Programme 2019

INTRODUCTORY DAYSYMPOSIUM, DAY ONESYMPOSIUM, DAY TWOCTI TEST DRIVE

9 DECEMBER 2019

BASICS AND PRACTICE OF HYBRID AND ELECTRIC DRIVE, AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSIONS

OBJECTIVE
Newcomers and career changers will get an overview of the basics of conventional, hybrid and electric drives. Different transmission concepts and AWD systems will be illustrated. The concepts will be compared and their benefits for the various vehicle classes and types discussed. A parallel session focusses on the basics of Li-ion batteries – most used energy storage device -, on the electric – a component of rising importance-, and the power electronics which task it is to provide the requested energy at the right time at the right place.

The content of the introductory seminar is presented by highly experienced experts, the schedule allows time for your personal questions and an interactive exchange.

9.00

Registration and hand out of the documents

 MORNING SESSION 
9.15

Welcome Address

AUTOMOTIVE POWERTRAIN AND DRIVETRAIN CONCEPTS

9.30

Tasks and characteristics of powertrain, drivetrain and transmissions

  • Requirements on automotive propulsion systems based on vehicle characteristics
  • Characteristic maps of electric motors and combustion engines
  • Classification of propulsion systems (powertrain, drivetrain) and transmissions
  • Energy consumption resulting from road resistance, propulsion system losses and auxiliaries for different vehicle and propulsion concepts

Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay

10.45

Short break

11.00

Hybrid drivetrain concepts in comparison

  • Introduction, classification (from mild incl. 48 V to strong hybrid)
  • Add-on concepts: parallel (P0-P4, incl. e-axle)
  • Dedicated Hybrid Transmissions (DHT): series, power-split, multimode
  • Comparison of hybrid drivetrain concepts regarding performance and energy consumption

Electric drivetrains concepts in comparison

  • Central, close-to-wheel and in-wheel-concepts
    Comparison of concepts regarding performance and energy consumption
  • Concepts with 1- and 2-speed-transmissions

Axel Sturm, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

12.15

Lunch break

 PARALLEL SESSIONS 

SESSION A
TRANSMISSIONS AND ALL-WHEEL-DRIVES

1.15

Transmission concepts and components

  • Launch elements: clutch, e-clutch, torque converter, electric motor
  • Design layouts
  • Transmissions Concepts
    • Manual Transmission (MT)
    • Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)
    • Double Clutch Transmission (DCT)
    • Automatic Transmission (AT)
    • Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT)
  • Efficiency of transmissions
  • Comparison of transmission concepts

Gerrit Brandes, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

2.30

Short break

2.45

All-Wheel-Drive and Differential Systems

  • Concepts of differentials, locks and their comparison
  • Mechanical, hybrid and electric AWD concepts
  • Series applications: eLSD, TorSen, xDrive, torque splitter, eAWD, etc.

Carl-Philipp Seekamp, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

4.00

Short break

4.15

Drivetrain management

  • Mechatronics of automated transmissions
  • Shift strategy, calibration

Dr Gunter Alvermann, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

5.30

Short break

5.35

Summary of the parallel session “Electric Components: Batteries, Electric Motors, Power Electronics”

6.00

End of Introductory Seminar

SESSION B
ELECTRIC COMPONENTS: BATTERIES, ELECTRIC MOTORS, POWER ELECTRONICS

1.15

Lithium-ion batteries

  • Overview on lithium-ion batteries: design and operating principle
  • Cathode and anode materials
  • Electrical behavior and ageing
  • System technology (charging protocols, state diagnostics, system integration)
  • Cost and safety aspects

Prof. Dr Julia Kowal, Chair of Electrical Energy Storage Technology, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

2.30

Short break

2.45

Electric motors as vehicle drives: design, features, characteristics

  • Physical basics
  • Design and characteristics of the most important types of electric motors
  • peration of synchronous and induction motors of the frequency converter
  • Important technical characteristics

Prof. Dr Bernd Ponick, Director of the Institute, Electrical Machines and Drive Systems Department, Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

4.00

Short break

4.15

Power electronics for hybrid and electric vehicles

  • Power electronic components and circuits
  • Assembly concepts and thermal management
  • Control of power electronic converters
  • Special considerations for vehicular applications

Prof. Dr Axel Mertens, Director of the Institute, Power Electronics and Drive Control Department, Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

5.30

Short break

5.35

Summary of the parallel session Transmissions and All-Wheel-Drives

6.00

End of Introductory Seminar

10 DECEMBER 2019

 PLENARY SPEAKERS DAY ONE 
7.45

Opening of the registration desk and of the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

8.30

Welcome address by CTI and the chairman of the CTI SYMPOSIUM

Prof. Dr Ferit KüçükayProf. Dr Ferit Küçükay
Director, Institute of Automotive Engineering
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

8.50

Electrified powertrain strategy from Geely’s perspective

  • Electrification trends in China market
  • Customer needs on future powertrains
  • Geely’s powertrain strategy & innovation
  • Geely’s transmission roadmap

wangRuiping Wang
Vice President of Geely Auto Group
Zhejiang Geely Auto Group, China

9.10

E-mobility for all – the concept behind

Frank BekemeierFrank Bekemeier
Chief Technology Officer e-Mobility
Volkswagen AG, Germany

9.30

Customer in focus: optimising TCO and technology shifts at the same time

  • Commercial vehicles are investment goods. It’s all about the customer:
    • Focus
    • Modularization
    • Legislation
    • Commercial vehicles are different

Christian LevinChristian Levin
Chief Operating Officer
TRATON Group, Sweden

9.50

Q&A

10.10

Short break

10.45
 PANEL DISCUSSION 

Will regulation allow technology to match customer expectations?

