15. December 2014

FEV reinforces Diesel Powertrains Business Unit

Thomas Körfer takes over worldwide responsibility, Bernd Lindemann heads European business.

Thomas Körfer has been responsible for the worldwide activities of the FEV Group in the business unit Diesel Engines since the end of 2014 (Source: FEV GmbH).

Bernd Lindemann has followed Thomas Körfer in the role of the director of FEV's European Diesel business unit (Source: FEV GmbH).

Aachen, 15 December 2014 – FEV Group Holding GmbH has restructured its Passenger Car Diesel Engines Business Unit. Thomas Körfer, previous director of the European Diesel business at FEV GmbH, has taken on worldwide responsibility for this area as Group Vice President, Passenger Car Diesel Engines. Bernd Lindemann is his successor as the EU business unit director.

"The transfer of Thomas Körfer to the FEV Group Holding GmbH allows us to optimise the global structures and processes of our Passenger Car Diesel Engines Business Unit," explains Professor Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of the FEV Group. "Further, with Bernd Lindemann as the director of the European Diesel Business Unit, we have added expertise that puts us in an excellent position to meet current and future requirements of our European customers."

Thomas Körfer has worked for FEV since 1991 and has led the Diesel Business Unit in Europe for four years. Bernd Lindemann came to FEV in 2014 from commercial vehicle manufacturer Deutz AG. Before Deutz, Lindemann was employed by Daimler, where he played a major role in the evolution of the Bluetec diesel engines for worldwide application in passenger cars.

The development of modern concepts and technologies for diesel applications is part of the core business of the international development service provider FEV.


About FEV

The FEV Group with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized development service provider for drive and vehicle technologies. The company offers its global transport industry customers a complete range of engineering services, providing support in the design, analysis and prototyping for powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fuelled powertrains. FEV's competencies also include design, development and prototyping of innovative vehicle concepts, powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards. The Test Systems division is a global supplier of advanced test cell, instrumentation and test equipment. The FEV Group employs a staff of over 3,200 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centres on three continents.