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For the first time, AVL List GmbH, a global technology company, completed a test drive with an autonomous vehicle on the Pyhrnautobahn highway in Styria, Austria during a well-attended press conference at the AVL test track in Gratkorn. The test drive was authorized by the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology. Helmut List, CEO of AVL: “The decree to conduct test drives with...
The intelligent test automation AVL CAMEO 3™ allows the standardization of test runs for powertrain calibration throughout the company. The solution enables OEMs to significantly increase efficiency in their test fields. In addition, all calibration engineers, not only experts, can profit from the latest calibration approaches supported by AVL CAMEO 3™.
With the opening of the new AVL Technical Center in Kawasaki, Japan, on November 17, 2016, a center has been put into operation that will serve as a major technology hub for the Japanese automotive industry. AVL CEO Helmut List: "With the new tech center for modern powertrain technology AVL is even closer to our Japanese customers. The center will contribute essentially toward the success in...
A building block in the energy revolution mosaic. The research centre HyCentA along with AVL List GmbH opened Europe’s most modern test infrastructure for fuel-cell systems on 21 October. The direction is uncontroversial. If the EU wants to emit around 80 per cent less CO2 by 2050, there is no way of avoiding an energy revolution using green electricity from water, wind and sun and green...
AVL wurde im Rahmen des Fachkongresses HR Inside Summit in Wien der HR-Award in Gold in der Kategorie „Unternehmenskultur“ verliehen. Prämiert wurde „Passion verbindet“, ein innovatives, gemeinsames Kunst-projekt von AVL Human Resources und der AVL Cultural Foundation mit und für AVL MitarbeiterInnen. Mit dem HR-Award, der als Höhepunkt des Fachkongresses bei einer Gala in der Wiener Hofburg...
With the new AVL M.O.V.E iS portfolio, AVL introduces a complete and tailored solution for Real Driving Emissions. AVL as market leader offers the best-in-class performance, by generating maximum valid test results under all different test conditions.
iwis motorsysteme GmbH & Co KG, a leading global supplier of chain drive systems for the automotive industry, and AVL List GmbH, the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of drive systems, announce the conclusion of a cooperation agreement. The aim of the cooperation is the series production of a two-stage hydraulic VCR system, developed by AVL, in...
Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion. AVL CEO Helmut List: “This is a major move toward expanding and strengthening...
With AVL’s Series Battery Benchmarking package OEMs can now get quick and easy access to globally relevant battery trends. In collecting more than 240 benchmark criteria, development targets can be pointed out quickly, and future projects are supported. In AVL’s benchmark package, battery attribute ratings are defined and derived transparently. In doing so, a comprehensive overview of a...
With its AVL Future Hybrid 8 Mode Transmission, AVL continues the dedicated hybrid transmission's story of success. With enhanced functionality, the compact and versatile 8 mode hybrid transmission is a cost-efficient solution for the growing number of hybrid vehicles – also for more powerful vehicles. Following the introduction of the AVL Future Hybrid 7 Mode, AVL has now come up with the...
The 28th International AVL Conference “Engine & Environment” took place from 9th to 10th June 2016 at the Helmut List Halle in Graz, Austria. Since China has emerged to become the world’s leading vehicle market, the topic of this year’s AVL conference was “Powertrains for the Chinese Market: A Challenge for the Global Automotive Industry”. Presentations held by high-ranking indus-try...
AVL is heralding in a new era of fuel consumption measurement for applications on the test bed and in the vehicle with the introduction of AVL PLUtron™: The simple- to-operate devices in the AVL PLUtron™ series offer unique transient response together with higher resolution and greater measurement accuracy than conventional measurement devices. AVL PLUtron™ also boasts a high level of...
AVL X-ion™ is a unique high-speed data acquisition system that brings data quality and test field efficiency to the next level. Designed for engineers who want to master future challenges in powertrain development, the innovative platform can be employed in areas such as indicating, optical investigations, rotational analysis, and e-Power measurement – to name but a few. Facing ever more...
The Canadian company Greenlight Innovation Corp., global leader in the supply of testing and manufacturing equipment for hydrogen fuel cells, electrolysers, batteries and energy storage systems, and AVL List GmbH, the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains for global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), announce they are...
With its new AVL HyPer 200 concept engine, AVL has once again demonstrated that the specific output limit for series production boundary conditions is still far from being reached. Fitted with two exhaust turbochargers and one electrically driven compressor, the innovative gasoline concept engine obtains a peak output of 474 hp from a 1.75-liter engine at a speed of 8000 rpm, equating to a...
The Large Engine Tech Days, specifically organized for the seventh time for large engine manufacturers and suppliers, will take place on April 19 and 20, 2016, in the Helmut-List-Halle in Graz. The topic of this year’s conference is “System Integration – Way to CO2 Reduction and Performance”. About 300 experts from all around the world, who will discuss CO2 reduction, the enhancement of cost...
The tools bring new NVH, CFD and multiphysics capabilities to the HyperWorks offering
Rescale is excited to announce the availability of AVL EXCITE™ on Rescale’s simulation platform through a collaboration with AVL, the world’s largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines as well as instrumentation and test systems. This addition to the Rescale platform further strengthens the AVL and Rescale collaboration, with AVL...
With AVL PUMA Open 2™, AVL presents its latest generation of a modern automation system. The platform features a consistent, simple and intuitive user interface using efficient parameter configuration and immediate validation, which enables the preparation of testbed tasks upfront in the office. This results in a significant increase of productive testbed time. Therefore, the next-generation...
The new AVL E-STORAGE BTE™ is a combined system that can be used as a battery tester and battery emulator (simulator) to validate and test batteries as well as e-motors and inverters in an early development phase. The system offers a combination of outstanding dynamic performance with highest measurement and control accuracy. The AVL E-STORAGE BTE™ not only reduces the lifecycle testing time of...
AVL’s simulation platform AVL FIRE™ M adds new dimensions to computational flow simulation. It opens up an entirely new range of possibilities in pre-processing, main-program and post-processing and features the AVL simulation desktop as a user environment. As a result, simulation feedback is now delivered to users more efficiently than ever before, leading to significantly shortened product...
Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / Nasdaq:WPRT), engineering the world’s most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles and AVL List GmbH., the world’s leading independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains for global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), announced that they have entered into an agreement to deliver next-generation High Pressure...
After a construction period of just under 15 months, AVL's currently most state-of-the-art technology center, erected near Stuttgart, officially began operations on January 26, 2016. Featuring nine test beds for the development and testing of engines, powertrains and vehicles, its modular design allows the addition of another 16 test beds. AVL CEO Helmut List: "The testing and engineering...
With its AVL Team SUITE™, AVL presents a flexibly upgradeable, mutually compatible and consistent set of complementary measuring and test system software products. Thanks to its open concept, the AVL Team SUITE™ allows the efficient and customizable use of expert tools throughout every phase of powertrain development. Increasingly stringent standards and legal requirements are leading to...
With its AVL Team SUITE™, AVL presents a flexibly upgradeable, mutually compatible and consistent set of complementary measuring and test system software products. Thanks to its open concept, the AVL Team SUITE™ allows the efficient and customizable use of expert tools throughout every phase of powertrain development. Increasingly stringent standards and legal requirements are leading to...