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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.

CTIMag: 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 Ferit Kücükay,

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

Abstract: Virtual Driveability & NVH Development of HEV Impulse Start from Concept to SOP

Virtual Driveability & NVH Development of HEV Impulse Start from Concept to SOP

Dr Stephen Jones, Principal Product Manager Systems, AVL List GmbH

  • HEV impulse start challenging re time allowed & driveability
  • New simulation enables early specification of HW system
  • Model based control of AT, e-Motor, separation clutch & ICE
  • Virtually quantify & optimize impulse start driveability

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Development of a three-speed electric drivetrain

Development of a three-speed electric drivetrain

High Speed Electric Drive with a Three-Speed Gearbox

Development of a weight, volume and efficiency optimized powertrain for a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) with high speed transmission.

  • Dipl.-Ing. Uwe Reichert, Scientific Assistant, Research Group Drive Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Product Engineering
  • Dipl.-Ing. Torsten Epskamp, Scientific Assistant, Research Group Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Electrical Engineering
  • Dipl.-Ing. Aline Radimersky, Scientific Assistant, Research Group Drive Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Product Engineering
  • Dipl.-Ing. Sascha Ott, Managing Director, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Product Engineering

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Abstract: Driveline NVH Development Considerations for Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Driveline NVH Development Considerations for Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Thomas Wellmann, Department Manager – Transmission and Driveline Systems, FEV North America, Inc.

  • NVH challenges for engine downsizing and downspeeding
  • Influence of powertrain hybridization to vehicle NVH
  • Vehicle- and driveline development for NVH refinement under consideration of future fuel economy targets

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Abstract: Future Trends in Torque Transfer Mechanisms for All- and Four-Wheel Drive Light Passenger Vehicles

Future Trends in Torque Transfer Mechanisms for All- and Four-Wheel Drive Light Passenger Vehicles

  • Author 1 & Presenter:
    Graham Evans – Principal Analyst – Auto Component & Technology, IHS Markit
  • Author 2:
    Hiroshi Ataka – Manager, Auto Component & Technology, IHS Markit
  • Author 3:
    Matteo Fini – Director, Auto Component & Technology, IHS Markit

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