021 at the NEC Birmingham and has just released details of its exclusive conference programme. The free conference sits alongside an international exhibition showcasing the entire… Continue

10 ways in which we are supporting you getting back to business this July

The health, safety and wellbeing of our exhibitors, visitors, speakers, contractors and staff attending The Advanced Materials Show, Ceramics UK, Battery Cells & Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo in July, is our number one priority. We want to ensure that the industry as a whole retains the confidence they have in us, as the organisers, to deliver a… Continue