The German electric van maker StreetScooter has recruited executives from Tesla and Ford to help drive its international expansion.
Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen, who was part of Tesla's first European Tesla team, and Ulrich Stuhec, join the Streetscooter, have joined the company said in a news release.
Streetscooter is a subsidiary of the German postal company Deutsche Post.
Bardenfleth-Hansen will be chief growth officer and will be responsible for building up StreetScooter's international sales organization
Stuhec will be chief technical officer. He will be responsible for product development, and a new platform and technology development, including autonomous driving.
Stuhec worked for Ford for 17 years and had a leading global role developing Ford's autonomous and electric vehicle technologies. He also worked for BMW and Rover Group before joining Ford. The executive will also be responsible for the China expansion of StreetScooter.