Lecture Series "Technologieführer" 

Automotive Technology Leaders Present

Summer 2022

Automotive Technology Leaders Present

The Research Institute for Automotive Engineering and Powertrain Systems 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.



25 April 2022: Robert Bosch GmbH
Topic: Sustainability and Engineering
Speaker: Dr. Christina Franke, Senior Vice President Advanced Engineering of Components and Production



9 May 2022: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Topic: Mobilizing Commercial Vehicle Intelligence – Now
Speaker: Dr. Christian Brenneke, Senior Vice President, Global Head of R&D and System Solution



23 May 2022: MAHLE GmbH
Topic: Transformation of Automotive Industry & Future Mobility
Speaker: Martin Wellhöfer, Corporate Executive Vice President Sales & Application Engineering



13 June 2022: Daimler Truck AG
Topic: Leading Sustainable Transportation
Speaker: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG



27 June 2022: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
Topic: Transformation in the Automotive Industry - the Porsche Way
Speaker: Dr. Oliver Seifert, Vice President R&D Electric / Electronics



11 July 2022: Purem by Eberspächer
Topic: The End of the Combustion Engine? Is there still Life in the Old Dog yet?
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Waldhier + Dr. Rolf Jebasinski, CEO Purem by Eberspächer / Vice President Testing and Simulation



Location: Lecture Hall 47.02, Pfaffenwaldring 47, Campus Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Universität Stuttgart, 70569 Stuttgart

6 to 7:30 p.m.

We will be on site at 5:15 p.m.  – Feel free to stop by and talk to us!



Masks are compulsory and the valid Corona rules of the University of Stuttgart apply: News-Ticker: Aktuelle Corona-Informationen | Universität Stuttgart (uni-stuttgart.de)




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


Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen 
und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart FKFS

Jana Ott
Pfaffenwaldring 12
70569 Stuttgart