Tag: career

Feb 20, 2020 - 12:12 pm

The Anti- Handbook Handbook from Tesla

A Tesla handbook for its employees – called The Anti-Handbook Handbook – shows that the electric car manufacturer communicates the company rules for its employees in a straight-forward, informal and unapologetic manner.

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Feb 8, 2020 - 01:26 pm

New StreetScooter CEO, again

After less than a year at the helm of DP/DHL’s electric van building business, StreetScooter CEO Jörg Sommer will be leaving the post, effective immediately. Markus Dörr, currently Chief Operations Officer will take over as CEO.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 04:12 pm

Torqeedo powers SeaRobotics’ new hybrid research boat

Maritime electric drive specialist Torqeedo is powering a new hybrid research boat by US company SeaRobotics. The autonomous surface vessels (ASV) is designed for long-range hydrography and subsea mapping missions. Also, Torqeedo appointed a new VP for sales in the EMEA region.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 01:54 pm

Mercedes & Geely joint venture for Smart approved and ready

The China joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Geely around Smart announced at the end of March last year has now been formally established with all relevant final approvals from Chinese authorities. The first electric Smart cars made in China are to be launched on the market in 2022.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 01:09 pm

Mathieu Bonnet will be Allego’s new CEO

Mathieu Bonnet has been appointed new CEO of charging infrastructure provider Allego. This position was previously held by Anja van Niersen, who will now take over from Sandra Lagumina as Chairman of Allego’s Supervisory Board.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 12:57 pm

Tesla founds subsidiary for Gigafactory 4

Tesla has founded a European public limited company called Tesla Manufacturing Brandenburg SE for the operations of its planned plant in Grünheide, Brandenburg. Meanwhile, in China, rumour has it that Tesla already produces 1,000 Model 3s per week at its plant in Shanghai.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 05:14 pm

Sascha Zahnd is Tesla’s new boss in Europe

It looks like Sascha Zahnd is the new European head of Tesla. Zahnd will succeed Jan Oehmicke who left the company last summer. The new European boss will also be responsible for the construction of the Gigafactory 4 in Germany near Berlin.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Michelin & Faurecia launch fuel cell joint venture

The merger of the fuel cell businesses of Michelin and Faurecia announced in March, has now been completed. The two French companies hold equal shares in the formally established joint venture “Symbio, A Faurecia Michelin Hydrogen Company”.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 03:56 pm

Former Tesla VP moves to The Mobility House

Diarmuid O’Connell, former VP of Corporate Development for Tesla, has joined The Mobility House’s Board of Directors. O’Connell’s role will be to support the automotive industry and drive strategic growth in the US.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Volkswagen: €33Bn for e-mobility / New Audi boss

Volkswagen again accelerates its electric transformation. Planning Round 68 saw the Group increase the investments planned for 2020 to 2024 by 10%, that’s almost 60 billion euros to spend on electromobility, hybridisation and digitisation during this period.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 01:37 pm

PSA and Fiat Chrysler agree on merger

PSA and Fiat Chrysler have agreed on a merger. However, the details are still open, as the agreement is to be worked out in the coming weeks. It is also open what this means for electric mobility in the new company.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Navistar founds startup for electric buses and trucks

The US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar is founding its business unit for EVs under the name of Next eMobility Solutions. The aim is to offer electric school buses from the end of 2020 and medium-weight e-trucks from the beginning of 2021.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 02:50 pm

Lilium achieves complex maneuvers in test flights

The Munich-based German startup Lilium has published new images of its all-electric Lilium jet on the occasion of the now completed first phase of flight tests. The vertical take-off aircraft (VTOL) now flies increasingly complex manoeuvres at speeds over 100 km/h. The new Lilium Jets are now available in a variety of different models.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 03:39 pm

Executive changes and continuing deficit at StreetScooter

StreetScooter has hired former managers from Tesla and Ford to join the executive team of the German electric delivery van manufacturer with immediate effect. German postal services Deutsche Post, however, is again expecting significant losses from its subsidiary this year.

