The rise of electric vehicles is the most disruptive transformation the automotive industry has ever seen. A rapid pace of innovation has brought electric vehicles to the brink of mass market availability. While numbers of cars on the road are increasing on a high pace, safety of battery systems are now even more important for all stakeholders involved: Customer confidence is key for the long-term market success.
Discover the safety requirements of Li-Ion battery for EV cars from TÜV SÜD experts.
Mr. Volker Blandow - Global Head of e-Mobility
Back in 1991, he started in the field of electric vehicles. From 1994 to 2011 he was a senior strategy consultant in the field of renewable energies, clean transportation technologies and energy storage systems. His specialization has always been electric vehicles powered by fuel cells, hydrogen and batteries. Since 2011 he is heading the electric mobility activities of TÜV SÜD including topics like battery safety, charging infrastructure, high voltage safety. Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies are integral part of the TÜV SÜD e-mobility service portfolio.
Mr. Sebastian Cerne - Chief Technical Officer, e-Mobility
Mr. Cerne got a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation Engineering and a Master Degree of Engineering in Electric Energy System and Electromobility. He has hands on experience in battery testing for more than 5 years especially in cell, module and PHEV/EV-battery in the scope of abuse-, performance- and endurance testing.
Bosnia and Herzegovina