Peabody, Massachusetts. TÜV SÜD America, a global testing and certification source for advanced energy storage devices and systems recently hosted an exclusive panel discussion at the Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference (AABC) 2013 in Pasadena, California, titled "Developing Standards to Assess the Resilience of Batteries to Abuse."
The panel featured TÜV SÜD Canada's Mr. Erik Spek, Chief Engineer, and featured other leading industry experts: Mr. Keith Wilson, Technical Projects Manager, Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE International; Mr. Kevin Konecky, Engineering Manager, Energy Storage and Power Conversion, Fisker Automotive, and Mr. Galen Ressler, Technical Fellow, Battery Safety, General Motors. Mr. Jon LeSage, Automotive Editor, Green Initiatives at Automotive Digest served as moderator. Video from the 2013 AABC event, including TÜV SÜD's own experts can be seen at http://tuvamerica.com/services/battery.cfm.
TÜV SÜD America and TÜV SÜD Canada offer battery services through both our 21,000-sq.-ft. Newmarket, Ontario facility as well as our recently renovated 17,000-sq.-ft. Auburn Hills, Michigan facility. Both facilities are fully ISO/IEC 17025 A2LA-accredited to provide abuse, durability, performance, and life cycle testing of battery cells, modules, and packs. Additional battery abuse testing capabilities include all the requirements of SAE J2464, SAE J2929, and SAND 2005-3123, as well as most abuse tests required for ISO, IEC, UN, UL, and UNECE.
For more information on TÜV SÜD's Battery Testing Services, visit www.tuv-sud-america.com.
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TÜV SÜD is a major international service group operating in the INDUSTRY, MOBILITY, and CERTIFICATION business segments. With more than 17,000 staff, we are represented at over 800 locations worldwide. Our teams of specialists are engaged in optimizing technology, systems, and know-how, and thus act as process partners, enhancing the competitive strength of our customers throughout the world.
About TÜV SÜD America Inc.
TÜV SÜD America Inc., a subsidiary of TÜV SÜD AG, is a leading globally recognized testing and certification organization. TÜV SÜD's Product Service Division offers international safety testing and certification services. With more than 1,200 experts in North America, TÜV SÜD America provides NRTL and SCC Certification, CB Scheme Certification, Field Evaluations, SEMI Evaluations, and other Industrial Machinery Services. Additional services include Restricted Substances, CE Marking assistance, International Compliance, EMC/Environmental Testing, and Quality Management System Certification. TÜV SÜD also provides CE Marking assistance for the European market, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Electrical & Mechanical testing, and many additional global conformity assessment services that help companies gain product compliance in order to enter individual country markets. For more information, visit www.tuv-sud-america.com.