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5th AVL International Commercial Powertrain Conference Proceedings (2009) B-AVL-005

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 include 23 papers from four categories of sessions: Setting the Scene; Different Industries - Same Topics; Innovative Products and Technologies, and Future Outlook. Papers cover a range of timely and important topics, such as:

  • Product Development Strategies in a Global Automotive Marketplace
  • The Agricultural Tractor Market - Trends and Challenges
  • Forecast of Global Markets for Heavy Duty Vehicles & Machines
  • EAS Solutions and Engine-out Emissions for Agricultural Applications
  • Model Based Calibration Methodology
  • Hybrid Powertrains for Truck Applications
  • Hybrid Drive Systems for Industrial Applications


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