EV Experience

Plug Into the Future

Electric vehicles are transforming the automotive aftermarket — with no signs of deceleration. The debut EV Experience highlights the companies across the show floor showcasing the latest EV advancements, offering comprehensive access to the products and specialized expertise you need to serve this rapidly expanding market. With sessions led by industry-leading experts in EV technology, you can gain the training necessary to thrive in an electric and hybrid future.

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Visit the exhibitors in the booths listed below to find their EV products, parts and more.


All events will take place on the EV Experience Stage in booth J 7409 on Level 1.

Joint EV Trends and Outlook Forecast – Annual Update

Tuesday, October 31 • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

New for 2023 – insights on the impact to the service market.

This year, our annual EV market trend and forecast reveals increasing momentum in EV share of vehicles on the road (parc) as the latest market conditions and buying habits are incorporated into our statistical models.  Also, this year, our report is bigger and broader than ever with the addition of an expanded feature focused on the impact of EVs on service providers. This major study, prepared by Strategy&, a part of the PwC network, in collaboration with MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and the Auto Care Association, will be released on Tuesday October 31 at 1:30 p.m. at the AAPEX show. Join us at the EV Experience stage (on the first floor) for highlights of the study and a panel discussion on how companies across the aftermarket are adapting and planning for increased EV adoption.

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023

Daily Host: Madeleine (Maddie) Winer, Editor, Babcox

12:30 – 1 p.m.

Launch Tech USA
Amp Up your EV Skills
Presenter: Tom Ryak, Director of Training

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Auto Care Association / MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers
Joint EV Trends and Outlook Forecast – Annual Update
New for 2023 – insights on the impact to the service market with Strategy&, part of The PwC Network
Presenters: Akshay Singh, Partner | Carlos Thimann, Partner | Kunal Arora, Director, Strategy&, part of The PwC Network

Panel Discussion: Akshay Singh, Partner; Carlos Thimann, Partner, Strategy&, part of The PwC Network; Tom DeMille, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Transtar Industries; Dwayne Myers, President and CEO, Dynamic Automotive

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

HV Battery Diagnostics of EV Vehicles
Presenter: John Forro, Technical Trainer

3:30 – 4 p.m.

Standard Motor Products, Inc.
Electric Vehicles; Charging and Converting Energy
Presenter: Ryan Koolman, Director of Training

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

Daily Host: Jason Morgan, Director of Content, Fleet Equipment/TireReview, Babcox

10 – 10:30 a.m.

PHEV and BEV Plug-In- Power Tips
Presenter: Dave Hobbs, Senior Tech Trainer, Delphi

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Garage Gurus
EV Isolation Fault Testing
Presenter: Drew Jablonowski, Content and Curriculum Manager Driv Inc

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Aftermarket Impact of EVs
Presenter: Dave Sickels, Editor, TheBuzzEVNews.com | Editor, TireReview | Director

12:30 – 1 p.m.

Midtronics, Inc.
EV 12V Power System; The Purpose and How to Diagnose
Presenter: Joshua Linton, Product Manager, Midtronics

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Prestone EV Thermal Management Fluids
Presenter: Dr. Colin Dilley, VP Technology

2 – 2:30 p.m.

Schaeffler Technology and Products
Presenter: Noah Kee, Group Leader Hybrid Module Design

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Aisin World Corp of America
Aisin Launches Reman Hybrid Battery Program
Presenter: Jen Thomas, Public Relations Manager

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023

Daily Host: Andrew Markel, Technical Director of Content, Automotive Service Group, Babcox

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Electrify your journey with ZF Aftermarket
Presenter: Francisco Moreno, NA Regional Training Manager

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Standard Motor Products, Inc.
Drive Battery Thermal Management; Maintenance and Repair
Presenter: Peter McArdle, Sales & Technical Instructor

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

EV Future: Is the Automotive Service Provider Ready?
Presenter: Haakan Light, Manager of Training and Development

12:30 – 1 p.m.

JohnDow Industries, Inc.
It’s more than a shock! How Servicing EVs Changes the Game When it Comes to Shop Safety
Presenter: Robert Christy, President, JohnDow Industries, Inc.