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Mercedes-AMG: AMG gets a new boss

Realignment: AMG with new boss

Change in management at AMG: Tobias Moers joins Aston Martin. The new leadership will be a big step towards electrification for AMG!

Tobias Moers hands over the executive chair from Mercedes-AMG. He changes to Aston Martin as CEO, where he succeeds Andy Palmer. The British sports car manufacturer also uses AMG units for its V8 engines. The change at the top management is even more exciting, Because with the new appointment, the keyword “electromobility” will soon be an integral part of the fastest Benze.

Philipp Schiemer, former head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, takes over Moers’ post. Newer Jochen Hermann, currently Head of Development eDrive at Daimler, is responsible for technology and as such is responsible for electric drives and battery research.

Plug-in hybrids for AMG

Moers had already announced that AMG plug-in hybrid technology would be introduced, starting with the C 63. The new appointment with Schiemer and Hermann will accelerate this development. Daimler CEO Ola Källenius: “You will continue to develop the company and take it to a new level. Electromobility will also play a major role for AMG in the future.” Apart from the special models SLS electric drive and Mercedes-AMG One, the 53 series are definitely just the beginning of electrification at AMG. Tobias Moers will leave the company on August 1, 2020, according to Daimler at his own request.
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