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Industrialization of the value stream is part of the solution

Dave Filipe

Ford is offering many ‘flavors’ on its path from ICE to BEV, as Dave Filipe, Vice President Vehicle Hardware Modules Ford, explained in his presentation at the 2022 CTI Symposium in Novi. In this interview, Filipe gives insights into Ford’s electrification path until 2030 and outlines the challenges and solutions in a demanding international market.

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Event Report CTI SYMPOSIUM USA 2022

Event Report CTI SYMPOSIUM USA 2022

Electrification is taking off: there are more EVs to choose from; platform concepts are becoming more important, and competition among e-drives is lively. The first e-trucks are arriving on the US market – and the jury is still out on how long ICEs have left to live. And which energy forms are reliably available in…

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Thermal Management for EVs – the key to peak efficiency

On their search for new ways to boost EV efficiency, designers keep coming back to thermal management. Optimizing coolant and refrigeration circuits for different components is proving to be a highly complex task – but one that offers decisive energy and cost saving opportunities.

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Are truck and van e-drives ready for the mass market?

So long, diesel! Numerous companies are willing to switch faster to zero-emission fleets – providing the e-trucks on offer are attractive in terms of ROI and technology. Creative concepts with proven solid axles look promising here. CTI Symposia – setting the pace in zero-emissions mobility As a seismograph for emerging trends, CTI symposia were quick…

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Put your expertise on stage at CTI Symposium Berlin 2022

The automotive industry is in the accelerated process of transformation towards electric mobility. Many manufacturers have clear intentions to only offer electric vehicles in leading markets within 10 to 15 years. Sustainable energy production, charging infrastructure and costs remain challenging. Nevertheless, companies have been restructuring their R&D departments and are now focusing on BEV and…

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Event Report 20th CTI Symposium Germany

Event Report 20th CTI Symposium Germany

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.

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