Actuators and robot systems are used to operate throttle pedals, gearboxes and clutches corresponding to the hands and feet of the driver.
All Solutions

AVL Approach

AVL offers a range of units and systems of different types and performance categories for the use on engine, transmission and powertrain test beds. 

Together with the AVL automation system complex, fully automated test runs and simulations are possible.


Throttle actuator

Typical applications:

Legal driving cycles according to ECE, FTP, EPA and Japan regulations

AVL DCA 1000

Digital clutch actuator

Typical applications:

Clutch operation of testbed clutches  or for endurance testing of manual transmissions

On request further products are also available (e.g. Gearshift robots)

Benefits at a Glance

  • Cost-efficient solution for engine and powertrain testbeds.
  • Fully integrated in the AVL automation and control system.


Most of AVL's test cells are equipped with the AVL THA throttle actuator.