Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart - FKFS
Tel.: +49 711 685-65888
Fax: +49 711 685-65710
Excellent know-how, 85 years of experience and a unique range of highly specialized test stands make the independent research institute FKFS, founded in 1930, a sought-after development partner of the international automotive industry.
For this purpose, it operates various highly specialized test facilities and test vehicles, including several wind tunnels, Europe's largest driving simulator at a research institution, a power train test bench for hybrid and conventional vehicles as well as numerous engine test stands. Self-developed measuring and testing procedures enable the institute to solve complex and challenging problems. Many years of experience in the development and application of simulation tools supplement the range of services.
More than 150 highly qualified and dedicated employees perform research and development projects in the areas of automotive power trains, automotive engineering, mechatronics and electromobility. The foundation FKFS cooperates closely with the Institute for Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering IVK at the University of Stuttgart.