The automotive industry faces a radical transformation. As a strong partner of automotive manufacturers and their suppliers, Fraunhofer IWS supports the ongoing transformation of the automotive value chain towards electrified, digitalized and environmentally friendly mobility. In particular, the reduction of CO2 emissions and the switch to alternative drives will contribute to achieving ambitious climate and environmental goals.
With expertise and many years of experience, our scientists research and develop modern lightweight design concepts, meet industry-specific quality and safety requirements, and design economical and sustainable engines based on friction-reducing and wear-resistant coating solutions. We offer innovative design and manufacturing solutions, high-performance materials and automated systems engineering to our customers along the entire automotive value chain – from feasibility studies to series-production commissioning.