Tag: career

Jul 27, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Michael Lohscheller to take over at Vinfast

Michael Lohscheller is to become CEO of the Vietnamese car manufacturer VINFAST LLC. After he departs from Stellantis set at the end of August, the acting Opel CEO will be charged with expanding VinFast’s operations, and presence around the globe as the company announced.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Renault’s DACH CEO to take over at Opel

Uwe Hochgeschurtz, currently CEO of Renault in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH region), will become Opel’s new CEO on 1 September 2021. Hochgeschurtz succeeds Michael Lohscheller, who “has decided to take on another challenge outside the Stellantis Group”.

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Jul 10, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Herbert Diess contract extended until 2025

Herbert Diess will remain Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Group until October 2025. On Friday, the supervisory board approved an extension of his contract, which previously ran until April 2023.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:53 pm

France launches battery industry training academy

France and EIT InnoEnergy, an independent body set up by the EU, have signed a memorandum of understanding to launch the so-called EBA250 Academy to retrain and upskill tens of thousands of workers for the French battery industry.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jun 28, 2021 - 04:18 pm

Bosch to complete management team change in 2022

On 1 January 2022, Bosch will complete the generation change at the top of the board of management that it has been preparing for the long term. The chairs of the supervisory board, board of management and the mobility solution business will be retiring and making space for younger colleagues.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 11:59 am

Apple hires ex-Canoo CEO Ulrich Kranz

Apple has hired former BMW manager Ulrich Kranz, who most recently led the electric vehicle start-up Canoo and left it in April. This was reported by several media sources, to whom Apple confirmed this.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 11:25 am

Renault launches e-mobility industry cluster in France

Renault Group is creating an independent umbrella company called Renault ElectriCity for electric car production at its Douai, Maubeuge and Ruitz plants in northern France. Renault ElectriCity will be measured against a target of 400,000 vehicles per year from 2025.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 11:06 am

Jerome Guillen leaves Tesla

Tesla is losing one of its most important executives; Jerome Guillen. Guillen held high-ranking positions at Tesla for more than ten years, but has now left the company, as Tesla announced in a brief notification to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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May 29, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Artemis hands over Landjet project / Hitzinger steps down

Artemis, which previously operated independently, is handing over the development of the autonomous driving electric car to Audi and the software development to VW’s software forge Cariad. Audi officially confirmed the news. In the course of this reorientation, Alexander Hitzinger will hand over the management of Artemis GmbH to Oliver Hoffmann.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 11:52 pm

Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance officially launched

The US developer of fuel cell commercial vehicles Hyzon Motors has announced the Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance. The new coalition of companies from different sectors aims to advance hydrogen mobility worldwide and is headed by Australian Claire Johnson.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Daimler Trucks founds new technology division

In preparation for the split-up of Daimler AG, the truck division has announced a new organisational structure. Effective 1 July, all major technology and powertrain activities will be bundled into a new business unit, the Truck Technology Group (TT).

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Apr 25, 2021 - 10:04 am

Canoo appoints new CEO, updates strategy

With Ulrich Kranz, the next co-founder is leaving the Californian eMobility start-up Canoo. Kranz is stepping down as CEO with effect from 30 April. The position of CEO will then also be taken over by Executive Chairman Tony Aquila. There is also news about the future direction of the start-up.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:55 pm

Former Byton CEO Daniel Kirchert starting at Evergrande

According to Chinese media reports, Daniel Kirchert has moved to Evergrande Auto, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese Evergrande Group, where he is now Executive Vice President. Kirchert had left the struggling electric car maker Byton last year.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 05:23 pm

VW names successors for chief strategist Jost

Volkswagen has found Michael Jost’s successor: Andreas Walingen will become Chief Strategy Officer at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand on 1 May. At the group level, Porsche manager Gernot Döllner will take over to perform several important tasks in future.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 01:23 pm

Tesla still without Giga Berlin plant manager

Tesla is apparently still missing a new plant manager for the Giga Berlin factory in Grünheide. According to a media report, former Daimler manager René Reif never started at Tesla despite an original agreement.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Ford to manufacture two EVs in Mexico

Ford decided to build two new electric models in Mexico instead of producing these in the US state of Ohio as workers there had hoped from 2023. The information comes from the US auto union UAW, expressing frustration at the loss of promised jobs at the Ohio plant.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 11:57 am

Tesla moves to launch cell production in Grünheide by 2022

Tesla wants to submit the application for approval for the production of battery cells in Grünheide to German authorities by July of this year at the latest. According to the corresponding media report, the production start for the cells in Grünheide is targeted for 2022.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Valmet launches hiring offensive in Finland

Valmet Automotive is creating 1,000 new jobs in Finland in its vehicle and battery system production. A few weeks ago, the contract manufacturer and battery producer had already announced that it would also create new jobs and capacities in Germany.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 12:08 pm

Change in management at Volkswagen

Volkswagen is losing its chief strategist, as Michael Jost will leave the company as soon as he has trained his successor. Gernot Döllner, who is currently head of the Panamera model series at Porsche, is said to be waiting in the wings as his successor.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Rivian has plans for solid-state battery production

Rivian apparently has plans for solid-state batteries: The US electric car start-up is currently looking for engineers to develop solid-state batteries through job advertisements. Rivian is apparently planning to set up a production line.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Volkswagen to introduce third shift in Zwickau plant

Volkswagen plans to introduce a third shift at its MEB plant in Zwickau from mid-April. This will enable around 1,400 vehicles to be built per day from the summer onwards. Currently production capacity stands around 800 electric cars. Volkswagen Saxony is also getting a new CEO.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/08/02/jan-oehmicke-takes-over-as-vp-at-mg-motor/
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