CVT in automotive applications
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- Use this unique global expert conference on the topic of CVT in vehicles to gain an overview of relevant current developments.
- Communicate with the leading industry experts and expand your international network.
- Benefit from the extraordinarily high expert level of the conference talks.
The international VDI conference “CVT in automotive applications” is a unique global specialist conference that is dedicated solely to the topic of CVT in vehicles. Here, leading industry experts present the latest technical developments in the field of CVT. Learn about the approaches favoured in the Asian and American markets and find out why CVT is also being discussed more intensely in terms of the electrification of powertrains.
New opportunities for CVT in hybrid propulsion in Europe?
CVT already takes up a sizeable portion of the market in Asia, and also around 40% in Japan. North America is slowly gaining pace, and it is only in Europe where CVT has been of little interest up to now. Consumer acceptance here is low. Reasons for this, apart from the unfamiliar feeling Europeans have while driving, are the comparatively low efficiency and problematic acoustic characteristics.
The VDI conference “CVT in automotive applications” will give you an overview of the current technical developments that can improve the opportunities of CVT compared to other automation concepts. Discuss with leading representatives of OEMs and supplier companies what effects hybrid and fully electrical transmission systems will have on the future use of CVT.
Program of the Conference
Registration & welcome coffee
Chair’s welcome and opening address
CVT: Variability secures a bright Future
Han-Hein Spit, M.Sc., Vice President, co-authors: Dr.ir. Wim Pasterkamp, Senior Product Manager and ir. Francis van der Sluis, Senior Expert Advanced Development, all: Bosch Transmission Technology B.V., The Netherlands
CVTs: Where have they been and where are they going
John Maten, MSEM, Assistant Chief Engineer, General Motors – Global Propulsion Systems, USA
Networking & coffee break
Improving Performance: Efficiency – Drivability – NVH
CVT Drivability for EU
Koji Nakamura, M.Sc., Development Engineer, co-author: Michio Kojima, both: Honda R&D, Japan
Analytical Estimation of dynamic Behavior of Chain Type CVT
Hiroko Aoki, Senior Engineer, Research & Experimental Department, co-author: Yoshiyuki Yomogida, Engineer of CAE Department, both: SUBARU CORPORATION, Japan
New Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Pitch Sequence Optimization of CVT Variator Chain • Comparison between chain and belt systems
Kenji Tsutsumi, M.Sc. Eng., Advanced Engineering of CVTs, co-authors: Dr. Yoshitaka Miura, Senior Engineer and Dr. Yusuke Kageyama, Manager, all: Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Japan
Automated CVT Topology Generation and Evaluation
Ir. Jan Wijkniet, Systems Engineer, Advanced Development, Punch Powertrain Nederland B.V., Eindhoven, The Netherlands, co-author: Dr. Ir. Theo Hofman, Assistant Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
High Power Density Electrical Oil Pumps for CVT Applications
Oscar Sarmiento, Head of Advanced Development, co-authors: Alexander Schalja, Innovation Manager, Powertrain Transmission, both: Continental AG, Germany
CVT Vehicle Fuel Economy
Dr. Ramnath Iyer, Technical Advisor, Driveline Fluids R&D, co-authors: Yungwan Kwak, Ph.D., R&D Group Leader and Christopher Clevelang, Ph.D., all: Afton Chemical Company, USA
Networking & coffee break
Utilization advanced efficient Testing Equipment using iPhone and Internet System to CVT Development
Hiroyuki Mitsui, Assistant Manager, Experiment Department, co-author: Miki Kinoshita, B.Eng., both: JATCO Ltd., Japan
Challenges in Component Design
The CVT Pushbelt reinvented for Future Compact and Efficient Powertrains
Ir. (Master of Mechanical Engineering) Henrik De Leeuw, Director of Advanced Engineering, R&D, co-authors: Ir. Mechanical Engineering, Francis van der Sluis, Sr. Expert Engineer and Ir. Mechanical Engineering, Arjen Brandsma, Sr. Expert Engineer, all: Bosch Transmission Technology B.V., The Netherlands
Analysis of internal and external Forces in a CVT Push Belt
Keisuke Ninomiya, Master in Communications and Computer Engineering, Assistant Manager, Advanced Drivetrain Engineering, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, co-authors: Yuji Nagasawa, M.Sc., Development Engineer, TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS INC. and Kentaro Yutani, M.Sc., Researcher, SOKEN INC., all: Japan
End of conference day one
At the end of the first conference day we kindly invite you to join us at the DAF Museum for in-depth conversations with other participants and Speakers.
