Peter Vaughan Schmidt on Oct. 1 will succeed Michael Fleming as CEO of Torc Robotics, an unbiased subsidiary of Daimler Truck.
Schmidt is at present head of Daimler Truck’s Autonomous Expertise Group. Fleming will retain a seat on the Torc board of administrators and stay engaged as a key advisor.
Martin Daum, chairman of the board of administration of Daimler Truck mentioned, “The purpose now could be to ascertain Torc as a world firm with 4 places, carry autonomous trucking know-how to perfection within the subsequent few years, and in the end to collection manufacturing. I’m very happy that we’ve got the best persona in Peter Vaughan Schmidt to form this subsequent section as CEO of Torc.”
Schmidt has served Daimler and Daimler Truck in quite a lot of roles since 2005, together with manufacturing and plant administration, in addition to product and platform administration.