FKFS Events

2025 Stuttgart International Symposium
on Automotive and Engine Technology

3 - 4 July 2025

Exhibitors A-Z

The following companies are part of the exhibition at the 2024 Stuttgart International Symposium.

 

AVL List GmbH

AVL is one of the world's leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation, and testing in the automotive industry and in other sectors such as rail, marine, and energy. Based on extensive in-house research activities, AVL delivers concepts, technology solutions, methodologies, and development tools for a greener, safer, and better world of mobility and beyond. The company supports international partners and customers in their sustainable and digital transformation. The focus lies on the areas of electrification, software, AI and automation. In addition, AVL supports companies in energy-intensive sectors on their way to a greener and more efficient energy generation and supply.


Hans-List-Platz 1 A-8020 Graz, Österreich
 
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BRIGHT Testing GmbH

At BRIGHT, we are not only technicians and testers, but also developers and explorers. As engineers and assemblers, we are deeply rooted in the industry and always curious about new territory. Our drive is the pursuit of innovation and the utilization of technological possibilities. We are excited about new ideas and consistently put them to the test - both within our own operations and with our clients.

As partners and challengers, we operate with responsibility and a deep understanding of the development process in the automotive industry. We think in different dimensions, industries, and languages. We have realized that change is necessary to achieve progress.
Our team of experienced engineers and technicians provides tailored mechanical testing solutions and intelligent adaptations for your test facilities. Our thorough, independent evaluation of your products guarantees you an optimal solution for your individual testing requirements.

At BRIGHT, we also harness the full potential of additive manufacturing to offer our clients tailor-made solutions.


Konrad-Zuse-Straße 98, 71034 Böblingen, Germany
 
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Cambustion

Cambustion provides powertrain engineering services and emission measurement products, with a particular focus on the automotive industry.
Cambustion’s products group produces ultra-fast response exhaust gas and particle analyzers allowing for the measurement of a range of gases during engine transient operation including from within a single exhaust stroke. They can be deployed for detecting the origin of lubricant burn, EGR control and with the possibility in future of fast H2O measurement.
Cambustion powertrain engineering services group provides powertrain testing services and emissions control consultancy from its base in Cambridge.
CamMotive is Cambustion’s electric powertrain group, working on all areas of electric powertrain testing, including hydrogen fuel cells.


J6 The Paddocks 347 Cherry Hinton Road Cambridge CB1 8DH United Kingdom
 

Dassault Systèmes Deutschland GmbH

Our 3DEXPERIENCE® platform powers our brand applications and provides a rich portfolio of industry solution experiences.
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. lts world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes' collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to customers in all industries in more than 140 countries.


Meitnerstr. 8, 70563 Stuttgart, Germany
 

dSPACE GmbH

dSPACE is a leading provider of simulation and validation solutions worldwide for developing connected, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. The company's range of end-to-end solutions are used particularly by automotive manufacturers and their suppliers to test the software and hardware components in their new vehicles long before a new model is allowed on the road. Not only is dSPACE a sought-after partner in vehicle development, engineers also rely on our know-how at dSPACE when it comes to aerospace and industrial automation. Our portfolio ranges from end-to-end solutions for simulation and validation to engineering and consulting services as well as training and support. With approximately 2,400 employees worldwide, dSPACE is headquartered in Paderborn, Germany. It has three project centers in Germany and serves customers through its regional companies in the USA, the UK, France, Japan, China, Croatia, South Korea, and India.


Rathenaustraße 26, 33102 Paderborn, Germany
 

Eaton Germany GmbH

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future.

 

Our Vehicle Group provides manufacturers with products and systems designed to improve the overall efficiency, performance and safety of cars, light trucks and commercial vehicles. Our broad portfolio of technologies covers all propulsion systems – from internal combustion to hybrid, to pure electric.


Zimmerstraße 5, 76137 Karlsruhe, Germany
 

Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart

The FKFS is an independent institute and provides research and development services for the international automotive industry.

