fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen
Address: fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen
Role in the project
Within the NEMO scope fka investigates the topic of a pan-European eRoaming Hyper-Network, allowing seamless and interoperable use of electromobility services throughout Europe, from an in-vehicle perspective. Especially with respect on electric vehicles architectures and focused on the battery management system, use-cases supporting interoperability are supported. fka herein addresses beneath other topics like data quality and data integrity as regards communication with the vehicle.
As a partner in the automotive industry, fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen offers innovative solutions and engineering services. Understanding the vehicle as a complete physical, energetical and informational system, fka develops solutions relating to the key themes of energy efficiency, safety and driving pleasure – driving innovations.
Corresponding to its main areas of work, fka comprises ten departments: body, vehicle concepts, chassis, drivetrain, acoustics, electric/electronics, driver assistance systems, thermal management, driver experience as well as strategy & consulting. This wide range of competencies enables analysing and optimising the vehicle as a whole paying attention to the complex interactions between its individual subsystems. Powerful computer resources, latest commercial simulation software, various workshops and numerous testing facilities support fka’s activities.
The spectrum of services offered by fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University’s Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika) covers the concept development, simulation and design of vehicles, systems and components, right through to prototype construction and testing. fka carries out specialised and interdisciplinary development tasks, supplemented by technical and strategic consulting.