Summary of the exhibition of electric vehicle innovations and the biggest academic seminar of the year, iEVTech 2024, organized by the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT) in collaboration with Informa Markets, highlighting the Global concept. EV Industry Transformation Towards Decarbonization International cooperation to reduce carbon emissions sustainably

Last week, Mr. Krisda Utamote, President of the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT), along with Mr. Sanchai Noombunnam, General Manager of Informa Markets Thailand, opened an exhibition of electric vehicle innovations. and the iEVtech 2024 Academic Seminar, a grand exhibition of electric vehicle innovations held every year. And this year marks the 9th time that the academic seminar on electric vehicles has been organized. It is presented under the concept of Global EV Industry Transformation Towards Decarbonization. International cooperation to reduce carbon emissions sustainably which was held from 3-5 July 2024 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center

And on this same occasion The Thai Electric Vehicle Association A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has also been signed between the public charging station network partners and various agencies under the name of the "Charging Consortium" to promote connectivity and shared use of each station network. Electrical charging for electric vehicles For the collaboration agenda for the period 2024-2026, there are 18 agencies participating in the signatures as follows:

1. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

2. Electricity Authority

3. PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited

4. Arun Plus Company Limited

5. Mahanakorn Energy Company Limited

6. Gridwiz (Thailand) Company Limited

7. Charge Management Company Limited

8. Altervim Power EV Company Limited

9. Evolt Technology Company Limited

10. Haupcar Company Limited

11. Espro Noodoec Company Limited

12. Charge Twenty Four Company Limited

13. Charge Twenty Four Company Limited

14. Pithan Green Company Limited

15. Chosen Digital Company Limited

16. Aiken Energy (Thailand) Company Limited.

17. Great Wall Motor Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.     

18. AIon Automobile Sales Company Limited    

The objective of the alliance of public electric charging station networks, the “Charging Consortium, is to jointly develop the network structure to be able to use electric charging services in every network and have a standardized service system. You can use tools such as cards or QR codes ,programs, applications on mobile phones or other devices to be able to charge electricity across networks without being limited to the network in one network only and jointly develop connections System for collecting service fees from electric vehicle users using various network services that can manage both income and expenses for the business partner network fairly It also cooperates to exchange information in the Charging Consortium, helping to collect the latest status information and coordinates of public electric charging stations from all camps located in various locations in Thailand on one website. This will save electric vehicle users time searching for charging stations. Through the website of the Thai Electric Vehicle Association.  This allows electric vehicle users to plan their travels more conveniently.

The highlight discussion of the event was on the topic of Global EV Industry Transformation Towards Decarbonization. International cooperation to reduce carbon emissions sustainably In this discussion topic, there were representatives from various sectors related to the Thai electric vehicle industry from various countries. such as England, the United States, Norway, Korea and the People's Republic of China participated, followed by a keynote address on Digital Solutions for Profitable EV Charging Business by representatives from ABB E-Mobility Company, and ended the first day with a keynote address “EV Market Outlook 2024” by representatives. From the Bloomberg analysis agency.

The next seminar on July 4, 2024 in the morning will include various interesting topics such as modern automotive parts “Automotive Components for the Next Generation” with Mr.Warakorn Katikawong as the organizer. Discussion on this topic along with a discussion on Progress on electric motorcycles for carbon reduction “Progress on Electric Two-Wheeler Contribution towards Decarbonization” in collaboration with the Thai Energy Storage Technology Association (TESTA), with Dr.Pimpa Limthongkul and Dr.Nuwong Chollacoop as organizing chairmen. talk

and in the afternoon of the same day There was a discussion on various knowledge regarding the transition of technology to the use of clean energy, "EV Industry Transformation" with Ms.Tamonwan Cholpratin as the chairman of the discussion. along with a discussion on Business Opportunities in the EV Ecosystem towards Decarbonization, with Dr. Atthawit Techawiboonwong, Dr. Wisawat Keaswejjareansuk and Mr. Siamnat Panasorn is a member of the working group organizing the discussion.

That same day The Thai Electric Vehicle Association Honored to host the ASEAN EV Roundtable discussion in collaboration with the ASEAN Electric Vehicle Association (Asian Federation of Electric Vehicle Associations - AFEVA) network, consisting of electric vehicle associations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. To discuss guidelines for international cooperation such as connecting charging systems across national networks and various safety standards. By this time We were honored to receive experts from government agencies, including Mr. Usin Wirojtecha, policy and planning analyst with special expertise. Office of Industrial Economics Ministry of Industry and  Mr. Bakri Alias, Senior General Manager, Value Chain, Development Division of Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), Malaysia. Join the discussion to provide information on cooperation to develop the electric vehicle ecosystem from the government perspective as well.

On the last day of the seminar on July 5, 2024, there was a seminar "EVAT Tech Forum" on the topic "Know before using electric vehicles" invited by the Thai Electric Vehicle Association. Associations directly related to the electric vehicle business, such as Mr. Jitthawut Sasibut, President of the Thai Insurance Brokers Association, Mr.Noppadon Chumwong, Vice Chairman of the Thai Leasing Business Association, Dr.Yossapong Laonual, head of the Mobility and Vehicle Technology Research Center (MOVE), King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Mr. Wannadit Waen-in of the YouTube channel Captain DIY, and Mr. Korrit Leelaprachakul or Ajarn Ong Trinet, with Mr. Kritsada Teerasupalak is the moderator of this seminar.

Mr. Krisda Utamote, President of the Thai Electric Vehicle Association, said: “The Thai Electric Vehicle Association is very pleased to be an important part in pushing the Thai electric vehicle industry to grow. For this year's iEVtech 2024, the Thai Electric Vehicle Association Thank you to experts from various agencies. including electric vehicle associations from ASEAN countries and business operators related to electric vehicles from both domestic and foreign countries who were honored to accept being a representative to present modern innovations and lecture on important issues related to electric vehicles This makes the iEVTech 2024 event receive unprecedented interest from visitors this year. And on the same occasion, the association would like to thank Informa Markets Thailand Company for the cooperation in organizing the 9th iEVTech Academic Seminar to be an excellent success. We sincerely hope that in the next years We will see new innovations. Let's display it in line with the global electric vehicle trend that will play an important role in the lives of all of us in the future.”

About the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand

The Thai Electric Vehicle Association is a non-profit association. The guidelines of the association aim to promote and support the exchange of academic knowledge in technology. and innovations in all types of electric vehicles It also includes consulting on standard regulations. and operations in developing electric vehicle technology in Thailand. At present, the association has Mr. Krisda Utamote acting as president of the association. and has members from the private sector, educational institutions, state enterprises, and the general public, totaling more than 390 members. The association has scheduled meetings every month and has divided working groups in various areas to support and promote the Thai electric vehicle industry to grow steadily and sustainably. Follow the news of the association at









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