Electric Transportation: An Overview Of Road Vehicle, Airplane, Rail And Ship Applications (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing)

Dr Joerg Wind, Strategic Energy Projects
Daimler AG
Apr 28, 2015.


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Presentation Summary

The number of electric vehicles has increased significantly in the passenger car and bus segment last year. However, just recently other transport sectors, like trucks, airplanes, trains and ships discover electrification as viable option to reduce emissions and energy consumption. The presentation gives an overview on latest developments of electric vehicles in all relevant transport sectors.

Speaker Biography (Joerg Wind)

Dr. Jörg Wind has studied physics at the Technical Unversity of Munich (TUM). After doing his Ph.D. in the field of semiconductor physics and sensor technology at the TUM in 1992, he started working in the field of fuel cells and hydrogen. As a project manager, he was responsible for material development for high temperature fuel cells and exhaust aftertreatment at DASA and DaimlerChrysler from 1992 until 1998. From 1998 until 2002, he was responsible for PEM stack development at DaimlerChrysler. Since 2002, he is responsible for strategic energy projects and EC funded projects, comprising projects in the field of fuel cell vehicles and battery electric vehicles (including energy systems analyses and WTW-analyses). He has been involved in the setup of the FCH JU from the beginning on and is currently vice chair of the NEW-IG transportation committee.

Company Profile (Daimler AG)

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