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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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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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