Uwe Likar studied Economics and Production Technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt. After working at an international components supply company he started at Mitsubishi Motor R&D Europe GmbH (MRDE) as a Product Planner. Later he joined the Development Planning Group. Since 2004 he is Manager, Advanced Engineering planning at MRDE. In 2007 he became responsible for the field of Electric Vehicles- Alternative Power trains. Within MRDE he is the EV (Electric Vehicle) project leader. Since April 2015 he is working as a Senior Manager in this field.