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Shift up into the next gear!

Shift up into the next gear!

The CTI Symposium USA is THE place to get updated on latest technical developments and applications on automotive transmissions for conventional and alternative drives. Exchange experiences, discuss technologies and strategies with automotive experts from USA, Asia and Europe.

Key Note and Plenary Speakers 2017 confirmed

Key Note and Plenary Speakers 2017 confirmed

High-caliber international experts from the industry and agencies are unveiling latest technologies, strategies and approaches to meet demanding requirements of local and international markets.

10 plenary speeches, a panel discussion and 11 parallel sessions

Expect an extensive program to be revealed soon!

It will fill you up with in depth information on latest transmission and drive concepts, powertrain electrification and components enhancement.

Key Note Speaker

Robert FascettiRobert Fascetti
Vice President
Powertrain Engineering
Ford Motor Company

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The 15th CTI Symposium in Berlin – results

The 15th CTI Symposium in Berlin at a glance

kuecuekay You weren’t able to join the 15th CTI Symposium ‘Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives or you would like to receive some general insights into the event? In subsequence to the mega event from 5 to 8 December in Berlin, Prof. Ferit Küçükay has summarized the special moments and results of the event which in 2016 already took place for the 15th time. Download his report here for free!

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Supplier of Sensors and Semiconductor Electronics for Transmission Applications

Supplier of Sensors and Semiconductor Electronics for Transmission Applications

Supplier of Sensors and Semiconductor Electronics for Transmission Applications

In this article, IHS examines the supply chain for semiconductor ICs, sensors and transmission control units (TCUs) in the passenger car market and provides an analysis of the top 10 transmission control unit suppliers.

Read the article written by Ahad Buksh and Dr. Richard Dixon from IHS in the actual CTI MAG May 2016:

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Get ready to become a speaker!

Get ready to become a speaker!
Call for papers CTI Symposium USA 2017

New deadline: 1 November 2016

P2300447en_cfp-titelWe call all experts from automotive manufacturers and suppliers as well as of institutes to submit proposals for technical presentations related to automotive transmission and powertrains for ICE, HEV and EV.

What are we interested in?

Forecasts & scenarios, answers to regulatory requirements, technical novelties & advancements, experiences from the field.

Amongst others the following topics will be discussed:
  • Transmission and drive concepts for passenger cars and commercial vehicles
  • Powertrain integration
  • Powertrain electrification, 48V
  • Starting devices and launch elements
  • Diagnostics, functional safety of transmission and drive systems
  • Manufacturing and production of transmissions, globalization, individualization, influence of powertrain electrification
  • NVH
  • Lubrication

Contribute to a lively discussion with international automotive engineering experts! Submit your paper proposal!

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eTWINSTER – the First New-Generation Electric Axle System

eTWINSTER – the First New-Generation Electric Axle System

Increased performance for hybrid vehicles

eTWINSTER – the First New-Generation Electric Axle System

The GKN-developed eTWINSTER is the first next-generation electrical axle system, providing a step-change in efficiency and dynamic performance of hybrid vehicles.

Read the article written by Jan Haupt and Dirk Güth from GKN Driveline International GmbH in the actual CTI MAG May 2016:

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Modern Approach in the Design of Compact Axle Gears

Modern Approach in the Design of Compact Axle Gears

Modern Approach in the Design of Compact Axle Gears

Axle designers face multiple challenges in the design of gear sets: increasing torque density requirements; growing demand for high levels of refinement; and continually improving efficiency targets. The discrepancies between actual manufactured tooth profiles and the geometry predicted by current simulation software, combined with currently under-developed analysis methods, make it increasingly difficult for the engineer to create robust designs, optimised within their package space, without extensive hardware testing and costly development loops.

Read the article written by Matt Hole and Ben Wisbey from Drive System Design in the actual CTI MAG May 2016:

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DCT Technology for Low-torque Applications

DCT Technology for Low-torque Applications

DCT Technology for Low-torque Applications

Besides offering more comfort, modern automatic transmissions should help for lower fuel consumption. The new dual-clutch transmissions 6DCT150 and 6DCT200 with cascaded first gear layout enable efficient automation even in the high-volume segment of small passenger cars. In the first reference application, the 6DCT150 enabled fuel consumption benefit of 5 % in comparison to a five-speed manual transmission in the NEDC.

Read the article written by Roland Nasdal, Sascha Mierbach and Udo Bernhardt from Getrag Ford Transmissions GmbH in the actual CTI MAG May 2016:

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