Sponsors 2017


Magna Powertrain, an operating group of Magna International, is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors.  To address increasing environmental pressures, many of Magna Powertrain’s innovations focus on electronically controlled technologies, supporting the quest for improved efficiency and reduced emissions.

GETRAG is the world’s largest independent supplier of transmission systems for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with approximately 15,200 employees at more than 20 locations. Headquartered in Untergruppenbach/Germany, the company develops and manufactures transmission solutions for the automotive industry. The transmission portfolio comprises manual, automated manual and dual-clutch transmissions. GETRAG also offers a range of hybridization and electrification of transmissions. In 2016, GETRAG was acquired by Magna International and is now part of the Magna Powertrain organization.


Magna Powertrain

Premium Dinner Partner

PUNCH Powerglide

PUNCH Powerglide brings in more than 50 years of expertise in the design, development and production of automatic transmissions.

The current proven 6-speed automatic variants are available in different degrees of hybridisation, “Stop&Start”, BSG (Mild Hybrid) and as full hybrid version, the 6LP2. The R&D teams are also working on new concepts (DHTs, e-drive).

Strategic partnerships with engine manufacturers in China allow customers of PUNCH Powerglide to benefit from an integrated powerpack solution with an even faster time-to-market. Our Chinese subsidiary, PUNCH Powerglide Tianjin Technology Co., Ltd., opened in 2015 and assures an efficient support on the Chinese market.

PUNCH Powerglide (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd.