Do we need plug-in hybrids, or are they an interim solution at best? At the 20th CTI Symposium „Automotive Drivetrains Intelligent Electrified“, that was just one of the topics up for lively and controversial discussion. One important factor here will be which ‘green’ energy sources will be available at all.
In December 2018 around 1,300 participants from 30 countries came to Berlin to join the 17th edition of the CTI SYMPOSIUM. This event is among the biggest worldwide to bring together managers an experts from the automotive , supplying and high-tech industries. This year´s focus was on electrification of the automotive drivetrain and the digitalisation.
Full electric and hybrid powertrains are gaining in importance today. In parallel, vehicles and
traffic are more and more shaped by digitalization and connectivity, including new mobility
business cases and automated driving.Continue reading
The CTI SYMPOSIUM celebrated its 15th anniversary with a brilliant programme. In addition to ten top class plenary presentations, the participants could choose between 89 presentations in 16 different sessions, from traditional powertrain topics to e-mobility. The fringe programme included the well-attended
Networking Night on the first evening as well as Test Drives with current production and demonstrator cars. Furthermore, the Young Drive Experts Award was awarded to junior scientists in the field of transmissions.