R&D company


Marc Sens

+49 30 3997 89739



As one of the globally leading engineering partners, IAV develops the mobility of the future. Regardless of the specific manufacturer, our engineering proves itself in vehicles and technologies all over the world.

With more than 35 years of experience and an unsurpassed range of expertise, IAV combines the best of many different worlds: automotive and IT, hardware and software, products and services. With our workforce of more than 8,000 employees and first-class technical resources, we help our customers to implement their projects, from the concept right through to SOP. Our goal: better mobility.

Engineering is our special forte. For many years, we have been ranked with the greatest and best worldwide. In this outstanding position, it goes without saying that our customers always receive comprehensive, excellent consulting because this is the only way to generate solutions which will make a sustainable value contribution. Our services are rounded off with customized services and complete product solutions that we put to successful use for our customers.

IAV offers engineering, consulting, products and services from one hand in all automotive areas and even beyond:

Powertrain Development Automated Driving Connectivity E-Mobility Vehicle Development Vehicle Safety AI & Big Data Product Life Cycle Security & Privacy Smart Mobility Smart Industry Software & Apps UX & Infotainment

Participation in EU Projects and International Activities

Ongoing Projects:

ASSURED: Fast and Smart charging solutions for full size urban heavy duty applications COHLD: Commercial vehicles using optimized liquid biofuels and HVO drivetrains OPTITRUCK: Optimal fuel consumption with predictive powertrain control and calibration for intelligent truck SAFE4RAIL: Safe architecture for robust distributed application integration in rolling stock UP2DATE: Intelligent software-update technologies for safe and secure mixed-criticality and high performance cyber physical systems

Finished Projects:

CORE: CO2 reduction for long distance transport HERCULES B: High-efficiency engine with ultra-low emissions for ships

Other International Activities (Examples):

AUTOSAR: Automotive Open System Architecture Organisation CAR2CAR: Communication Consortium CCC: Car Connectivity Consortium: FVV: Forschungsvereinigung Verbrennungskraftmaschinen

ECH2A: European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

JSAE: Japanese Society of Automotive Engineers NGVA: Europe Natural & Bio Gas Vehicle Association SAE: Society of Automotive Engineers SIA: Société des Ingénieurs de l'Automobile