Innovations to touch: in our exhibition, you experienced Magna Powertrain solutions for current and future drivetrains. We showed you some highlights of our product portfolio, from dual-clutch transmissions, hybrid drives to pure electric drivetrains. You seized the opportunity to hold inspiring discussions with our experts and receive detailed product information.

Furthermore, we were happy to once again welcome some of our industry partners, Brose, Miba, Oerlikon und Trimet, presenting their latest developments. We hope we offered you intensive insights into the complete world of drivetrain.

Drivetrain Forum 2018

Magna Powertrain is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Offering complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors. Our innovations make an important contribution to the overall performance of the vehicle while providing technologies that improve fuel economy, assist in making the vehicle safer, reduce weight and provide value to our customers.

Our exhibition at Drivetrain Forum

The Drivetrain Forum offers you an extensive platform to learn about the variety of solutions for the powertrain of the future. In our exhibition, we show you some highlights of our broad product portfolio. We present you efficient manual transmissions, complexe hybrid solution, pure electric drives for various vehicle applications but also complete drivetrain solutions. Please join us and get in contact with our experts.

Our highlights

Hybrid Manual Transmission 6HMT215
Highly Integrated eDrive Mid
ePowersplit 4 High Performance
Electrified powertrain by Magna Powertrain
7-Speed Hybrid Dual-Clutch Transmission 7HDT300

Our partner exhibition


Brose is the world’s fifth-largest family-owned automotive supplier. The company develops and produces mechatronic systems for vehicle doors and seats as well as electric motors, drives and electronics, among others for steering, brakes, transmissions and engine cooling. More than 25,000 employees at 62 locations in 23 countries generate turnover of 6.3 billion euros. Customers include around 80 car brands and over 40 suppliers. Every second new vehicle worldwide is equipped with at least one Brose product.

The company uses its expertise in the integration of mechanical, electric, electronic and sensor systems to offer customers tailor-made solutions. Although usually not visible to the driver, they enhance safety, comfort and efficiency. Eight percent of turnover are invested annually in research and development. The company has more than 3,000 engineers and technicians at 19 locations in ten countries, which means over ten percent of all employees work in this field.


Miba is one of the leading strategic partners of the international engine and automotive industries. Our product portfolio includes sintered components, engine bearings, friction materials, power electronics components and coatings, used around the world in motor vehicles, trains, ships, aircraft and power plants. Miba’s technology makes them safer, more powerful and more environmentally friendly.

Whether it is reducing CO2 emissions, increasing the efficiency of existing drive concepts or keeping pace with the trend toward new alternative energy sources: Miba supports its customers every day with pioneering technologies. Our mission: Innovation in Motion – Technologies for a Cleaner Planet.


Friction Systems is your global technology partner for innovative transmission synchronizer and is benchmark in the development and manufacture of high-performance Carbon friction linings and transmission components.

Modern synchronizers consist of precision-formed steel synchronizer rings with Carbon friction linings that fulfill the highest requirements. Especially, our 2-layer Carbon friction linings EF®5010 and EF®8000 are setting the standard of this industry. In combination with our development and in-house manufacturing of synchronizer components, we provide you the ideal solution for conventional powertrains as well as for modern hybrid transmissions. As a result of our latest research and development, we present you an innovative all-in-one solution, our Segmented Synchronizer System S³. S³ and its derivatives S³C and S³plus replaces conventional multi-cone synchronizers, and offer an efficient solution saving space, weight & costs. Thus, S³offers a decisive advantage for fuel economy and CO2 reducing transmissions.

With our worldwide locations in D, I, UK, US, BR, CN, IN and JP, we are represented in all major automotive centers, offering local manufacturing and development support.


TRIMET – innovative light-metal products made of aluminum

As an innovative, medium-sized, family-owned company, TRIMET develops, produces, recycles, casts, and sells modern light-metal products made out of aluminum at eight production locations. More than 3,000 employees ensure, together with our customers, that automobiles are more economical, aircraft are lighter, electricity plants are more efficient, buildings are more modern, and packaging is more ecological.

TRIMET provides leading automobile manufacturers and their suppliers with customized solutions and lightweight components. Together with its clients, TRIMET develops new alloys for modern applications. In so doing, users can reduce their fuel consumption or increase their range, thus protecting both the environment and the climate. The endless recycling of raw aluminum without quality losses increases environmental benefits and ensures the domestic supply of raw materials.

At its Harzgerode and Sömmerda locations, TRIMET manufactures engine blocks, structural parts, clutch and gearbox casings, and other sophisticated cast aluminum components for companies in the automotive, electrical, and mechanical engineering industries. In addition to conventional and heat-treated die casting products, TRIMET also manufactures weldable cast parts.

In recent years, TRIMET has invested more than 220 million euros in the expansion of its Automotive division.