Tag: career

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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Feb 24, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Audi appoints Oliver Hoffman as new CDO

Audi has a new Chief Development Officer: Oliver Hoffmann, previously Chief Operating Officer of the division, was appointed to the Board of Management by the Supervisory Board with effect from 1 March 2021.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 02:27 pm

Porsche announces new Cayenne series manager

Porsche has found a replacement for Cayenne series manager Manfred Harrer, who left for Apple to work on Project Titan. Stefan Weckbach used to be the chief developer of the Taycan electric model and will now take over responsibility for the large SUV series.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 04:00 pm

Thomas Ulbrich stays with VW after all

Volkswagen has restructured the Board of Management of its core passenger car brand. Frank Welsch, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Development, moves from the brand to the Group and will take charge of the new Group Quality Management and Strategy department.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 01:38 pm

Tesla extends battery research with Jeff Dahn

Tesla has extended its battery research partnership with Canada’s Dalhousie University, which has been in place since 2016, until at least 2026. Jeff Dahn will now be supported by Chongyin Yang and the former Bosch researcher Michael Metzger.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 11:56 am

Tesla Model Y deliveries officially launch in China

Tesla has officially started deliveries of the Model Y built in China. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the European Model Y in Giga Berlin continue and it is looking like the plant could become larger than initially thought. There are also increasing indications that the Model S and Model X will soon be refreshed.

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Jan 16, 2021 - 08:40 pm

Former Airbus CEO Tom Enders joins Lilium Board

Longtime aviation executive and former Airbus CEO Tom Enders joins the board of directors of eVTOL startup Lilium. The company is developing an electric jet with five seats. Series production is expected to start in 2025.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 02:15 pm

Proterra to go public via merger with ArcLight

Proterra, the U.S. manufacturer of electric buses, has announced its initial public offering through a merger with investment firm ArcLight Clean Transportation. Existing investor Daimler Trucks backs the deal.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 03:38 pm

Sono Motors gathers 45 million euros

The Munich-based company Sono Motors has concluded financing of 45 million euros. The startup has also garnered around 12,400 pre-orders for its Sion solar electric car. A few days ago, Sono Motors had announced its intention to present the new prototype generation in January.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 01:14 pm

Artemis goes independent

Audi’s Artemis task force for highly automated electric cars has now been spun off into an independent company. Alexander Hitzinger, managing director of the new Artemis GmbH, made the announcement on LinkedIn.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 04:51 pm

ChargeUp Europe to upgrade to industry association

The charging infrastructure lobby organisation ChargeUp Europe wants to change from an informal alliance to an industry association next year. To this end, the organisation has appointed Christopher Burghardt, ChargePoint’s Managing Director Europe, as President for the first full year of operation.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/06/lucid-motors-appoints-ex-waymos-sherry-house-as-cfo/
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