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|Type||Limited liability company:
|Founded||Berlin, Germany (1983)|
|Founder(s)||Prof. Dr. Hermann Appel|
|Number of locations||11 operations across Germany, several Subsidiaries|
|Key people||Kurt Blumenröder,
Dr. Rüdiger Goyk,
|Services||Powertrain, Electronics and Vehicle Development|
|Revenue||380 million Euro (2008)|
|Employees||4,490 worldwide (2011)|
IAV GmbH, (German: Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr), abbreviated to IAV, is an engineering company in the automotive industry, designing products for powertrain, electronics and vehicle development. Founded in Berlin in 1983 by Prof. Dr. Hermann Appel as a university-affiliated research institute, the company employs over 5,000 members of staff, and supplies automobile manufacturers, and component suppliers. In addition to development centres in Berlin, Chemnitz and Gifhorn, IAV operates at sites in France, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Brazil and the USA.
Clients include the Volkswagen Group, BMW, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Fiat, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Porsche and Toyota. Component manufacturer clients include ArvinMeritor, BEHR, Robert Bosch GmbH, Delphi, General Electric, Siemens VDO, Continental AG and ZF Group.
- Volkswagen Group - 50%
- Continental Automotive GmbH - 20%
- Roof Systems Germany GmbH - 10%
- Freudenberg & Co. KG - 10%
- SABIC Innovative Plastics B.V. - 10%
- Consulting4Drive GmbH, Berlin
- IAV France S.A.S.U.
- IAV Products GmbH, Berlin und Dresden
- IAV Rus, LLC
- IAV U.K. Ltd.
- IAV Fahrzeugsicherheit GmbH & Co. KG, Gifhorn
- TEA GmbH, Berlin
- TR Engineering powered by IAV GmbH, Neustadt/Weinstraße
- IAV Automotive Engineering (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
- IAV India Private Ltd.
- IAV Japan Co. Ltd.
- IAV Korea Co. Ltd.
- North / South America
- IAV Automotive Engineering Inc. (USA)
- IAV do Brasil Ltda.
 In-road electric vehicle charger
In 2009 the company submitted a patent for an electric vehicle recharger that is built into the road. The technology would allow electric vehicles to be charged as they drive over roads (including solar roadways) embedded with a recessed wireless recharging strip, using electromagnetic induction.
- "IAV in Figures". IAV GmbH. IAV.com. January 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
- "IAV Management". IAV GmbH. IAV.com. January 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
- In-Road Electric Vehicle Charger : Science Fiction in the News
- IAV.com official international portal
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