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With more regulations on fuel economy and emissions to curb global warming as well as constraints on energy resources, hybrid-electric and electric vehicles (HEV/EVs) are attracting more attention of automobile manufacturers, customers and governments. In the field of Propulsion Technologies AIT focused on novel technologies and topologies for the timely investigation, analysis and realization of energy efficient, safe and low-carbon propulsion components and concepts.

Our services

  • development of propulsion components with higher efficiency, power density, energy density, lifetime and safety
  • advanced methods and tools development for virtual design and validation of energy efficient vehicle concepts to achieve optimized component interaction.

The AIT services increase the energy efficiency of vehicle components, as well as for whole vehicles. This implies several technical advancements, such as investigating new technologies and topologies for powertrain and auxiliary components, reducing development time, designing procedures for robust and reliable power electronics, improved component interaction (e.g. the interplay between power electronics and the electric machine), and passenger comfort.


computer drawn aircraft flying over New York City


computer drawn green car

Virtual Green Vehicle Design

computer drawn diagram showing the hotspots of the fluid dynamics

Computational Fluid Dynamics Services

computer drawn chart with a car and all its components labelled

Multi-Physics Simulation Services

a car component with a circuit board in it, opened up

High efficiency power electronics

testing the electric drivetrains using a machine

Testing of Electric Drivetrains and Power Electronics