Einride Appoints Former Volvo Cars CTO to Lead Autonomous Technologies
Gothenburg, June 21, 2023 – Einride, a freight mobility company that provides digital, electric and autonomous technology, announced today the appointment of Henrik Green as the new General Manager, Autonomous Technologies. Green brings over 25 years’ experience working in the product, technology and sustainability sector within mobility, having held roles such as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer at Volvo Cars.
In this new role, he’ll be responsible for spearheading Einride's efforts in the development and deployment of technologies that will reshape the way goods are moved globally. This will include leading the autonomous technology teams across the various offices of Einride.
"I am excited to join Einride and be a part of the team that is reshaping the freight industry. Einride's innovative approach to autonomous electric technologies has the potential to re-architect logistics and make a significant impact on sustainability,” said Henrik Green, new General Manager, Autonomous Technologies of Einride. “I look forward to working together with the talented team at Einride to drive the adoption of autonomous electric transportation and bring about a greener and smarter future."
During his close to three decades at Volvo Cars, Green played a pivotal role in the transformation of the company's product portfolio and technological advancements, ultimately positioning Volvo Cars as one of the frontrunners in the automotive industry’s transition to electric. Serving most recently as the Head of Advanced Technology and Sustainability, he was instrumental in driving the development and strategy of electrified vehicles and autonomous technology. Green also previously held the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer positions at Volvo Cars, along with a range of other strategy, research and product roles.
"We are thrilled to welcome Henrik Green to Einride as our new General Manager of Autonomous Technologies. His extensive track record in bringing electric, autonomous technology to the automotive industry makes him the ideal candidate to lead our efforts in transforming the freight industry," said Robert Falck, CEO and Founder of Einride. "Henrik's strategic vision and commitment to sustainability align perfectly with Einride's mission, and we are confident that his leadership will move us towards a more intelligent and efficient future."
Einride became the first company in the world to deploy an autonomous, electric vehicle on a public road in 2019 and successfully completed a public road pilot in the US in 2022, after becoming the first company to receive approval to operate the vehicle on a US public road.
Einride designs, develops and deploys technologies for freight mobility. By building grids powered by a first-of-its-kind ecosystem — the intelligent platform Einride Saga, electric and autonomous fleets, charging infrastructure and connectivity networks — a resilient, cost-effective shipping future is unlocked. Founded in 2016, Einride became the first company in the world to deploy an autonomous, electric vehicle on a public road in 2019 and became the first company to receive approval to operate the vehicle on a US public road in 2022. For more information, please visit einride.tech.
Einride’s offering includes an ecosystem of products coming together to unlock efficiency. These products include Einride Saga, the Einride autonomous vehicle (Gen 2), the Einride connected electric truck and Einride Charging (including chargers and Einride Stations).
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