DETROIT, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) will display the latest developments in driveline technologies at WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience being held April 4-6 at the Cobo Center located in Detroit.
AAM – located in booth 2405 – will showcase the following advanced driveline technologies:
- QUANTUM™ driveline technology which is scalable across a wide range of vehicle segments and provides substantial advantages regardless of vehicle size including reduced mass, increased power density, improved noise vibration and harshness (NVH) and efficiency gains in a more compact system package.
- EcoTrac® Disconnecting All-Wheel Drive (AWD) which gives drivers the performance of an AWD vehicle with the fuel economy of a front wheel drive vehicle by automatically and seamlessly using only the front wheels when AWD is not required.
- e-AAM™ Hybrid and Electric Driveline Systems which deliver increased fuel efficiency, decreased tail pipe emissions and improvements in dynamic safety, acceleration and eAWD traction.
The company will debut its virtual reality (VR) product experience at WCX17. Wearing VR glasses, showgoers will visit AAM's Advanced Engineering garage and Wintertest events, where they will learn more about QUANTUM, EcoTrac and e-AAM.
During WCX17, AAM will also have several product technology presentations including:
Rethinking Drive Axles
Tuesday, April 4
QUANTUM Lightweight Axle Technology: A Disruptor
Wednesday, April 5
AAM representatives will be located in the Career Central, booth CF5. Billed as the place "Where Talent Meets Opportunity," Career Central is an area where professionals and students can explore new job opportunities. Representatives will have details about multiple career opportunities at AAM.
AAM (NYSE: AXL) is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis systems and metal-formed products for light trucks, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles. In addition to locations in the United States (Indiana, Michigan and Ohio), AAM also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand. To learn more, visit www.aam.com.
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