• In Focus - At your side through the Coming Revolutions

    Mobility is changing: What we take for granted today was inconceivable a hundred years ago. And the industry is facing major changes in the future too – as a result of autonomous driving, for instance, and the associated changes in established business models. This is why IAV is addressing new mobility services while using its vast expertise from automotive development.Although it has only been around for a few years, car-sharing (...). More

    At your side through the Coming Revolutions
  • In Focus - Vehicle Sensors

    A gigantic network of millions of traveling sensors: That’s road traffic. But the data from the measuring equipment on board vehicles is not yet being used systematically for managing traffic or providing a better weather forecast – IAV’s engineers are now developing application scenarios to show how sensor values can be used for new services.Several cameras for watching the driving environment, ESP sensors for driving (...). More

    Vehicle Sensors
  • In Focus - Highly Automated Driving: Both Safe and Comfortable

    In Focus - Automated Driving: Safe and Comfortable

    Highly automated driving is one of the most important innovations in the automotive industry. Many OEMs, component suppliers, IT companies and startups are working on solutions that are translating automated driving into products. IAV is helping its customers with innovative concepts and methods to make safe and comfortable highly automated driving some- thing that the consumer can soon experience too.Whatever happens, just don’t (...). More

    Highly Automated Driving: Both Safe and Comfortable
  • In Focus - Automotive Ethernet for Commercial Vehicles

    The CAN bus is facing competition. Owing to its higher bandwidth, Automotive Ethernet is meanwhile finding its way into vehicles. Changing over to it is particularly complex in commercial vehicles where the ambient conditions are harsh and the possible vehicle configurations manifold. IAV has developed a gateway for Automotive Ethernet that takes account of the physical conditions in commercial vehicles, permits a highly dynamic (...). More

    Automotive Ethernet for Commercial Vehicles
  • In Focus - Service and After-Sales in the Age of the Digital Revolution

    In Focus - Service and Aftersales

    The digital revolution in the automotive industry is opening up fascinating, lucrative opportunities for service and after-sales. But the manufacturers and suppliers will have to develop new skills and expertise to tap into this potential and learn how to cooperate in networks and across different line organizations. Consulting4Drive develops tailor-made digital business models and implements them with IAV in suitable solutions for (...). More

    Service and After-Sales in the Age of the Digital Revolution
  • In Focus - Bringing the Himalayas to Berlin

    Reproducible results even under extreme conditions, fewer test drives in high mountainous regions and enhanced certainty in the development process: All this and more is provided by IAV's new altitude climate roller dynamometer. It is one of the world's most advanced and versatile systems of its kind and gives the company an important USP. IAV customers benefit from shorter development cycles and reduced costs for development and (...). More

    Bringing the Himalayas to Berlin
  • In Focus - Falling Costs, Shorter Project Lead Times

    In powertrain development, costs are just as crucial as algorithms. IAV champions the early use of design-to-cost methods with adapted cost models for different phases of the development process. It is thus possible to achieve noticeable reductions in the costs for development and volume production, at reasonable extra costs and without losing any time.At the start of the development process, little detailed information is (...). More

    Falling Costs, Shorter Project Lead Times
  • In Focus - Charging Made Easy

    For electric car drivers, recharging the battery is still a hassle – particularly if you have to juggle various cards when logging on to the charging station and have to key in some of the details by hand,which is time-consuming. IAV is therefore forging ahead with the Plug & Charge concept: In future, data exchange is to take place automatically and with eRoaming it won't matter which provider operates a specific charging (...). More

    Charging Made Easy
  • In Focus - “Race on a Level Playing Field”

    How does the automotive industry need to adjust to this new mobility and associated solutions at the in- terface to the consumer? In this talk with the experts, Timm J. Kellermann (Partner Consulting4Drive GmbH), Carsten Rinka (Head of Technical Sales, Vehicle Division), Christian Müller-Bagehl (Executive Vice President of Vehicle Cockpits, VC, Vehicle Division) and Swen Postels (Chief Technologist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise) (...). More

    “Race on a Level Playing Field”
  • In Focus - Apps in Volume Production

    Since 2010, IAV has consolidated its expertise and tools in the Automotive App Competence Center (AACC). The experts develop mobile applications for Android, iOS and Windows platforms – from concept, design and implementation to publication and regular updates. Various reference projects demonstrate the broad range of competences in the IAV team.Integrating apps and mobile devices is increasingly becoming a key differentiating (...). More

    Apps in Volume Production

North America Press Releases

  • Traffic Lights Become Data Hub
    04/21/2016
    At the Hanover Fair, IAV Automotive Engineering presents new solutions to communication between vehicle and traffic infrastructure (...) More

IAV in the Media

  • 04/25/2016 - Automotive engineering firm IAV feels they’ve addressed the driverless car flaws associated with Google’s...
  • 04/21/2016 - Nerd Futures: Top 13 Tech Highlights From the 2016 SAE Show
  • 03/21/2016 - Hidden gems: identifying off-cycle fuel economy benefits

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Our engineering is at the heart of vehicles across the globe. As one of the leading development partners to the automotive industry, IAV offers more than 30 years of experience and a range of skills second to none.

With our expertise in the entire vehicle, and the passion to match, we provide technically perfected solutions that balance both rational and emotional aspects, 6,000 members of staff and first-class facilities, we assist manufacturers and suppliers in carrying out their projects wherever they are in the world – from concept to start of production: Your goals are our mission.

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