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

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Mobility tomorrow: Will electric drives triumph?

Eleven years ago, Tesla’s first electric-powered sports car astonished the general public and established automotive manufacturers alike.

As we now know, that was the dawn of a new era in automotive mobility. Since then, important technological advances such as longer ranges and shorter charging times have made electric vehicles increasingly attractive.Continue reading

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Electrification of Commercial Vehicles: How Drivetrains Are Evolving to Meet the Future of an Electrified World

Susan Kuchinskas

The transition to electric vehicles is inevitable for the commercial transportation industry, driven by the imperative to reduce air pollution and the rising cost of diesel fuel. Regulation plays a key role in this. In some places, fleet operators will have no choice but to switch to EVs. Paris, Milan, Mexico City and Athens are among those with plans to ban diesel engines in city centers—and this approach will gain momentum as its viability becomes clear.

At the CTI SYMPOSIUM USA in Novi, Mich., held on May 13 to 16, manufacturers and suppliers will present their future visions and current initiatives on the road to electrification of commercial vehicles. We’ll see several approaches, including strong (P2) hybrid drivetrains, all-electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered heavy-duty trucks.Continue reading

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The following plenary speakers have confirmed:

Key Note Speaker

Dave Filipe

Dave Filipe

Keynote 2019

Vice President, Global Powertrain Engineering, Ford

ford

Is electrification just an addition to Ford's powertrain portfolio?
Ford's future architectures for propulsion systems and transmissions

    Plenary Speakers

    Agochiya

    Mayank Agochiya

    Plenary Speaker 2019

    Managing Director, FEV Consulting, Inc.

    FEV North America, Inc.

    New mobility concepts and its impact on transmissions

      Mamatha Chamarthi

      Mamatha Chamarthi

      Plenary Speaker 2019

      CDO, ZF

      zf

      Digital takes the driver's seat

       

        Alexander Edwards

        Alexander Edwards

        Plenary Speaker 2019

        President, Strategic Vision

        The electric truck: why?

          Stephan A. Tarnutzer

          Stephan A. Tarnutzer

          Plenary Speaker 2019

          President, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc.

          avl

          The E-Mobility eco-system as the differentiator

            Prof. Giorgio Rizzoni

            Prof. Giorgio Rizzoni

            Plenary Speaker 2019

            Director, Center for Automotive Research, The Ohio State University

            The evolution of commercial vehicle drivetrains in an increasingly connected and electrified world

              Eiji Ogawa

              Eiji Ogawa

              Plenary Speaker 2019

              Vice President Corporate Business Office, Jatco

              jatco

              Jatco’s approach to developing electric powertrains

                Mike Duhaime

                Mike Duhaime

                Plenary Speaker 2019

                Head of Electrification Architecture and Technology, FCA

                FCA

                  Steven Tarnowsky

                  Steven Tarnowsky

                  Plenary Speaker 2019

                  Director Electric Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure, General Motors

                  gm

                  Electrification transformation

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