The ITB Group’s Recent Projects and Consulting Assignments

September 25th, 2019

The ITB Group has been a part of the global automotive scene since 1992 and have completed consulting and research projects for major Tier suppliers, material suppliers and OEMs globally. We have seen technologies and trends rise and fall and helped usher in changes that have shaped the industry. No matter the economic or political […]

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Global Technical Conferences Address Key Issues Driving the Automotive Industry

September 25th, 2019

With summer ending, ITB remains busy with the organization of its remaining 2019 and full year of 2020 technical conferences. With changing global regulations, increased emission reduction initiatives, vehicle thermal challenges, and technologies promoting a smart and autonomous future, our events bring to light the quintessential topics and challenges defining our industry. View Conference Schedule […]

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We Have Moved!

September 25th, 2019

In May 2019, after 27 years of being in the same location, The ITB Group moved its North American offices from Novi, Michigan to Farmington Hills, Michigan. Still located in the heart of the automotive industry, this new facility is key to ITB’s future. “Being in our own building is something ITB has wanted to […]

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Maximizing Thermal Management Technology Value

August 22nd, 2019

Improvements in thermal systems offer a high value pathway for meeting regulatory drive cycle emissions, as well as off-cycle in the real world. As regulations continue to tighten globally, thermal management systems continue to be critical for conventional and electrified vehicle performance. U.S. regulations have a great effect on thermal technology commercialization but are uncertain […]

Tags: Electrification, Thermal Management

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A Review of the 2019 Energy Storage Systems Conference

April 16th, 2019

In its 20th year, ITB’s conference remains the premier technical event in North America focused on the latest trends, technologies, regulations, and developments shaping automotive fuel systems, components, and alternative energy systems. We provide a unique platform where global experts convene to gain insight from industry leaders, connect with their peers, discover engineering solutions/advancements, and […]

Tags: Fuel Systems, USA

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ITB’s Energy Storage Systems Conference Turns 20!

December 12th, 2018

ITB’s must-attend automotive conference, Automotive Energy Storage Systems, focused on automotive fuel systems, components, materials, alternative and sustainable energy solutions is currently being organized and will take place on March 6 and 7, 2019 in Novi, Michigan, USA. Leading companies are encouraged to participate in our 20th premier event and support the program as a […]

Tags: Fuel Systems, USA

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Global Outlook

October 23rd, 2018

CO2 emissions are a critical factor for auto industry regulations. Emissions due to road transport are a significant share of CO2 emissions and are growing rapidly in China, which has the largest share of global CO2 emissions. CO2 and fuel consumption regulations in most countries in the world are slated to tighten considerably by 2025. […]

Tags: China, Europe, Regulations, USA

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PHEV Potential in China: An Overlooked Opportunity

February 1st, 2018

Globally, the automotive industry is in a state of flux and is looking to a horizon of autonomous vehicles and powertrain electrification. Increasing industry regulations on emissions and powertrain strategies are pushing the Chinese automotive industry towards an unknown. How will vehicles develop with tougher regulations such as China 6 and new energy vehicle requirements? […]

Tags: China, Regulations

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The ITB Group’s Vehicle Efficiency Practice Releases its Report on Thermal Management Advancements for Electrified Vehicles

September 1st, 2017

The ITB Group released its latest report, “Thermal Management Advancements for Electrified Vehicles” in August 2017. Tremendous investments are being made in electrified vehicle technologies to meet government targets in an economical way.  This extensive report includes an in-depth evaluation of market and technical developments of thermal management technologies for electrified vehicles and sub-systems. A […]

Tags: Thermal Management

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The ITB Group Assesses Technical and Market Opportunities for Intelligent Aerodynamics

June 2nd, 2016

Current and future automotive model cycles are evaluating mechanized components that provide aerodynamic drag reduction. The recent improvements in component cost and benefit are compounded further by additional thermal system benefits in powertrain. The ITB Group has observed tremendous development of control strategies, actuator packaging and power, as well as molding integration into semi-structural retainers […]

Tags: Aerodynamics

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The ITB Group Releases Its Report on Powertrain Fluid Control

May 23rd, 2016

The ITB Group released its newest report, “Evolution Versus Revolution in Powertrain Fluid Control” in May 2016. This 538 page report includes an evaluation of market and technical developments in pumps and valves for coolant and lubricating fluids. It also addresses the complexities and implications of regulatory cycles, credits, and real-world emissions driving powertrain fluid […]

Tags: Powertrain Fluid Control

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India’s Automotive Industry Benefits from ITB Helping to Spread the Knowledge-Base

February 19th, 2016

This past January, The ITB Group held two of its conferences in Pune, India. The Automotive Interiors and the Fuel and Urea Systems conferences were held with great success according to the conference participants. The events explored the needs of the Indian consumer as it relates to the development in the automotive interiors and fuel […]

Tags: Fuel Systems, India

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The ITB Group Paves The Path In Its Upcoming Report “Intelligent Aerodynamics”

November 11th, 2015

The free-flowing world of active aerodynamics is constantly burgeoning with new technology. From active grille shutters to active spoilers, suppliers and OEMs are working to fine tune strategies and develop components that will ultimately reduce the drag coefficient (Cd) and improve the drivability of the car. Each percent reduction matters and this year, it has […]

Tags: Aerodynamics

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The ITB Group Successfully Expands Its Practice and Conference Stronghold in India

October 26th, 2015

After 23 years of existence, The ITB Group has launched its first office in Pune, India where it will expand its automotive stronghold and knowledge into the Indian market. ITB will begin its Indian operation by hosting two conferences that relate directly to ones that have been held in China and the US. These Pune, […]

Tags: Fuel Systems, India, Interiors

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Automotive Conference Series Aims to Answer Questions Regarding Design, Material, Process, and Regulatory Developments in Order to Capture Value within the Chinese Market

October 21st, 2015

The constantly evolving automotive market is always ready to release the newest product innovation and communicate research to the automotive world. That is the goal of this year’s conference series hosted by The ITB Group: to host a conference series that will simplify and communicate market and industry developments. This enriching three-day conference series event […]

Tags: China, Fuel Systems, Interiors, Plastic Engine Parts

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Going Beyond Decoration at the Premier of the Smart Automotive Surfaces Conference

September 28th, 2015

With the burgeoning global market on smart automotive surfaces, a need has developed for suppliers and innovators to discuss the ever-evolving changes surrounding product requirements. Smart surfaces, both interior and exterior to the vehicle, have emerged as offering vehicle differentiation opportunities. Surfaces are undergoing revolutionary innovations to increase their functionality, harmony, feel and culture which […]

Tags: Exterior, Smart Automotive Surfaces, USA

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