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Interview Fritz Indra

Formula 1 Expert Fritz Indra: The Automotive Sector is Under Pressure.

The automotive sector is under pressure. Aside from all internal trouble a considerable part of the pressure in the industry is caused by legislation, Fritz Indra says. All car manufacturers are currently pushing electrification, which may also be a strategy to take the bull by the horns. But in the opinion of the Austrian engine designer and Formula 1 expert, the current trend towards the electric car should be regarded in a more critical way than it currently is the case. Especially with regard to climate protection, he says, because electric cars aren’t as clean as they are expected to be. Continue reading

Interview Jürgen Link, GKN Driveline

“The Transmission Symposium is an event we cannot miss!“

Interview with Jürgen Link, Vice President, GKN Driveline.

GKN Driveline is a participant and exhibitor at the transmission symposium for many years now. For a good reasons as Vice president, Jürgen Link, said in our interview. Read more. Continue reading

Interview Ferit Küҫükay

The next transmission symposium is going to be really exciting.

Interview with Prof. Dr. Ferit Küҫükay, TU Braunschweig

Professor Küçükay is a co-initiator and  chairman of the advisory bord at the Transmission Symposium. We talked with him about the latest developments in the industry. The trend is clear – transmission development is moving more and more towards electrification. Continue reading

Interview Peter Gutzmer: We’re in intensive dialogue with Chinese OEMs

“We’re in intensive dialogue with Chinese OEMs.”

CTI Symposium 2016 – Interview with Peter Gutzmer, Deputy CEO, Schaeffler AG

Peter Gutzmer: At the moment the biggest change we’re experiencing in our scene, in the drive sector, is definitely the discussion about electrification. It’s always incredibly hard to predict the future. Remember Kaiser Wilhelm – he backed horses. Today we’re backing electric mobility, and that’s certainly sensible. Continue reading

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