Moderator:

Ulrich WalterUlrich Walter

Panellists:

Prof. Dr Christian Beidl, Jörg Grotendorst Prof. Dr Arno KwadeChristian Levin Uwe Wagner

Prof. Dr Christian Beidl, Head of the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility Division,ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany
Prof. Dr Arno Kwade, Director, Institute for Particle Technology, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Christian Levin, Chief Operating Officer, Traton Group, Sweden
Uwe Wagner, Head of Research and Development Automotive OEM and Industry, Schaeffler AG, Germany

11.45

Coffee break and visit to the CTI SYMPOSIUM Expo
Change to parallel sessions

12.30
 Parallel Sessions 
A: TRANSMISSIONS, DRIVETRAINS FOR ICV AND HEV
12.30

The 8F-DCT plug-in hybrid transmission for the Mercedes-Benz compact car family

  • Development of the 8F-DCT Hybrid Transmission
  • Highly efficient Hybrid Powerhead
  • Powertrain Integration
  • Efficiency and Hybrid System Application

Dr Matthias Maisch, Manager Design Hybrid Transmission & Project Manager Hybrid Transmission, Daimler AG, Germany

1.00

Aisin AW’s 1-motor hybrid transverse automatic transmission

  • Development concept
  • PHEV performance
  • New technologies for compact design

Tetsuya Shimizu, Assistant General Manager, Aisin AW, Co. Ltd, Japan

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.00

P2i – a family of modular, scalable, and integrated hybrid drive modules

  • Scalable and modular P2 architecture for 48V and HV
  • Component optimization based on system approach
  • Specific high integrated inverter development

Heiko Jausel, Director eProducts, BorgWarner Transmission Systems, Germany

3.30

Scalability goes live – modular hybrid transmission family for high-volume applications

  • Modular scalable hybrid transmissions for below 300 Nm applications
  • Flexibility for reducing complexity by increasing electrification
  • Robust technology through scalable innovation on building block level

Dr Carsten Bünder, Director Global Product Management, Transmission Systems, Magna Powertrain, Germany

4.00

The hybrid transmissions of the future – solutions for all new market demands

  • Driveline concepts depending on future requirements considering the engine development
  • Architecture and design for P2 and AMT based transmissions as well as the Schaeffler DH-MD (Dedicated Hybrid Multi Drive)
  • Efficiency characteristics as a result of the loss terms on subsystem level

Dierk Reitz, Vice President PL Hybrid Transmissions, Schaeffler Automotive Buehl GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

B: BEV DRIVETRAINS, E-AXLE
12.30

Benchmark of modern electrification concepts – which electric vehicles fascinate customers with their technologies?

  • Overview of electric vehicles on sale in 2019
  • Identification of mass market compact EVs for comparison
  • Analysis of selected EVs’ electric powertrain setup
  • Selection of best implementation for electric powertrain

Johannes Flemming, P3 automotive GmbH

1.00

The propulsion, energy storage and charging systems of the new e-Corsa

  • BEV car usage statistics: input to development target
  • Comparison between e-Corsa and Ampera e-design and performance
  • Balance between autonomy range, charging capabilities and reduced road load
  • Recommendation for EV charging

Dr Peter Ramminger, Chief Engineer & Program Manager, Propulsion Electrification, Opel Automobile GmbH, Germany

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSIONS A, C AND H

3.00

The drivetrain of SVEN – an electric vehicle dedicated for urban shared mobility

  • Requirements to e-drivetrain and battery in context of urban shared mobility
  • Drivetrain concept for a small urban 3-seater-EV
  • Integration and technical package of e-drivetrain in consideration of front crash targets

Christian Kürten, Department Manager, Lightweight & Pre-Development, FEV Vehicle GmbH, Germany

3.30

BEV range increase by optimal combination of 800V e-machine and multispeed transmission

  • Illustration of requirements (power, torque, size) on e-drive systems and electrical machines
  • Identification of machine efficiency and decisive operation points
  • Description of main enablers of multi speed transmissions
  • System efficiency and range increase

Dr Boris Dotz, Lead Engineer, Electrical Motor Innovation, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH, Germany
Camelia Jivan, Advanced Development Technical Leader for e-Drive, Valeo Powertrain Systems

4.00

Drivemode – high speed electric drivetrain

  • Electric drivetrain
  • Modular integrated drivetrain
  • High gear ratio transmission
  • High speed electric motor

Mattias Flink, Mechanical Lead Engineer, Electric Drive Mechanical Engineering, BorgWarner Sweden, Sweden

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

C: CONCEPT COMPARISON BEV, HEV / 48V
12.30

The ideal future hybrid powertrain
Fabian Holldorf, Engineer Transmission Development, hofer f&e GmbH, Germany

1.00

Powertrain-platforms for future mobility scenarios

  • From future mobility demands to concrete powertrains
  • Trade-off between CO2 TtW, CO2 WtW, performance and costs
  • Rightsizing and objective comparison of powertrain systems
  • Systematical generation of DHT- and EV-platform systems

Dr Christoph Danzer, Manager Portfolio Powertrain, IAV GmbH, Germany

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

Highly Efficient Drivetrains for the mobility of the future

  • Electrification roadmap
  • P4 solutions
  • High end concept features
  • Integration capabilites

Dr Andreas Mair, Director Product Technology Mechanical Systems – ePowertrain, GKN Automotive

3.00

System cost reduction by electric powertrain design optimisation

  • Method for multi-objective optimisation of e-drives
  • System cost model considering quantity-depended cost reduction
  • Case study shows significant cost reduction potential

Martin Hofstetter, Scientific Project Researcher, Graz University of Technology, Austria

