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Welcome to the iVT Podcast, audio brand of iVT International. Each month we’ll be bringing you news, views and interviews with vehicle design and engineering experts from across the off-highway vehicle industry. Listen on a wide variety of streaming platforms, and we will help keep you up to date with the latest industry developments as well as enable you to gain key insights from thought leaders working in OEM design teams and beyond.

Welcome to the iVT Podcast, audio brand of iVT International. Each month we’ll be bringing you news, views and interviews with vehicle design and engineering experts from across the off-highway vehicle industry. Listen on a wide variety of streaming platforms, and we will help keep you up to date with the latest industry developments as well as enable you to gain key insights from thought leaders working in OEM design teams and beyond.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Welcome to the iVT Podcast, audio brand of iVT International. Each month we’ll be bringing you news, views and interviews with vehicle design and engineering experts from across the off-highway vehicle industry. Listen on a wide variety of streaming platforms, and we will help keep you up to date with the latest industry developments as well as enable you to gain key insights from thought leaders working in OEM design teams and beyond.

Twitter:

@MAG

Language:

English


Episodes

The missing link in vehicle HMIs: Charlie Alexander of Ultraleap

8/23/2021
Charlie Alexander, director of automotive products at Ultraleap, talks with iVT editor Tom Stone about gesture control and hand tracking in off-road vehicles, and how mid-air haptics are the missing piece of vehicle HMI.

Duration:00:21:48

Construction in 2021 - an interview with the CEA's Rob Oliver

6/22/2021
Rob Oliver is CEO of the UK's Construction Equipment Association (CEA). In this far-reaching conversation he addresses the effects of both covid and Brexit on the construction equipment landscape in the UK and Europe, as well as matters concerning sustainability and future fuels. Interview begins 7:15.

Duration:00:27:55

Autonomy and the future of agriculture - an interview with Joris Hiddema

6/7/2021
Joris Hiddema is co-founder of revolutionary new autonomous solutions provider AgXeed. He discusses Agxeed’s current collaboration with Claas, the AgBot autonomous tractor they are rolling out next year and the challenges OEMs face as the industry moves away from more traditional machines. Plus news and conversation with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth. Interview begins at 6.45

Duration:00:26:20

My digital twin: the future of vehicle design with Gaetan Bouzard of Siemens

4/13/2021
Gaetan Bouzard is heavy equipment industry lead with Siemens Digital Industries Software. Bouzard will discuss digital twins, the reliability and future of such simulations as well as the forthcoming iVT-Siemens webinar on this subject. Plus news and conversation with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth. Interview begins 6:15

Duration:00:21:32

Linking motorsport and off-highway: An interview with Azizi Tucker

1/27/2021
Azizi Tucker is co-founder and CTO of podcast sponsors Xing Mobility. He talks about the company’s move from motorsport to industrial vehicles, battery pack flexibility and the importance of cooling in a battery’s lifecycle. The episode is sponsored by Xing Mobility - empowering every and any industrial vehicle to go electric.

Duration:00:15:48

Driving electrification: An interview with Manuel Kagelmann

1/13/2021
Manuel Kagelman is head of product portfolio management for batteries with Webasto. He discusses his company’s entry into the off-highway battery market, the huge potential for electrification in the industry and the link between thermal management – the company's other business – and battery technology. The episode is sponsored by Webasto - your partner for future-proof battery solutions.

Duration:00:20:35

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Martin Lehner, CEO of Wacker Neuson

12/16/2020
Since appearing on the cover of our latest issue Martin Lehner has announced his departure as CEO of Wacker Neuson. He reveals his reasons for stepping down, what he has learnt in 33 years at the company, what the future might look like and how a new business model built around rentals could revolutionise off-highway. Plus a look back at the year with Tom Stone, Saul Wordsworth and long-time iVT colleague Kevin Barrett. Interview with Martin Lehner begins at 12.15.

