Conference covers electric vehicles
New technologies is the theme of the second national conference on nonroad electric vehicles, "The Changing World of Industrial and Specialty Vehicles,'' August 18-20 in Orlando, FL.
New technologies is the theme of the second national conference on nonroad electric vehicles, "The Changing World of Industrial and Specialty Vehicles,'' August 18-20 in Orlando, FL. Technical sessions focus on new technologies, managing diverse fleets, the market for electric drive equipment, battery technologies, and a variety of other related topics.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey