Press Releases 2019

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Ford Trucks’ new F-MAX tractors with Ford Otosan and AVL “platooning” technology have successfully completed initial test drives. Ford Otosan and AVL also broke new ground in Turkey following the joint project’s platooning tests.

As the first phase of the joint R&D cooperation project is completed, the progress on heavy commercial vehicles will form a basis to making autonomous...
The exterior and interior of the Helmut List Halle in Graz were modernized on a large scale: about 16 years after its opening, the hall was equipped with the most innovative photovoltaic façade system in Austria. Its northwestern side was given a new façade, and the stage technology was brought up to date with a modern chain hoist system. The modernization drive was completed on time a few days...
‘Konnichiwa’ is probably one of the first words you will learn when you start studying Japanese. Lessons held at the Japanese school, which recently opened in Graz and is supported by AVL, go far beyond a friendly 'hello'. “Maintaining your native language and culture fosters cultural understanding between cultures”, said AVL CEO Prof. Helmut List, who personally initiated the program. Lessons...
As part of a strategic collaboration, the two leading industrial experts – AVL List and NorCom Information Technology – teamed up to share their expertise and develop Big Data solutions specifically tailored to the automotive industry. By combining their respective strengths the ADAS/AD Data & Analytics Platform was established, which is now being used for the very first time at the...
Starting with the beginning of 2019, a consortium of leading European automotive manufacturers, technology providers, universities and research institutions has launched the collaborative research and innovation project VISION-xEV. Funded by the European Commission under the HORIZON 2020 program, 14 partners from all over Europe closely work together in order to establish advanced simulation...
In future, it will be increasingly important in powertrain engineering to take into account all aspects of energy production and energy supply. This will spark an interesting competition among the energy sources themselves as well as among the related drive systems. The international trend conference "Engine & Environment," organized by AVL for the 31st time in Graz, focuses on “Competition...
Triangraphics and AVL List GmbH announced today a partnership regarding the generation of digital 3D road environments for a more effective virtual verification and validation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) systems and Autonomous Vehicles (AVs).

Testing of complex automated driving functions to ensure safety under all possible driving conditions is a challenge. Physical testing...
With its minimalistic slim design, AVL’s latest product AVL SlimLine™ Dilution Systems allow for the most flexible testbed setups in very crowded test environments. Energy efficient and easy to service, they enhance test performances and maximize frontloading capabilities, even in already existing powertrain and engine test cells. AVL SlimLine™ Dilution Systems will be simultaneously launched...
68 European partners from 16 countries and six domains spent three years working on the research project ENABLE-S3 in the field of automated systems. Coordinated by AVL, a hightech company based in Graz, ENABLE-S3 set itself the objective of establishing an overarching platform for the cost-efficient validation and verification of autonomous and highlyautomated vehicles, trains, tractors,...
The University of Bath, Great Britain, has appointed AVL to supply its new research facility, the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS). IAAPS will be a global center of excellence to help the automotive industry meet future air quality standards. Located in Bristol and Bath Science Park in the southwest of England, it is scheduled to open at the end of 2020.

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The tenth AVL International Commercial Powertrain Conference (ICPC) is dedicated to powertrain diversification. From May 21 to 23, 2019, experts from OEMs and suppliers for trucks and buses, agricultural engineering and construction machinery will be addressing the latest challenges faced by the global commercial vehicle industry. The anniversary conference, held at Graz Stadthalle, will...
The new AVL software solution for the management of measurement data in the vehicle, AVL PEMS Data Management Solution™, ensures that the planning and evaluation of RDE testing can be carried out as automated as possible. The software is tamper-proof, reliable and supports the complete RDE certification process with transparent transport, storage and life-cycle management of data.