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The Automotive Industry Drives Sustainability

The days of viewing the powertrain as a system on its own are gone. As the 21st CTI Symposium in Berlin showed, the challenges even extend well beyond the vehicle itself. Software and networking play an increasingly central role; circular economy and social responsibility are extending the responsibilities of OEMs and suppliers; and competition for […]

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European Electrification Outlook to 2035

The fragmented situation around the world A. Saboor Imran and Romain Gillet, S&P Global Mobility (formerly IHS Markit | Automotive) The regional propulsion mix is a subject of multi-dimensional, complex, and interrelatedness with various sensitivities. It is based on factors such as compliance, regulations, policies, industry perspective, consumer behaviour, and technology developments. Propulsion strategies are […]

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Now available: CTI magazine 2022 edition

After a two-year break, we are again providing you with content beyond our annual events. The technical papers in this issue cover developments such as bi-stable electromagnetic clutches from JJE and ultra-compact differentials for edrives from JTEKT European Operations. Magna International reports on the versatile eBeam drive for electrictrucks and light commercialvehicles, while the Technische Universität Darmstadt has developed a twodrive electric powertrain that promises outstanding efficiency […]

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CTI SYMPOSIUM USA – Patrick Lindemann becomes new chairman

After 7 years, Dr Hamid Vahabzadeh, Strategy Advisory, AVL List GmbH, is stepping down as chair of CTI SYMPOSIUM USA. Hamid joined CTI USA at the very start in 2007. In 2010 he joined the advisory board, where he made his mark as a strong and proactive supporter of the event. In 2016, the year […]

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“We don’t want to make what we call half a vehicle”

General Motors has been a pioneer in the area of range extender technology, but today it is focusing on all-electric vehicles. We spoke with Michael Maten, Director EV Policy and Regulatory Affairs at GM, about the company’s electrification path, and future development challenges in fields such as the production, transport, and storage of energy.

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The trick is what the regulator is looking for

Besides battery electric solutions, Hyundai is also committed to fuel cell vehicles, especially for commercial applications. The company has established truck and bus fleets in South Korea and Switzerland and is currently setting up fleets and services in California. What are the prospects? An interview with Jerome Gregeois, Director Commercial Vehicles Development at Hyundai Kia […]

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Industrialization of the value stream is part of the solution

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

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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