General information

Design center: AVL Austria
Address: Austria, AT-8020 Graz,
Hans-List-Platz 1.
Contact person: Dr. Josef Affenzeller
Telephone: +43 316 787 253



Supported CPS platforms


AVL is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has about 2750 employees in Graz and a global network of 45 representations and affiliates resulting in total 6200 employees worldwide. Scope of Business:

  • Development of Powertrain Systems: AVL develops all kinds of powertrain systems and is a competent partner to the engine and automotive industry. In addition AVL develops and markets the simulation methods which are necessary for the development work.
  • Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems: The products of this business area comprise all the instruments, systems and software required for powertrain and vehicle Testing.
  • Advanced Simulation Technologies: The developed simulation software is focusing on design and optimization of powertrain systems and covers all powertrain components and phases of the development process.


AVL provides all relevant test beds, hardware and software required to develop and test the proposed framework:

  • Hardware in the Loop test systems
  • Engine test beds
  • Powertrain test beds
  • Chassis dynamometers
  • Test track and testing vehicles, equipped with sophisticated measurement systems

Moreover, department Advanced Simulation Technologies develops various software products for engine-, powertrain- and vehicle development, but also has got licenses of 3rd parts simulation tools required for vehicle development.