Siemens demonstrated its wide experience and reliability in the field of electric traction systems for commercial vehicles in the last years in many different applications. To date over 10,000 of the proven ELFA drive system are worldwide in daily operation. Based on this huge experience in drive technology and production of drive systems Siemens is very well prepared for the growing market of solutions for green vehicles. Announcements from Chinese as well as European authorities underline that after the well-established Chinese market for electric city-buses the market for green solutions for further commercial vehicles will start soon in other regions.
Speaker Biography (Juergen Fetzer)
Jürgen Fetzer joined Siemens AG in 1991 after his Diploma as industrial engineer at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt. In his career at Siemens he was responsible for different marketing and sales and topics of innovative products and systems. He was decisively involved when Siemens decided to go for electrical and hybrid drive systems for city commercial vehicles. Today he is business development manager for the ELFA® drive system.
Company Profile (Siemens AG)
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment - such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems - and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.