3.30

48 Volt high power – lowest CO2 and emissions and enriched driving performance

  • Requirements for future 48V electric drive system
  • ’48V High Power’ electric fully integrated drive component
  • Vehicle performance with ‘48V High Power’ electric drive
  • Emission management

Friedrich Graf, Director Development Powertrain, Systems & Technology, CPT Group GmbH, Germany

4.00

48V 50 kW e-drive system consisting of two motors of different types

  • Integration of a high-speed radial flux motor and high torque axial flux motor into an e-drive system
  • New materials enable new solutions
  • Cooperation accelerates innovation – network developments are faster and more innovative

Dagmar Münch, Chief Technology Officer, Development, Alvier Mechatronics GmbH, Germany

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

D: ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATION
12.30

Highly integrated and efficient actuators for e-mobility

  • Electro-mechanical and e-hydraulic actuators for conventional and e-mobility power trains
  • Modular clutch actuator (MCA) with integrated local control unit (LCU) and rotor integrated planetary spindle drive
  • High efficiency Schaeffler smart hydraulic systems for multi consumer e-mobility applications

Simon Hör, Senior Specialist, Product Managment, and Reinhard Stehr, Expert – System Hydraulic Actuation, Schaeffler Automotive Buehl GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

1.00

Customised powertrain actuation systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles

  • Systematic development process
  • Electromechanical actuation solutions
  • Clutch and gear actuation for EV and HEV

André Uhle, Team Manager, Actuation System Development, Transmission and Hybrid Driveline, IAV GmbH, Germany

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSIONS A, C AND H

3.00

Replacing hydraulic actuation in electrified drivelines

  • Achieving adequate speed and performance with electromechanical actuators
  • Increasing driveline electrification
  • Simplification of electrified drivelines

Dr Richard Taylor, Technical Director & CEO, Vocis Ltd., UK

3.30

Optimised synergy between electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulical actuation in transmission applications

  • Overview of Nidec´s BLDC smart actuators & pumps
  • Drivetrain & transmission actuators for park-locks, disconnects, clutch actuation and transmission lubrication & cooling
  • Focus on mechatronic system integration, interfaces, efficiency and dynamics
  • Synergy by use of modular platform components product & process enhancements and model-based-design

Jörg Trommer, Chief Technical Officer, Nidec Motors & Actuators, Germany

4.00

ZF Rotatronic shifter – robust noise reduction via real-time embedded learning algorithms

  • Mechatronic rotary shifter for vehicle interior
  • Noise reduction via numerically efficient real-time embedded algorithms
  • Robustness to relevant tolerances through real-time learning strategies

Dr Lothar Kiltz, Development Engineer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

E: COMMERCIAL VEHICLES DRIVETRAINS AND TRANSMISSIONS
12.30

Compact e-drive for trucks – efficient utilisation of the e-motor through multi-speed transmission

  • All-electric multi-mode transmission using electric clutches
  • Using modular design to flex a multi-mode transmission across all commercial duty applications
  • No compromise PHEV option

John W. Kimes, Director of Engineering, Sigma Powertrain, Inc., USA

1.00

Multi-speed electric drive unit for commercial vehicle applications

  • Powertrain of heavy-duty commercial vehicle
  • Electric drive system
  • Concept and design details

Jiantao Geng, Director, eKontrol Drive (Suzhou) Co., Ltd, China

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSIONS A, C AND H

3.00

E-axle product family for electrified commercial vehicles

  • Electric axles for truck and busses
  • Interior permanent magnet (IPM) motor technology
  • E-axle system development
  • Production ready solutions

Nicholas LaForce, Senior Engineer, Dana Inc., USA

3.30

From mild hybrid to e-tractor – novel vehicle concepts to realise marketable electrified agricultural vehicles

  • Future e-powertrain solutions
  • AVL’s novel vehicle concepts for electrified agricultural vehicles
  • AVL’s investigations regarding e-CVT concepts for off-road applications
  • Battery system design, integration and charging concept

Sabine Pretsch, Lead Engineer System Development Off-Road, AVL Commercial Driveline & Tractor Engineering GmbH, Austria

4.00

Review on hybrid and full electric driveline integration for heavy duty applications

  • Hybrid and full electric driveline integration
  • Heavy duty applications on-road and off-road
  • Commercial and municipal purpose vehicles
  • Proprietary and co-shared development program

Robert Alvarez, Project Manager, Emoss Mobile Systems BV, The Netherlands

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

F: AWD, EAWD
12.30

48V hybrid demonstrator with e-axle

  • Concept of a 48V hybrid demonstrator with an electric rear axle
  • Dimensioning of the electric rear axle’s gear ratio
  • Design and construction of the electrified axle

Dr Sven Hartmann, Director Advanced Engineering, SEG Automotive Germany GmbH, Germany

1.00

48V AWD with P0+P4 as a free-wheel concept

  • P4 architecture background (list of technical solutions)
  • P4 as a free wheel concept (pros and cons)
  • P4 as a free wheel concept efficiency (simulation result and benefits for the OEM)
  • Application example

Jerome Mortal, Director, Special Vehicle Application, VALEO, France

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSIONS A, C AND H

3.00

High performance 48V integrated e-axle

  • Full integrated e-axle with 6 phase e-machine
  • High efficient concept
  • Hairpin windings as enabler for package reduction

Inigo Garcia de Madinabeitia Merino, Analysis Engineer, AVL List GmbH, Austria

3.30

Scaling dynamics and efficiency of mechanical and electric all-wheel drives

  • Evolution of mechanical and electrified AWD drives
  • Modular system of mechanical and electrified drivetrain components
  • Opportunities for improved torque vectoring through electrification

