This is where you will find our latest press releases and information from IAV. You can read the latest announcements or gather information from past publications.

  • Press Release

    Innovation project ABSOLUT launched: Autonomous, electric and safe on the road in Leipzig

    Leipzig. The ABSOLUT innovation and development project was launched today with a kick-off meeting of all project partners at the Congress Center in Leipzig. Project partners include industry, the scientific community, and the City of Leipzig. In the project, the partners will be working closely with the transport companies that have taken over the project management. The core concept of ABSOLUT is to develop highly-automated vehicles and to test them at locally-permitted speeds on a test route from the suburban railway station "Messe" to the BMW works. The aim is to integrate these vehicles into local transport company services in the future. (...) More
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    IAV Highlights Digital Mobility Solutions at CES 2019

    IAV Automotive Engineering, Inc., a leading engineering services firm, will exhibit an array of innovative digital mobility solutions that address the entertainment, service and safety needs of autonomous vehicle occupants at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Among the displays will be an optimized passenger compartment, camera-based authentication and data-preservation technologies, remote diagnostic tool, and side-window entertainment showcase. (...) More
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    IAV GmbH Reaches Plea Agreement with United States Department of Justice

    Agreement resolves investigation into IAV’s role in Volkswagen’s emissions issue in the U.S.; Department of Justice notes that IAV played a minor role. IAV’s President Kai-Stefan Linnenkohl: “We take these matters very seriously” and “The misconduct identified does not reflect who we are as a company today”. (...) More
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    IAV Restructures Its Management Team

    Dr. Ulrich Eichhorn, hitherto Head of Research and Development at Volkswagen AG, will become Chairman of the Managing Board at the engineering service provider IAV in Berlin with effect from January 1, 2019. Matthias Kratzsch has been Chief Technology Officer at IAV since September 2018. (...) More
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    Siemens campus in Munich-Perlach to field-test autonomous driving

    Siemens Mobility is launching a field test for autonomous driving at the Siemens campus in Munich-Perlach, Germany. Working with partners IAV GmbH, Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) e.V., emm Solutions GmbH, UTB Projektmanagement GmbH and the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Siemens Mobility is initiating a research project and field test. The test route runs through the campus and enables traffic simulation in a variety of real-life situations. (...) More
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    On the Way to 45 Percent Efficiency

    Under the motto “Intelligent Powertrain – Concepts and Technologies for Minimum Emissions and Maximum Efficiency”, IAV will be showing a redesigned base engine and a highly efficient DHT planetary transmission at the 27th Aachen Colloquium Automobile and Engine Technology (October 8 to 10, 2018). Pre-chamber ignition is the topic of IAV’s lecture this year, which will look particularly at combining this key technology with other measures to reduce fuel consumption. (...) More
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    World Premiere: IAV Elocity – E-Drive For Commercial Vehicles

    Berlin, At the IAA Commercial Vehicles Motor Show in Hanover (September 20 to 27, 2018), the automotive engineering services provider IAV and electric vehicle retrofitting specialist Tassima are presenting the very first double-decker bus to be converted to the IAV Elocity electric drive. Visitors can watch a 3D augmented and virtual reality demonstration of the IAV Elocity technology inside the vehicle. Once development to the level of manufacturing readiness has been completed, the parts kit will then be available as customized standard product for retrofitting commercial vehicles and for the manufacturers of new vehicles. At the IAA Commercial Vehicles Motor Show, the project partners are presenting the prototype consisting of a Berlin double-decker bus converted to an electric drive with a range of approx. 120 km. (...) More
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    Cooperation for Sustainable Urban Mobility

    Berlin. Clean and eco-friendly mobility for the urban environment: vehicle body maker Tassima AG, component supplier Ziehl-Abegg Automotive GmbH & Co. KG and engineering partner IAV GmbH are entering a strategic partnership. From 2019, their plan is to electrify double-decker tourist buses. (...) More
  • Renault honors IAV with the “Supplier Award” in the “Innovation” category

    Joint Success in Autonomous Driving (...) More
  • Change in the Management Team at IAV

    CFO Michael Schubert has left the company (...) More

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