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Vehicle development

HRM EDAG offers expertise in vehicle development. In every detail – and for the entirety. We master the latest technologies and combine it with our vast international experience in automotive development. 

Design, Body in White, software and powertrain development are examples of our competences. And we can also take on assignments on complete concept cars.

With us you can have support, advice and expertise in all phases of a project, from research and planning to execution all the way to start of production.

Package / concepts

The art of the package lies in arranging the components and modules in the vehicle. Not just any old how, but in such a way as to ensure that geometrical and functional requirements are met. Today's cars have intelligent module structures that make it possible to provide the high number of vehicle variants demanded.

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Body in white

New materials, new steel qualities, design amendments – in the course of time, a great many different challenges and technologies have had their effect on a vehicle's body in white.
The aim is always the same: optimum product properties at minimum cost and weight. Our task is to ensure that no conflicting aims arise between these new requirements and quality standards. And, of course, bearing the subsequent production in mind. We call this production-optimised development.

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Doors, lids, gates

Over the years, door, lid and gate systems have developed into highly complex modules.
The aim is to meet not only the technical, but also the ergonomic and legal requirements of the module.
To ensure that the design will not have to be altered at a later date, attention is paid to the joints and to assuring technical feasibility during the design validation phase.

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Interior

The customer's comfort plays a central role in the development of interior components. The car needs to feel right as soon as he gets into it for the first time. A feeling that is typical for that particular brand of car and clearly distinguishes it from other brands. At EDAG, we know what to do to ensure that the first, decisive impression is positive.

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Exterior

What applies for the interior applies equally for the exterior: the outward appearance presented by a car must conform with the values typical of the particular brand. The same also applies to the development of the add-on parts. For spoilers, panels, windows, glass roof systems or complete modules, e.g. bumper systems, we are the engineering specialists for add-on parts.

In addition, working within a network of OEMs, suppliers and tool makers, we also guarantee active and passive safety requirements, for instance for passenger and pedestrian protection.

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Light development

There is probably no component that makes a more marked contribution to the appearance of a car than its lights. They give a vehicle character and its own unique expression. Whether they are refined, grand, friendly or even aggressive - the lights are the "eyes" of a car, and are today optimised to give the desired effect.

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Seating systems

They need to provide more and more "feel good" comfort, better ergonomics, but nevertheless be compact, light and affordable - the demands placed on modern car seats go in every conceivable direction. And to make sure that these demands do not rule each other out, our seat development staff work on new concepts with new materials and new structures.

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Roof systems

Modern roof systems like those in today's cabriolets are designed to do a whole lot more than just protect the passengers from the effects of wind and the weather. Sometimes the focus is on minimum noise generation, sometimes on ensuring that it takes up as little space as possible when it is folded down, and sometimes on creating a particularly high-quality look or neat locking mechanism. No matter what focal point is called for, we will take on the concept development for roof systems and their components for you.

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