Press Releases

Here you will find the latest news about research projects, new developments and exciting projects from our company.

  16 May 2024

  • fka and DVN have formed a consortium to further develop test methods for LiDAR performance evaluation
  • Project focus is on an industry-accepted definition of test methods addressing adverse conditions
  • Methodology covers three aspects of adverse conditions: adverse weather, contamination and interference

  12 May 2023

  • fka and its partners DIN and SAE successfully publish DIN SAE Specification 91471.
  • The specification presents evaluation methodology for LiDAR sensors and supports standardization of test methods.
  • R&D facilities, hardware and software developers, test track operators, test organizations and manufacturers of ADAS and AD systems benefit from the newly created framework.

  10 October 2022

Future mobility must be a positive experience, safe and sustainable, with the user always in the center. At fka's exhibition booth at this year's Aachen Colloquium Sustainable Mobility, projects and research results from recent years will be presented in a vivid way using interactive exhibits. The scientific background and research results will be presented and discussed in subject-specific sessions.

  20 September 2022

  • The Aachen Body Engineering Days 2022 take place on September 20 and 21. In addition to lectures by renowned speakers from industry and research, the latest car bodies and concepts will also be presented as part of the accompanying exhibition.
  • Live from "Das Liebig" (Aachen), fka, supported by its cooperation partner the Institute for Automotive Engineering of RWTH Aachen University, will once again be presenting its renowned specialist conference in a hybrid format, with visitors coming together both online and on-site for lectures, exhibition and networking.

  31 May 2022

  • The consortium is working together to develop a specification and test framework for LiDAR sensors in vehicles.
  • A group of OEMs, suppliers and sensor manufacturers forms the consortium.
  • The aim is to jointly develop a generally accepted framework of specification and testing conditions for automotive LiDAR sensors.
  • The consortium wants to enable a clear segmentation of LiDAR sensors.

  28 October 2021

  • Share of electric cars in global vehicle sales rises to nearly 7%
  • China's electric vehicle market dominated by homegrown carmakers
  • First fully autonomous vehicle services expected to start appearing from 2030

  15 October 2021

  • Die fka aus Aachen hat als Partner der Automobilindustrie alle Genehmigungsprozesse durchlaufen und eine Genehmigung für Fahrten mit ihrem automatisierten Erprobungsfahrzeug in der Hansestadt erhalten.
  • Einen Einblick in ihre Arbeit gewährt die fka aktuell beim ITS World Congress in Hamburg.

  21 September 2021

  • Die Aachener Karosserietage finden in diesem Jahr erstmalig als hybride Veranstaltung sowohl online als auch vor Ort statt.
  • 15 spannende Fachvorträge und 3 exklusive Key-Notes geben Einblicke in aktuelle Serienfahrzeuge, innovative Werkzeug- und Strukturkonzepte sowie Karosserieentwicklungen und Forschungsprojekte.

  11 June 2021

  • Die fka GmbH feiert am 12. Juni ihr 40-jähriges Jubiläum
  • Seit 40 Jahren steht der Entwicklungsdienstleister aus Aachen für Innovation, Kompetenz und Leidenschaft für die Mobilität der Zukunft

  21 April 2021

  • Mit der fka GmbH und der ASAP Gruppe kommen zwei starke Partner zusammen, die nicht nur von der Mobilität von morgen träumen, sondern diese durch die Nutzung von Synergien und die Bündelung ihrer Kompetenzen schon heute aktiv gestalten
  • Die Megatrends in der Automobilindustrie immer im Blick, gehen die Unternehmen ab sofort gemeinsam innovative Wege in potentiellen Forschungs- und Vorentwicklungsprojekten sowie in Serienentwicklungsprojekten
  • Im Fokus stehen zukunftsorientierte Technologien wie E-Mobilität, ADAS/AD und Connectivity

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