QuEST Global, the pioneering engineering services provider, plans to expand its presence in Germany by investing in acquiring local talent and technology companies. This market diversification plan is part of QuEST’s objective to strengthen its engineering service offerings to automotive customers in Germany and also across the globe. Focusing more on key customers in Germany, QuEST intends to double its headcount in Germany by 2020, and invest in technology companies based in the country to foster innovation. With Industry 4.0 taking the center stage and considering the strategic needs of its automotive clients, QuEST is looking to boosting its capabilities in transformative technologies like augmented reality, artificial intelligence capabilities, analytics and cloud on connected vehicles, autonomous cars, shared services and e-mobility. Over the past few years, QuEST has been expanding its footprint in Germany. In 2015, the company invested in Engineering und Design im Fahrzeugbau (EDF) GmbH, a Munich-based premier automotive engineering services company. This was followed by investments in Germany-based DETECH Fahrzeugentwicklung and Romania-based IT Six Global Services in 2017.