Dow Kokam selected as Advanced Battery Expert for FleetAnswers

Dow Kokam’s Advanced Battery Insight enables informed decisions on fleet and commercial vehicle electrification.

Midland, Mich., February 8, 2011— Dow Kokam, a leading large-format battery systems producer, is proud to announce it will be the ‘Advanced Battery Expert’ for FleetAnswers, leveraging 10 years of experience in the advanced large format battery industry to provide insight for fleet managers and commercial vehicle manufacturers interested in vehicle electrification. Chuck Reardon, vice president of Dow Kokam, will represent the company in answering questions submitted by members of FleetAnswers. With extensive knowledge and experience in automotive advanced battery manufacturing and vehicle integration, Dow Kokam will answer questions on battery technology, opportunities and solutions for commercial vehicles.

“Fleet managers and commercial vehicle manufacturers have unique priorities for vehicle electrification in terms of cost, mission fulfillment, reliability and longevity that aren’t acknowledged in most available data about advanced batteries. We understand these priorities and, with FleetAnswers, will provide a resource to help fleet managers optimize advanced battery solutions maximizing the potential return on investment for electrification,” said Reardon. “Dow Kokam has more than 10 years of proven experience and a million kilometers of road-testing for our large format battery system technology—and we will leverage that expertise to help fleet professionals and others interested in commercial vehicles make informed decisions about vehicle electrification.”

FleetAnswers is an online community that provides a secure platform for fleet professionals to network and share industry information and knowledge. The FleetAnswers network consists of the industry’s top decision makers responsible for utility, municipal and corporate fleets with over 300,000 vehicles and a collective annual budget of more than $3 billion.

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