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Learn about all aspects of electric vehicle technology and the EV industry from the founder of the award-winning cleantech company AVID Technology and our expert special guests! U.K. based AVID is a rapidly growing company in the electric and hybrid vehicle field, working with some of the most innovative and successful vehicle manufacturers from around the world. We will be uploading a variety of podcast types all with the aim to allow you to understand more about the technology that is allowing the electric vehicle boom to be possible. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss out on an episode, and don't forget to visit our website to see more information on the technologies being discussed and to read our white papers and blogs. Site: https://avidtp.com/

Learn about all aspects of electric vehicle technology and the EV industry from the founder of the award-winning cleantech company AVID Technology and our expert special guests! U.K. based AVID is a rapidly growing company in the electric and hybrid vehicle field, working with some of the most innovative and successful vehicle manufacturers from around the world. We will be uploading a variety of podcast types all with the aim to allow you to understand more about the technology that is allowing the electric vehicle boom to be possible. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss out on an episode, and don't forget to visit our website to see more information on the technologies being discussed and to read our white papers and blogs. Site: https://avidtp.com/
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Learn about all aspects of electric vehicle technology and the EV industry from the founder of the award-winning cleantech company AVID Technology and our expert special guests! U.K. based AVID is a rapidly growing company in the electric and hybrid vehicle field, working with some of the most innovative and successful vehicle manufacturers from around the world. We will be uploading a variety of podcast types all with the aim to allow you to understand more about the technology that is allowing the electric vehicle boom to be possible. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss out on an episode, and don't forget to visit our website to see more information on the technologies being discussed and to read our white papers and blogs. Site: https://avidtp.com/

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English

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Episodes

#29 | Interview - Ian Goodman, EV Entrepreneur & Principal Fellow at WMG, University of Warwick

5/8/2019
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In this episode, we bring you a fascinating interview with Ian Goodman, an engineer and entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in vehicle electrification! Ian is currently the Principal Fellow of Advanced Manufacturing at the University of Warwick’s WMG and the Director and Principal Consultant at Goodman Wolfe Consulting, a specialist consulting firm focusing on Lithium-Ion Battery production. Ian joins us as he discusses with a variety of topics, including: - The catalysts which...

Duration:00:47:46

#28 | Toyota: The Self-Charging Car Controversy

5/1/2019
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Today we take a look at the recent controversy brought about by Toyota's high profile advertisement campaign where they boldly claimed that their car was 'self-charging'. Listen as we take a look at their disputed claims and break them down from an engineering perspective, before taking a look at it from a marketing communications perspective. Could it be that there is a defence to their claim? Or does this advertisement campaign signal the downfall of Toyota as being one of the leaders in...

Duration:00:21:02

#27 | Interview - Dan Caesar, Managing Director of the Fully Charged show

4/3/2019
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Today we are excited to share with you our recent interview with Dan Caesar, the Managing Director of the amazing Fully Charged show. Despite not being an engineer, we had a great conversation with Dan about his incredible insight into the EV industry and his work with the popular Fully Charged show that covers all new clean energy and electric vehicle technology. Hear about the team's work behind the scenes and what the future holds for the show. With nearly half a million followers on...

Duration:00:48:45

#26 | Interview - Matthew Lumsden, CEO of Connected Energy

3/13/2019
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Today we bring you our interview with Matthew Lumsden, the CEO of U.K. company Connected Energy. Matthew tells us how he got to where he is in his career and what Connected Energy do in the field of battery storage systems. Formed in 2010, Connected Energy in recent years are developing stationary energy storage systems that use second life batteries from electric vehicles. These batteries that are no longer useable in a car due to degradation still have life left in them and can be...

Duration:00:23:50

#25 | Interview - Eva Hakansson, Land Speed Record Holder

2/28/2019
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We are proud to bring you an amazing guest on the show today, the world land speed record holder for an electric motorcycle, Dr. Eva Hakansson! In this fascinating conversation Eva spoke to us about: - How she first became interested in electric vehicles, - Her world record-breaking self built motorcycle 'The Killajoule' and how she made it - The obstacles she and her team faced - The AVID Axial Flux EVO Motor that powers it - The new vehicle 'The Green Envy' which Eva hopes to take to...

