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Interview Grotendorst: Electric Mobility: combining driving enjoyment with sustainability

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

Interview YDEA-Gewinner Marco Denk: “My method can bring electrical and mechanical engineers together!”

“My method can bring electrical and mechanical engineers together!”

Interview with Young Drive Experts Award Winner Dr Marco Denk at the 15th CTI Transmission Symposium 2016

“Scientific work and research projects need to be transferred into industrial applications. Conferences like the CTI Symposium are the ideal platform to raise the industry’s interest in our scientific achievements.” This is what last year’s Young Drive Experts Award winner, Dr Marco Denk, said at the CTI Symposium in Berlin. Continue reading

Interview with Prof. Dr. Ferit Küçükay

Interview with Prof. Dr. Ferit Küçükay

Prof. Dr. Ferit KüçükayAt the 4th International CTI Transmission symposium “Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives” in Shanghai we spoke to Professor Dr. Ferit Kücükay, an expert in the field of transmission gear.

In a short interview he told us about his predictions for the future of the transmission industry and the changes and challenges in drivetrain technology. With our place of event in mind we also discussed the Chinese market. Continue reading

12th CTI Symposium, Berlin 2013 – Interview with Max Nakagawa

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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