Lecture Series "Technologieführer" 

Automotive Technology Leaders Present

Winter 2021/22

Automotive Technology Leaders Present

The Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart (FKFS), in cooperation with the Robert Bosch GmbH and other partner companies from the automotive industry, initiates this lecture series. 


Top managers from the automotive industry present lectures on the latest topics from research, development, marketing and sales – followed by a question and answer session.


The Automotive Technology Leaders series will take place digitally.

Location: Webex Events or Microsoft Teams

Time: 6 pm



25 October 2021: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Topic: Next Generation Mobility - Now
Speaker: Dr. Dirk Walliser, Senior Vice President Corporate R&D, Innovation & Technology and Digital Products & Services



8 November 2021: Erwin Hymer Group
Topic: Mobile traveling in the future - fully electric and highly connected
Speaker: Rüdiger Freimann, Head of Automotive Engineering of Erwin Hymer Group SE



22 November 2021: Robert Bosch GmbH
Topic: Drive & Park #LikeABosch - how to save lives, improve comfort and provide Driver eXperience
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Irawan, Senior Vice President Cross-Domain Computing Solutions - Driver Assistance Systems – Robert Bosch



6 December 2021: Daimler AG
Topic: Automated Driving The Next Level: DRIVE PILOT and Automated Parking
Speaker: Dr. Martin Hart, Director MB.OS Assistance Systems & Chassis E/E


Link: An Unterhaltung teilnehmen (microsoft.com)



17 January 2022: Magna PT B.V. & Co. KG
Topic: Transformation to Electric and Connected Powertrains
Speaker: Dr. Harald Naunheimer, Senior Vice President Engineering, MPT


31 January 2022: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Prosche AG
Topic: Data-driven Development as an Enabler for the Powertrain of Tomorrow
Speaker: Christian Enderle, Leiter Entwicklung Antrieb


Please send requests for the presentation slides to technologiefuehrer@fkfs.de.


Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen 
und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart FKFS

Jana Ott
Pfaffenwaldring 12
70569 Stuttgart