Keynote Speaker 2015
Michael Schöffmann, Head of Transmission Development | Audi AG
Dr Eckhard Scholz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) | Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
Gerald Killmann, Vice President R&D2 | Toyota Motor Europe
Dr Robert Fischer, Executive Vice President Engineering and Technology Powertrain Systems | AVL List GmbH
Larry Nitz, Executive Director | General Motors
Wolfgang Müller-Pietralla, Head of Corporate Foresight | Volkswagen Group
What Drives Will Automobiles Use in 2030?
14th International CTI Symposium Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives,
7 – 10 December 2015, Estrel Hotel, Berlin
Transmission and drive developers are working harder than ever to reduce consumption and C02 levels cost effectively, and to meet the challenges of integration, connectivity and automation. To achieve emission regulation targets, conventional drives are continuously being optimized; various levels of electrification are a must – and so is the wide range of transmissions and drives needed for tailor-made solutions in specific markets and vehicle segments. How do we respond to these deep changes in the automobile industry? At the 14th International CTI Symposium Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives (7 – 10 December 2015), top international experts will be discussing exactly that in 110 specialist lectures and 16 series of parallel lectures. The symposium chair is Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ferit Küçükay (Director Institute for Automotive Engineering, TU Braunschweig). The specialist exhibition Transmission Expo accompanies the main program on December 8 and 9.
ZF Friedrichshafen at the CTI Symposium in Berlin
Automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen will exhibit for the first time at this year’s international CTI Symposium in Berlin.
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology, as well as active and passive safety technology. After acquiring US rival TRW Automotive in May 2015, the German company became a top three global automotive supplier overnight. ZF operates around 230 facilities in 40 countries, employs 134,000 people, and achieves revenues of over 30 billion euro.
CTI Mag – The Automotive TM, HEV & EV Drives Magazine
by CTI – Now published: 4th issue
CTI Mag – The Automotive TM, HEV & EV Drives Magazine by CTI
Amongst others with the following interesting topics:
• Expert Forum: How Many Speeds Will Be Right?
• A Universal Hybrid Transmission for HEVs, PHEVs and E-REVs
• Interview with Prof. Helmut List, Chairman and CEO at AVL List GmbH
Follow-up Report, 9th International CTI Symposium USA – Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives, 20-21 May 2015, Novi, Michigan
Efficient Drives: A Reality Check
Crude oil became significantly cheaper in 2015, not least because the USA is now an oil exporter again, and there is a global surplus. How long this cosy situation will last remains to be seen, but as the 9th CTI Symposium in Novi, Michigan (May 20-21) again showed, it has an impact on the debate over tomorrow’s drives. Even more than last year participants discussed, which and how much fuel-saving technology is needed to effectively reach fleet consumption targets like CAFE.
The Motor of the Automotive Future
9th International CTI Symposium + Transmission Expo
Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives
18 – 21 May 2015, Novi, Michigan, USA
Düsseldorf/Novi, 8 April 2015. Upcoming American regulations for the average C02 emissions of auto manufacturers’ fleets – known in the USA as Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) – foresee a reduction in emissions from light duty (i.e., passenger) vehicles from 250g C02/mile in 2016 to 163g C02/mile in 2025. Using new developments in conventional drives, and by electrifying drives with electric motors and power electronics, the aim is to reduce emissions with no loss of comfort or safety. The 9th International CTI Symposium Automotive Transmission, HEV and EV Drives (18 – 21 May 2015, Novi, Michigan) will present the latest developments on this topic and provide perspectives for the coming years. In more than 70 specialist lectures, renowned international experts from the USA, Asia and Europe will discuss the technologies and strategies that are shaping our automotive future. The 9th International CTI Symposium will be flanked by the specialist exhibition Transmission Expo. Continue reading