Comprehensive E-Mobility – What is feasible and what makes sense?
Dr Karsten Wasiluk, Assistant Director Automotive & Transport, Schlegel und Partner, Germany
Electric driving range and fast-charging capability are the dominating topics in regard to electric mobility. Batteries with capacities of 100 kWh and more as well as charging with 350 kW at 800V are discussed. The goal of these developments is the perfect substitution of today’s combustion vehicles as the central means of private mobility for all purposes. Accordingly, common scenarios of future mobility propagate an asymptotic development towards pure electric mobility. Continue reading
Market structure and development prospect of new energy vehicles in China
Liangyu CHEN, Partner, Shanghai Timer Auto Consulting Company, China
With the rapid growth of new energy vehicles in China, the market segments are changing also:
- from the vehicle’s dynamic form, the proportion of HEV, PHEV, BEV and fuel cell vehicles;
- in passenger car market, the composition of brand\ sales areas\ vehicle level;
- in commercial vehicle market, the product structure, key areas of sales.
Development Strategy and Marketing Position of China’s Intelligent Vehicles
Dr Jian JIN, Partner, Deloitte, China
Part One: Current Situation and Problems Facing to China’s Intelligent Vehicles
- Introduction of China’s Intelligent Vehicles Development
• Major Enterprises’ Performance
- Environment for China’s Intelligent Vehicles Development
• Macroscopic environment: development of the Internet, application of Big data, support of IoT, Combination of VR technologies
• State Policies: One Belt One Road, China Manufacture 2025
• Social recognition: convenience, comfort, economy, environmental friendship, policy benefits
• Economic benefits: promotion of vehicle industry transformation , reduction of anti-pollution cost, growth of relevant supporting industries
- Problems in the Development of China’s Intelligent Vehicles
• Technology: Core technology is far behind global standard.
• Law: Legal judgement on intelligent vehicles accident is not clear.
• Society: Consumers hold uncertainty on the safety of intelligent vehicles. For premium consumers, there’s a blank of high-end products. The growth of intelligent vehicles exacerbates the shortage of parking spots, and acts incompatible with urbanization.
Facing Future — eDCT Hybrid Dual Clutch Transmission
Xiang XUE, Technical Director/Project Director, JF PowerTronic Technology Co., Ltd., China
Automatic transmission development will be facing lots of challenge in the future in China.
- Environmental problems have led to stricter fuel targets, China’s fuel target achieves 5 liters/100 km in 2020, 4.1 liters/100km in 2025.
- Stricter policies, such as ” warranty services of repair, replacement and refund “, it raised higher quality requirements to transmission development.
- More intense competition in the market.
- In response to these challenges, customers demand more development requirement, such as downsizing, efficiency improvement, consider hybrid solution etc.
- Automatic transmission industrialization challenge.