Challenges And Chances: Electrification Of Powertrains In Changing Industrial Markets (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. Europe 2018)

Mr Frank Skrzypinski, E-Drive & Hybridsysteme
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH


Europe 2018 Presentation - MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH*
Europe 2018 Audio Presentation - MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH*

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Presentation Summary

MTU's strength is a wide and flexible portfolio of powertrain and energy solutions for a large variety of applications like marine and rail propulsion, power for C&I and decentralized energy supply. Although those markets are not known to be innovation-driven the electrification of powertrains can add significant value for the customer.
In this presentation MTU will give an insight of the challenge and approach of electrifying a large product portfolio as well as the chances for the customer by electrification and hybridisation as well as by sophisticated automatization and supporting the operator with autonomous functions.

Speaker Biography (Frank Skrzypinski)

Frank Skrzypinski joined MTU Friedrichshafen after his Diploma as mechanical engineer at the University of Karlsruhe and the ENSAM (Ecole nationale supérieure d'Arts et Métiers) in Metz and Paris.
At MTU he was responsible for the development and application engineering of special purpose engines and propulsion systems before joining the team Research & Technology and being responsible for the system development of E-drives and hybrid systems

Company Profile (MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH)

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MTU Friedrichshafen is the core business of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, a division of Rolls-Royce plc. Our headquarters are in Friedrichshafen, Germany and we employ over 10,000 people worldwide. With over 30 subsidiaries and more than 1,200 development, production, service and sales locations in 130 countries, we are at our customers' disposal across the globe.
Under the MTU brand, we develop and produce large high-speed engines and propulsion systems for ships and heavy land, rail and defence vehicles, as well as drive systems for use in the oil and gas industry and in power generation. Our diesel engines and gas engines are capable of power outputs up to 10,000 kW and 2,535 kW respectively. MTU also supplies customized electronic automation and control units for its engines and propulsion systems.
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