Smithers experts present new data on electric vehicle hoses and qualifying imported tires in upcoming webinars

Smithers experts present new data on electric vehicle hoses and qualifying imported tires in upcoming webinars
Smithers is kicking off its 2020 webinar program with two expert-led sessions geared toward the automotive and tire industries: The state of the electric vehicle market and what that means for hoses
 
Growing worldwide demand for electric vehicles is causing a ripple effect throughout the automotive industry. The removal of traditional internal combustion engines (ICEs) will eliminate the need for certain components, while new thermal management systems will require new hose and tubing assemblies. In this upcoming webinar, Smithers expert Jeff Andrasik will give a comprehensive overview of how different types of hoses are evolving for electric vehicles. The webinar includes images and specific examples of test setups and configurations for electric vehicle hoses.
 
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The building blocks of an effective tire qualification program

Smithers expert Bruce Lambillotte is partnering with experienced attorney Chad Mowery for this one-hour primer on quality management and legal preparedness for tire importers and distributors. Lambillotte and Mowery will outline best practices for developing a tire qualification program and preparing your business for tire quality issues or legal liability. They will also provide an overview of importer liability and regulatory requirements and evaluation criteria for tire performance and construction.
 
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