In May 2019 around 650 participants from 17 countries came to Novi to join the 13th edition of the CTI SYMPOSIUM. This event is among the biggest worldwide to bring together managers an experts from the automotive, supplying and high-tech industries. This expert meeting focussed the specifics of drivetrain electrification for the North American market, especially looked at truck electrification, and what customers expect from powertrains.
How Means has developed new tools for transmission engineers to reinvent the design
of efficient and compact electrified propulsion systems.
Carl Beiser, Technical Business Manager, Means
Rich Marr, Marketing Analyst, Means
Tim Hunter, Marketing Manager, Means
Magna Powertrain’s e2 Technology Demonstrator vehicle uses a scalable set of building blocks to show different hybridization options, from 48V to high voltage, with front-wheel drive or AWD and torque vectoring. Walter Sackl, Director of Product Management Driveline Systems, Magna Powertrain, explains the thinking behind e2.Continue reading
Improving fuel economy while delivering the vehicle performance consumers demand has been a challenge that automakers have faced for years. And, today, developing zero-emission mobility has become increasingly important to meet emission regulations. Advance driveline technology is a key enabler allowing the industry to better meet the balancing act between government requirements and vehicles consumers want to drive.Continue reading