To this end, it operates various highly specialized test facilities and test vehicles, including several wind tunnels, Europe's largest driving simulator at a research facility, a powertrain test bench for hybrid and conventional vehicles, and numerous engine test benches. In-house developed measurement and testing methods enable the institute to solve complex and challenging tasks. Many years of experience in the development and application of simulation tools complement the range of services.

Around 180 highly qualified and dedicated employees work on research and development projects in the fields of vehicle drives, automotive engineering, mechatronics and electromobility. Founded in 1930, the foundation cooperates closely with the Institute for Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering at the University of Stuttgart.


Pfaffenwaldring 12, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
 

InnovationsCampus Mobilität der Zukunft

The transport systems and production techniques of the future need to be sustainable and efficient. This will require breakthrough technologies – from innovative vehicle drives to versatile production processes. The goal of the InnovationCampus Future Mobility (ICM) is to shape this change. In the ICM, the University of Stuttgart is combining its world class research and innovation teams with those of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to develop new technologies quickly and flexibly, testing new approaches, and creating the basis for a wide range of innovations.

Beginning in 2019, the ICM now has more than 300 researchers involved in over 150 research projects, and 60 research institutes are working on electric motors without rare earths, innovative manufacturing technologies, and self-learning software systems for vehicles. The ICM is one of Germany’s largest initiatives on transport and production methods of the future. Solutions being developed at the ICM show that economic success and ecological responsibility are by no means mutually exclusive but can even complement each other.


Nobelstr. 15, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
 
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Kistler Instrumente GmbH

Kistler is the global market leader for dynamic pressure, force, torque and acceleration measurement technology. Customers benefit from Kistler's experience as a development partner and its unique sensor technology, enabling them to optimize their products and processes so as to secure sustainable competitive edge.


Umberto-Nobile-Straße 14 71063 Sindelfingen Germany
 

Krebs & Aulich

Krebs & Aulich GmbH has been calculating, designing, constructing and building electrical machines with the highest levels of efficiency and for special requirements for more than 25 years. As a technology leader in the field of drive technology for test benches in the automotive sector, the resulting know-how has been successively transferred in recent years to the small series production of special drives in plant engineering, special vehicle construction and construction machinery. However, the company’s three main business areas are test bench motors, hydropower generators and e-mobility.

Products & Services
• Special drives in plant engineering, special vehicle construction and construction machinery
• Electronic positioning in underground mining
• Know-how in the deep-sea mining sector

Target group
• OEMs, machine manufacturers
• Mining operators
• Equipment manufacturers
• Companies that want to operate their machines and fleet electically or are looking for better electric drives

Competitive advantages
• Customized design and adaptation of products
• Many years of experience in the automotive industry and e-mobility
• Close to research, interested in pilot projects and research projects
• Guaranteed test bench service life thanks to complete package (design, motor, parameterization and monitoring)


Neustadter Ring 11, 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
 

Kristl, Seibt & Co. GmbH

KS ENGINEERS combine knowledge in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, modelling, simulation, control as well as information technology to supply test benches for the automotive and industrial engine industries.

We can claim technological leadership with regard to dynamics and precision of control. About 600 employees put into practice more than 40 years of experience and continuous R&D.

KS ENGINEERS offer perfectly customised high-end solutions in the fields of E-Mobility and combustion-engined technology for engine, drivetrain, component and complete vehicle testing.

Our services:

  • Test system KS-R2R Road to Rig for powertrain optimization in complete vehicles
  • Chassis dynamometers
  • Drivetrain test rigs KS-R2R Road to Rig
  • Engine and gearbox test benches
  • Hybrid and electric drive testing equipment
  • Battery test benches
  • Test rigs for components of engines and drivetrains, e.g. balancing shafts, clutch, starter generator, pumps, vibration dampers, brakes, etc.
  • Components for test systems like automation system, frequency converters, battery simulators and testers, conditioning devices for all media etc.
  • Planning and consultancy for complete projects comprising testing equipment and infrastructure
  • Testing Services

