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Special Purpose Powertrain GmbH (SPP), member of the AVL Group, is a globally active powertrain, propulsion system and vehicle engineering company focusing on customers with over the edge mobility requirements on Land, Sea and in the Air.

SPP is a 100% affiliate of AVL List GmbH, the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (combustion engines, hybrid drives, transmissions, electric drives, batteries and software) for on- and off-road passenger cars and trucks as well as large engines.

Special Purpose Powertrain GmbH identifies specific market demands, evaluates and defines them in order to develop, adapt and supply integrated solutions for use in extreme conditions across the world.

SPP supports its customers to fulfill their mission in disaster relief, peace enforcement and defense missions by combining our technical expertise with the deep understanding of the processes, requirements and success factors applicable in this market.

  • International Deployments
  • Extreme Climatic Conditions
  • Amphibious Ops
  • NBC-Scenarios
  • International Deployments
  • Extreme Climatic Conditions
  • Amphibious Ops
  • NBC-Scenarios

  • Powertrain Delevopment
  • Instrumentation & Testing
  • Advanced Simulation
  • Powertrain Delevopment
  • Instrumentation & Testing
  • Advanced Simulation
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  • Temperature range
  • Thermal Signature
  • Maintainability
  • Field Support
  • Integrated Logistic Support
  • Temperature range
  • Thermal Signature
  • Maintainability
  • Field Support
  • Integrated Logistic Support

  • Export Licensing
  • ITAR etc.
  • Confidentiality
  • MIL-Standards
  • Offset Requirements
  • Export Licensing
  • ITAR etc.
  • Confidentiality
  • MIL-Standards
  • Offset Requirements

Solutions

SPP provides powertrain technology for all kinds of special purpose vehicles. SPP’s approach to innovation generates results that meet the most difficult challenges and that produces excellent performance in the toughest environments.




POWERTRAIN ENGINEERING – PROJECTS

Design, development, prototype & low volume production of power train components.

Design & development of conventional powertrains (new and upgrades, obsolescence issues).

Electrification / hybridization of powertrains including battery design and electronic system controls development (new and upgrades).

Engine development for alternative fuels (F-34/JP-8 conversion kits).


FUEL CELL ENGINEERING – PROJECTS

On-Board APU for Vehicle systems (Silent Watch in Reconnaissance Missions, Communication, Command and Control) allowing for completely silent, vibration- and emission free operation.

Maritime time power generation completely silent, vibration- and emission free operation (A/C, communication, heating).

  • Truck Anti-Idling
  • Range Extenders
  • Other mobile power generation applications

AVL, our holding company, is one of the leading enterprises in the development, testing and simulation of powertrains and powertrain components:


AVL INSTRUMENTATION & TEST SYSTEMS

An expert partner for the development and optimization of powertrain systems – from combustion engines to electric drives, from alternative fuels to control software, from transmissions to batteries, from electronic controls to fuel cell technology, from the single component to a complete power pack. AVL offers highly innovative, mature and application-specific solutions for customers in the automotive and the defense and security industry.



AVL ADVANCED SIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES

AVL’s software and methodology development capabilities are concentrated in a very own software department. The simulation software covers all stages of the processes required for the development and optimization of engine, transmission and vehicle systems under all kinds of operations and for all applications.


AVL POWERTRAIN ENGINEERING

An expert partner for the development and optimization of powertrain systems – from combustion engines to electric drives, from alternative fuels to control software, from transmissions to batteries, from electronic controls to fuel cell technology, from the single component to a complete power pack. AVL offers highly innovative, mature and application-specific solutions for customers in the automotive and the defense and security industry.