automotion 2017 – Issue 01

Digital mobility
Connectivity, comfort and security are the three big issues in making digital mobility a success. It is for this reason that they provide the focus of this automotion on tomorrow's key issue in the automotive industry. Discover more about our ideas and solutions in this issue.

The Open Hybrid LabFactory brings together experts from research and industry: an interview with Professor Dr. Klaus Dilger (OHLF) and Thomas Papenheim (IAV)
Lightweight design is a key issue for conventionally powered vehicles and for electric cars. Autonomous driving also makes new demands of (...) More
Learning from startups: IAV sets up the Digitization Network and champions new working methods
Digitization is not only changing the technology in vehicles – it is also demanding some rethinking in terms of the development processes. IAV has responded (...) More
Presentation of the Hermann Appel Prizes 2016
In November IAV presented the Hermann Appel Prize in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin. The young talent award (...) More
IAV measurement data platform can process vast data volumes – if need be, in real time and spread across the globe
The volumes of data involved in automotive engineering are multiplying. Added to this are new services which, during the vehicle’s lifetime, are also reliant on (...) More
New materials, optimized topology, integrated functions: IAV takes different approaches when it comes to lightweight design
Lightweight design plays an important role at IAV in many areas: in the bodywork for example, in the cockpit or in the vehicle chassis. Here is a (...) More
The IAV Dragoon universal control unit connects vehicles with the Internet of Things and modern driver assist systems
For many years now, IAV has been developing universal control units for prototypes and low-volume production in the passenger car and commercial (...) More
IAV benchmarks show details of the configuration and cost structure of powertrain components
Things are moving when it comes to powertrains: the complexity of conventional transmission structures continues to grow thanks to the combination (...) More
The Internet of Things is making everyday life more convenient, more secure, more productive and more entertaining
The Internet of Things is interconnecting more and more devices in all areas of life. This is producing numerous new options for the car to (...) More
The OHLF‘s MultiMak2 project includes among others making a lightweight vehicle tunnel and a suspension strut dome from metal and composite materials
Lightweight design with steel and aluminum is already reaching its limits. In the MultiMak2 project in the framework of the Open Hybrid (...) More
Simulation software for route planning and conformity testing at the desk
It is a legal requirement in the European Union for motor vehicle emissions to be measured not just on the roller dynamometer but also in real road traffic. (...) More

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