Daimler's road to FCEV Market Introduction (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. Europe 2016)

Dr Joerg Wind, Strategic Energy Projects
Daimler AG


Europe 2016 Presentation - Daimler AG*
Europe 2016 Audio Presentation - Daimler AG*

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Presentation Summary

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) are one of the most promising options for a sustainable mobility of the future. Significant technological advancements have been achieved. FCEVs have shown high technical maturity. Most car manufacturers have announced market introduction of FCEVs in the next years. Cost reduction and buildup of the hydrogen infrastructure are the main issues for the next years.

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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