[Foto: fka Mobility Podcast]Marketing & Communication | Julian Refghi

fka Mobility Podcast

Our innovations have their origin in the minds of our employees. In our podcast we would therefore like to give you an understanding of the people behind our projects.

[Foto: Sound.AI] Highlight-Project | Thomas Keutgens


fka experts from the fields of acoustics, electrics and electronics, strategy and consulting as well as automated driving, together with experts from ZF, have made the listening vehicle real.

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Strategy & Consulting | Dipl.-Kfm. Ingo Olschewski

Technology portfolio strategies for CO2 reduction

Legislative CO2- and emission guidelines are major drivers for mid- and long-term automotive developments.

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Chassis | Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Wegener

Our steer-by-wire concept

Steer-by-wire is one of the key technologies for high level automated driving.

Drivetrain | Dr.-Ing. Manfred Crampen

Customized hybridization or electrification

Our unique simulation environment helps us adjusting concepts and functions to meet the precise requirements of the vehicle platform und use-case in question.

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User Experience | Prof. Dr. phil. Maximilian Schwalm

User-infrastructure interaction

We want to prevent already the occurrence of dangerous situations by nudging people to a better behavior.

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Thermal Management | Damian Backes M.Sc.

Interior air conditioning

New concepts for electric vehicles and automated driving create new challenges for the interior air conditioning.

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Body | Dipl.-Ing. Kristian Seidel

Crash-deformable battery systems

The energy storage is mostly positioned in those areas in vehicles, which are most unlikely to be deformed during a crash. These areas however are limited and therefore also limit the maximum battery capacity and the range of the vehicle.

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Vehicle Concepts | Dr.-Ing. Nico Depner

SpeedE: Vehicle concept and research platform

Our vehicle concept SpeedE turns e-mobility into e-motion.

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Driver Assistance & Automated Driving | Dr.-Ing. Adrian Zlocki

Automated driving: Valet parking

Our automated valet parking system, which we developed together with our partner ika, allows the driver to leave his car in front of the car park and allocate a parking space with his smart phone.

Electrics/Electronics | Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Küfen

unplugged - Inductive charging

Electric mobility is one of the major future topics in automotive. It will change and define the types of mobility and vehicles of the future.

Simulation – CAE for NVH Analyses
Acoustics | Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Wegener

Simulation – CAE for NVH analyses

For an early design of NVH characteristics of components and entire vehicles, simulation tools are essential.