FEV expands its Asia business with the foundation of FEV Thailand Co., Ltd.

Automotive Press Releases Wednesday August 15, 2018 13:27
Bangkok--15 Aug--Nine in

On August 8, a ceremony for inauguration of FEV's Thailand subsidiary will take place in Bangkok under participation of Government officials and clients. With this new location, FEV will continue its growth in Asia to support the mobility sector in the development of complete vehicles and engines, transmissions and electric powertrains including battery and fuel cell. The inauguration will be followed by a conference on future mobility solutions.

FEV Thailand is located South-east of Bangkok in Sriracha, Chon Buri. "Thailand's automotive sector is growing fast and needs technology for future mobility. Clean air, sustainable energy supply and highly efficient drive systems are needed worldwide, and FEV helps to develop technical solutions for the future targets", states Prof. Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of FEV Group.

"The mega cities like Bangkok can improve air quality and safety significantly by solutions of FEV for conventional and e-vehicles including 2- and 3-wheelers. To be efficient in product development, it is important to be close to the client and to support locally as well as globally", said Dr. Ernst Scheid, CEO of FEV Asia. FEV is already integrated in Thai projects, improving conventional powertrains for South-east Asia, and with the delivery of testing equipment for product development and end-of-line quality control, providing hardware and software for Thai Industry 4.0.

Dr. Andreas Pungs is assigned as Managing Director of FEV Thailand Co., Ltd. He joint FEV 20 years ago and is very familiar with Asia. He was responsible for product development as CTO of FEV China after heading the FEV's powertrain lab in India.

About FEV

The FEV Group with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally renowned service provider in the area of vehicle and mobility solutions. The skill spectrum of FEV includes consulting and the development of innovative vehicles and powertrains up to serial production. In addition to complete car body development, engine and transmission development, vehicle integration, and the calibration and homologation of modern vehicle powertrains, the development of hybrid and electric drive systems as well as alternative fuels is constantly increasing in importance. Another area of activity includes optimizing electronic control systems as well as the increasing connectedness of cars. In this context, one particular focus is the continued development of autonomous driving.

The FEV Software and Testing Solutions product portfolio complements this offering by producing cutting-edge test bench measuring equipment in addition to software solutions that help make development more efficient and transfer significant process steps from the road to the test rig – or even to a computer simulator.

The FEV Group employs about 5600 highly qualified specialists in modern development centers close to our customers at more than 40 locations on four continents.

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