Reports & Consulting
Gain clarity on the complex issues of the rapidly expanding market of electrified vehicles.
Total Battery Consulting (TBC), a private battery consulting firm, provides technology and market assessments to international clients and government agencies including the U.S. Senate, the California Air Resources Board, the National Research Council, the U.S. Department of Energy, and others. Other TBC clients over the last 12 years have ranged from Silicon Valley startups to some of the world's largest corporations.
Dr. Menahem Anderman, TBC president, provides expert, independent consulting services for a wide range of battery issues including power source technology assessment and product development, application and usage. As the world’s leading independent expert on advanced automotive batteries, Dr. Anderman is routinely quoted in news and business journals including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
Kevin Konecky has recently joined TBC as a consulting associate. His skills as a battery systems engineer and his experience in managing energy storage system design and validation are an excellent complement to Dr. Anderman’s expertise in cell technology and battery application and markets
Assessing the Future of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles: The xEV Industry Insider Report, Dr. Anderman’s comprehensive report, is based on his on-site interviews with senior battery technologists and business development executives at 15 global automakers and 25 of their current and prospective battery suppliers. Published May 2013 and updated in December 2013, it includes a detailed assessment of the current status of Li-Ion battery technology, including design, performance, durability, safety, and cost, and prospects for improvement. Benefit also from a one-day consulting visit with Dr. Anderman and/or a corporate network license upgrade; both options are available with a Report purchase.
“Dr. Anderman is one of the most knowledgeable people I have met in the battery field, particularly with regards to automotive applications. He exhibits a rare blend in his deep understanding of the technology and the markets. He is a consultant of the highest value.”
Richard A. Clark, Morgan Advanced Materials and Technology
“The EV-PHEV Opportunity Report is beneficial for all levels from Executive to R&D Engineer. Dr. Anderman provides a unique perspective after gathering input from all of the players in the industry. With the PHEV and HEV market poised for growth in the coming years, this report is beneficial for those looking to get into the action as well as individuals and companies that are already established.”
Steven Clark, Chrysler Group LLC
“Rogers recently purchased The xEV Industry Report from AAB, we were very impressed.”
Ina Jiang, High Performance Foam Division, Rogers Corporation
“I was very pleased with the content and transparency of the Report.”
Joep Huijsmans, Shell Global Solutions International
“Very well researched analysis by Dr. Anderman and very informative, an eye opener! …”
Matthew Stewart, Altair
“It was a pleasure listening to your presentation. I always find great insight in your conclusions and outlook.”
William Wallace, General Motors
“Our team studied Dr. Anderman's report very carefully and found it to be well written, carefully researched, and accurate with respect to the technical and commercial details. Moreover, his forecasts were well supported and very convincing.”
Dr. Eric Wasmund, Inco Special Products