Automotive & Rail Innovation Center Aachen

The Automotive Rail & Innovation Center is your Partner for the Development & Implementation of new Vehicle Systems regarding Rail & Road, especially by using newest Satellite- and Communication Systems


  • Application center for ground based mobility: The focal Point for the use of Satellite Navigation Technologies in the field of vehicle and mobility applications
  • Initiating and accomplishment of R&D projects in relation with satellite navigation (GALILEO/ GPS...) and vehicle communication (mobile communication/LTE, pWiFi...)
  • Customer support for product development and testing
  • System Integration and Validation
  • Car2X and Rail2X - Communications
  • Provision of accurate data on positioning and timing even for conventional testing
  • Interfacing institutes and industry: "Science to Business Centre"
  • Operation of railGATE and technical support to automotiveGATE
  • Coordination and conducting of test drives in both test-beds (One-Stop-Shopping)



ARIC serves as a bridge between your vehicle systems and the surrounding


Development and Implementation of new Vehicle Systems in the Rail-Sector by Using Modern Satellite- and Communication Technologies

  • ARIC is your interface between positioning/ communications and the vehicle
  • ARIC can talk to all players in their own language