Friedrich, Dr. Juergen

Dr. Juergen
Manager at Fuel Cell & Battery Drive Development

Dr. Jürgen K.-H. Friedrich, born 1955, graduated from the University of the Bundeswehr in Munich with a degree in Electrical Engineering, where he also attained his doctorate in Electrical Engineering. He joined Daimler in 1991. In 1995 he was appointed head of the research project NECAR, which included the development of the FCV’s NECAR and NEBUS. 1997 he became a member of the Fuel Cell Project of DaimlerChrysler. Starting in 2003 he was in charge of the F-Cell vehicle assembly and the worldwide operation of the F-Cell fleet vehicles, electric vehicle powertrain development and application & integration alternative drivetrains. Today he is in charge of the development of battery electric drives within Group Research and MBC Development.