The headquarters of Valeo Siemens eAutomotive is located in Erlangen district of Middle Franconia.
More than 1.100 employees from over 40 different countries work in Erlangen and focus with great commitment on the growth market of electric mobility. The site is not only the headquarters of the global management but also the development and production site of inverters for (plug-in) hybrid and fully electric vehicles.
In Erlangen, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive is already one of the top ten employers: Since the founding of the joint venture in 2016, the number of employees and the office and production space used by Valeo Siemens eAutomotive has more than doubled. In the coming years, too, the company is planning a steady expansion of its headquarters.
With a population of just over 111.000, the university city Erlangen is one of a total of eight major cities in Bavaria.
Erlangen has a rich history: in the year 1002, the town was first mentioned in a document. Around 400 years later, Erlangen received city rights. The current cityscape had been mainly influenced by the Huguenots who fled to Erlangen in the 17th century. Today, the city is a leading location for the technology industry in northern Bavaria and the Nuremberg metropolitan region.
The Leisure activities
With its central location, Erlangen is the perfect starting point for a wide range of outdoor as well as indoor leisure activities.
In the Nuremberg / Fuerth / Erlangen metropolitan area, numerous sports clubs offer a large variety of team and individual sports. For those who prefer a cozier atmosphere, one of the many breweries and beer gardens or cellars will be the favorite destination.
Nearby Erlangen you will find destinations for day-trippers worth visiting, including historic cities, theme parks, zoos / wildlife parks or cycling and hiking trails in the Franconian Switzerland.