"Responsibility to us means to transfer our competence

into environmental and sustainable projects."

Ralf Laufenberg (CEO)


"For our international customers we develop and manage

total vehicle projects or work on special parts of the development cycle.

The global approach of our teams has essential impact for our success."

Robert P. Rupa (COO)


“Reliability and professionalism

are the key factors for a

sustainable customer orientation.”

Hans-Joachim Laufenberg

Managing Director



Competent, creative and innovative

employees are the key to our success!

Effective and technologically sophisticated solutions in the field of vehicle and component development constitute our core business. Our expertise involves the fields of vehicle development, powertrain and chassis engineering in particular, as well as electronics, e-mobility and lightweight design.

Business Services & Consulting

Consulting for Interfacing Processes

RLE Business Services & Consulting is a strategic consulting partner to OEMs and automotive suppliers, after-sales units and interface-relevant industries.

Teams of experienced individuals bringing the expertise to bear which they have accumulated in years of serving clients, having developed and expanded their skillsets within the RLE INTERNATIONAL Group. Our highly qualified specialists work to design tailored, cost-optimized solutions meeting the needs of national and international clients.

Engineering Excellence. Worldwide.

The RLE INTERNATIONAL Group is one of the world’s leading development, technology and consultation service providers to the international mobility and energy industries. On the basis of our many years of development and methodological expertise, we can lay claim to 30 years of experience in devising innovative and effective solutions for our international customers. Locations in Europe, North America and Asia allow us to remain close to our customers. Our 1,700 employees constantly keep abreast of technological progress. Thanks to their wide-ranging skills and innovative ideas, they play an active role in shaping the future of our company. So that this remains the case, we continuously promote their personal and technical development. After all, only a company in motion will also be capable of moving ahead in the future.

Global Project Competence

We have been leaving tracks in the future of mobility for 30 years.

RLE locations around the world provide our clients a direct go-to for solution-oriented consulting in their area. Our teams are extremely well-versed in the products and particularities of sophisticated clients, offering highly qualified services at all times.

30 Years RLE – Expertise with a history