Visit of the German Minister of Traffic and Transportation at SIM-Drive

International Networking and technical innovation cooperations.


On the 11th of Jan. 2012 a high ranking delegation lead by Minister Dr. Peter Ramsauer visited SIM-Drive a company for which CBI Partners is expanding the international partnership network.

The delegation was investigating the status of alternative energy- and transportation models in Japan.

The business model and the presented technology of SIM-Drive did not only impress Dr. Ramsauer.

Some impressions from the event

From left: Dr. Ramsauer (Minister, Member of the German Parliament, Prof. Dr. Shimizu (CEO SIM-Drive), Markus Schaedlich (CBI Founding Partner), Dr.-Ing. Thomas Aubel (VP TÜV-Rheinland Group for Mobility)

Dr. Volker Stanzel (Embassador of Germany to Japan) is listening to the presentation of Prof. Shimizu about SIM-Drive.

Herbert Hemming (President of Bosch Japan) is taking about the participation of Bosch Japan in SIM-Drive’s open source project.

Mr. Ramsauer returns impressed from his test drive in the fastest electric vehicle with street homologation in the world.

The delegation in front of the 3 SIM-Drive vehicles – SIM-Lei 1 (global leader in range per charge), SIM-Drive, Keio Bus and ELIICA (fastest e-vehicle for passengers in the world).

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