Tag: Albert Biermann

Dec 20, 2021 - 08:10 pm

Biermann retires at Hyundai, new executives named

Albert Biermann, head of Hyundai Motor Group’s research and development department, is retiring. Biermann led the development of new Hyundai, Genesis and Kia models and the E-GMP electric platform. His successor has already been named.

Aug 23, 2016 - 08:25 am

Paul Van der Burgh, Albert Biermann.

Paul-Van-der-Burgh“Hydrogen won’t be a solution for all cars. Small, city cars won’t be fuel-cell driven, for example, because of the hydrogen storage requirements.”

Paul Van der Burgh, president and managing director of Toyota UK, and his realistic take on hydrogen technology. At the same time, he expects hydrogen to be the “fuel of the future” and prices to decrease.

Albert-Biermann“The research project is still going on, but the cost of electric motors and batteries in a hybrid is already significant. The question is whether it is really necessary to throw in a more expensive diesel engine.”

This could be the end for diesel at Kia, according to performance development boss Albert Biermann, at least in mild-hybrids. The company claims tougher emission regulation as the cause for the alleged departure.

Found on electrive.com
20.12.2021 20:40