“It’s the Ecosystem that Counts in E-Mobility”


Stephan Tarnutzer, President, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc.

 

There’s more to e-mobility than just drive electrification alone. It’s an ecosystem where infrastructure, connectivity, HMI, ADAS, security, etc. all interact as a system.

We asked Stephan Tarnutzer, President, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc., what that means for the work of OEMs, suppliers and engineering service providers.

Mr Tarnutzer, in your plenary lecture ‘The E-mobility Ecosystem as the Differentiator’ at the CTI SYMPOSIUM in Novi, you talked about ‘multilayered challenges’ for the automotive industry. What do you mean by that? Continue reading ““It’s the Ecosystem that Counts in E-Mobility””

Ready for the second revolution?


When the Tesla Roadster entered the market in 2008, it was a technological revolution. Despite widespread scepticism at the time, the discussion today is about when electric drives will supersede combustion engines. So far, however, electric vehicles are still a rare sight on the roads.

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Plenary speech: BP energy outlook 2019 and solutions for advanced mobility


BP advocates more electrification and low/no-carbon fuels

Oil company BP began publishing its annual ‘Energy Outlook’ in 2012. In Shanghai, David Hall presented extracts from the latest edition. Since any predictions for 2040 are obviously a long shot, Hall presented four different scenarios. Continue reading “Plenary speech: BP energy outlook 2019 and solutions for advanced mobility”