AVL Facts

AVL Facts

Some key facts about AVL:

Key Facts

The Company:

AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.

Company Address:

Hans-List-Platz 1
A-8020 Graz, Austria
Phone: +43 316 787-0
Fax: +43 316 787-400
Internet: http://www.avl.com

Chairman and CEO:

Prof. Dr. h.c. Helmut List

Scope of Business:

Development of Powertrain Systems

AVL develops and improves all kinds of powertrain systems and is an expert partner to the engine and automotive industry. In addition AVL develops and markets the simulation methods which are necessary for the development work.


Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems

The products of this business area comprise all the instruments and systems required for engine and vehicle testing.


Advanced Simulation Technologies

The developed simulation software is focusing on design and optimization of powertrain systems and covers all phases of the development process.




More than 7,470 worldwide (3,220 in Graz)


45 worldwide

Export Quota:


Proportion of company-financed Research:

approx. 10% of turnover

Turnover 2014:

1.15 billion euro


Dipl.-Ing. Michael Ksela, company spokesman