Discussing propulsion technology with Wards analyst Drew Winter are ZF's Jörg Trampler, Eaton's Karl Sievertsen, American Axle & Mfg.'s Craig Renneker and Mahle's Hugh Blaxill. The summit was held Jan. 16 in Detroit.
Top powertrain executives came from Europe, Asia and the U.S. to accept trophies for 2020 Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems. The ceremony capped off last week’s inaugural WardsAuto Engine & Propulsion Summit in Detroit.
Some 400 people attended the inaugural WardsAuto Engine & Propulsion Summit last week in Detroit. The event included OEM and supplier panel sessions and the award ceremony for 2020 Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems.
This year’s list of winners reflects an industry that is trying to do it all with heart-pounding fire breathers, capable pickups that don’t need V-8s, family cars that don’t need V-6s and a battery-electric CUV that is fun to drive.