Dr. Horst Glaser was born in Trier, Germany, on July 24, 1953.
After completing a mechanical engineering degree at RWTH Aachen University, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Lightweight Construction from 1979 to 1988 and earned a Dr.-Ing. degree.
In 1988 Dr. Glaser began his career in the Technical Development division of AUDI AG, in the Component Strength department. In 1990 he became head of that very department.
Additional management positions followed in the 1990s in Suspension Testing as well as in Brake Development, Wheel Slip Control System and Vibration Analysis.
Dr. Glaser was named Head of Suspension Development in 2001.
He was appointed General Representative of AUDI AG in September 2016. Since then he has headed Technical Development at AUDI AG.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (http://www.dat.de).