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Dr. Rittmar von Helmolt

AVL List GmbH
Director Business Development

Rittmar von Helmolt is responsible for developing and selling AVL’s competencies, services and products that are key for creating new transportation solutions. This includes fleet electrification planning and support for driverless vehicles, for OEMs, Mobility Service Providers and cities. Before joining AVL, Rittmar was responsible for General Motors’ activities in Europe on “urban mobility” beyond the traditional car business, as well as planning for autonomous vehicle deployment. He formerly led the fuel cell application for Opel’s first fuel cell electric vehicles and held various positions in the development of fuel cell and electric vehicles. Prior to that, Rittmar has worked in the energy research department of Siemens Corporate Technology for 8 years. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Augsburg and a Diploma from the University of Göttingen. His professional experience also encompasses magnetic materials and superconductors.