Automotive Engineering Expert in Drivetrain Design

Case Description:

An automotive engineering expert in drivetrain design was needed for a patent infringement action. The plaintiff held several patents concerning the mechanical design and operation of hybrid gas/electric vehicles. The patents specifically related to the control systems for the drivetrain of such hybrid vehicles. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant infringed on these patents in its design and engineering of several hybrid gas/electric vehicles.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate an automotive engineering expert with experience in drivetrain design and knowledge of control systems for hybrid gas/electric automobiles. Our client expected the expert to hold a Ph.D. in electrical or mechanical engineering. Prior experience offering analysis of patent infringement matters was also required.

Experts Presented:

  • Automotive Engineering

    This automotive engineering expert has designed and engineered vehicles from the tires up. He is very familiar with transmissions and the control systems that operate them and he's written about the electric-gas power split in hybrid vehicles. This expert has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and more than 20 years of experience in the automotive engineering industry. He is the holder of numerous patents and has served as an expert on numerous litigation support matters, including a case concerning the drivetrain in all wheel drive vehicles. IMS Reference #4989817

  • Automotive Engineering

    This automotive engineering expert has more than 50 years of experience in the field of automotive development, performance and testing. He was on the staff of a major automotive manufacturer for over 38 years and has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers for more than 44 years. He has lectured and published papers on topics of automotive engineering, design, and safety. Currently, this expert works as an automotive engineering consultant specializing in product evaluation, product validation, and testing techniques. He holds multiple automotive patents and has offered depositions and trial testimony as an expert witness in multiple venues. IMS Reference #4989617

  • Automotive Design

    This automotive design expert has a wide range of experience in the design and development of automotive components for the automobile manufacturing industry. His areas of expertise include safety, quality, product liability, and drivetrain issues. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers who previously served as vice president of engineering for a major automobile manufacturer. He has served as an expert witness consultant on a range of automotive engineering matters. IMS Reference #4989601

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