Dr. Johannes Scharf appointed Executive Vice President of FEV Europe GmbH - Dr. Tolga Uhlmann takes over as Vice President EU-Gasoline Powertrains
January 2020 – New responsibilities at FEV Europe GmbH: Since 1 January, Dr. Johannes Scharf has been a new member of the executive board of FEV Europe GmbH in the role of CTO.
After holding various positions in gasoline engine development, Dr. Johannes Scharf was most recently Vice President EU-Gasoline Powertrains, responsible for the European development programs for gasoline engines. He will be succeeded in this function by Dr. Tolga Uhlmann, who was most recently Director Basic Engine Development in the Gasoline Powertrains division at FEV Europe.
"The gasoline engine also offers great potential for increasing efficiency in combination with the electrification of the powertrain," explains Professor Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of FEV Group GmbH. "Dr. Johannes Scharf and Dr. Tolga Uhlmann will optimally adapt the focus of the developments to the local requirements and boundary conditions in Europe. Thus, we will continue to support our customers from concept to series production as a strong development partner with a high level of personnel competence".
The FEV Group is a leading international service provider for turnkey vehicle development. Its range of engineering competencies includes consulting, development and testing of innovative vehicles and their powertrains from concept to series production. The range of services for propulsion systems include modern, highly efficient gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, hybrid and fully electric drive systems and fuel cell systems as well as their integration, calibration and homologation into the vehicle. Further core topics at FEV are alternative fuels, the development of electronic control systems, vehicle connectivity and the automation of vehicles through hardware and software development. The service portfolio is fulfilled by customized test bench and measurement equipment including software solutions that allow essential work stages to be efficiently transferred from the road to the test bench or simulation.
The FEV Group employs more than 6700 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on 5 continents.