Polaris Industries Inc.
Director of Engineering
Thursday, February 23, 8:20 a.m. | Welcome by President-Elect of NAATBatt
Joe LoGrasso has over 32 years leading development of advanced propulsion and battery energy storage systems. Joe is a Director of Engineering at the power sports leader, Polaris, since 2001. He was Sr. Manager at Stellantis for 5 years leading the development and launch of multiple battery systems and was also Director leading battery engineering at XALT Energy for heavy duty and marine markets. Joe retired after 30 years at GM and was a critical contributor to the development of battery technology for the Chevy Volt, and many other programs. His experience in all aspects of battery engineering including packs, cell technology, performance, design, safety, product strategy, controls & algorithms, and testing have positioned him well over the years to drive the development of exciting, safe, and reliable products. Joe has MS degrees in Technology Management from RPI and in Electrical Systems from Oakland University. He has served on the Management Committee for the USABC, is a 37 year IEEE member, and is on industry advisory boards and other activities as a strong advocate of vehicle & battery electrification.