Simon Kaimer, Global Product Manager AWD 4WD, Driveline Systems, MAGNA Powertrain GmbH & Co. KG, Austria

4.00

Representative AWD system evaluation by high-function dyno – new simulation model of sand road

  • Construction of the soft road surface simulation model
  • Reproduction of car running by low-inertia and high response dynamo
  • Establishment of AWD evaluation method without relying actual road

Wataru Kobayashi, Engineer, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, Japan

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

G: AUTOMATED DRIVING, CONNECTIVITY, SAFETY & SECURITY, AI
12.30

Energy-efficient cooperative adaptive cruise control with receding horizon of traffic, route topology & traffic light

  • Receding horizon of road topology, speed limit, traffic, & traffic light timing data
  • Holistic approach covering both highway and city driving in the Connected Powertrain™
  • Includes powertrain design characteristics and state e.g. efficiency, battery SoC
  • A single model predictive control formulation, tested in real-time in vehicle

Dr Stephen Jones, Principal Product Manager Systems, System Engineering & Powertrain Electrification, AVL List GmbH, Austria

1.00

Fuel-saving potential of hybrid electric vehicles using surroundings sensor system information

  • Speed prediction using a surroundings sensor system
  • Fuel-saving potential with prediction data in driving cycles
  • Validation with real data from highway and urban traffic

Dominic Waldenmayer, Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSIONS A, C AND H

3.00

Quick start with AI for drivetrain calibration and diagnostics

  • AI and drivetrain calibration/diagnostics
  • AI value proposition and strategy
  • Experiences from 25 years of commercial AI application that will advance AI in automotive applications

Dr Ulrich Bodenhausen, Manager Consulting, Vector Consulting Services and Ulrich Bodenhausen AI Coaching, Germany

3.30

Realise highest cyber security standards within development – an approach from an automotive supplier’s perspective

  • Overview of vehicle gateways associated with connectivity
  • Identification of new cybersecurity hazards and risks
  • Challenges to include cybersecurity into development process

Holger Schulz, Cyber Security Engineer, Continental Engineering Services GmbH, Germany

4.00

How to ensure safety of EV or FCV without reliable, helpful saving functions made by ICE

  • Everlasting brake function obtained by engine brake
  • Temporary brake until full charge by regenerative system
  • Increasing customer’s notes about lack of brake in full SOC
  • Smart everlasting brake installed inside of transmission

Takashi Shibayama, Fellow, Shin Nippon Tokki Co., Ltd, Japan

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

H: BATTERIES
12.30

EMBATT – A bipolar battery approach to meet future requirements for extended ranges

  • Bipolar battery technology
  • Integration of batteries with high energy density into automotive applications
  • Material development: polymer current collectors
  • Simulation: electrochemical modelling

Karsten Müller, Senior Vice President, TS-S System Integration and Energy Management, IAV GmbH, Germany

1.00

All-solid-state batteries – status and prospect for e-mobility

  • Introduction to all-solid-state batteries
  • Classes of solid electrolytes
  • Inorganic all-solid-state cells
  • View on application in e-mobility

Dr Martin Finsterbusch, Team Leader, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany

1.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.30

Development and prototyping of lithium-ion cells for demonstrator drivetrains

  • Cell designs for automotive applications
  • Achievable energy densities and optimisation of properties
  • Influences of cell component adaptions

Jan Diekmann, Head of Process Engineering, Custom Cells Itzehoe GmbH, Germany

3.00

Effective battery design and integration of cylindrical cells for high power applications

  • Superior battery pack technology at competitive cost
  • Key aspects to increase energy and power density
  • Best in class thermal management
  • Platform approach

Helmut Kastler, Project Director, R&D, Kreisel Electric GmbH & Co. KG., Austria

3.30

Thermal management system for high performance battery based on an innovative dielectric fluid

  • Test Bench experiments to evaluate thermal performances
  • Experiment simulation at the battery pack level
  • Consideration of the whole thermal management system

Dr Nicolas Champagne, R&D Scientist, TOTAL, France

4.00

Environmental benefits of used batteries from e-vehicles as stationary energy storage

  • Environmental benefits secondary use opposed to recycling
  • Differences mobile to stationary battery applications
  • Experience of already realised systems on a megawatt scale

Dr Juergen Koelch, Senior Referent, EVA Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH, Germany

4.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

 

5.10

Automotive industry undergoes the most significant change ever – impacts to powertrain and vehicle design

Dr Dirk AbendrothDr Dirk Abendroth
Chief Technology Officer Automotive
Continental AG, Germany

5.30

Not just a truck: rethinking the last mile delivery business

  • Powering consumers’ delivery expectations
  • What on-demand delivery means for commercial transportation
  • Creating an ecosystem rooted in energy services & logistics
  • Why most commercial vehicles will be electric before passenger cars

Jörg SommerJörg Sommer
Chief Executive Officer
StreetScooter GmbH, Germany

5.50

Q&A

6.00

End of the lecture programme, day one

6.15

Departure to the CTI NETWORKING NIGHT

7.00

Start of the evening event

CTI NETWORKING NIGHT @ MOTORWERK BERLIN

An outstanding opportunity to mingle with all participants, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors. Make new business contacts in a relaxed atmosphere, discuss the topics of the day with your colleagues and peers while enjoying delicious food and drinks at the CTI NETWORKING NIGHT.

