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Charging Infrastructure for Battery-Electric Buses

Charging Infrastructure for Battery-Electric Buses

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by David Warren, Director of Sustainable Transportation, New Flyer of America Inc. Mr. Warren is a preeminent industry leader in the battery- electric and clean propulsion space. He leads New Flyer’s sustainable technology strategy, with a specific focus on zero emission technologies. Buses and motor coaches currently incorporate a wide range of propulsion systems: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric Read more […]

Living Lab Tests and Deploys New Traffic Technology

Living Lab Tests and Deploys New Traffic Technology

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Sarah Mulligan, Product Manager, Applied Information, Inc. Ms. Mulligan devises and delivers marketing messaging for Applied Information. A new connected vehicle facility opened north of Atlanta, Georgia, this year, providing a platform for diverse industries to assess and implement new traffic technology. This hub, dubbed the iATL (Infrastructure-Automotive Technology Laboratory), is both an office Read more […]

Squair Serves on DOT Lithium Battery Advisory Committee

Squair Serves on DOT Lithium Battery Advisory Committee

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Phil Squair, NEMA Vice President, Government Relations, is a member of the federal Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee. Launched in January 2020, the committee promotes communication among manufacturers of lithium batteries and products containing lithium batteries, air carriers, and the federal government. The committee also advises the Read more […]

COVID NEMA Member Spotlight

COVID NEMA Member Spotlight

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. Several NEMA Members are on the front lines addressing critical infrastructure needs to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic. ABB ELECTRIFICATION OFFERS FREE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS THROUGHOUT 2020 From remote monitoring and diagnostics for uninterruptible power supplies for critical healthcare applications to energy and building management solutions for utilities and commercial and industrial facilities, ABB Read more […]

NEMA-DOD Cooperate on Critical Materials

NEMA-DOD Cooperate on Critical Materials

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Kirk Anderson, Industry Director, NEMA NEMA is exploring cooperation with the Department of Defense (DOD) as agency procurement officials face mandates for supply chains of products containing critical materials. As rare earth minerals have become increasingly important for advanced manufacturing and other high-performance and strategic applications, manufacturers and the federal government have concerns Read more […]

NEMA Establishes Automotive Component Council

NEMA Establishes Automotive Component Council

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Steve Griffith, Industry Director, NEMA In December, a NEMA Automotive Component Workshop convened Member companies that provide products and systems that make up the internal components of passenger vehicles, vans, commercial and industrial trucks, and buses. It covered internal combustion engines (ICEs), hybrids, and electric vehicles (EVs).  The purpose of the workshop was to assess the opportunity Read more […]

On the Road to Connected Vehicles

On the Road to Connected Vehicles

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Dr. W.H. “Bill” Sowell, MBA, PhD, President, Eberle Design, Inc. Dr. Sowell is a Member of the NEMA Board of Governors, Vice Chair of the NEMA 3TS Transportation Management Systems and Associated Control Devices Section, and Chair of the NEMA Performance Measures Technical Committee. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 35,000 people die from traffic-related collisions Read more […]

Lessons from a Pandemic

Lessons from a Pandemic

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, innovative minds are being harnessed around the globe to find the best mitigation strategies, the most effective therapies, and the earliest possible vaccine. Tell Google to search for the term “COVID-19,” and you will immediately find nearly three billion results. By contrast, “autonomous vehicle,” a perennial hot topic for nearly a decade and the focus of this Read more […]

Challenges and Opportunities in Electrified Transportation

Challenges and Opportunities in Electrified Transportation

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is needed to meet growing demand. by John DeBoer, Head of Siemens eMobility and Future Grid Business Unit Mr. DeBoer leads the North American eMobility and Future Grid business for Siemens and is a member of the global eMobility management team. The energy landscape is shifting with the rise of renewables and decentralized energy, shaping a new energy era that is Read more […]

E-labeling | Modern Solution to Display Product Information

E-labeling | Modern Solution to Display Product Information

by Kirk Anderson, Industry Director, NEMA Manufacturers face increasing challenges to ensure their products meet market-specific requirements for distribution. Basic electrical ratings are standard, but some products must also meet the marking and labeling requirements of installation codes, Federal regulations, and third-party safety Standards. Marking and labeling become more complicated for manufacturers that ship products into multiple markets. Marking and labeling requirements can change Read more […]