SOURCE: Car Training Institute

October 10, 2008 04:20 ET

Automotive Transmissions: Lecture Proposals Requested

FRANKFURT, GERMANY and DETROIT, MI--(Marketwire - October 10, 2008) -

Call for papers for the 3rd International CTI Symposium "Automotive Transmissions North America", 12th to 14th May 2009, Detroit, MI, USA

Frankfurt/Detroit, October 2008. The transmission industry is one of the leading automotive technology sectors that are tasked with developing energy efficient products. With increasing fuel prices and tightened global emissions regulations, innovative transmissions solutions play a key role in keeping auto mobility affordable. "We have to provide technology with high improvement in fuel consumption and low or no cost effect", says Ernie DeVincent, Vice President Product Development at Getrag Transmissions Corporation. DeVincent is chairman of the 3rd International CTI Symposium and Exhibition "Automotive Transmissions North America" which is going to be held from 12th to 14th May 2009 at the MGM Grand Detroit Hotel in Detroit, MI. The key players from the international transmission industry will come together at the event. Experienced engineers in the field of automotive transmissions and components are invited to submit their lecture proposal. The CTI Symposium will focus on answers to gearbox requirements and discuss the latest developments in the field of the various concepts, especially dual clutch and automatic transmission. Transmission electronics and mechatronics, gear shifting, AWD systems and torque vectoring, component optimisation and manufacturing will be further topics. The advantages of latest gearbox lubricants and hydraulic components will also be considered. A special day is dedicated to alternative drive trains and transmissions. More information on the event and the call for papers is available in the internet at: The closing date for lecture proposals is November 1st.


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