11 DECEMBER 2019

 PLENARY SPEAKERS DAY ONE 
8.00

Reception and opening of the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

8.30

Welcome address

Prof. Dr Ferit KüçükayProf. Dr Ferit Küçükay
Director, Institute of Automotive Engineering,
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

8.40

Sports car powertrains of the future

  • Drivetrain concepts for sports cars in the era of electromobility
  • Steps towards a fully electrically powered Porsche
  • High-speed, high-performance charging network
  • Taycan – the first Porsche BEV

Dr Oliver Blume

Dr Oliver Blume
Chairman of the Executive Board Porsche AG
Dr Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

9.00

Battery cell technology for automotive applications: state of the art and possible future

Prof. Prof. h.c. mult. Dr Martin WinterProf. Prof. h.c. mult. Dr Martin Winter
Scientific Director
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany

9.20

Future trends on battery systems – ready for the next generation

Dr Holger Manz

Dr Holger Manz
Head of Energy Management and High Voltage Systems
Electric / Electronic Development
Volkswagen AG, Germany

9.40

Q & A

9.55

11th CTI YOUNG DRIVETRAIN EXPERTS AWARD
Presentation of the finalists.

The authors of the best Bachelor, Master or PhD thesis submitted in the field of transmission and drive technology selected by the expert committee will be introduced. The finalists will present a short version of their theses live on stage, the winner will be identified by audience vote. Further information about the CTI YOUNG DRIVETRAIN EXPERTS AWARD: www.cti-award.com

10.15

Coffee break and visit to the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO
Change to parallel sessions

11.00
  Parallel Sessions 
I: TRANSMISSIONS, DRIVETRAINS FOR ICV AND HEV
11.00

Smart 48V DCT solutions for new CO2 targets and moving customer preferences

  • P2 hybrid DCT
  • 250 to 420 Nm torque range
  • Conventional, 48V and (P)HEV in same design

Dr Alex Serrarens, Manager Business Development, Punch Powertrain Nederland, The Netherlands

11.30

Volkswagen´s electrified drivetrains
Dr Karsten Bennewitz, Head of Hybrid & Electric Drive System Development, Volkswagen AG, Germany

12.00

48V hybrid manual transmission

  • Hybrid manual transmission – purpose and benefits
  • Concept definition and control strategy
  • Simulation approach
  • Fuel economy improvement and load spectrum

Konstantin Baron, Assistant Chief Engineer, Transmission Engineering & Electrification, Opel Automobile GmbH, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSION K, N AND O

2.00

Concept of a 4-speed DHT with high efficiency

  • A 4-speed dedicated hybrid transmission
  • Compact and efficient concept design
  • Deep motor integration for optimal electric support

Florian Stallforth, Director Research & Development, GETEC Getriebe Technik GmbH, Germany

2.30

Dual Flow Transmission (DFT), a modular concept open for hybrid and non-hybrid solutions

  • Hybrid transmissions for transverse engines: comparison P0 to P4
  • Modular and competitive transmission solutions with DHT-like compactness, but volumes of hybrid and non-hybrid applications
  • Dual Flow Transmission – DFT: an innovative optimum concept regarding efficiency, comfort and performances

Wolfgang de Loth, Head of Research & Development, Punch Powerglide Strasbourg SAS, France

3.00

A novel multi-mode dedicated hybrid transmission

  • Introduction of a novel multi-mode DHT
  • Operating modes
  • Extended scheme based on the basic scheme
  • Simulation results of a vehicle application regarding driveability and fuel economy

Prof. Dr Xiangyang Xu, Executive Deputy Director, Beihang University

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

J: E-AXLES, TRANSMISSIONS
11.00

Development of the innovative rear axle transmission for the new Porsche Taycan

  • Porsche-typical requirements for a rear-axle transmission in a battery-electric sports car
  • Concept phase
  • Implementation

Michael Niko, Manager Design BEV Transmissions, Transmission and Drivetrain, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

11.30

BEV AWD primary and secondary eDU – Gear ratio selection for efficiency

  • Gear ratio optimization and analysis
  • Balance efficiency & performance through special selection of gear ratios and reduction of churning losses
  • Matlab/Simulink vehicle drive cycle efficiency simulation analysis and comparison

Michael Schulte, Director Product Engineering-Torque Transfer, AAM – American Axle & Manufacturing, USA

12.00

E-FDU: an innovative double motor, disconnectable front electric drive unit for Ferrari sport car application

  • Vehicle requirements for hybrid/EV Drive
  • System specifications, layout, packaging and weight optimisation
  • Vehicle control strategy overview
  • Innovative disconnect system (EMA), controls and functional safety
  • Industrialisation and project implementation into production

Fabio Irato, Project Engineer Hybrid Systems, Product Development, Dana Graziano, Italy

Gianluca Quattromani, Powertrain Simulation Specialist, Know-how and Simulation Department, Ferrari, Italy

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSION K, N AND O

2.00

Innovative and integrated multi-speed electrical drive unit (EDU) development

  • Development process and solutions for high power dense and torque dense EDU
  • 3-in-1 system integration and optimisation with a special focus on NVH, EMC, efficiency and thermal management
  • Multi-speed powershift development

Julien Maynard, Vice President eDrive and Transmissions, Ricardo, China

2.30

Compact pushbelt variator module to improve energy economy in electrified powertrains

  • CVT pushbelt unit for electric drives leads to reduced energy consumption while providing higher performance
  • Holistic system design of CVT based electric drive enables downsizing of electric motor and power electronics
  • On demand energy supply for pushbelt variator control leading to minimized actuation energy need

Gert-Jan van Spijk, Director Transmissions, Bosch Transmission Technology, The Netherlands

3.00

A new planetary gear design for high-speed e-motor

  • Highspeed e-motor
  • Silent gear layout
  • 2-speed gear system

Prof. Dr Peter Tenberge, Director, Institute for Industrial and Automotive Drivetrains, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

