Press Releases 2017

Covering an area of 400 sq. m, four new battery testing facilities, which will rank among the most advanced in Europe, are being erected by AVL List GmbH. By expanding its electric mobility testing center, AVL has become a driving force behind large-scale battery development, aiming at improved fulfilment of current and future customer requirements. The automotive development process – from...
AVL List GmbH, the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and test engineering of drive systems for international OEMs, and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) intend to form a strategic alliance. The aim of the initiative is to pool existing activities and carry out joint research in the area of drive and mobility technologies, as well as related...
What would be the best technology mix in my portfolio of global and local products? What does my optimal electrification roadmap look like? How are the different technologies going to be received by consumers? AVL’s "xEV Portfolio & Technology Consulting” solution helps automotive manufacturers around the globe make the right technology decisions for the future. As a result of the accelerated...
AVL delivered its 1,000th chassis dynamometer to ŠKODA. The jubilee edition is the main component of a new chassis dyno laboratory located in the parent plant of the Czech car manufacturer. Urs Gerspach, Executive Vice President AVL Test Systems and Global Operations: “We offer our customers complete and future-oriented solutions for emission testing – as such, the modern laboratory is...
The growing number of access restrictions in urban regions poses challenges to vehicle manufacturers and operators of commercial vehicles in urban freight and passenger transportation. As a reliable partner with decades of experience, AVL offers integrated and cost-efficient electrification solutions that empower OEMs and end-customers to deliver continued high productivity in the years ahead....
AVL List GmbH, global leader of engineering services, simulation and testing technology for powertrain systems, and PDTec AG, a leading supplier of software and services for engineering data management as well as simulation data management, have agreed to partner up. Within the scope of the partnership AVL selected the data management platform ice. NET by PDTec to develop a model data...
With „CREATORS EXPEDITION“ AVL List GmbH is starting a startup program in order to work together and co-create new products and services with young, innovative companies in areas such as electrification and autonomous driving. An independently operating, strategic unit brings together the two worlds of startup and corporate. It has always been that the automotive industry is shaped by constant...
AVL List GmbH will establish a new test and engineering centre in Coventry, UK, with full operation commenceing in spring 2018. The new test centre – covering an area of 16,000 sq. m – will be available to the UK automotive industry and set new standards for innovative technologies. CEO Helmut List: "With the AVL Tech Centre in Coventry, we establish an advanced centre for engineering and...
Safety and customer acceptance are major aspects of advanced driver systems (in short ADAS). Factors such as testing and validation requirements, as well as system safety will be of paramount importance for the next generations of autonomous driving. As a well-established partner to the international passenger car and commercial vehicle industry, high-tech company AVL provides services, tools...
The brand-new AVL AMA SL™ completely redefines the status quo of exhaust emission testing: The latest member of the AVL AMA product line excels with its minimalistic system design. Requiring only minimal flow rates to achieve high-precision measuring results, it is significantly more energy-efficient and maintenance-friendly than conventional systems. Featuring a large and dynamic measuring...
AVL continues its efforts for digital continuity in product development. With its new platform Testbed.CONNECT™ the company connects physical testbed testing with simulation. This enables engineers to make well informed decisions on full vehicle level at every development stage. Testbed.CONNECT™ is an open and robust platform that easily brings vehicle and component models to the testbed. Units...
The Croatian sportscar manufacturer Rimac Automobili uses the battery test and emulation system AVL E-STORAGE BTE™ for the development of its electric high-performance vehicles. This way, the OEM meets its own high standards of quality. AVL, with its most modern technologies and tailor-made service, plays a significant role in contributing to a world of clean mobility. Batteries, e-motors and...
A steadily increasing number of vehicle features – such as remote diagnostics, telematics and infotainment – are using communication channels between vehicles and the cloud or other infrastructure. While the data exchange from, and to the car, provides a lot of new technological opportunities, these channels are also increasingly turning into cyberattack targets. The growing risk of a vehicle...
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