OverviewSuggest Edit

AVL is a company engaged in the development, simulation, and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell, and control technology). The company offers its products for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines, and their integration into the vehicle. It provides customers with full integration, consistent systems, and updates as well as onsite support.

HQGraz, AT
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)11,500
Job Openings531
Revenue (Y, 2019)€2 B(+13%)
Discover new suppliers and conduct deeper comparison analysis with Craft for EnterpriseLearn more
Banner background

Key People/Management at AVL

Helmut O. List

Helmut O. List

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Yorck Schmidt

Yorck Schmidt

Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer
Robert Fischer

Robert Fischer

Executive Vice President Engineering and Technology Powertrain Systems
Rolf Dreisbach

Rolf Dreisbach

Executive Vice President, Business Development and Global Operations, Commercial Vehicles On-Road
Uwe Dieter Grebe

Uwe Dieter Grebe

Executive Vice President Global Business Development, Sales and international Operations
Mario Brunner

Mario Brunner

Executive Vice President Engineering and Technology Powertrain Systems
Show more

AVL Office Locations

AVL has offices in Graz, Steyr, Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Township and in 85 other locations
Graz, AT (HQ)
Hans-List-Platz 1
Graz, AT
Inffeldgasse 21b
Steyr, AT
Im Stadtgut Zone A 4
Steyr, AT
Schönauerstraße 5
South Melbourne, AU
210/148 Wells St
Burnaby, CA
8339 Eastlake Dr #125
Show all (101)

AVL Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

Show all financial metrics

AVL Revenue

AVL's revenue was reported to be €1.97 b in Y, 2019 which is a 12.6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2019)


Revenue growth (Y, 2018 - Y, 2019), %

EURY, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018Y, 2019



Revenue growth, %

Show all financial metrics

AVL Operating Metrics

Aug, 2020

Patents (US)


Patents Issued

1.5 k

Product Lines


Trademarks (US)

Show all operating metrics

AVL Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Austria AVL Lister Shanghai Representative Office Jinan Office
AVL Advanced Simulation Technologies
AVL Ann Arbor Tech Center
AVL – AST d.o.o. Slovenija
AVL Bloomfield (ITS/AST/PTE)
AVL California Technical Center
AVL Commercial Driveline & Tractor Engineering GmbH
AVL Croatia
AVL Deutschland GmbH
Show more

AVL Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

AVL Company Culture

  • Overall Culture



  • CEO Rating



  • Compensation



Learn more on Comparably

AVL News and Updates

AVL is "Reimagining Motion" with Northrop Grumman at CES 2022

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL, the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation, and testing of automotive mobility systems, will make news at CES with Northrop Grumman and other partners, showcasing technology innovations through virtual experiences...

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Market to grow by 131.32 MW |Evolving Opportunities with Aisin Corp., AVL List GmbH & Bloom Energy Corp|17000+ Technavio Reports

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Market - Competitive Analysis, Drivers, Trends, Challenges, Five Force Analysis" report has been added to Technavio's offering. 58% of the market's growth will originate from the Americas during the forecast period. The...

USD 73.50 mn growth in Heavy-duty Trucks On-board Diagnostics System Market | Evolving Opportunities with ACTIA Group, AVL DiTEST GmbH & Continental AG | 17000+ Technavio Reports

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The heavy-duty trucks on-board diagnostics system market report offers information on several market vendors, including ACTIA Group, AVL DiTEST GmbH, Continental AG, Daimler AG, Moj.io Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Vector Informatik GmbH, Vidiwave Ltd.,...

Canoo and AVL Partner to Build Proprietary Software for Electric Vehicle Safety Features

JUSTIN, Texas and PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canoo (Nasdaq: GOEV), a company manufacturing breakthrough electric vehicles (EVs), and AVL today announced a partnership to develop, test and validate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) software for Canoo's...

TUPY, Westport Fuel Systems and AVL to Collaborate in Demonstration of World's Most Efficient Hydrogen-Fueled Internal Combustion Engine

SAO PAULO, Brazil and VANCOUVER, British Columbia and GRAZ, Austria, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TUPY (TUPY3/B3), a world-leading specialist of casting and machining of highly engineered structural components, Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (TSX/Nasdaq: WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel…

SuperTurbo Technologies, Inc. Partners with AVL to Conduct Design Validation Process for The SuperTurbo™--a Mechanically Driven Turbocharger that Enables Optimization of Both Performance and Emissions at all Operating Points

LOVELAND, Colo., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperTurbo Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the final product Design Validation work for the SuperTurbo. This important milestone is the result of several years of successful technology and product development and...
Show more

AVL Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AVL founded?

    AVL was founded in 1948.

  • Who are AVL key executives?

    AVL's key executives are Helmut O. List, Yorck Schmidt and Robert Fischer.

  • How many employees does AVL have?

    AVL has 11,500 employees.

  • What is AVL revenue?

    Latest AVL annual revenue is €2 b.

  • What is AVL revenue per employee?

    Latest AVL revenue per employee is €171.3 k.

  • Who are AVL competitors?

    Competitors of AVL include Kongsberg Automotive, Ricardo and REINTJES.

  • Where is AVL headquarters?

    AVL headquarters is located at Hans-List-Platz 1, Graz.

  • Where are AVL offices?

    AVL has offices in Graz, Steyr, Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Township and in 85 other locations.

  • How many offices does AVL have?

    AVL has 101 offices.