Overview of clamping Strategies for Belt Type CVTs
Ir. Suraj Prakash, Mechanical Engineering, co-authors: Dr. Ir. Theo Hofman, Assistant Professor, both: Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Micro slip of a metal Push V-Belt of CVT at fluctuating torque Conditions and Efficiency
Dr. Eng. Toru Fujii, Professor, co-author: Dr. Kazuya Okubo, Professor, both: Doshisha University, Japan
CVT integrated in a hybrid Concept 09:40 CVT Approaches for 48V Hybridization
Tatsuya Osone, Vice President, R&D Division, JATCO Ltd., Japan
Networking & coffee break
New CVT Technology within a 48V Context
Dr. ir. Alex Serrarens, Manager Business Development, Punch Powertrain Nederland, The Netherlands, co-authors: Ir. Koen Laurijsen, Chief Engineer VT5, Punch Powertrain, Belgium and Ir. Loek Marquenie, Advanced Development Engineer, Punch Powertrain Nederland, The Netherlands
CVT pushing hybrid Technology to new Heights
Ing. Gert-Jan van Spijk, Director, Bosch Transmission Technology B.V., The Netherlands
Schaeffler CVT – Ready for Future electric Mobility
Dr. rer. nat. Christian Lauinger, Senior Manager Advanced Development CVT, LuK GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Development and Control of Next Generation VariGlide® Multi-Mode CVT Transmission
T. Neil McLemore, M.Sc., Sr. Controls Engineer, Powertrain Innovations, Dana Incorporated, USA, co-authors: Evrim Taskiran, M.Sc., Dana Incorporated, Belgium and Jeff David, Dana Incorporated, USA
Conference chair’s closing remarks
Transfer to the plant tour at Bosch Transmission Technology in Tilburg
Plant tour at Bosch Transmission Technology
Bosch is the world’s largest supplier of automotive components. Its production facility, located in Tilburg, is specialized in development and production of an important transmission component: The CVT pushbelt. During this plant tour, participants will visit the assembly lines of the pushbelt as well as the production lines of the semi-finished products. These production lines contain state-of-the-art technologies, such as laser-cutting, laser-deburring, low pressure vacuum hardening and gas quenching processes.
Please note: Safety shoes are required! Please bring your own safety shoes if possible!
Transfer to the Hotel
End of conference
International panel of experts supporting with specialist skills
In order to offer the international CVT community a first-class information platform, an international panel of experts has been put together to support the programme creation and, importantly, guarantee this event’s quality.
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Albert Albers, KIT
- Andreas Englisch, LuK
- Hong Jiang, Ford
- John R. Maten, General Motors
- Dr. Yasuhiro Murakami, Afton Chemical
- Shigeo Murata, Nissan
- Tatsuya Osone, Jatco
- Takashi Shibayama, Shin Nippon Tokki
- Han-Hein Spit, Bosch Transmission
Exclusive factory tour
As a participant, you can experience the production of CVT components live during a factory tour at Bosch Transmissions in Tilburg, Netherlands, and find out about the production steps in which the different components are created.
Who should take part?
The VDI conference “CVT in automotive applications” is aimed at experts and managers who deal with variable transmission in vehicles and work in the following areas:
- CVT development
- Powertrain research and development
- Transmission development
- Development of electrified and hybrid transmission
- Gearbox production
- Marketing and sales
Evening event included
You are cordially invited to attend a cosy get-together in the evening of the first day of the conference. In a relaxed atmosphere, you can exchange experience with colleagues and speakers, establish new international contacts and maintain your network.
Would you like to know what current developments in the field of CVT are relevant to your business, and benefit from the experience of leading international companies? Then book your ticket for the VDI specialist conference “CVT in automotive applications” now.
Free of charge whitepaper download
Technologies need to have more Flexibility
Author : Ryozo Hiraku, NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION
John R. Maten GM Powertrain Group General Motors Corporation / Ypsilanti
Dr. Yasuhiro Murakami Afton Chemical Japan Corporation / Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku
Shigeo Murata Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. / Atsugi-shi Kanagawa
Tatsuya Osone JATCO Ltd. Atsugi R&D center / Atsugi City Kanagawa
Takashi Shibayama SHIN NIPPON TOKKI CO. LTD Hamamatsu Technological Industrial Park / Hamamatsu-City
Han-Hein Spit Bosch Transmission Technology B.V. / Tilburg
Eventnumber : 01KO923
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