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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.

Call for Papers 2018

Call for Papers 2018

Deadline: 1 October 2017

The International CTI Symposia Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives in USA, Germany and China are the premier industry meetings for the transmission and drive community to learn and discuss strategies and technologies suitable for the challenges of future mobility.

Have a topic that deals with efficiency, comfort, costs, electrification, energy storage and connectivity aiming to fulfill transport and mobility requirements?
Then share your development, findings, strategy with hundreds of experts at the 12th International CTI Symposium USA in Novi, MI, in May 2018!

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International transmissions experts meet up for the sixth time in Shanghai

6th CTI Symposium and Transmission Expo in China
International transmissions experts meet up for the sixth time in Shanghai

25 – 27 September 2017, Shanghai

Düsseldorf/Shanghai June 2017 – The next International CTI Symposium ’Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives’ takes place on 25 – 27 September 2017, when automobile experts will gather in China for the sixth time to exchange ideas on transmission technology developments. With 8 lecture series, 60 presentations, 7 keynote speeches and the satellite exhibition ’Transmission Expo’, the event will provide a powerful framework for high-ranking Chinese and international automobile and transmission manufacturers and suppliers. The focus will rest on strategies, new components and development tools for conventional and alternative drives.

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Post Report USA 2017

The post report of the US Transmission Symposium is out now!

Increasingly, transmissions are becoming part of a connected system that extends beyond the
powertrain and the vehicle. So it’s not surprising the 11th CTI Symposium USA grew again with
now 660 participants, three-quarters of them from North America. Transmission developers’
work is becoming more and more intricate – and with electrification growing, Continue reading

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

Young Drive Experts Award 2017 in Berlin

Young Drive Experts Award 2017 in Berlin

Enter now and present your research topic to an audience of international automobile experts

“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” 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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CTIMag: Acceptable automatic shifting – with all benefits of a manual transmission

CTI Mag: 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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