Rietheim-Weilheim, Germany, February, 8, 2021 – The mechatronics specialist, Marquardt, has combined its competencies in the field of e-mobility in a new business unit “Power and Energy Solutions” headed by Dr. Patrick Mattes since the beginning of the year. With this step, Marquardt is responding to the positive business development, particularly with battery management systems, and at the same time setting the course for further growth. 

    "We had already prepared ourselves, years ago, for the mobility shift to electronically powered vehicles. As a pioneer in the development and production of battery management systems, several well-known vehicle manufacturers now rely on our experience", said Dr. Harald  Marquardt, Chief Executive Officer of the Marquardt Group. "With the newly established ‘Power and Energy Solutions’ business unit, we are now taking the next step and preparing ourselves for an even-greater increase in demand. Dr. Patrick Mattes' broad, international experience is a perfect match for our global customer-base and market orientation." 

    Before joining Marquardt, Dr. Patrick Mattes worked at Knorr-Bremse AG and assumed responsibility for the company’s electronic braking systems business field in the commercial vehicles sector. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years at Robert Bosch GmbH, where he held various positions pertaining to powertrain and chassis systems, including his role as Vice President, responsible for mechatronic systems for vacuum-free braking systems.

    Marquardt’s "Power and Energy Solutions" portfolio includes battery management systems from 12 to 800 volts, charging and converter systems for battery electric vehicles, and control units, sensors and electromechanical components for hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. Marquardt's electromobility solutions are compatible with two-wheelers, cars, trucks and off-road vehicles.  

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