konzepte hmi


Dr.-Ing. Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu
Manager Research Area
Vehicle Concepts & HMI
+49 241 80 25699


Research Platform

The SpeedE project funded by the Hans Hermann Voss-Foundation focuses on the innovation potential of electrically powered vehicles in order to enhance the driving experience beyond today’s state of …



Disruptive Modular Architecture for Agile, Automated Vehicle Concepts

UNICARagil unites the competences of leading German universities in the field of automated driving and selected industrial partners, to rethink future mobility and vehicles with their development processes. …



Automated, user orientated transport platform for urban areas

On foot, by bicycle or with public transport, many routes can be covered comfortably in cities. If however, large or heavy goods need to be transported, for example after grocery shopping, even in cities …



Innovation driver for sustainable and future-oriented mobility

The E-Jet research vehicle is an innovative example of alternative mobility concepts for the future and was initially funded as a concept study by the Hans Hermann Voss-Foundation. In the conceptual space …


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 development of a country. Population growth, the desire for individual mobility, …



UltraLight Body Structure of an Electric VAN

As part of the research project "ULAS-E-VAN" ("UltraLight Body Structure of an Electric VAN"), 9 partners are developing a modular battery carrier system and lightweight solutions for the body structure …



Artificial Intelligence in target and requirements management

In the vehicle development process, requirements form the basis for functions, principles of operations and solutions, right up to the manufacturing and testing concepts of the later product. The efficiency …



AI-based assistant for interior development

KAI unites the leading and internationally operating German companies and research institutions in the field of vehicle interiors, ergonomics and artificial intelligence to support vehicle developers in …



Empathic human-machine interaction for increasing acceptance of automated driving

A central prerequisite for the successful market launch of partially, highly and fully automated driving functions is, in addition to the technical implementation, acceptance by potential users. Two decisive …



Holistic Approach for Driver Role Integration and Automation Allocation for European Mobility Needs

The European project HADRIAN, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, is dedicated to the definition of a safe and acceptable driver role during automated driving. Especially the repeated transitions …


Concept ELV²

Concept Electro-Truck for heavy-duty distribution traffic

At the beginning of October 2017, the project "Concept electric truck in heavy distribution transport - Concept-ELV²" was launched. The aim of the project is to integrate an electric drive train in distribution …



Development and Evaluation of an Inclusive Mobility Concept – Project Phase 1

Mobility is one of the central prerequisites for the inclusion of people - whether with or without disabilities and impairments. However, people with disabilities in particular are often faced with a restricted …


Agile HMI Development

Effective and efficient development of interaction concepts

The automotive industry faces several challenges with regard to driver-vehicle interaction. As of today, the interaction between driver and vehicle is fairly complex due to the vast amount of different …



European COmpetitiveness in Commercial Hybrid and AutoMotive PowertrainS

The Ecochamps project focuses on the development of efficient, compact, lightweight, reliable and above all cost-efficient hybrid drive components and electrified auxiliary units for powertrains in passenger …



Efficient Urban LIght VEhicle

Im Fokus des EU-Förderprojekts EU-LIVE – „Efficient Urban LIght VEhicle“ steht die Entwicklung neuer Leichtklassefahrzeuge auf Basis eines modularen Baukastensystems. Ziel ist es, die Herstellungskosten …



Design of an electric vehicle with wheel hub drives regarding highly efficient use of space and energy without compromising driving safety

The use of electric wheel hub drives in passenger cars promises benefits in terms of driving dynamics and space efficiency . A number of technical problems currently prevent the practical use of this technology …



Small electric passenger vehicle with maximized safety and integrating a lightweight oriented novel body architecture

Larger and more densely populated urban areas are causing new challenges to mobility systems in terms of congestion as well as pollutant and noise emissions. epsilon will focus on the development of …



Design of Electric Light Vans for Environment-impact Reduction

The DELIVER project serves the purpose of exploring and identifying conceptual design options for fully electric light commercial vehicles in urban areas. The project partners, which bundle different …



Advanced Electric Vehicle Architectures

Sustainable mobility is one of the grand societal challenges and thus a key topic for the automotive industry, which believes in the on-going demand for individual mobility. In order to meet increasingly …


e performance

Holistic development approach of an electric vehicle

In October 2009 the research project „e performance“ started, that followed a holistic development approach towards electric mobility. The cooperating partners in the project were the Audi AG …



A vehicle concept by young people for young people

In a research project founded by the Hans Hermann Voss-Foundation pupils and students together with automotive engineers from the RWTH Aachen University develop a modern vehicle concept. Within this …



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

+49 241 80 25600

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