Alfa Romeo Racing announce AB Dynamics as official Supplier of the advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS)
AB Dynamics is one of the world’s leading specialists in automotive test systems across a wide range of applications, from validation and durability to the development of advanced technologies for active safety and autonomous driving. Founded by Tony Best in 1982 with a vision to supply noise, vibration and suspension engineering services to the automotive industry, their focus on quality, support and test efficiency has made them a long-term trusted partner for vehicle manufacturers and technology suppliers worldwide.
Alfa Romeo Racing will use the aVDS driver-in-the-loop simulator to accelerate vehicle performance development and work with AB Dynamics to extend and further develop simulation products for motorsports applications.
The aVDS is a versatile and innovative driving simulator, combining a high-performance motion platform and high specification audio and visual hardware with industry-leading virtual content from rFpro. The result is a simulator capable of accurately representing the smallest changes to a vehicle’s configuration and an ideal instrument for the future of vehicle development.
Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG: “AB Dynamics has pioneered state-of-the-art immersive software, hardware and driver-in-the-loop vehicle simulation technologies. With the advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) we have the ability to train our drivers and to use a powerful engineering tool for improving our performance on track.”
Dr. Adrian Simms, Business Director (Laboratory Test Systems) at AB Dynamics: “We are looking forward to working with the team at Alfa Romeo Racing. With class-leading excursion and frequency response, the aVDS is ideally suited to the development of high-performance competition vehicles and we are confident that it will provide significant benefits to the team.”