As Technical Product Manager Regulation Automated Driving, Armin coordinates all BMW activities to support the worldwide deployment of SAE automation level 3 (Highway) and prepares large scale testing with users for level 4 (Urban), including broad coverage of homologation, traffic rules, enforcement as well as security, software updates und periodical technical inspection.
Graeter started his career at BMW in 1987 in different roles in Development and Marketing
In 2005, he became Project Leader Safety of the BMW Hydrogen7, MINI e and other electo-mobility projects. In this role, he was responsible for Supplier Safety Audits and Assessments as well as the Whole Vehicle Safety Concept (Passive Safety, Active Safety, Functional Safety and Safety of the Intended Function).
In 2009, he took on the position of Leader Functional Safety of the BMW Group. He established a safety-oriented development process, finalized ISO 26262, and established ISO26262 within all BMW Group development areas.
From 2013 he was Leader Strategy Driver Assistance and Automated Driving, Leader of the VDA Working Group Automated Driving, Co-chair of the ERTRAC (European Road Transport Research Advisory Council, advising the EU Commission) Working Group Connected Automated Driving. He currently still holds the roles within the VDA ERTRAC.