11:30 - 12:00 | GKN's ActiveConnect All-Wheel Drive System as an energy-efficient solution for electrified vehicles
Christoph Schmahl | Test Coordinator AWD-Systems, GKN Driveline International GmbH
• Energy savings of up to 9 % due to central generation of drive power in combination with the ActiveConnect system
• Cost reduction of up to 13% due to a mechanical AWD solution
• Full system power on both axles supports improved mobility and off-road capabilities
• The ActiveConnect system enables AWD with low development and integration effort for vehicles with hybridized primary drive
Christoph Schmahl received his Bachelor of Enineering in Mechatronics in 2015 from Hochschule Bonn- Rhein-Sieg, St. Augustin. One year later he received his master degree in the same topic area. Since 2017 he is test coordinator for AWD- Systems at GKN Driveline International GmbH in Lohmar.