Bidirectional Charge And Traction System (BCTS) - A combined Solution For e-Mobility And Charging (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. USA 2016)

Dr Oliver Maiwald, Senior Vice President Technology & Innovation


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Presentation Summary

The field of fast charging is diverse. Many solutions use dedicated additional costly components for each charging type. To push the E-Mobility market, a new system for charging is proposed comprising of E-Machine, Inverter and Boost DC/DC converter with a minimum of additional components. The new bidirectional charge- and traction-system (BCTS) is capable for traction and all kinds of conductive charging with reduced system costs.

Speaker Biography (Oliver Maiwald)

Oliver Maiwald was an engineering manager at Delphi Diesel Systems from 2012 to the end of 2013.
From 2006 to 2012, he held various positions at Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH. He was a team leader in and then head of Powertrain Development, and he was the manager of the Thermodynamics & Emissions Center of Competence in Neckarsulm, Germany.
From 2006 to 2008, Oliver Maiwald worked as an independent lecturer for the
Automotive System Engineering degree course at Heilbronn University.
From 2004 to 2006, he was a development engineer at the automotive company IAV in Berlin, Germany.
Before that, from 1999 to 2004, Oliver Maiwald wrote his dissertation on combustion processes research at the Technical University of Karlsruhe and Stuttgart.
Maiwald holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Stuttgart and Technical University of Karlsruhe.

Company Profile (Continental)

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Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.
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