In this role he is responsible for the design, development and production support of the DAF LF 7.5-19T truck portfolio. He oversees product development in the areas of conventional diesel powertrains as well as electrification. Prior to his current assignment, Carl was Director Powertrain and Advanced Engineering at the PACCAR Technical Centre in North America. Carl received his Ph. D. degree from Aachen University in Germany, specializing in in-cylinder modeling of diesel engines. Prior to joining PACCAR in 2014, Carl spent 17 years at Ford, GM, and Caterpillar in roles of increasing responsibility. To date Carl has been granted 14 patents in the areas of engine and powertrain technology.