Facilities and Large Equipment

Testing Capacities and Equipment

With its long-standing experience in the design, construction and testing of hybrid and electric vehicles as well as vehicles with fuel cells in the commercial vehicle sector, the Fraunhofer IVI can rely on the institute’s own testing facilities for your developments.

Customers and partners from the respective business sectors appreciate the infrastructure and equipment of the institute. The following facilities are available for development and testing:

Large-Scale Test Stands

  • Engine test stand for combustion engines and electrical machines
  • Serial hybrid powertrain and engine test field
  • Test stand for traction energy storage system
  • High-performance center »ELEKTROMOBILITÄT« in cooperation with the Institute of Electrical Engineering at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the shared research group »Energy System Engineering«
  • Test stand for auxiliary components
  • Test stands for battery cell characterization
  • Test stand for battery modules
  • High-performance battery simulators
  • Test stand for high current contacts

Mobile Measurement Equipment

  • Measurement equipment for fuel consumption
  • Power and energy balances of vehicles
  • Measurement equipment for vehicle dynamics
  • Measurement equipment and software for the analysis of traction power electronics
  • Long-term data acquisition in vehicles
  • DGPS measurement system Leica VIVA G15

High-Frequency Measurement Technology

  • Interference analysis
  • Interference resistance and emission
  • EMC shielding tent
  • High-frequency signal generation
  • Wideband radio channel simulator PROPSim C2
  • R&S realtime spectrum analyzer FSVR 7 (10 Hz-7 GHz)
  • Environment for the testing of radio sensor networks (ZigBee, UWB, Bluetooth LE)
  • Environment for the testing of navigation applications (GPS and INS simulation)