K: LAUNCH AND SHIFT ELEMENTS
11.00

Significant drag torque reduction and improved clutch dynamics by innovative, very compact separating springs for wet clutches

  • CO2-reduction by >0,5 g/km (WLTP) due to lower drag torque
  • Better controllability and reduced torque non-uniformity
  • Improved shifting comfort by lower torque shocks in the pre-filling phase
  • Higher clutch dynamics due to fast separation of the disc plates

Hüseyin Gürbüz, Research Engineer Advanced Engineering, Business Unit Transmission Springs, Mubea Tellerfedern GmbH, Germany

11.30

Triple wet clutch e-module for P2 hybridisation

  • Hybrid architectures reminder
  • P2 off-line module: coupling systems arrangement solutions
  • Triple wet clutches off-line, CSC and piston actuation
  • E-motors overview
  • Actuation system, shift cylinders and park lock

Olivier Simon, R&D Director DCT and Wilhelm Heubner, Product Marketing Director, Valeo Powertrain Systems, France

12.00

E-drive assisted dedicated hybrid transmission synchronisation – enabling real drive emissions (RDE)

  • E-drive assisted shifting and torque management
  • Test results of active synchronisation with a high voltage starter generator
  • Evaluation of gear shifts with actively synchronised dog clutches

Andreas Riedel, Project Manager Engineering, System & Innovation, Continental AG, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Noise and pulsation reduction in automotive applications: ELIKA gear pump

• Special patented tooth profile
• Noise reduction
• Pulsation reduction

Michelangelo Musiani, Product Engineer Designer, Technical Department, Marzocchi Pompe S.p.A., Italy

2.00

Innovative and highly efficient clutch system for multispeed BEV with highspeed powertrains Tackling the effiency and drag loss challenges through a novel latching and actuation system

  • Introduction consortium project “Highspeed Clutch”
  • Clutch designs for shiftable highspeed transmissions with 30.000rpm
  • Innovative mechanical latching system without energy consumption
  • Novel plain bearing system for cost-efficient clutch actuation

Sascha Ott, Managing Director, Institute of Product Engineering, Managing Director KIT Center Mobility Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

2.30

New semi-wet friction solution for highly integrated active torque-controlled drives

  • Material development – from fiber to friction disc
  • Requirements of semi-wet friction solution
  • Test methods to evaluate NVH and friction performance
  • MC650 as enabler for less drag torque

Volker Föge, Manager – R&D Wet Friction Division, Miba Frictec GmbH, Austria

3.00

Solutions for increased power density at shifting clutches

  • New friction materials as enabler for increased power density
  • New design solutions for friction components
  • High torque low drag clutch module (HTLD) consists out of a friction plate clutch for synchronisation and a dog clutch to transmit high torque

Harald Merkel, Technical Specialist, BorgWarner Transmission Systems GmbH, Germany

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

L: E-MOTOR, POWER ELECTRONICS
11.00

Supply chain implications of increasingly integrated EV drivelines

  • Electric motor and power electronics market development
  • Thermal system technology evolution
  • Supply chain implications and opportunities

Claudio Vittori, Senior Analyst, Auto Supply Chain & Technology, IHS Markit, Italy

11.30

An efficient and automated design strategy for multi-physics e-motor development

  • Simulation-driven design for e-motors
  • Optimisation and design exploration using DOE based strategies
  • Improving total design balance of e-motors
  • Possible reduction of design looks, firefighting and development costs

Torben Schulze, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, Germany
Dr Lars Fredriksson, Altair Engineering, Germany

12.00

Spring loaded rotor shafts as a new flexible shaft hub joint for e-rotors

  • Requirements regarding shaft hub joints for rotors of electric traction machines
  • Advantages of flexible shaft hub joints in comparison to rigid shaft hub joints
  • Experimental verification up to high rotational speed and torque

Dr Benjamin Dönges, Representative Head Corporate Unit Research & Engineering, Mubea – Muhr und Bender KG, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSION K, N AND O

2.00

Integration of an inductive rotor position sensor in a rolling bearing for electrical machines

  • E-mobility / e-machine / actual value detection of the rotor position as an important element of the control path
  • Types of rotor position detection / inductive position sensor
  • Advantages of functional integration
  • Test results

Alexander Schamin, Development Engineer, Product Development Transmission Component, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Germany

2.30

Interaction of motor-transmission-inverter of an electric axle unit

  • Integration of motor, gearbox and inverter
  • High performance e-axle platform
  • E-machine design measures to support wide power and speed range

Dr Yves Burkhardt, Head of Motor Electrical Engineering, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH, Germany

3.00

Method for thermal modeling of electric traction machines for hybrid vehicle applications

  • Semi-automatic creation and calibration of thermal networks for electric machines
  • Test procedures for test bench and prototype cars for maximum transferability of results in-between
  • Coupling of 1D-models and 3D CFD-/CHT-simulation to consider transient thermal cycles with maximum resolution

Holger Hinrich, Simulation-Engineer, Digital Development Drivetrain, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

M: DRIVETRAIN COMPONENTS, NVH, SENSORS
11.00

Next EV drive system – proposal to apply magneto strictive torque sensor in EV

  • Applying concept for EV
  • Development of magneto strictive torque sensor
  • Improvement of magneto strictive sensitivity for torque sensor shaft
  • High sensor performance of sensitivity, repetition and responsibility, and compact size

Seigo Urakami, Manager, NSK Ltd, Japan

11.30

Torque sensors for high volume production applications

  • Recent achievements in magnetoelastic sensor technology
  • Magnetoelastic torque sensor for transmissions
  • Economic feasible torque sensor for series applications

