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Martin Pischinger Named Vice President Electronics/Controls at FEV: FEV Inc. Tuesday announced that Martin Pischinger has assumed the position of vice president of Electronics/Controls at its North American Technical Center in Auburn Hills. Pischinger, who held the same position at FEV’s parent company, FEV Motorentechnik GmbH in Aachen, Germany, is the son of FEV founder Franz Pischinger. Gary Rogers, FEV president and CEO, and FEV Motorentechnik executive vice president, made the announcement. Pischinger will be responsible for the oversight of FEV’s U.S. electronics business, currently related primarily to powertrain development. Pischinger envisions other applications for this FEV discipline, such as aerospace and wind power as great opportunities for growth. Pischinger has outlined several major goals for the electronics business unit, including the creation of a software development team capable of developing series production embedded software and establishing the Capability Maturity Model Integration process improvement approach. Additionally, Pischinger hopes to establish increased integration for FEV globally. Since 2005, Pischinger has overseen the significant growth of the electronics business at FEV Motorentechnik. He also spent five years at BMW AG in Munich. Prior to BMW, he worked in engine development for FEV. Pischinger earned his engineering degree and his Ph.D. in Engineering at the Aachen Technical University. The FEV Group is an internationally recognized powertrain and vehicle engineering company that supplies the global transportation industry. FEV offers a complete range of engineering services, providing support across the globe to customers in the design, analysis, prototyping, powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fueled powertrains. The FEV Group employs a staff of more than over 2,000 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centers on three continents. FEV Inc. employs approximately 350 in Auburn Hills.