June 28th, 2019

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.”