Franz Storkenmaier

Head of Lightweight Construction and Vehicle Weight


Mr. Franz Storkenmaier is BMW Group’s Head of Lightweight Construction and Vehicle Weight. Previously, he worked as Efficient Dynamics Vehicle Manager during the conception stage of the battery electric vehicle BMW i3. Franz was employed in several fuel efficiency projects at BMW before, mainly focusing on heat management.

Before entering the automobile industry, he was a researcher in the field of thermodynamics at the Bavarian Center of Applied Energy Research – working on efficiency improvements of sorption chillers and chillers for solar cooling. Franz holds a diploma degree in physics of the Technical University of Munich.