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Shift up into the next gear!

Shift up into the next gear!

The CTI Symposium North America 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.

CTI Mag – Issue May 2016 now online!

CTI Mag – Issue May 2016 now online!

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The Automotive TM, HEV & EV Drives magazine by CTI

Topics are e.g.:

  • DHT – a Model for the Future?
  • DCT Technology for Low-torque Applications
  • Interview with Larry T. Nitz Executive Director
    Transmission & Electrification, General Motors

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Tom Brown from Aisin Technical Center of America will moderate the session “Commercial Vehicles”

Tom Brown from Aisin Technical Center of America will moderate the session “Commercial Vehicles”

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Commercial vehicles represent significant contributors to the economy. Improving the efficiency of these vehicles is required as EPA and NHTSA move to establish final Phase II rules for CO2/GHG emissions through 2027. We look forward to interesting presentations during the 2016 CTI Transmission Symposium USA.Tom Brown, Aisin Technical Center of America

Statement about transmission manufacturing from
Dietmar von Polenz, INTERIM[4]AUTOMOTIVE

Statement about transmission manufacturing from
Dietmar von Polenz, INTERIM[4]AUTOMOTIVE

(Speaker on 11 May 2016, Session Manufacturing):

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Transmission manufacturing is challenged by a never seen variety of technical concepts, new materials, tighter tolerance needs and as spearhead of the electrification of the power train. The competitive edge will be a sound combination of product innovation with leadership in manufacturing by criteria quality, precision, scale effects, costs and global footprint!Dietmar von Polenz, INTERIM4AUTOMOTIVE
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Will Swarm Intelligence Drive the Future?

Will Swarm Intelligence Drive the Future?

International Transmission Symposium weighs up autonomous driving opportunities.

It will be a while yet before drivers can relax with a newspaper while cars whisk them to their destination fully automatically. Yet for the media, ’automated or autonomous driving’ is currently by far the hottest auto-related topic.

Transmission experts: “Bring it on!“

The 10th International CTI Transmission Symposium, 9-12 May 2016, USA, will examine autonomous driving intensively and in even greater depth than the Berlin Symposium of December 2015, where it first appeared on the agenda. Continue reading

Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Robert Lee Dr Ryozo Hiraku Charles Gray Tim Grewe Dr Klaus Küpper Larry Nitz

Robert Lee, Vice President – Engine Powertrain and Electrified Propulsion Systems Engineering, FCA US LLC
Dr Ryozo Hiraku,
Alliance General Manager, NISSAN Motor Co., Ltd, Japan
Charles Gray, Director, Transmission & Driveline Engineering, Ford Motor Company, USA
Tim Grewe, Electrification General Director, General Motors, USA
Dr Klaus Küpper, Executive Chief Engineer Systems, Software and Vehicle, AVL List GmbH, Austria
Larry Nitz, Executive Director, General Motors, USA

Dr Günter Fraidl eckl Jeff Hemphill Phil Yuhasz Dr Hong Jiang

Dr Günter Fraidl, Senior Vice President, Powertrain Systems Passenger Cars, AVL List GmbH, Austria
Bernd Eckl, Executive Vice President Sales, Marketing, Business Development & Corporate Communications, GETRAG, Germany
Jeff Hemphill, Chief Technical Officer, Schaeffler Group USA, Inc., USA
Phil Yuhasz, Director, Powertrain Controls, Calibration & NVH, Ford Motor Company, USA
Dr Hong Jiang, Managing Director, AVL China, China

Automobile manufacturers

Automobile manufacturers

Transmission manufacturers

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  • Special Topics
    Latest high number speeds ATs, Dedicated Hybrid Transmissions (DHT), RDE, Commercial Vehicles, NVH, Autonomous Driving, Manufacturing
  • 2-Day Introductory Seminar
    Basics and practice of automotive transmissions specially tailored to those who want to refresh their knowledge or start working in this business field!
  • Transmission Expo
    45 companies showing new products and developments
    New companies joining the exhibition!
  • Evening Networking Party
    An outstanding opportunity to network with your international peers!
  • Test Drive
    Experience latest series and development cars!

DHT – the new hybrid transmission category

DHT – the new hybrid transmission category

DHT – the new hybrid transmission category

The DHT – Dedicated Hybrid Transmission – is a new breed of hybrid transmission that was first defined and discussed at the 14th International CTI Symposium 2015 in Berlin.

The impetus came from Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ferit Küçükay, the symposium chair. Speaking before the plenum, Dr. Robert Fischer from transmission specialists AVL List defined the Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT) as a new category of transmission, presented its advantages, and risked an initial forecast. Continue reading

Post show report Berlin

Follow-up report on the 14th International CTI Symposium
7-10 December 2015, Berlin, Germany

The next generation of hybrid transmissions

At previous CTI Symposia, it became increasingly clear that hybrid transmissions call for an integrated view of powertrains. As a logical consequence, DHTs (Dedicated Hybrid Transmissions) were defined and discussed in public for the first time in Berlin. DHTs are a new breed of hybrid transmissions, and more than just an add-on solution. Two other forward-looking topics were also in the spotlight in Berlin: the impact of autonomous driving on transmission and drive technology, and the question of what energy forms tomorrow’s mobility needs. There is still ample scope for development – not just for electric cars, but for fossil and regeneratively produced fuels too.

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