Automotive Testing Technology International Awards 2022 – Proving Ground of the Year 2022 – Digitrans shortlisted

Digitrans Test Center for extensions on the proving ground in St. Valentin shortlisted at "Automotive Testing Technology Awards 2022 in the category "Proving Ground of the year".

Once a year, “Automotive Testing Technology International magazine” honors the world’s greatest innovations and organizations in the field of automotive technology.

The Automotive Testing Technology International Awards were established in 2006 by “Automotive Testing Technology International” magazine. The awards recognize people and companies that are making a significant contribution to advancing the world of vehicle development.

The Digitrans Test Center for Automated Driving, with its innovative enhancements on the proving ground in St. Valentin, has managed to be shortlisted for the “Proving Ground of the Year 2022” award alongside numerous other exciting proving grounds and test tracks from around the world.

The win in the “Proving Ground of the year” category in 2022 goes to the
Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI).

We congratulate all winners and nominated companies!

Impressions of the Digitrans Test Center for Automated Driving - Proving Ground St. Valentin

All pictures  ©  DigiTrans gmbH

The Digitrans test center for automated driving and automated freight transport is located on the proving ground in St. Valentin on the site of the Magna Powertrain Engineering Center Steyr. The test center, where a wide variety of autonomous driving functions, as well as AD and ADAS tests can be carried out in adverse weather conditions, is being built and operated by Digitrans. Magna Powertrain Engineering Center Steyr provides the existing proving ground and supports DigiTrans GmbH as a shareholder.

All winners and nominees of the "Automotive Testing Technology International Awards" 2022

Software Innovation of the Year
Winner: OxTS – Pozyx 2GAD indoor positioning system

• LiangDao – LDCompass ToolChain
• mm-lab – Motorcycle Proving Ground Management System
• iASYS – Brix
• rFpro – High-fidelity headlight test function

Crash Test Innovation of the Year
Winner: Monolith AI – Software for crash testing

• Additium – Pre-impact brake
• Messring – Child Presence Detection Dummy
• Calspan – New sled facility, USA

Hardware Innovation of the Year
Winner: Keysight – Radar Scene Emulator (RSE)

• Humanetics – UFOmicro
• Rohde & Schwarz – Radar
test system
• ASI – Swarming
• Dynamic E Flow – capcooltech

Proving Ground of the Year
Winner: Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI)

• Digitrans Test Center for automated driving, proving ground St. Valentin, Austria
• Fraunhofer IIS, 5G Bavaria automotive testbed, Germany
• UTAC, Morocco Mobility and Automotive Centre

Powertrain Test Facility of the Year
Winner: Mahle Powertrain – Vehicle Development Centre (VDC), UK

• Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) powertrain research and innovation center, UK
• Drive System Design, electrified powertrain test facility, USA
• Atesteo, drivetrain test bench for large CVs, Germany

Person of the Year
Winner: Professor Gary Hawley, Medlock chair of engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Design, University of Bath; executive director, Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS)

• Enrico Becchio, head of global safety performances, Stellantis
• Mike Unger, wind tunnel lead, Honda Automotive Labs Ohio
• Roel Grooten, vehicle system architect, Lightyear

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