born in 1951 in Karlsruhe; teaches business administration and automotive economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, scope of research is the automotive industry. From 1985 to 1996, Dudenhöffer worked for car makers, including Opel, Porsche and Peugeot. Dudenhoeffer and his CAR-Team are involved in research programs on sustainable mobility. His latest book »Wer kriegt die Kurve?« (tr. Who’ll turn the corner?) was published in 2016.