ASM Holding, OAO


10th International Automotive Conference

"Engines for Russian Automobiles"

28 August 2008 Crocus Expo, Moscow

The Conference Chairman:

Alexander Kovrigin, Ph.D., Vice Chairman, Committee for Automotive Businesses at the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Deputy Managing Director, ASM Holding, Moscow


Alexei Serezhenkin, Deputy Executive Director, Association of Russian Automakers (OAR), Moscow

Pavel Ozimov, Ph.D., Deputy General Director, NAMI State Research Centre, Moscow

9.00 – 10.00

Registration, coffee

10.00 – 10.05

Opening of the conference

Contemporary specific features of development of propulsion engineering business

10.05 – 10.25

Prospects of development of powertrain business at GAZ Group

Igor Kulgan, Managing Director, Powertrain – GAZ Group Division LLC, Yaroslavl

10.25 – 10.45

Switch for a new engine product line in view of introduction of Euro-4 standards in Russia by 2016

Gennady Kornilov, Ph.D., Director for Strategic Development and Marketing, Powertrain – GAZ Group Division LLC, Yaroslavl

10.45 -11.10

Forecasts and plans of GAZ Group in respect to dieselization of Light Commercial Vehicles. A light diesel engine in the GAZ Group product line. GAZ Group strategy in the field of transmissions.

Valentin Fomin, Head, Department of Product Planning

Alexei Nesterenkov, Chief Specialist, Strategic Planning Department

Powertrain – GAZ Group Division LLC, Yaroslavl

11.10 – 11.30

KAMAZ engines of today and tomorrow

Naeel Gataullin, Ph.D., KAMAZ Chief Engine Designer, Naberezhnye Chelny

11.30 – 11.50

Perspective engines for LADA cars

Nikolai Ganyushkin, Head, Division of Special and Diesel Engines, Engine Development Department , AVTOVAZ, Togliatti

11.50 – 12.10

Global powertrain markets and technology drivers

Alex Woodrow, Director, Head of Research; Knibb, Gormezano and Partners, UK

The current state and challenges of the branch of automotive engine components and electronics

12.10 – 12.30

Prerequisites for establishing production of automotive engines and their components on the Russian market

Mikhail Blokhin, Executive Director, National Association of Automotive Component Manufacturers (NAPAK), Moscow

12.30 – 12.50

Foreign manufacturers at the automotive component market in Russia

Ivan Bonchev, Chairman, Automotive Components Committee, Association of European Businesses in Russia (AEB); Head of Automotive Practice, Ernst & Young, Moscow

12.50 – 13.10

Powertrain flexible supports for cars: influence of the traditional support system on comfort and driving behaviour; potentials of using hydraulic supports

Dr Ulrich von Bruck, Director for System Development, Tests & Technologies, Vibracoustic GmbH & KO KG, Germany

13.10 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.20

Strengthening and restoration of threads by means of HeliCoil plus threaded inserts

Andrei Nikitin, Director, Böllhoff OOO, Veliky Novgorod

14.20 – 14.35

“Original” system of product authenticity control as a tool of identification and traceability of products. Experience of implementation of the system for automotive components.

Ravil Gimadiyev, Director, Original LLC, Moscow

14.35 – 14.50

Automation of marking process for Internal Combustion Engines

Dmitry Neischuller, Development Director, Unit Mark Pro ZAO, Moscow

14.50 – 15.05

Manufacturing of automotive heat exchangers under Cuprobrase Technology and a project of introducing of Nokolock Technology for aluminium heat exchangers at ShAAZ OAO

Vladimir Starikov, Technical Director, Shadrinsk Autocomponent Works (ShAAZ)

Markku Ainali, Development Director, Luvata, Sweden

15.05 – 15.20

Decreasing friction losses in the cylinder-and-piston couple on example of pistons developed by Avtramat

Alexander Belogub, Technical Director, AVTRAMAT PLC, Ukraine

15.20 – 15.35

PALL filtration and separation technologies for motor vehicles

Valentin Samorukov, Lead Specialist, PALL Eurasia LLC, Moscow

15.35 – 15.55

Crash avoidance technologies for safer driving

Nataliya Jahnz, Project Manager, Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

Environmental aspects and issues of certification in automotive powertrain engineering

15.55 – 16.15

Meeting the challenge of Emissions Legislation – test and development solutions for Electronic Engine Control

David Bailey, Business Development Manager, ETAS GmbH, Bosch Group, Germany

16.15 – 16.35

World market of ethanol: the current state and prospects

Alexei Ablayev, Vice President, Russian Biofuel Association, Moscow

16.35 – 16.55

Production of automotive petrols and diesel fuels in Russia

Vyacheslav Yemelyanov, Prof. Dr, Divisional Manager

Tamara Matusova, Prof. Dr, Divisional Manager

The All-Russia R&D Institute of Petroleum Industry (VNII NP), Moscow

16.55 – 17.10

Software for simulation of powertrains: AVL know-how in increasing the share of research at earlier stages of product development

Alexei Skripnik, Director, APS Consulting LLC, Moscow

17.10 – 17.25

Ecological requirements and trends in development of the global propulsion engineering

Tatyana Arabadzhi, Director, AutoBusiness Magazine, Nizhny Novgorod

17.25 – 17.40

Research results concerning influence of exhaust gases recirculation on performances of a diesel engine

Vladimir Vanin, Head, Diesel Engine Laboratory

Elmar Aboltin, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, NAMI State Research Centre, Moscow


Closure of the conference. Coffee.

Additional contribution:

Charging Systems for Commercial Diesel Vehicles to fulfill future Emission Legislation

Dr Frank Schmitt, Manager Thermodynamics,

Dr Gert Schreiber, Deputy Manager Thermodynamics,

BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH, Germany

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