Interview Prof. Dr Peter Gutzmer, Schaeffler AG


Mobility for tomorrow – an integrated view on the energy and powertrain options

Interview with Prof. Dr Peter Gutzmer, Chief Technology Officer, Deputy CEO, Schaeffler AG

The transmission world is in a phase of change. In addition to improving the classic transmission technology, new technologies have to be integrated into new types of transmissions. We spoke to Prof. Dr Peter Gutzmer, Deputy CEO of Schaeffler AG, in Berlin. Continue reading “Interview Prof. Dr Peter Gutzmer, Schaeffler AG”

Interview Marc Ritter Google Germany


Mission Google – what can automotive companies learn from Google?

Interview with Marc Ritter, EMEA Automotive Partnerships, Google Germany GmbH

Google wants to support companies in their digital transformation, and the auto industry is particularly interesting. We spoke to Marc Ritter, Google Germany’s automotive expert, in Berlin. Continue reading “Interview Marc Ritter Google Germany”

Interview with Dr Sven Beiker, Silicon Valley LLC


Why the German Auto Industry Needs to Stay on the Ball

Interview with Dr Sven Beiker, Silicon Valley Mobility LLC

The market for mobility services is booming, and that matters for traditional automotive manufacturers too. Companies like Apple and Google may have dropped their plans to build autonomous vehicles in house, Continue reading “Interview with Dr Sven Beiker, Silicon Valley LLC”

Interview Ferit Küҫükay


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 “Interview Ferit Küҫükay”

Interview Peter Gutzmer: We’re in intensive dialogue with Chinese OEMs


“We’re in intensive dialogue with Chinese OEMs.”

CTI Symposium 2016 – Interview with Peter Gutzmer, Deputy CEO, Schaeffler AG

Peter Gutzmer: At the moment the biggest change we’re experiencing in our scene, in the drive sector, is definitely the discussion about electrification. It’s always incredibly hard to predict the future. Remember Kaiser Wilhelm – he backed horses. Today we’re backing electric mobility, and that’s certainly sensible. Continue reading “Interview Peter Gutzmer: We’re in intensive dialogue with Chinese OEMs”