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Sep 17, 2019 - 02:26 pm

EU Commission gives green light for Innogy takeover

The EU competition regulation authorities have given the go-ahead, subject to conditions, for E.ON’s takeover of RWE subsidiary Innogy. E.ON will thus also acquire Innogy’s charging infrastructure business, with certain effects.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 04:24 pm

R&D break-through: Tesla battery making looks likely

Jeff Dahn and his team, who carry out battery research for Tesla, have published test results for a new battery cell that could have a life of 1 million miles (1.6 million km) and thus be suitable for Tesla’s planned robo taxis. At the same time, Tesla battery cell manufacturing appears to be well underway.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 11:58 am

Faraday Future chance as CEO steps down

The crisis-ridden Californian electric car startup Faraday Future plans to comprehensively restructure. CEO Jia Yueting is stepping down as CEO in order to save the company and pay his debts.

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Aug 17, 2019 - 01:28 pm

Stefan Krause steps down as CEO of Canoo

After Karl-Thomas Neumann, Stefan Krause is also retiring from the board of Californian EV startup Canoo (formerly Evelozcity). Citing private “family matters” Krause will no longer be CEO but will continue taking care of financing in a limited capacity.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Tesla loses another production manager

Tesla lost another important manager this month: J. Eric Purcell. Purcell spent almost seven years with Tesla and was most recently responsible for production quality at the Fremont plant.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 02:06 pm

JB Straubel leaves Tesla for consultancy

Elon Musk announced in the context of the latest quarterly figure announcement that Tesla co-founder JB Straubel will withdraw from the operational business as Chief Technology Officer and will in future only work in an advisory capacity for Tesla. The new Tesla CTO will be Drew Baglino.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 02:15 am

Tesla Q2: records broken and $5 billion in cash

In the second financial quarter of 2019, Tesla has produced 87,048 cars and delivered 95,356, surpassing all previous quarterly figures and enabling a similarly record-breaking cash flow. CTO, JB Straubel is stepping down after 15 years with the company.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 02:21 pm

Former Opel boss Neumann leaves Canoo

Karl-Thomas Neumann has resigned from the board of Californian eMobility-Startup Canoo (formerly Evelozcity). Despite the move, it seems that Neumann does not plan to return to Germany just yet.

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Jul 5, 2019 - 03:14 pm

BMW CEO Harald Krüger to retire from board

BMW CEO Harald Krüger has informed the Supervisory Board that he will not be available for a second term of office. The actual renewal of the contract had recently become more and more questionable – likely also because of Krüger’s hesitation regarding electric mobility.

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Jul 2, 2019 - 04:02 pm

Peter Hochholdinger and Jan Oehmicke leave Tesla

Two prominent departures within a few days – After production manager Peter Hochholdinger (formerly with Audi) left Tesla to join Californian rival Lucid Motors, Tesla’s head of European operations Jan Oehmicke (formerly with BMW) is also leaving.

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Jun 30, 2019 - 11:33 am

New CHAdeMO and CEC charging connection revealed

The first images have been released of the new standard charging plug jointly developed by the China Electricity Council (CEC) and the CHAdeMO Association. The new charging standard ChaoJi should enable outputs of up to 900 kW.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:22 pm

DHL’s e-van business StreetScooter selects new COO

Markus Doerr will take over the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DHL’s van building outlet StreetScooter on 1 July. As a new member of the management board, the former consultant will be responsible for production, purchasing and quality.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 03:19 pm

e-troFit to serially convert diesel buses to electric

German electronics and software company, in-tech, has now founded an independent arm called e-troFit in order to retrofit diesel buses with electric drives in series production. The subsidiary is responsible for development, series production and sales.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/20/the-anti-handbook-handbook-from-tesla/
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