Dr Wolfgang Epple

Dr Wolfgang Epple

Director of Research and Technology - Jaguar Land Rover


Dr Wolfgang Epple is leading Jaguar Land Rover's Research and Technology activities. He joined Jaguar Land Rover in June 2012 as Director, Product Programmes.

Dr Epple brings more than 28 years of experience in automotive product development, production and quality assurance.

Dr Epple joined JLR from PROTON, Malaysia's leading auto manufacturer and owner of iconic British car brand Lotus, where he acted as Senior Director for engineering, purchasing, manufacturing and quality assurance divisions. Concurrently he headed the development of a new platform.

Prior to that, Dr Epple spent some 24 years with BMW, primarily in its research and development division. He directed the development of several car projects, including the development of hybrid modules. He also served as CEO and President of BMW Hybrid Technology Corporation in Troy/Michigan, USA.