Fact Sheet AVL

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 all kinds of powertrain systems and is a competent 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, systems and software required for powertrain and vehicle Testing.


Advanced Simulation Technologies

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




More than 6.200 worldwide (2.750 in Graz)


45 worldwide

Export Quota:


Proportion of company-financed Research:

approx. 10 % of the turnover

Turnover 2012:

1.015 Millions Euro


Dipl.-Ing. Michael Ksela, company spokesman


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