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The Automotive Industry Drives Sustainability

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The days of viewing the powertrain as a system on its own are gone. As the 21st CTI Symposium in Berlin showed, the challenges even extend well beyond the vehicle itself. Software and networking play an increasingly central role; circular economy and social responsibility are extending the responsibilities of OEMs and suppliers; and competition for…

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European Electrification Outlook to 2035

European Electrification Outlook to 2035

The fragmented situation around the world A. Saboor Imran and Romain Gillet, S&P Global Mobility (formerly IHS Markit | Automotive) The regional propulsion mix is a subject of multi-dimensional, complex, and interrelatedness with various sensitivities. It is based on factors such as compliance, regulations, policies, industry perspective, consumer behaviour, and technology developments. Propulsion strategies are…

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Now available: CTI magazine 2022 edition

After a two-year break, we are again providing you with content beyond our annual events. The technical papers in this issue cover developments such as bi-stable electromagnetic clutches from JJE and ultra-compact differentials for edrives from JTEKT European Operations. Magna International reports on the versatile eBeam drive for electrictrucks and light commercialvehicles, while the Technische Universität Darmstadt has developed a twodrive electric powertrain that promises outstanding efficiency…

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We need to harmonize the worlds of battery pack and cell

At the CTI symposium in Berlin from 6-7 December, Mareike Schmalz, Team Leader Battery Pre-Development, Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH, Germany, will speak about “Range vs. fast charging capability – new development tools for solving the optimisation conflict of HV-batteries”. We had the opportunity to interview Ms. Schmalz beforehand.

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The competition is not about energy, it is about economy

The competition is not about energy, it is about economy

At the CTI symposium in Berlin from 6-7 December, Dr Martin Härtl, Chief Engineer, Technical University of Munich, Germany, will speak about the topic “E-fuels: indirect electrification of the transport sector”. We had the opportunity to interview Dr Härtl in the run-up to the CTI symposium.

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E-motors at the max – how developers are raising the bar

The heart of every automobile is still the power plant. Traditional values like horsepower, top speed or acceleration may be taking a back seat in EVs, but efficiency – which has a big impact on range – is growing in importance. To reduce package and weight, developers are striving for maximum power density – plus…

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The complete spectrum of testing services from everywhere at any time with ATESTEO

Highlights at CTI Berlin. Testing for all drive types. Early drivetrain testing is the key to developing new drives. Electric drives, hybrid drives, or internal combustion engine powertrains—ATESTEO, the leading specialist for drivetrain testing, offers over 170 state-of-the-art drivetrain test benches for developing the mobility of tomorrow. Our wide spectrum of flexible test bench equipment…

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Sustainability and supply chains – new values for the future

Automotive mobility is undergoing a process of deep change. Old values are fading; new ones are coming into focus. In future, potential EV buyers may well be more interested in the eco-balance than the range. People want to use their vehicles with a clear conscience. So for manufacturers, committing to sustainability – and perhaps even…

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