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CTI Symposia – The appropriate forum for the international exchange
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Since 2012 CTI organises its famous CTI Symposium in China. The three day event provides an update on latest automotive transmission and drive engineering for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The international industry event delivers the appropriate platform to find new partners for purchase and sales of whole systems and components. Automobile manufacturers, transmission and component companies give an overview and outlook on technical and market trends.

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Continuous process for the validation of transmission controls

Continuous process for the validation of transmission controls

Dr Jan Nowack, Department Manager, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

The complexity of modern transmission software systems is continuously rising which leads to significant additional effort to assure the product quality. The gradient of complexity is actually even getting higher due to the trends of hybridization and advanced driver assistances. Continue reading

Clutch-by-Wire, a technology for upcoming manual transmission systems.

Clutch-by-Wire, a technology for upcoming manual transmission systems.

Joerg Buhl, Manager Development, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

New regulations coming from the European Government define a reduced target for the CO2 emissions of 95g/km in 2021. Clutch-by-wire is a possibility to reduce the CO2 emission. This can be reached with the so called coasting functionality. Continue reading

CO2 potentials of DCTs – competition benchmark and technology outlook

CO2 potentials of DCTs – competition benchmark and technology outlook

Ulrich Frey, Specialist Fuel Economy, Efficiency & Performance,GETRAG International, Magna Powertrain, Germany

Within few years dual-clutch transmissions have reached an efficiency level that considerably contributes to reducing CO2 and fleet consumption on a larger scale. One major contributor to this progress is advanced actuation technology. Moreover, continuous improvements are being made in areas like friction and splash losses etc., to some extent also thanks to technology synergies with other layshaft transmission types (MT etc.). Continue reading