Das Unternehmen SPT
Corporate Schaeffler Paravan

Shaping the mobility of the future together

Vorführung Space Drive 2 Eingabegeräte

We live technology - from Steering to Big Data

Schaeffler Paravan is a young dynamic team of visionaries, tinkerers, and developers with the goal - to digitally advance the steering of the future. Setting the course for mobility without a mechanical steering column.

Space Drive Ingenieure an der Arbeit

Our team - visionary thinkers and developers

Our international software and hardware specialists in Herzogenaurach and Aichelau are working flat out on the further development of Space Drive technology - towards becoming the core technology for autonomous driving.

Our locations

Mobility Innovation Center Aichelau

At the origin of SpaceDrive: this is where Schaeffler Paravan's administration, sales and production departments, among others, are located in the new Mobility Innovation Center.


Under one roof with Schaeffler: Software and hardware engineers from Schaeffler Paravan are working flat out on further system development.

Das neue Test- und Versuchsfeld am MIC

The Mobility Innovation Center

The new Schaeffler Paravan headquarters in Pfronstetten-Aichelau: Modern offices and training rooms as well as an adjoining test and development centre development centre form the professional environment for the forthcoming further development of Space Drive technology.


Latest press releases

48 Press releases
Die Space Drive Recheneinheit als Kernstück
Schaeffler acquires 100 percent stake in Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co. KG
Space Drive

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.

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Rallye mit Steer-by-Wire Ford Fiesta
Rally via cable: World's first competition with a steer-by-wire Ford Fiesta Rally 2
Space Drive

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).

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DTM Finale am Hockenheimring
DTM season finale at Hockenheim: Space Drive Team led by Mercedes-AMG Team Mücke Motorsport and Maxi Buhk finishes in points
Space Drive

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. 

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Karriere bei Schaeffler Paravan

Career at Schaeffler Paravan

Schaeffler Paravan is a modern technology company with short lines of communication, flat hierarchies and plenty of room for your ideas. Become part of the team and help shape the mobility solutions of tomorrow.

Paravan Mobilitätspark Aichelau

Your way to us

Visit us at our location in Pfronstetten-Aichelau and experience live the fascination and possibilities of our innovative Space Drive technology.