Mobile Air Conditioning Society Plans 2017 Training Event

July 11, 2016

The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide will host its 2017 Training Event and Trade Show Feb. 15-18, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Mark Quarto will give the keynote address and will discuss new technology as it applies to expanding the role of mobile air conditioning systems.

Quarto will speak on Feb. 16. The training event and trade show wil be held at the Anaheim Marriott.

“The MACS keynote luncheon, sponsored by Mahle Service Solutions, is part of the three-day, high-value, industry-focused, exclusive technical training offered during MACS 2017 Training Event and Trade Show,” says Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and chief operating officer. “His message is a perfect fit with our training event theme, Mobile A/C: Global Service Horizons.”

Quarto's technical experience includes 28 years at General Motors with the last 16 years dedicated to advanced vehicle development as an engineering group manager. His responsibilities included management and development of control and diagnostics systems and service solutions for the Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Volt, fuel cell, two-mode hybrid, parallel hybrid truck (PHT), EV1 electric vehicle, S10 electric truck and alternative fuel systems programs. In his prior 12 years at GM he was a service training development manager and resident technical training instructor.

Quarto holds a doctorate in technical education from Nova Southeastern University, specialized in design, development and technical education systems for hybrid and electric vehicles including high voltage energy and propulsion systems. He also earned a master’s degree and two bachelor degrees in electrical engineering and automotive technology. He's currently the chief technology officer for FutureTech Auto LLC.

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