Baiernstraße 122a, 8052 Graz, Austria
 

MdynamiX AG

MdynamiX is innovation partner in solving complex research and development tasks in the automotive industry. Founded in 2014, the company’s focus is on the individual with their emotional needs and their demand for a comprehensive and attractive driving experience. MdynamiX's fields of expertise include vehicle dynamics & ride quality, automated driving (ADAS/AD), as well as acoustics & vibrations. MdynamiX offers its customers methods and solutions for effective and efficient development of brand- and model-specific characteristics. These include software and hardware tools as well as research and development services using the most sophisticated simulation and test environments. The MXacademy trains engineers to be ready for the challenges of the future. As an affiliated institute of the Munich University of Applied Sciences and partner of the Kempten University of Applied Sciences, MdynamiX has direct access to the latest research knowledge and modern facilities.


Rennteam Uni Stuttgart e.V.

The Rennteam Uni Stuttgart e.V. is a Formula Student Team of the University of Stuttgart, which is dedicated to the development, designing and building of an innovative electric racing car. Since recently, the racing team has focussed exclusively on an electric powertrain, with the aim of developing a new electric Formula Student car every year. With this racing car, the Rennteam competes against other Formula Student teams at international competitions during the summer months. At these competitions, the prototype is tested for various requirements in a wide range of disciplines.
The 50 members of the Rennteam have their passion and burning enthusiasm for motorsport in common. The motivated students start the season and begin development in October, going through various phases until the season draws to a close in September.


Pfaffenwaldring 12, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
 

Siemens Industry Software GmbH

Siemens Digital Industries Software helps organizations of all sizes digitally transform using software, hardware and services from the Siemens Xcelerator business platform. Siemens' software and the comprehensive digital twin enable companies to optimize their design, engineering and manufacturing processes to turn today's ideas into the sustainable products of the future. From chips to entire systems, from product to process, across all industries. Siemens Digital Industries Software – Accelerating transformation.


DI SW GS&CS EU DACH OPS RNM NO Am Kabellager 9, 51063 Köln
 

Werum Software & Systems AG

Werum Software & Systems offers clever IT solutions specifically for the management and execution of tests. Our customers in the automotive, aerospace, appliance manufacturing and other industries benefit from improved efficiency and reliability of testing activities in their organizations. With our platforms HyperTest for test and results management and WTCS for test bed automation, together with the HyperTest Testbed Adapter as a link between test management and test execution solutions, we cover the entire process from request, planning, execution and analysis to the provision of results and reports.
The configurable platforms offer functional modules that can be adapted to the specific needs and processes of our customers and expanded with individual add-ons. In this way, our solutions follow a holistic approach and enable the implementation of integrated solutions including the realization of individual aspects.


Anna-Vogeley-Straße 20, 21337 Lüneburg
 

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e-mobil BW GmbH

Supporting the Transformation of the Automotive Industry

Electrification, cost pressure, and shortage of skilled workers are currently posing significant challenges, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It is crucial for them to actively pursue the transformation of the automotive industry and adapt or even redesign their own products and services accordingly. To assist SMEs in this immense task, the State agency e-mobil BW offers concrete and free-of-charge support through its extensive network.

The nationwide hub "Scale-up E-Drive" focuses particularly on the electric drivetrain in vehicles and its potential for the industrial location of Germany. The aim is to maintain and expand value creation and employment in the production and development of electric drive systems. In addition, "Scale-up E-Drive" offers practical training at research institutions, such as showcasing the production of electric motors.

The Information centre for the transformation of the automotive sector in Baden-Württemberg, "Transformationswissen BW", directs its attention to the automotive industry in Baden-Württemberg and businesses there with up to 3,000 employees. They receive support for their technological and strategic further development and initial orientation in the field of transformation through free and personal coordination discussions. Additionally, "Transformationswissen BW" provides access to knowledge and publications, qualification, and networking opportunities, as well as advisory services.

All services, coordinated by the State agency e-mobil BW, are available free of charge to SMEs.

For more information on "Scale-up E-Drive," visit www.hub-edrive.de online.
For more information on "Transformationswissen BW," visit www.transformationswissen-bw.de online.


Leuschnerstr. 45, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany