Tag: career

Jun 19, 2020 - 11:49 am

Duesmann new Head of Technical Development at Audi

Audi has realigned its R&D department: Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Board Member for Development, is leaving the company at his own request and Audi CEO Markus Duesmann is taking over as Head of Technical Development for the brand with immediate effect.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Torqeedo restructures management team

Deutz has announced the restructuring of the management of its subsidiary Torqeedo. In future, Ralf Plieninger and Michael Rummel will take over management of the German company specialising in electric boat engines. Torqeedo founder Christoph Ballin will only engage in an advisory capacity.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Tesla loses top manager while Corona hits Fremont

Robin Ren has left Tesla now vacating the position of Vice President of Business Development. More locally, Tesla’s Fremont plant reportedly has 6 Covid-19 cases and workers complaining of unsafe conditions. Meanwhile, in Germany, Tesla presented the required amended application documents for the construction of Giga Berlin.

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Jun 9, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Diess departs VW cars – Brandstätter to take over

After news broke last night, that the VW Supervisory Board had withdrawn the leadership of the VW Passenger Cars brand from Group CEO Herbert Diess, more details behind the reasoning have come to light and not all of them look very pretty.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Volkswagen to tighten savings plan

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has massively tightened the group’s austerity measures in the Corona crisis and made some choice words internally regarding electrification. Diess’ goal: E-mobility must not remain a subsidy business.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 05:38 pm

Nikola orders electrolysers from Nel

The US manufacturer Nikola, best known for its plans for fuel cell and battery trucks, has placed an order worth over 30 million dollars with the Norwegian hydrogen specialist Nel for the supply of electrolysers.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 03:55 pm

VW and Porsche rumoured to get new brand bosses

According to German media reports, Volkswagen is preparing a personnel shuffle in its brand management boards. VW Group boss Herbert Diess, who also runs the VW brand, apparently wants to bring Porsche boss Oliver Blume to Wolfsburg.

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May 29, 2020 - 11:39 am

VW to take over majority stake in JAC joint venture

Volkswagen has officially confirmed its plan to increase its stake in JAC Volkswagen, its joint venture for electric mobility, and to invest around one billion euros in this. The Wolfsburg-based company will invest another billion in a Chinese battery specialist.

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May 20, 2020 - 01:19 pm

Melanie Lane replaces Sytse Zuidema as NewMotion CEO

Melanie Lane is the new CEO at NewMotion and already took over the position on the 1 April from Sytse Zuidema, who held the position for the past five years. Based in the Netherlands, Lane is responsible for the strategy and further growth of the specialist for charging infrastructure.

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May 14, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Tesla announces new Fremont production manager

Tesla has found a successor for Jatinder Dhillon. According to reports, Richard Miller now heads production at the Fremont plant. Miller is taking over the job at a difficult time, but there seems to be an “agreement” with Alameda County about reopening the plant.

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May 10, 2020 - 09:00 am

Tesla Europe boss Sascha Zahnd leaves the company

Tesla has to find a new manager for its European business after only a few months. According to insider information, Tesla Europe boss Sascha Zahnd is leaving the company – allegedly because of disagreements with Elon Musk.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Audi A8 won’t come as electric car

Audi is backing away from its initial idea of making its next-generation A8 sedan a battery-electric vehicle. Instead, the A8 will have a plug-in hybrid version with a more extended range.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:17 pm

Proterra appoints Jack Allen as CEO

The US American electric bus manufacturer Proterra has appointed current Chairman Jack Allen to double as Chief Executive Officer. Ryan Popple, Proterra’s CEO since 2014, was named Co-Founder and Executive Director.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Frank Weber joins BMW management board

BMW continues to restructure its Board of Management. As the carmaker announced, Klaus Fröhlich, member of the Board of Management responsible for Development, will not extend his contract and will leave the company at the end of June. Frank Weber will take over in July.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Sono Motors announces new CFO

Sono Motors has appointed Torsten Kiedel to the company’s Management Board with immediate effect. The Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) main task is to ensure the financing of the electric car start-up.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 01:17 pm

Tesla considers another Gigafactory in the USA

According to Elon Musk, Tesla is currently looking for a location for another plant in the USA. The Cybertruck is to be produced there, as well as the Model Y for customers on the US East Coast. Texas is apparently a hot contender in the competition.

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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

Another CEO change for StreetScooter

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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/19/canoo-founder-krause-leaves-the-company/
19.06.2020 12:14