Julius Beck, Engineering Manager MST, Europe, Methode Sensor Technologies, Methode Electronics International GmbH, Germany

12.00

The rolling bearing in the electrified powertrain – requirements and solutions

  • Megatrend “e-mobility” – challenges and need for paradigm shift
  • Novel application requirements and their impact on rolling bearing design
  • Proprietary software for product development and application engineering
  • Customised bearing portfolio as a toolkit for e-mobility

Thomas M. Wolf, Senior Application Engineer, SKF GmbH, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSION K, N AND O

2.00

Park by wire system for current electric drive units

  • Functional safety and diagnostic concepts
  • Mechanical park lock concept
  • Park by wire concept

Dr Jan Nowack, Department Manager, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

2.30

Simulation and countermeasure of rattle noise in a hybrid transaxle during engine shutdown

  • Simulation model for rattle noise in a hybrid transaxle
  • Clarification of rattle noise mechanism
  • Derivation of optimal countermeasure

Hiroki Kuwamoto, Assistant Manager, Drivetrain-EHV Design Division, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

3.00

Quietly efficient – reducing EV powertrain noise without compromising efficiency

  • Exploring system-level trade-off between efficiency and NVH
  • Evaluating NVH against other performance criteria
  • Avoiding expensive late-emerging NVH issues
  • Relaxing NVH component constraints to maximise efficiency

Victoria Godbillot, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Drive System Design, UK

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

N: OIL, LUBRICATION
11.00

Innovative sensor technology revolutionises lubrication system analysis in transmissions

  • Advanced analysis method for lubrication systems
  • Integrated sensor for quantification of lubrication condition
  • Improved analysis accuracy and speed
  • Applications in development and condition monitoring

Mario Theissl, Research Engineer, Graz University of Technology, Austria

11.30

Dedicated lubricants and greases solutions for the whole EV drivetrain including the thermal management of the batteries

  • Environment and motivation for lubricants and greases in e-application
  • Performance criteria’s and limitations of transmission fluids in reduction gears and e-axles
  • Performance and compromises to design new greases for BEVs
  • Concepts to optimise the thermal management of batteries in PEV and BEV application

Torsten Murr, Global Technology Manager, Shell Global Solutions Deutschland GmbH, Germany

12.00

Ultra-low viscosity synthetic eDF – how synthetic base oils can help novel formulation for e-mobility driveline fluids

  • Driveline fluids
  • Electric and hybrid vehicles EV
  • Synthetic base oils
  • Low viscosity

Dr Babak Lotfi, Global Application Development – Driveline & EV, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, USA

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Comprehensive approach of the lubrication for the electric powertrain based on an innovative multi-purpose fluid

  • Overview of oil properties needed for an electric vehicle
  • New bench tests to assess oil key-properties
  • Numerical simulation of the cooling of an electric motor

Hakim El Bahi, R&D Scientist, TOTAL, France

2.00

Advances in drivetrain lubricating fluid technology for hybrid & electric vehicles

  • Advanced fluid technology for hybrid and electric vehicle application
  • Thermal and anti-corrosion properties of the fluid
  • New test development to evaluate the suitability for electrified hardware
  • Noise vibration and harshness (NVH) evaluation and minimisation

Dr Michael Gahagan, Technology Manager, Driveline, Lubrizol, UK

2.30

Multipurpose oil filter systems for innovative drivetrains and e-axles

  • System reliability through high efficient filter media
  • Filter stability with 3D structure grid solution
  • Oil reconditioning for long life application
  • Oil management system for optimised assembly space use

Marius Panzer, Lead Product Engineer, Mann+Hummel GmbH, Germany

3.00

Realistic testing to assess how electrified transmission fluids will withstand ageing

  • New test methods and results
  • Durability of Electrified Transmission Fluids (ETF) assessed
  • Friction and heat, copper and electrical properties
  • Key industry fluids and technology compared

Dr Harld Maelger, Senior Global OEM Manager, OEM, Afton Chemical, Germany

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

O: INNOVATIVE PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN
11.00

Quality assurance of composite materials for powertrain applications

  • Terahertz measurement of unidirectional carbon fiber composite intermediates
  • Mapping of fiber distribution and fiber content in carbon fiber tape and towpreg
  • Non-contact non-destructive measurement of carbon fiber composite tape and towpreg

Dr Andrew Willett, Senior Researcher, Production Engineering Innovation, Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA, Belgium

11.30

Innovative materials for battery boxes and their temperature control concept

  • Requirements of today´s battery boxes
  • New material concepts
  • Temperature control concepts

Dr Thomas Hipke, Head Lightweight Design, Fraunhofer-IWU Chemnitz, Germany

12.00

Development and industrialisation of low-temperature fuel cell stacks

  • Motivation and application for LT fuel cells
  • Challenges of development
  • Balance between functional optimisation and cost-efficient manufacturability
  • Production process for bipolar plates
  • Production process for stacks

Thomas Hahn, Head of Fuel Cell Development & Production, WätaS Wärmetauscher Sachsen GmbH, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30
Solution Forum

Industry 4.0 applications for improved efficiency in EOL testing

  • Predictive maintenance: early detection of deviations
  • Big data: analyses for the optimization of test sequences
  • REST API: access and integrate data easily

Ralph Heckmann, Vice President Sales Automotive, teamtechnik Maschinen und Anlagen GmbH, Germany

2.00

Machining process solutions of ring gears to achieve high NVH performance, compact gears

  • Highly accurate, compact gears after heat treatment
  • High productivity process after heat treatment

Liang Wu, Business Strategy Office, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Japan

2.30

Laser joining of copper-copper and copper-aluminium application in the e-mobility

