Petronas, one of the world's leading oil companies and pioneers of the mineral oil market, revealed the trends and future opportunities in the electric vehicle world with the Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids Web Conference.
Petronas, one of the world's leading oil companies and pioneers of the mineral oil market, revealed the trends and future opportunities in the electric vehicle world with the Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids Web Conference. The conference that provides insights for environmentally friendly technologies to employees and businesses in the electric vehicle industry; It was held with 150 exhibitors consisting of industry leading experts, OEM partners, academics and suppliers from all over the world. In the 90-minute web conference aiming to take fluid technologies for the future of e-transportation further; electric vehicle (EV), battery electric vehicle (BEV) and rechargeable electric vehicle (PHEV) sales continued to grow steadily. The view dominated at the conference that the COVID-19 process had a negative impact on the development of electrification, car sharing and autonomous driving areas, but that sales would rise again in 2022.
Petronas held the Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids Web Conference to support the growth of electric mobility for a greener and more sustainable future. In the 90-minute web conference aiming to take fluid technologies for the future of e-transportation further; 150 exhibitors from industry leading experts, OEM partners, academics and suppliers from around the world took part.
Providing employees and businesses in the electric vehicle industry with insights for preparation and planning for environmentally friendly technologies, the Electric Vehicle Fluids Web Conference revealed important opportunities for the future of the automotive industry. At the conference, which sheds light on the growth and new trends in this field; electric vehicle (EV), battery electric vehicle (BEV) and rechargeable electric vehicle (PHEV) sales continued to grow steadily. The increase in question was important in terms of showing that the trend of consumers to switch to electricity will become stronger in the coming period. In the web conference moderated by Eric Holthusen, General Manager Responsible for PLI Technology together with FEV Consulting GmbH; It was emphasized that special fluids for use are vital in providing effective cooling performance for Electric Drive Units (EDU) and batteries. It is stated that test equipment and methods have been developed with FEV and Imperial College to develop fluids in accordance with industry standards that can be adapted to each customer's design and usage area.
Full support from Petronas to the world of electric vehicles!
Evaluating the issue, Petronas PLI General Manager and Group Chief Executive Officer Giuseppe D'Arrigo stated that the COVID-19 outbreak affected the economic structure worldwide and that Petronas produced new solutions in changing work flows; “Innovative solutions and approaches in our products are based on one common goal; sustainability. This drives us to continue using our different Fluid Technology Solutions ™ to grow the e-transportation industry for a cleaner and more sustainable future, ”he said. Underlining the urgent need to develop electric transportation in order to act within the climate protection plan, D'Arrigo; “The Electric Vehicle Fluids Web Conference focuses on developing partnerships with like-minded people and responding to the challenges facing the automotive industry. "We want to continue our cooperation with OEM partners, Tier 1 suppliers and academics to create an innovation and knowledge sharing ecosystem to move forward together towards a more sustainable future," he said.
Electric vehicle sales will increase again in 2022!
Elizabeta Žalac, one of the participants of Rimac Automobili company, made evaluations about the 2021 predictions for the electric vehicle industry. Alac; “Although automakers are accelerating their electric vehicle programs due to extremely strict and demanding emission norms, the COVID-19 transition has a negative impact on the development of vehicle sharing and autonomous driving, and this impact will continue in 2021. The decline in vehicle sales is expected to continue and rise again in 2022. "The market will likely see a breaking point as battery performance continues to improve and charging infrastructure becomes widespread." Adding that the future of e-transportation is exciting and that the conference has contributed to the sector, Žalac said, “Electric Vehicle Fluids Web Conference has been a crucial role in the development of electric vehicles and therefore e-transportation in terms of battery pack and inverter cooling. "It helps it catch up with the most up-to-date applications and technologies.