THE EXPERT SUMMIT THAT DRIVES MOBILITY

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The CTI SYMPOSIUM USA is THE place to get updated on latest technical developments and applications on automotive EV and HEV drives and components. Exchange experiences, discuss technologies and strategies with automotive experts from USA, Asia and Europe.

In 2022 the CTI SYMPOSIUM USA returned to Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan and provided expert-led plenary and technology sessions as well as expert discussions and product showcases representing the full range from complete drivetrain systems to components and engineering services.

Plenary Speakers 2022

Kent Helfrich

Kent Helfrich

CTO and Vice President R&D, General Motors
President, GM Ventures

    Jerome Gregeois

    Jerome Gregeois

    Director Commercial Vehicles Development,
    Hyundai Kia America Technical Center

      Prof. Dr Uwe-Dieter Grebe

      Prof. Dr Uwe Dieter Grebe

      Executive Vice President - Global Business Development & Int'l Operations, Powertrain Engineering,
      AVL List GmbH

        Dave Filipe

        Dave Filipe

        Vice President, Vehicle Hardware Modules,
        Ford Motor Company

          Alex Dolpp

          Alex Dolpp

          Head of Powertrain,
          Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America, Inc.

            Micky Bly

            Micky Bly

            Senior Vice President - Global Propulsion Systems,
            Stellantis

              EXPERT DISCUSSIONS

              Messy middle: What is the strategy between now and 2030?

              Charles Poon, Director, Electrified System Engineering, Ford Motor Company
              Alex Keros, Director, EV Infrastructure Development, General Motors
              Ali Emadi PhD, Founder, President and CEO, Enedym Inc.
              Jay Hwang, Senior Research Analyst, IHS Markit

              What does is it take for the EV truck to get mainstream?

              David Schankin, Global Technical Lead and Engineering Group Manager – Driveline Systems, General Motors
              NN, Ford Motor Company
              Brett Smith, Director, Technology, Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
              Further panelists to be announced

              Updates from drivetrain-symposium.world

              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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              IN TOMORROW’S DRIVES, HARDWARE FOLLOWS SOFTWARE

              For the second time running, this year‘s 15th CTI Symposium USA took place digitally due to Covid-19. But as chair Dr Hamid Vahabzadeh said when greeting participants, this has also changed the work of engineers in the automotive industry. This year there was even stronger emphasis on the two panel discussions. Their topics were complementary: […]

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