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CTI SYMPOSIA – The appropriate forum for the international exchange of experiences

Every year, the international transmission and drive community meets up at the International CTI SYMPOSIA  – automotive drivetrains, intelligent, electrified – in Germany, China and USA to discuss the best strategies and technologies for tomorrow’s car, busses and trucks. From efficiency, comfort or costs to electrification, energy storage and connectivity, these premier industry meetings cover all the key issues in depth.

The CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO is a professional platform with unique cross-sector networking opportunities. 250 exhibitors show their products and developments. Come and experience the latest technology updates in the transmission, hybrid and electric drives industry.


Publishing Date: 21st November 2019 - Comments: 0 bubble

The development and application of fuel cell technology for transportation

Although fuel cell vehicles do not play a big role in China, Weiyu Shi said SAIC were still pursuing the technology and had developed a number of FCEVs since 2001. Examples included the Roewe 950 car, the Maxus FCV 80 minibus and the Sunwin passenger bus. Strategically, the company is … Continue reading “The development and application of fuel cell technology for transportation”

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Powertrain technical challenge under the electrification trend

“Don’t be fooled by some media” said Shemin Zhang, speaking of the future of internal combustion engines. Although China was tightening CO2 legislation in a similar way to Europe, Japan and the USA, internal combustion engines still make sense – at least in hybrid systems. By 2025, ICEs would still … Continue reading “Powertrain technical challenge under the electrification trend”

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Audi’s first full electric premium SUV: e-tron

In Shanghai, Michael Schöffmann took a detailed look at the technology inside Audi’s e-tron 55 quattro. Maximum System power on the quattro 55 is 300 kW and continuous is 100 kW. Schöffmann distinguished between Peak Power and Boost Power: Boost Power (300 kW) lasts 8 s; Peak Power (265 kW, … Continue reading “Audi’s first full electric premium SUV: e-tron”

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Technical analysis of GAC’s G – MC electromechanical coupling system

In 2006, Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) set up its development center for new tech and products, which Hongzhong Qi said, works largely independently. The centre is working on traction batteries, combustion engines for hybrid applications, and a Dedicated Hybrid Transmission called G-MC.