Duration:00:43:26

#24 | Interview - Volker Pickert, Professor of Power Electronics at Newcastle University

2/19/2019
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We bring you a fascinating conversation with Volker Pickett who has been researching vehicle electrification for 25 years and is currently the Head of Power Electronics at Newcastle University in the UK. Volker Interestingly started his career researching vehicle electrification at Volkswagen in Germany and was part of a project that saw them be the first company to use lithium-ion batteries in a car. Working in academia sees Volker working on projects helping the transport industry which...

Duration:00:50:25

#23 | Interview with Paul Butler, CEO of North East Automotive Alliance

1/28/2019
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We are excited to bring you our interview with Paul Butler CEO of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA). In this episode, we talk with Paul about the work of the NEAA and how it helps and supports vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the north east of England through skill sharing. The Challenges of hiring skilled engineering talent in our area and how NEAA helps with that. The increase of students taking up STEM subjects at school and university, and we discuss the amazing numbers of...

Duration:00:45:11

#22 | Low & High Voltage Electrification

1/15/2019
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In this episode, AVID Technology's founder and Managing Director Ryan Maughan is in Germany at the Electric & Hybrid Industrial Vehicle Technology show in Cologne which looks specifically at opportunities for electrification of heavy-duty and off-highway machinery. Ryan gave a presentation to his peers in the automotive industry about AVID's experience of electrification of heavy duty machinery, in particular talking about low voltage in off-highway equipment and also high voltage...

Duration:00:21:51

#21 | Tri-Voltage Electric Vehicle Architecture - What Is It & Why Should You Care?

1/4/2019
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A Happy New Year to you all! We hope you had a nice end to the year and enjoyed the winter holiday. Our 1st episode of 2019 brings you an in-depth explanation of tri-voltage powertrain architecture in electric vehicles. As EV and hybrid vehicles are becoming widespread, engineers are continuously trying to improve efficiency by using tri-voltage architecture. In this episode, we will explain what that means, how does it help us, and is it something that you should be thinking about. If there...

Duration:00:18:59

#20 | Efficiency in Electric Vehicles

12/12/2018
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Several listeners of the podcast have asked what are the main reasons for the differences in efficiency, i.e. why is there a difference in the efficiency published between Europe and the USA and others have been interested to know why there is such a large variation between seemingly similar cars. In answering these questions we cover the 5 main principle sources of efficiency gains in an electric vehicle: 1. Batteries and charging 2. Traction motor and power electronics 3. Ancillary systems...

Duration:00:31:32

#19 | Interview with James Carter of Vision Mobility - Autonomous Vehicles - Charging Infrastructure - Future of Mobility

12/3/2018
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We are excited to bring you our interview with James Carter, a Consultant for Vision Mobility in Canada. With 2 decades of experience in the vehicle industry at Toyota and Vision Mobility, James is an expert in future mobility and electrification and we just know you will enjoy hearing what he has to say. In this chat, we discussed a whole range of topics including the future of autonomous vehicles, vehicle electrification, the ramifications these changes have on connected industries, the...

Duration:00:58:37

#18 | 48V Power Supply Conference in Berlin - Vehicle Electrification

11/9/2018
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In this episode, AVID Technology's founder and Managing Director Ryan Maughan is in Germany at the 48V Power Supply Conference in Berlin giving a presentation to his peers in the automotive industry. In this presentation he gives a great overview of AVID Technology, and discusses 48V electrification in heavy-duty machinery, in particular, our experience of 48V in mild hybrid systems and for off-highway and commercial vehicle applications. Subscribe, rate and don't miss an episode! AVID...

