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Schaeffler acquires 100 percent stake in Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co. KG
Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG and Arnold Verwaltungs GmbH have signed a basic agreement for the acquisition of Roland Arnold’s 10 percent stake in Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co. KG. The Space Drive system, invented 20 years ago by Roland Arnold as a mobility solution for people with disabilities, will continue to be systematically developed and expanded.
Rally via cable: World's first competition with a steer-by-wire Ford Fiesta Rally 2
Rally driver Fabio Schwarz and co-driver Andris Malnieks will compete in the Space Drive Ford Fiesta Rallye 2 at the 58th ADAC Knaus Tabbert 3 Städte Rallye from 13 to 15 October 2022 in Bavaria, Austria and the Czech Republic. This is the first competition in a rally with a steer-by-wire vehicle. It takes place as part of the season finale of the German Rally Championship (DRM).
DTM season finale at Hockenheim: Space Drive Team led by Mercedes-AMG Team Mücke Motorsport and Maxi Buhk finishes in points
The season finale at the weekend gave the Mercedes Mücke Motorsport team the point it deserved. A positive finish for the Space Drive development team and Maximilian Buhk at the Hockenheimring with the #18 Mercedes-AMG GT3, which is the only car in the field to run without a mechanical connection between the steering unit and steering gear and represents a unique development project.
Premiere for the flexibly adjustable steer-by-wire steering system
David Schumacher and Carrie Schreiner test a steer-by-wire steering system that can be parameterized while driving for the first time as part of the GTC Race season finale at the Hockenheimring.
Schaeffler Paravan at IAA Transportation 2022
Space Drive as a key technology for autonomous vehicle applications. Drive-by-wire solutions are the basis for implementing autonomous and remote-controlled (remote) vehicle applications in the commercial vehicle sector. Flexible and diverse areas of application and use.
Steering development on the race track - Good start into the second half of the DTM
Mercedes-AMG Team Mücke Motorsport narrowly misses out on the first points of the season with the steer-by-wire Mercedes-AMG GT3 and Maximilian Buhk on Saturday, 27.08.2022, after a foggy track. Qualifying thriller on Sunday in a historically tight grid.
US premiere: Schaeffler Paravan presents Space Drive technology at IMSA
Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co KG. will enter the American racetrack for the first time with the Space Drive technology carrier Mercedes-AMG GT3 and will present the steer-by-wire Mercedes-AMG GT3 in a demonstration drive as part of Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen on Saturday, June 25 at 6 p.m.
Space Drive drive-by-wire system paves the way to an autonomous future in the U.S.
When it comes to autonomous driving, the USA is the world's leading nation. Drive-by-wire is the indispensable basic technology for autonomous vehicles. With Space Drive, Schaeffler Paravan offers a solution for retrofitting or upgrading these vehicles.
Bundesrat approves simplifications for future technology
New regulation clears the way for autonomous series vehicles. With Space Drive, Schaeffler Paravan has a proven drive-by-wire solution that is essential for upgrading or retrofitting autonomous vehicles.