Panel discussion 2017

When will electrification break through?

Panel discussion at the US Transmission Symposium 2017: Electrification makes powertrain development more complex, especially when general parameters cannot be planned long term. At the 11th CTI Symposium USA, experts discuss when electrification could achieve its breakthrough. Continue reading

Summary of the 11th CTI Transmission Symposium USA

Summary of the 11th CTI Transmission Symposium USA

The CTI Symposium in Novi, Michigan is over and organizers look back on the 11th successful event in the United States.

During the two event days eleven keynote and plenary speeches highlighted the last technology trends, legislative directions, consumer preferences and OEM strategies by the auto industry executives.

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Abstract: Acceptable automatic shifting – with all benefits of a manual transmission

Abstract: Acceptable automatic shifting – with all benefits of a manual transmission

A New Automatic Transmission Approach – a Suitable MT Replacement?

Driver’s comfort and safety, reduced fuel-consumption and emission as environment requirements and the wish of connectivity are demanding automatic shifting transmissions. Solutions are known: AT, DCT, … not suitable to replace a MT – being cheap, simple, robust, producible anywhere with common production technology – new, even unusual ideas are needed!

  • Günther Priwitzer, Chief Engineer Driveline and Transmission System, Ricardo Deutschland

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Abstract: Modular and Scalable Layshaft Transmission Design

Abstract: Modular and Scalable Layshaft Transmission Design

For today’s worldwide applications, scalability of transmissions has a vertical as well as a horizontal dimension. Getrag pursues several modular and scalable design approaches that reflect typical market and OEM requirements.

  • Dr-Ing. Jörg Willert, Director Central Core Engineering, GETRAG, Magna Powertrain
  • Dr-Ing. Carsten Bünder, Senior Manager Product Engineering, GETRAG, Magna Powertrain

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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