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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

May Lunch and Learn: Electric Vehicles

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Our speaker, Dave Erb - Mechatronics Engineering Lecturer at the Department of Engineering, UNC-A, will provide a brief overview of the three kinds of mass market EVs, and then discuss the four necessary steps for transportation sustainability, and two areas of widespread error in the popular perception related to EVs.There will also be time for open discussion and questions.

Our speaker, Dave Erb - Mechatronics Engineering Lecturer at the Department of Engineering, UNC-A, will provide a brief overview of the three kinds of mass market EVs, and then discuss the four necessary steps for transportation sustainability, and two areas of widespread error in the popular perception related to EVs.There will also be time for open discussion and questions. 
 

About the speaker: Dave Erb has spent 37 years as an automotive engineer in industry, academia, and consulting.  In a career oriented mainly toward energy and emissions improvement, he has developed vehicles powered by gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, natural gas, alcohol, electric, and hybrid electric drivetrains.  Since 1986, he has participated in about 50 electric and hybrid electric vehicle development projects, leading about a dozen of those.  Dave served six years on the Asheville Transit Commission and is an active member of the Sierra Club's Electric Vehicle committee.  A lifelong environmentalist and a passionate auto enthusiast, he teaches Mechatronics Engineering at UNC Asheville.

We will start with time for networking prior to the presentation:

  • 11:45-12:00 networking and lunch
  • 12:00-1:00 PM presentation

1 AICP CM credit has been approved for this event, and PDH certificates will be made available upon request.

You can register for the event on our eventbrite page.  


No refunds, but if you purchase a ticket and cannot attend, you may request a credit towards a future WTS WNC lunch event. 

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