As one of the world’s leading developers of innovative technology, IAV works with all the major names in the automotive and research world. In times of scarce resources, IAV makes sure that people can move better and better in the world of tomorrow. More than 7,000 employees work on exciting projects – from concept to series production, from small cars to trucks.

IAV has 18 locations throughout Germany, including development centers with testing facilities. The company is also represented internationally by its subsidiaries on three continents in nine countries and covers the hotspots for global automotive development. In addition, it offers a range of services which is unique in its scope – and thus also professional opportunities. The employees work on challenging and future-oriented tasks. Through targeted qualification and advancement, the company offers the best prospects for individual professional development.

The company also invests in close cooperation with research institutions, universities, and industrial partners. The research project SAFARI on automated driving in city centers is the result of such a successful cooperation. For the realization of autonomous driving, vehicles and smartphones are used to update digital maps precisely, independently and in real time.

Interesting research areas

  • Industry 4.0
  • Systems and components (architecture, design, integration)
  • Intelligent mobility
  • Highly automated systems
  • AR/VR applications
  • VR and AI in the development process

More insights into our research can be found  here.


Andrej Lehmann, HR Manager