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“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.

Continue reading “Ready for the second revolution?”

Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT) by PUNCH Powerglide – an innovative concept for an optimized DHT in terms of efficiency, cost and packaging.


DHT Concept as Cost Reduction Opportunity

Car manufacturers around the globe have to hybridize their vehicle range to meet increasingly challenging CO2 and emission standards. We all acknowledge that CO2, emissions and energy transition will be prevalent for the years to come. Continue reading “Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT) by PUNCH Powerglide – an innovative concept for an optimized DHT in terms of efficiency, cost and packaging.”