With the research focus on vehicle concepts, the IK is part of the Lower Saxony Research Center for Automotive Engineering (NFF), where it provides methodological competences for body and overall vehicle concept development. Through a holistic approach to building methodology, new approaches for vehicle technology are being developed and, thus, a significant contribution to future mobility is made.
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As the leading research institute of the research area "Flexible Vehicle Concepts and Vehicle Production" (with the research centers OpenHybrid LabFactory und Battery LabFactory Braunschweig), the IK is researching new vehicle concepts and production systems for vehicles that meet changing requirements during development, production, use and utilization in different markets in close cooperation with the other seven institute partners,. The IK is specialized in new vehicle concepts that enable modular, adaptable, light and resource-conserving vehicles on the road and on the rail.