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Challenges for the powertrain in Asia


In Asia, the second stage of powertrain development is now underway. After first adopting, and then localising existing systems from the developed automotive world, automotive engineers are now focussing on new concepts. Using the example jointed shafts for Indian small delivery vans and Chinese mini buses, GKN Driveline shows here how the internationally set-up supplier solves the challenges in emerging countries.

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Correspondence to Dr.-Ing. Joachim Horst.

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Horst, J. Challenges for the powertrain in Asia. ATZ Worldw 112, 16–19 (2010).

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