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Due to the electrification of conventional drives, the number of gears will be reduced in the future.
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6th CTI Young Drive Experts Award
>> The winner gets a prize money of 2.000 €
Students have until 15 November to submit their BSc and MSc papers, theses and PhD theses for the 6th Young Drive Experts Award 2014. The award ceremony will take place at this year’s CTI symposium in Berlin. The award recognises young engineers whose papers focus on solutions and concepts that address any aspect of transmission, drive and component development / optimization in the automotive sector.
Key Speakers 2014
Bernhard Mattes, Chairman, Ford-Werke GmbH
Prof. Helmut List, Chairman and CEO, AVL List GmbH
Prof. Dr Herbert Kohler, Vice President Group Research and Sustainability and
Chief Environmental Officer, Daimler AG
Uwe Wagner, Senior Vice President R&D Automotive , Member of the Management Board Automotive, Schaeffler Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
Terry Nakatsuka, CEO, Jatco Ltd.
Dr Klaus Badenhausen, Vice President, Head of Chery Technical Center Shanghai,
Chery Automobile Co., Ltd.
Prof. Dr Stefan Pischinger, Director of the Institute for Combustion Engines, RWTH Aachen University, President and Chief Executive Officer, FEV GmbH
Prof. Dr Jens Hadler, General Manager, Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH
Dr Robert Plank, Chairman of the Board/CEO, TÜV NORD Mobilität GmbH & Co. KG
Enrico Sedoni, Vice President Driveline Component, Product Line, CNH Industrial
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CTI Test Drive 2014
Interview with Max Nakagawa
Denso has been forging ahead with its electrification R&D for years, and sees the topic as an important long-term trend for drive development. In this interview, Max Nakagawa, Chief Technology Officer at Denso International Europe, talks about progress and globalization in the electrification activities of the European automotive industry.
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420 automobile experts from around the world meet up in Suzhou
3rd International CTI Symposium and Exhibition
Innovative Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives China
Düsseldorf/Suzhou, 22 September 2014 – With strong visitor interest, lively discussions and informative lectures on all aspects of the auto industry, the 3rd international CTI Symposium ‘Innovative Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives China’ (17-19 September) was a big success with trade visitors and organizers alike. “The CTI Symposium is an ideal platform for discussing specific aspects of transmission and drive technology, as well as overarching trends and visions, with other specialists” says Dr Calvin C. Lee, Product Director, New Energy Vehicles, China FAW R&D Center, enthusiastically. “The organisation is like a big community where you can grow your career network among experts from all over the world.”