Groundbreaking research around the vehicle

At ika, we research future, efficient, sustainable and safe solutions for a wide range of use cases. In cities, in the countryside, individually or by public transport, but always sustainable, barrier-free and flexible - in order to identify and meet the complex and often conflicting requirements for mobility solutions, we have set up our research teams in an interdisciplinary and wide-ranging way.

Our colleagues from a wide range of disciplines jointly research the entire vehicle, including its systems and their interactions and users. The spectrum ranges from the chassis to the complete drive system, the body and electrics/electronics to driver assistance systems, vehicle acoustics, thermal management and user acceptance. This knowledge is used to develop concepts for components, systems or complete vehicles that also take into account the interaction of the driver with the vehicle in order to create solutions for people.

As part of RWTH Aachen University, the ika researches future, efficient, sustainable and safe mobility in all its sub-aspects.

Automated Driving

AUTOtech.agil

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Vehicle Concepts and Design

E-Jet

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Vehicle Concepts and Design

SpeedE

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Automated Driving

UNICARagil

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Research projects


Vehicle Concepts and Design

KAI

KAI unites the leading and internationally operating German companies and research institutions in the field of vehicle interiors,…


Vehicle Concepts and Design

Profile Area Mobility & Transport Engineering

Mobility is the basis for participation in social and economic life and at the same time the cornerstorne for the economic…



Automated Driving

AIthena

Research on Connected and Cooperative Automated Mobility (CCAM) is blooming thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), which…


E-Mobility

ESCALATE

Heavy-duty vehicles account for about 25 % of EU road transport CO2 emissions and about six percent of total EU emissions.…

Address

Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

office@ika.rwth-aachen.de
+49 241 80 25600

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