An exhibition on virtual test driving

Discover innovative product solutions and application examples at Open House 2020. At the IPG Automotive booths, we introduce our latest developments and provide extensive information on the release 9.0 of the CarMaker product family. 

As every year, many of our partners also present their virtual test driving applications.

3D Mapping

3D Mapping Solutions GmbH is one of the leading experts in the fields of high-accuracy kinematic surveying of public roads, proving grounds, race tracks and rough road test tracks of any kind, railway tunnels or subway. We create high-precision reference maps as a basis for user-specific developments, advanced ADAS or driving development, testing and validation applications for autonomous driving.

AB Dynamics

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AB Dynamics supply advanced test solutions for suspension, chassis and steering system development, vehicle dynamics, ADAS development and autonomous vehicle technology evaluation.
All systems have a consistent toolchain allowing users to undertake virtual testing in the laboratory and real world testing on the track in a seamless manner and precisely correlate the results.

AKKA Deutschland

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AKKA ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility sector. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, aerospace and rail sectors. Founded in 1984, AKKA recorded revenues of €1.5 billion in 2018 with 21,000 employees in 29 countries.


atlatec is a 3D mapping company based in Karlsruhe, Germany. atlatec creates high fidelity 3D maps with nothing but cameras and GPS. Maps can be used for autonomous driving, for validating ADAS and for use in simulations such as CarMaker.


The international engineering partner Bertrandt uses CarMaker of IPG Automotive for the development, validation and demonstration of the Park and Charge scenario of its specially developed innovation platform HARRI. With HARRI, Bertrandt is demonstrating its know-how in the combined application of the current megatrends in the automotive industry: digitalisation, autonomous driving, connectivity and electromobility.

GeneSys Elektronik GmbH

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GeneSys Elektronik is an engineering company with focus on developing and producing sensor systems for a variety of applications - ranging from automotive dynamics analysis to guidance of tunnelling machines and image processing for process automation.
The GNSS-aided gyro system ADMA provides highly precise data of a moving vehicle for vehicle dynamics testing or ADAS evaluation; ADMA meets all the demands of industry test standards.

KS Engineers

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. 350 employees put into practice more than 30 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.

National Instruments

Critical technology trends in ADAS, EV, and V2X are bringing with them new test challenges and pressures beyond the here and now.
Work with National Instruments to overcome the pressure of these rapidly changing test requirements using an open and easily upgradable platform that is designed for test system flexibility including continuous integration, to test the vehicles of tomorrow today.


PDTec AG developed Simulation Data Management for CarMaker – SDM4CM. PDTec supports the Virtual Test Driving in the Automotive Industry in the collaborative environment. SDM4CM enables the reuse of CM input data, the traceability of all simulation data and the organisation of all generated data including the user management. PDTec is based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

PTV Group

The PTV Group is an international group with more than 20 branch offices around the globe. 800 employees worldwide are committed to deliver high-performance software solutions. Its German headquarters located in Karlsruhe, is the company’s centre of innovation and development. For four decades, the PTV Group has been providing software, consulting and support services designed to make mobility safer, more efficient and more sustainable.


S.E.A. provides customized turn-key test & measurement solutions for communication & electronic/mechatronic systems. One key focus of S.E.A. are test solutions for all aspects of V2X, from RF over protocol up to full ADAS HIL test. Core components are SEA V2X-communication products and National Instruments hardware, as well as GNSS-simulation by M3Systems and traffic simulation by CarMaker.

Spirent Communications

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Positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) technology is driving the worlds most advanced automotive applications. Spirent provides a wide portfolio of test instruments, software platforms and professional services that enable you to assure the accuracy and reliability your customers demand.
From the world’s leading GNSS simulators and record & playback systems, to advanced environment modelling, Spirent’s GNSS and additional PNT test solutions are powering the next generation of technology.
Whether you are integrating hardware-in-the-loop or building challenging multipath environments, Spirent is your trusted PNT partner.

Stähle Robot Systems

STÄHLE is the world market leader for autopilots, steering and shift robots. These are used on chassis dynamometers for exhaust, FE, endurance, acoustics, climate, EMC, R&D tests as well as for dynamic vehicle tests on proving grounds. The integration of our module into CarMaker, AVL systems, Matlab simulations allows a complete consistency of the control behavior in all development phases.


TraceTronic develops solutions which focus on the automated testing and highly efficient validation of automotive software. Both our products and our engineering expertise allow us to tailor tool chains for the evaluation of ADAS/AD functions with the software of IPG Automotive directly to your needs. These tool chains span from the interactive design of CarMaker scenarios to test automation and a professional test-report management.