German automotive suppliers and mechanical engineering firms have long derived the majority of their revenue from foreign markets. However, crucial aspects for exporting companies like free trade and globalization are increasingly coming under pressure in many countries. Dr. Stefan Wolf, CEO of ElringKlinger, discusses how to respond to this trend with TRUMPF family entrepreneur Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller.
China leads the way in e-mobility. Nowhere else will you find so many electric cars on the road. However, batteries are not the only new technology shaping the future within the world’s biggest vehicle market. The fuel cell is also emerging as a strong contender, and lightweight construction plays a crucial role in both technologies. Having established an early foothold in China, ElringKlinger is now striving to increase its market share in the alternative drive sector.
If you want to be involved in shaping the future of mobility, you need to be at the epicenter of new ideas. So what’s happening in California’s creative technology hub? A virtual tour of Silicon Valley.