FEV reinforces vehicle business unit
Effective November 1, Michael Hog has accepted global responsibility as group vice president vehicle at international engineering service provider FEV. The company’s core competences include vehicle integration, chassis engineering, NVH optimization, and benchmarking. Hog will report to Dr. Ralf Marquard, COO of FEV Group Holding GmbH. The European responsibility for the vehicle business unit continues to be lead in the well-proven manner by Klaus Wolff. Hog studied aerospace technology at the University of Stuttgart. Prior to accepting his position at FEV, he held a leading position in the field of vehicle integration at a reputable engineering company.
"With Michael Hog, we have placed the global strategic management of our vehicle business unit in the hands of an experienced and extremely well-connected leader with significant vehicle and project experience," explains Professor Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of the FEV Group. "Filling this position will add strategic expertise to the company that will allow us, on a global scale, to better meet the growing demand for comprehensive development services ranging from vehicle integration to full vehicle development."
"I consider my core task to be the strengthening of the global footprint and the expansion of the vehicle business unit,” explains Michael Hog. "The existing expertise in full vehicle development and powertrains provides an ideal basis for the development of integrated solutions."
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.