Duration:00:28:51

#17 | Electric Vehicle Battery Degradation In Depth - Listener Request Episode

10/24/2018
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We have been asked by a listener of the podcast to do a more in-depth piece around battery degradation, to explain the truths obscured by the myths, and what the best ways to maintain your battery are in order to keep it as efficient as possible. If there are any other subjects you would like us to cover please let us know, we would love to hear from you! Subscribe, rate and don't miss an episode! AVID Technology website for more info: https://avidtp.com/ AVID's YouTube Page for EV...

Duration:00:27:21

#16 | Interview With Matt Boyle, Former President & CEO Of Sevcon Discussing The Electric Vehicle Industry

10/19/2018
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We are excited to bring you our interview with Matt Boyle an expert in vehicle electrification, former President and CEO of Sevcon a British power electronics company listed on the American stock exchange and recently bought out by BorgWarner. In this episode, we talk with Matt about the electric vehicle industry, his time at Sevcon, and what new challenges he is spending his time on since his recent retirement. If there are any other subjects you would like us to cover please let us know,...

Duration:00:43:14

#15 | Why are Electric Trucks Much More Efficient Than Diesels? - Tesla - Daimler

10/8/2018
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In this episode, we answer the question, why are electric trucks much more efficient than diesels? An argument started between Tesla and Daimler after Tesla announced the launch of their electric semi truck with a quoted range that when most people did the maths...seemed impossible. It seemed that Tesla might have been guilty of overselling the capability, or were they? If there are any other subjects you would like us to cover please let us know, we would love to hear from you! (This...

Duration:00:14:19

#14 | Interview with Dr. Colin Herron, UK expert on Electric Vehicle & Charging Infrastructure

9/21/2018
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We are excited to bring you our interview with one of the UK's leading experts on electric vehicle infrastructure. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Colin Herron the Managing Director of Zero Carbon Futures about electric vehicles, EV charging infrastructure, the trends and what is happening in the industry, and where he sees things going. If there are any other subjects you would like us to cover please let us know, we would love to hear from you! Subscribe, rate and don't miss an episode!...

Duration:00:54:48

#13 | Battery Management Systems In Depth - Listener Request Episode

9/14/2018
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We have been asked by several listeners of the podcast to do a more in-depth piece on Battery Management Systems, or BMS to explain what they do and why they are needed, so that's exactly what we have done in this episode. If there are any other subjects you would like us to cover please let us know, we would love to hear from you! Subscribe, rate and don't miss an episode! AVID Technology website for more info: https://avidtp.com/ AVID's YouTube Page for EV technology videos:...

Duration:00:10:49

#12 | Electric Coolant Pumps - Everything You Need To Know

9/6/2018
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In this episode, we bring you a deep look at electric coolant/water pumps and how they work, what the differences between sealed and sealless pumps are, and what are their positives and negatives. This episode is based on a white paper recently released on AVID Technology's website which you can read along with all the other white papers based on electric and hybrid vehicles. https://avidtp.com/comparison-of-sealed-and-sealless-pumps-for-automotive-applications/ Subscribe, rate and don't...

Duration:00:15:38

#11 | EV News Daily Podcast Interview - Special Episode

8/15/2018
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In this episode, we bring you a recent interview AVID Learning's Ryan Maughan did with Martyn Lee of the very popular 'EV News Daily' podcast. Find out about the components of your electric vehicles. Why all large automakers are talking about electrification. The parts which go inside a Formula E car. How electrification reduces CO2. What’s the optimal size of a battery pack? Why Tesla is more agile than other automakers, and what is the future of charging electric cars? Subscribe, rate and...

Duration:00:26:13

#10 | Battery Cell Technology in Electric Vehicles

8/13/2018
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In this episode, we dive deeper into battery technology, specifically the cells because this is really one of the key enablers in vehicle electrification. We'll teach you the basics of the various battery types and what the future of battery cell technology is going to look like. Subscribe, rate and don't miss an episode! AVID Technology website for more info: https://avidtp.com/ AVID's YouTube Page for EV technology videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/AVIDTechnologyLtd AVID's White Paper...

Duration:00:21:24