Duration:00:38:56

The autonomous future: An interview with Johan Holmén

12/3/2020
Johan Holmén is deputy chief technology officer for Volvo Autonomous Solutions. With a strong background across both autonomous and electric transport solutions, Johan explores the correlation between autonomous and electric, the follow-up from Volvo's autonomous electric site project and whether skilled workers will ever be replaced. Plus news and conversation with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:19:45

Going electric - an interview with Christophe Gurtner

10/28/2020
Christophe Gurtner is CEO of Forsee Power, a leading designer and manufacturer of smart lithium-ion batteries for the electromobility market. Christophe talks about what made Forsee Power enter off-highway, the differences between agriculture and construction in electrification, and where he sees zero emissions in five years time. The episode is sponsored by Forsee Power

Duration:00:20:11

The future for OEMs: An interview with Alan Berger

10/12/2020
Alan Berger has over 25 years product development experience in off-highway, including product lead with Volvo CE and chief technology officer with CNH Industrial. A holder of 21 patents, he will talk about hype vs reality in technology trends, how in his view time is running out for the established equipment industry order, and the future of diesel. Plus news and conversation with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:28:37

The hydrogen king - an interview with Jo Bamford

8/28/2020
Jo Bamford is heir to the JCB empire and executive chairman of Ryse Hydrogen, a company dedicated to affordable hydrogen for transport users in the UK and Europe. He talks about his recent world-first hydrogen excavator and the need for greater infrastructure if hydrogen is to penetrate the off-road industry. Plus all the latest news and chat with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:34:02

An interview with Manitou president and CEO Michel Denis

8/6/2020
In a wide-ranging and fascinating interview Michel Denis, CEO and president of Manitou Group, discusses changing direction because of Covid, working through lockdown and gazing into the future (interview begins 8:05). Plus all the latest news and chat with iVT editor Tom Stone and deputy editor Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:32:25

How technology will aid survival: An interview with the AEM's Sara Feuling

7/14/2020
We speak with Sara Feuling, director of the construction sector for the hugely influential AEM, the Association of Equipment manufacturers in the United States. Plus all the latest news and chat with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:18:47

Building industry solidarity through Covid-19: An Interview with Joachim Schmid

6/24/2020
We speak with Joachim Schmid, managing director for construction with the VDMA, Europe's largest association representing OEMs and mechanical engineers. Plus all the latest news and chat with Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:19:55

What does Covid-19 mean for vehicle design?

5/6/2020
We speak with Jon Pope, legendary industrial vehicle designer who has worked with Volvo CE, John Deere and Mahindra. Plus all the latest news and chat from Tom Stone and Saul Wordsworth.

Duration:00:30:54

Covid-19: what's next for off-highway OEMs?

4/7/2020
The focus of this second Covid-19 special is divided between construction and agriculture. The first half features a wide-ranging discussion with iVT International editor Tom Stone. Topics include the latest coronavirus news along with what possible opportunities this may present for OEMs. The second half offers up reflections on the coronavirus pandemic from Jérôme Bandry, secretary general of CEMA, the European Agricultural Machinery organisation, including his lobbying for agricultural...

Duration:00:29:09

Covid-19 special

3/25/2020
Covid-19 has taken the world by surprise, endangering millions, affecting billions and changing the workplace for everyone. We speak with two industry insiders - Riccardo Viaggi, secretary general of CECE and Ken Simonson, chief economist with the Associated General Contractors of America - to gauge how they believe construction and construction equipment manufacturing will be affected in the short and long term.

Duration:00:24:03

Interview with Volvo's Ahcène Nedjimi

2/26/2020
Volvo Construction Equipment's Ahcène Nedjimi is at the vanguard of the electrification revolution. He discusses battery technology, the difference between automation and electrification and where he sees Volvo's electromobility project in five years' time. Plus all the latest news from the off-highway industry.

Duration:00:14:41