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The Importance of Rheology and Viscosity Index Improver (VII) Selection in Passenger Car Efficiency

The Importance of Rheology and Viscosity Index Improver (VII) Selection in Passenger Car Efficiency

Lubricants have always been the “lifeblood” of automotive vehicles, reducing energy losses in the battle against friction, preventing wear, and ensuring durability and longer vehicle lifetimes. For modern drivetrains, purposefully formulated lubricants are a vital design element. They enable high levels of fuel economy and powertrain efficiency in response to government mandates designed to protect…

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A Comprehensive System Approach for Future Powertrain Electrification

A Comprehensive System

Electrification opens up many new opportunities, but also causes a complex interaction between the combustion engine and electric motors in hybrid vehicles. This is why new concepts and components for powertrains are in high demand. It is not enough to simply mix and match existing options. Magna Powertrain is meeting this challenge by offering a…

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YOUNG DRIVE EXPERTS AWARD

for BSc, MSc Graduates and PhD Students of Automotive, Mechanical, E/E, Mechatronical and Mobility Engineering

The annual CTI Young Drive Experts Award aims to encourage young engineers to continue their outstanding work in the fields of drive technology development and mobility engineering.

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CTI SYMPOSIA – keeping pace with progress

CTI SYMPOSIA – keeping pace with progress

The automotive industry is developing fast – and so are our CTI SYMPOSIA. What began nearly 20 years ago as a specialist get-together for the transmission industry has now grown to become a leading Drivetrain Engineering congress and exhibition platform. Our symposia on Intelligent, Electrified Automotive Drivetrains are specifically dedicated to the challenges and solutions…

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The disciplines around drivetrain development increasingly intertwine

Dr Hamid Vahabzadeh, Vice President & Product Line Manager Global Transmissions at AVL List GmbH USA. The automotive industry is transforming and disciplines are intertwining more and more. This challenges OEMs and suppliers who try to keep pace with the developments in all areas. Dr. Hamid Vahabzadeh has been chairman of the CTI Symposium for…

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People think they have to make compromises buying EVs

Interview with Alexander Edwards, President, Strategic Vision, USA Why do people buy electric vehicles and why do they avoid buying EVs today? And what can OEMs do to convince people of buying EVs? Alexander Edwards should know. His research company Strategic Vision carries out studies on buyer Feedback in the automotive sector. We talked to…

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