Electrification, Intelligence, and Drivetrains of China's NEV Market

Interview Reports of CTI Symposium China 2018



  The CTI Symposium China 2018 was held in Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview during the period from September 19 to September 20. MarkLines attended the forums at the symposium and wrote this report according to four of them. The panelists from well-known automakers, automotive component companies, and universities attended the symposium, bringing heated discussions on electrified and intelligent development trends as well as automotive drivetrains of China's NEV(New Energy Vehicles) market.

  Established in 2003, the symposium held by the German Car Training Institute (CTI) has always been a top event for the automotive technology industry. It integrates detailed market research and close cooperation between CTI and industry experts including engineers, technical designers, research and development (R&D) supervisors, senior executives of multinational companies, employees and managers. The institute holds this event annually in China, the U.S., and Germany respectively.

No. Type Topic Company/Organization Panelist Position
1 Macro trends PANEL DISCUSSION: Does China have the core competencies to be the leader in hybrid and electric drive technologies? Technical University of Braunschweig

Ferit Kucukay

Director of the Institute of Automotive Engineering
Chery Shanghai Technology Center Xianqiang Lu Director of New Energy Vehicles
Great Wall Motors Transmission Research Institute Gerhard Henning Chief Technology Officer
Audi AG Michael Schoffmann
Head of internationalization, regional management and localization
CH-Auto Technology Zijing Lin
Chief Technology Engineer of drive system division
2 Mega-trends in traffic sector Audi AG Michael Schoffmann Head of internationalization, regional management and localization
3 Technology 48V BEV: a solution for new challenge of Chinese BEV market Valeo China Xuefei Zhang System R&D manager
4 Identify customer requirements using large scale on-road measurement in China Technical University of Braunschweig Dr. Lin Li -
China Automotive Technology & Research Center Dr. Jianjun Yang -

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CES Asia 2018: Electric, intelligent, and connected vehicles (August 2018)