The Effect of Vehicle Electrification on Transmissions and the Transmission Market
It is clear that the electrification of on-highway vehicles is now very much a reality. But what are the implications for transmissions, and the transmission market, as governments, OEMs, suppliers and customers all strive for lower CO2 emissions/fuel costs?
From a technical perspective, there is a broad range of possible configurations for OEMs and suppliers to consider, when thinking about vehicle electrification. Whilst we cannot evaluate all of these possibilities in such a short article, what we can do is look at some of the broader market trends which are emerging, during this ‘embryonic’ period. Let us start by looking at the implications for the different types of electrified vehicle: Continue reading
Call for Papers – One Application, Two Events!
Become a Speaker at the CTI Symposia – Berlin and Shanghai!
Present your ideas and findings in the field of automotive transmissions and drives to a broad spectrum of transmission experts at the International CTI Transmission Symposium + Expo! Just submit one paper by 1 April 2017 to apply for both upcoming symposia – Shanghai and Berlin – in 2017.
Why take part?
CTI Transmission Symposia rank among the world’s most international events in their field and attract a wide spectrum of industry experts.
In Berlin, you might even get the chance to demonstrate your development results in practice at the CTI Test Drive Day!
Shanghai: 25 – 27 September 2017
Berlin: 4 – 7 December 2017
Submission deadline: 1 April 2017 Continue reading
Electric Mobility: What could be better than combining driving enjoyment with sustainability?
CTI Symposium 2016 – Interview with Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility, ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG is deeply realigning their business modell at the moment. With the acquisition of TRW, they’re shifting from a classical driveline and chassis technology manufacturer to a holistic solutions provider – not just for mechanical systems, but for electronic systems too. We talked with Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility at ZF about the trend towards e-mobility. Continue reading
CTI Symposium USA – download the new program here.
The new program is out now! All speakers for the U.S. CTI Symposium are confirmed.
Expect a fulminant program during two days covering all crucial topics in todays transmission development and chose between 12 plenary speeches, 68 lectures, in 11 parallel sessions dedicated to the crucial topics in transmission development.
Read more here.
Electric mobility is coming sooner than anticipated
Because of the decisions – and the discussion – in politics and business, electric mobility is coming sooner than we anticipated. This is the opinion of Jürgen Geise, CEO of Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik. At the CTI Symposium 2016 in Berlin, he was available for a video interview. Continue reading
Survey on the future of mobility
Download the results here!
Will the electric motor entirely replace the internal combustion engine or are intermediate stages necessary? How do the developers’ methods change? How important is the issue of cybersecurity for transmission development? The issue of electric mobility polarizes the transmission sector. We asked about 120 international car experts about their opinion. Continue reading