• Organizer:

Magna Powertrain is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Offering complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors. Our innovations make an important contribution to the overall performance of the vehicle while providing Technologies that improve fuel economy, assist in making the vehicle safer, reduce weight and provide value to our customers. 

  • Sponsors:

Whether in a highly efficient combustion engine, an intelligent hybrid system or the very latest electric drive: BorgWarner is driving mobility of today and tomorrow. Our vision is a clean, energy-efficient world. That´s why we develop mobility system solutions that reduce energy consumption and emissions, while at the same
time improving performance.
As the product leader with more than 130 years of experience in the field of powertrain systems, we are supporting the automotive industry in realizing clean propulsion and efficiency technology solutions for light vehicles, medium and heavy duty vehicles as well as off-highway applications.


GKN Driveline is the world’s leading automotive driveline technology and systems engineer. As a global company serving the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, GKN Driveline designs, develops, manufactures and integrates an extensive range systems for use in the smallest ultra low-cost car to the most sophisticated and dynamic premium vehicle. As a vehicle optimisation specialist, GKN helps OEMs define the way a vehicle drives whether two wheel drive, all wheel drive, hybrid or pure electric. GKN Driveline is a leading global producer of CVJ Systems, AWD and eDrive Systems and operates in 23 countries at 46 locations employing approximately 25,500 people.


  • Exibitors:

The Styrian Automotive Cluster ACstyria was founded in 1995 with the goal of promoting automobile-industry competency in Styria, Austria. In order to strengthen the position of Styria as a leading mobility-region, ACstyria Autocluster has strategically widened its field of action to Aerospace and Rail Systems in 2012 and 2013 respectively. The mission of ACstyria Autocluster is to integrate stakeholders from the business, industrial, academic, and political communities into a robust network, and to identify areas that are ripe for innovation and synergy.

The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati and Lamborghini, is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the premium segment. It is present in more than 100 markets worldwide and produces at 16 locations in twelve countries. In the 2016 financial year, AUDI AG achieved total revenue of €59.3 billion and an operating profit of €3.1 billion. At present, approximately 88,000 people work for the company all over the world, more than 60,000 of them in Germany. Audi focuses on sustainable products and technologies for the future of mobility. Since the debut of the quattro Technology in 1980, eight million vehicles with the quattro drivetrain have been delivered. In 2016, 44 percent of all Audi customers decided on a model with a quattro drivetrain.

Bosch is one of the world’s leading international providers of technology and services. Bosch – a global networker with 390.000 Bosch associates and four business sectors (Mobility solutions, Industrial Technology, Energy and Buildung Technology and Consumer Goods) with more than 4501 subsidiary companies and regional subsidiaries in some 601 countries. Including its sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in some 1501 countries.

GIGATRONIK is one of the most successful development and consulting partners for electronics and information technology. With over 1000 specialists at 13 locations, we create individual innovations for vehicles, machines and electronic devices. We are your reliable partner for systems engineering and consulting from the initial idea right to the production stage. We offer cross-sector sophisticated IT solutions and embedded solutions for all technical tasks in the networked world.


The Hirschvogel Automotive Group is among the most successful manufacturers of forged steel and aluminum parts. About 5,000 employees worldwide produce forged parts and components for the automotive industry and its system suppliers. The consolidated turnover of the Group for 2016 amounts to EUR 1,009 billion at a yield of 345,000 tons of forged parts. Hirschvogel Holding GmbH is the parent company of the eight automotive supply companies of the Hirschvogel Automotive Group. The home plant, Hirschvogel Umformtechnik GmbH in Denklingen, Bavaria, has around 1,800 employees and produces approximately 234,900 tons of hot, warm and cold forged steel parts a year.


JTEKT Corporation was established in 2006 through the merger of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., a world-class bearing manufacturer, and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd., a machine tool manufacturer excelling in world-leading technologies. Combining the most advanced technologies and the manufacturing passion of the two companies, JTEKT is now a trusted systems supplier of automotive components, bearings and machine tools, providing customers with world-class products and technologies that result in ongoing contributions to society.

KS ENGINEERS combine knowledge in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, modelling, simulation, control as well as information technology to supply test benches for the automotive and industrial engine industries. We can claim technological leadership with regard to dynamics and precision of control. 350 employees put into practice more than 30 years of experience and continuous R&D. KS ENGINEERS offer perfectly customised high-end solutions in the fields of E-Mobility and combustion-engined technology for engine, drivetrain, component and complete vehicle testing.

Melecs EWS, with sales revenue of 169 million Euros, is the largest electronics manufacturing service provider (EMS) with Austrian roots. Over 90 per cent of the sales of Melecs EWS are achieved from customers outside Austria. Melecs relies on innovative solutions tailored specifically to its customers, such as in the areas of all-wheel drive ECUs (Electronic Control Units) and LED lighting in vehicles.