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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”

Interview Grotendorst: Electric Mobility: combining driving enjoyment with sustainability


Electric Mobility: What could be better than combining driving enjoyment with sustainability?

CTI Symposium 2016 – Interview with Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility, ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is deeply realigning their business modell at the moment. With the acquisition of TRW, they’re shifting from a classical driveline and chassis technology manufacturer to a holistic solutions provider – not just for mechanical systems, but for electronic systems too. We talked with Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility at ZF about the trend towards e-mobility. Continue reading “Interview Grotendorst: Electric Mobility: combining driving enjoyment with sustainability”

Interview with Jürgen Geise, CEO, Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik – CTI Symposium 2016


Electric mobility is coming sooner than anticipated

Because of the decisions – and the discussion – in politics and business, electric mobility is coming sooner than we anticipated. This is the opinion of Jürgen Geise, CEO of Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik. At the CTI Symposium 2016 in Berlin, he was available for a video interview. Continue reading “Interview with Jürgen Geise, CEO, Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik – CTI Symposium 2016”

12th CTI Symposium, Berlin 2013 – Interview with Max Nakagawa


Interview with Max Nakagawa

Denso has been forging ahead with its electrification R&D for years, and sees the topic as an important long-term trend for drive development. In this interview, Max Nakagawa, Chief Technology Officer at Denso International Europe, talks about progress and globalization in the electrification activities of the European automotive industry.

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12th CTI Symposium, Berlin 2013 – Interview with Mihir Kotecha


Interview with Mihir Kotecha

In recent years, the automotive industry has addressed globalization – and specifically, how customer needs vary across different regions ­– even more strongly, and is upbeat and open for new trends. Buoyed by a fresh sense of self-confidence, manufacturers are breaking new ground and actively shaping their position in tomorrow’s international market. GETRAG Chief Executive Officer Mihir Kotecha foresees further development of specialist expertise and research in-house, as well as global expansion and innovation.

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