Baker and electric car developer Hilden (GER)
How does the bread get to the customer? And how the electric van to the baker? Baking cars for beginners? No problem, beautifully whole-grainy and sustainable, that’s how it’s done!
After training as a baker, Roland M. Schüren studied business administration with a focus on marketing and human resources. After graduating from the master craftsman school, he joined the management of the bakery “Ihr Bäcker Schüren” and took over the company in 1998.
Roland is particularly committed to CO2 neutrality and established at “Ihr Bäcker Schüren” e.g. a resource-conserving production with heat generation from biomass, efficient cooling systems with water cooling, heat recovery processes, several photovoltaic systems and electromobility in logistics.
He is also the initiator of the e-van self-help group and developed together with the StreetScooter GmbH and the TBZ Fahrzeugbau GmbH, the first electric van in Europe (Bakery Vehicle 1 = BV1), which will be launched in the spring of 2018.
“Baking and building cars – both very different processes at first glance. But they have more in common than you might think… “