Novi, Michigan. This event, organized by the German Car Training Institute (CTI), focuses on the latest technical innovations in automotive transmissions, hybrid and alternative drivetrains with experts and suppliers from the United States, Asia and Europe. The symposium will examine current debates on economics, politics and the environment. Topics will be examined from the perspective of technology, customers and the context of market success. Keynote speakers include Dan Nicholson, vice president, global propulsion systems, General Motors, USA, Dr. V. Anand Sankaran, director, electrified powertrain engineering, Ford Motor Company, Dr. Johannes-Joerg Rueger, executive vice president, Robert Bosch GmbH and more.