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6th AVL International Commercial Powertrain Conference Proceedings (2011) B-AVL-001

The AVL International Commercial Powertrain Conference is the premier forum for truck, agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers to discuss powertrain technology challenges and solutions across their industries. The topics of the conference, which happens every two years, cover all five elements of a modern powertrain: engine, transmission, electric motor, battery and the electronic control which are used basically the same way in the quest for optimal efficiency and environmental compatibility.

This event offers a unique opportunity for highly regarded professionals to address the synergy effects and distinctive characteristics of commercial vehicles, agricultural tractors and non-road vehicles, and industrial machinery.

These proceedings are being co-published with SAE International, via a strategic partnership. They include 21 papers from four categories of sessions: Views and Strategies of the Three industries – Truck, Agricultural, Industrial; Future Powertrain Concepts; Technologies and Solutions; and Globalization. Papers cover a range of timely and important topics, such as:

  • The CO2 Legislations for Trucks Worldwide – a New Challenge
  • Modular Li-ion Battery Systems for Electric and Hybrid Powertrains
  • Commercial Vehicle Diesel Engine and Hybrid System for Today and the Future
  • The First Agricultural Tractor with Pure Electromechanical Drivetrain
  • Caterpillar Machine Efficiency Advancements
  • Tier 4 Solutions Developed at Komatsu
  • Global Trends in the Construction Equipment Industry
  • The Technology Trend for Commercial Powertrain in China


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