• Venue
  • The Leela Ambience, Gurugram
  • Date
  • April 24th, 2019
  • Conference Timings
  • 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Gold Partners

comsol logo   oerlikonMetc logo   Punch_logo_DEF logo   FEV_Logo   Divgi-logo  

Co Partner

SKG logo

Supporting Partners

arai logo   icat logo

Knowledge Partners

Frost & Sullivan logo  

Welcome to Transmission.tech 2019

The Auto Tech Review, Transmission.tech 2019 Conference-Cum-Mini exhibition serves as a pathway to continuous technical information about the latest innovations in terms of design, manufacture, and operation of these systems in the passenger car and heavy duty markets. This year the conference’s theme is “Advanced Transmission Technologies for Future Automobiles” that comprises a series of presentations highlighting autonomous driving, the impact on transmission & driveline designs, and new transmissions.
Building on the resounding success of our last edition of Transmission.tech conference, we are keen to invite engineering professionals from the Indian and global automotive industries, as well as foster open debate and discussion on recent developments in passenger and commercial vehicle transmission technologies, analyse the recent trends in this space and understand the future directions. The conference will enable you to gain a wider perspective of the industry trends on fuel economy, emission reduction, engine downsizing and improving driveability.

Slated to be held on April 24th, 2019 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram, the conference will encompass the latest innovations to make passenger cars and vehicles for on and off-highway applications more efficient.

Learn about the latest developments in hybrid, electrification and CVT technology for new energy vehicles, four-wheelers and commercial vehicles from an array of key OEMs and Tier 1 manufacturers.

Attend this conference to:

  • Learn about transmission technologies for future automobiles.
  • Gain updates on the latest developments and trends in transmission and driveline technologies.
  • Gain insights on the latest trends on emissions
    and CO2 reductions
  • Identify growth drivers for transmission tech R&D
  • Stay abreast of ongoing research in hybrid and electric vehicle transmissions
  • Learn about the latest developments in on and off-highway applications including bus, HGV, taxi and tractor transmissions

Auto Tech Review Advisory Board


Transmission.tech 2019
09:30 am - 10:45 am
Welcome address by Mr Deepangshu Dev Sarmah, Editor-in-Chief,
Auto Tech Review
Opening formalities
Inaugural Address by Conference Chairman Mr Purushottam Panda,
Executive Vice President (Powertrain Engg), Maruti Suzuki India
Chief Guest Address:
Keynote Address
10:45 am - 11:30 am
Powertrain Outlook 2019 – India & Global by Mr Kaushik Madhavan, VP (Mobility), Frost & Sullivan
Global Technology Trends & Forecast on Transmissions by Mr Ammar Master, Sr Manager, LMC Automotive
11:30 am - 12:00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3
Presentation 4
Presentation 5
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm LUNCH
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3
Presentation 4
Presentation 5
04:30 pm - 05:00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
"Taking an integrated view on future mobility through energy and powertrain options"
Moderator: Mr Deepangshu Dev Sarmah, Editor-in-Chief, Auto Tech Review
Panelist from OEM
Panelist from Tier 1
Panelist from OEM
Panelist from Tier 1
Panelist from OEM
Panelist from Tech Conslutancy
Vote of Thanks
06:00 pm
Vote of Thanks by Mr Suhrid Barua, Assistant Editor, Auto Tech Review
06:05 pm onwards Networking Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres


Conference Chairman

Mr Purushottam Panda

Executive Vice President (Powertrain Engg),
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd


Charles Frump

Managing Director,
Volvo Auto India (Invited)


S Ganesh Mani

VP - Production,
Hyundai Motor India (Invited)


Ingo Steinberg

Group Vice President Transmission Systems, FEV GmbH


Rafiq Somani

Area Vice President


RS Sachdeva

CTO, VECV (Invited)


Rajeev Chaba

President & MD, MG Motors India (Invited)


RK Malhotra

DG, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI)


Kaushik Madhavan

VP (Mobility),
Frost & Sullivan


Ammar Master

Sr Manager, LMC Automotive


Prasenjit Khan

GM - Powertrain, Maruti Suzuki India


Ashok Bhandwale

Consulting Head –Advanced Transmission Products, Divig TTS


Vineet Dravid

Managing Director,


Alex Serrans

Manager Business Development,
Punch Powertrain Nederland B.V.


Pankaj Sonalkar

Head of Transmissions,
Mahindra & Mahindra (Invited)


Gary Skipper

Head of Friction Systems India,
Japan & Asean area, Oerlikon Friction Systems (UK)


Andrew Raistrick

Product Design Engineer, Oerlikon Friction Systems (India) Ltd

Who Should Attend

  • Automotive industry professionals –especially engineers working in the areas of drivetrain.
  • Propulsion systems and Transmission companies
  • OEMs
  • Suppliers
  • Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Component Manufacturers
  • System Suppliers
  • Solution Providers
  • Government Agencies
  • Research Organisations
  • Testing and Homologation Agencies
  • Academia

Key Discussion Points

  • Current state of transmission technology in India vis-à-vis global markets
  • Growth drivers for transmission tech R&D
  • Conventional automatics vs AMTs vs DCTs vs CVTs
  • Challenges and opportunities in the development of new transmission technologies
  • Development of transmission tech for hybrids and EVs
  • Future trends and the way forward

About Us

Auto Tech Review is India’s first & only automotive magazine with a core focus on technology. The magazine adopts a 360-degree approach to automotive journalism, and disseminates knowledge and information on the sector through its initiatives in print, online, digital and events.
Reflecting our intent is our tagline - The Language of Technology, which is an essential reading tool for people across functions such as R&D, marketing and senior management. The magazine is also well-circulated among the academia, in line with our objective to bridge the gap between them and the automotive industry.
Be it passenger cars, commercial vehicles, two-wheelers, three-wheelers or suppliers – Auto Tech Review brings to the industry unmatched quality of technology knowledge on anything concerning the automotive industry.

Launched in January 2012, Auto Tech Review has emerged as an essential source of information for readers not just in India, but across many countries in the world.

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