  • New challenges for laser welding in series production
  • Safe and reliable cooper welding processes in stator production
  • Challenge of copper-aluminium welding in battery-connectors

Stefan Mücke, Strategy Group E-Mobility, Scansonic MI GmbH, Germany

3.00

Weight-optimization of clutch-housings for automatic transmission

  • Increasing the transmission capabilities of frictional connections in powertrain applications

Stefan Kaulfuß, Area Sales Manager, Leifeld Metal Spinning AG

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

P: TOOLS, TESTING
11.00

Assessing the relative endurance capacity of hybrid drivetrain components in an early development stage with an indicator based on preceding drivetrain generations

  • Drivetrain endurance capacity characterisation with drivetrain properties
  • Relative endurance capacity estimation of hybrid drivetrains
  • Estimation of expected necessary adjustments depending on drivetrain property changes

Jannick Fischer, Simulation Engineer, Daimler AG, Germany

11.30

Finite element modeling (FEM) and fatigue analysis of hypoid gears and laser welding joints installed in a power take-off unit (PTU)

  • Power take-off unit (PTU)
  • Hypoid gear
  • Laser welding joint
  • Finite element method
  • Fatigue analysis

Kibok Lee, Researcher, Department of Powertrain Research, Hyundai-Wia (Hyundai Motors Group), Republic of South Korea

12.00

Fast and accurate road interference compensation for objective drivetrain evaluation

  • Influence of road disturbances in the longitudinal acceleration
  • Elimination of unwanted oscillations in case of road interferences
  • Virtual sensors for optimisation
  • Real-time capable method

Johann Rutz, Research Assistant, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

12.30

LUNCH AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

START OF PRESENTATIONS IN SESSION K, N AND O

2.00

Efficient CFD-simulation method for estimation of drag torque in wet multi-plate clutches in comparison to test rig results

  • CFD-simulation: setup and modes of operation
  • Sensivity analysis: mesh and parameters
  • Experimental validation: test rig setup and evaluation method

Daniel Groetsch, Research Associate, Institute of Machine Elements, FZG, Technical University Munich, Germany

2.30

Anthropometric and demographic human related influence on MT gearshift quality

  • Manual Transmission gear shift quality
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE) Applied to Gear Shift Quality Analysis
  • Importance of Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE) on automation of vehicles subsystems

Dr Suzimara Ducatti, Engineering Group Manager, General Motors SA, Brazil

3.00

Deployment of an Electric Drive Unit (EDU) transmission test catalog

  • multispeed EDU (Electric Drive Unit)
  • appropriate testing methodologies
  • estimate the lifetime of an EDU transmission

Ralph Fleuren, Product Manager, FEV Europe GmbH

3.30

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT TO THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO, CHANGE TO PLENUM

5.30

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAMME, DAY TWO

 

4.15

Path to plug in e-propulsion with balanced, scalable and sustainable products

  • Suppliers perspective on managing the e-propulsion challenge by
  • Balancing the hybrid and electric products to overcome regulatory requirements
  • Focusing on scalable PHEV and EV architectures for power and range
  • Establishing the sustainable product verticals and ecosystems for compelling products

Hakan Yilmaz,Hakan Yilmaz
Chief Technology Officer
BorgWarner, USA

4.35

Trans:Mission performance – the all-new Ferrari 8DCL900 high-end dual clutch transmission by Magna

  • The latest technology for a super sports car transmission
  • Improved torque density, shiftability, race track capability, hydraulic concept
  • Synergies for mass production transmissions

Dr Jörg Gindele Francesco Strati,

Dr Jörg Gindele, Sr. Director Engineering, Transmission Systems, Magna Powertrain, Germany
Francesco Strati, 8DCL Project Manager, Ferrari SpA, Italy

4.55

Q&A

5.10

Summary of the key messages and final discussion with the attendees
Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay

5.30

End of the lecture programme, day two

12 DECEMBER 2019

 LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS – REGISTER EARLY 

ADAC CENTRE OF DRIVING SAFETY, BERLIN/BRANDENBURG

An ounce of experience is worth a ton of theory.

Don’t miss this opportunity to test the latest transmission technologies and vehicles with alternative drives. Experience the entire drivetrain spectrum as part of a complete system.

This parcours offers all participants a full-feature experience of the transmissions and drives on show. Engineers from the corresponding vehicle / transmission manufacturers or suppliers will be in attendance, and look forward to answering your questions in detail.

How to participate? A pre-registration is required. Please select the according booking option during your registration.
What is required? Show a valid driver’s license and sign the waiver of liability form (will be provided shortly prior to the event).

Information about the available vehicles, test track and further procedure will be provided on our website and in our CTI Event App.

 

11 December 2019

12 a.m. – 5 p.m. Check-in

Registered participants and persons accompanying demo vehicles are kindly requested to use our special Check-in desk at the CTI Symposium. Please show your German or international driver licence and bring your completed declaration of non-liability (supplied by CTI in advance). We also need to know if you are using our shuttle bus to the ADAC driving centre in Linthe or making your own travel arrangements. You will receive all the details for the test drive at the Check-in.

 

12 December 2019

8.30

Departure with the shuttle bus from Estrel Hotel Berlin to
ADAC Center of Driving Safety, Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, Am Kalkberg, 14822 Linthe, Germany

9.30

Arrival at the ADAC Center of Driving Safety and welcome address
Instruction and tour around the proving ground

10.30

Start of the ride & drive

~4.00

End of the ride & drive and departure to the Estrel Hotel Berlin

~5.30

Arrival at the hotel

Please be flexible when planning your return journey.

Please wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes. Register early – places are limited!

LIKE TO PROVIDE A TEST CAR AND SHOW PEOPLE WHAT YOU DO?