With the planning and production of CTV/IVT continuous transmissions, VDS supports the manufacturers of agricultural and municipal vehicles by increasing the efficiency, safety and lifespan of the converted vehicles with patented transmission solutions.

The VDS performance thinking for complete solutions

we are a global specialist for the planning, testing and implementation of small series for CVT/IVT transmissions, which are used in commercial vehicles and off-road vehicles. In close consultation with our customers, we provide know-how and quick solutions for your individual requirements

VDS stands for ideas
and for careful implementation from design to series transfer

VDS stands for performance
from the power of the drive system to the degree of efficiency

VDS stands for
from system efficiency to cost optimization

VDS stands for quality
from supplier selection to functional testing and field testing

VDS stands for safety
you will be convinced that our products are safe.


The VDS range of services: from specification to market launch

Concept / Package

  • Specification
  • Sizing
  • System layout
  • Overall architecture


  • Test bench duration
  • Vehicle integration
  • Software application
  • Field testing



  • Fine design
  • Detailed construction
  • Software development
  • Calculation and Evaluation


Series transfer

  • System optimization
  • Product Cost Optimization
  • End-of-Line Testing
  • Accompaniment of series start-up


Functional prototype

  • Supplier selection
  • Parts procurement
  • Quality assurance
  • Assembly
  • Functional tests

Development Product

  • Product strategy
  • Requirements
  • Market launch
  • Product improvement


VDS Holding GmbH, Corporate Structure

Our activities in the business units “Development – Engineering” and “Series Delivery of Parts, Assemblies and Transmissions” are divided into the two companies – VDS Getriebe GmbH and VDS Driveline GmbH.

VDS Getriebe GmbH focuses on engineering services, the development of transmissions and complete drive systems.

VDS Driveline GmbH is available for the production and delivery of our products. The focus is on the assembly and delivery of transmissions and transmission modules for spezialised use.

VdS Getriebe GmbH bundles the activities of the “Development – Engineering – Prototyping” business units, while VDS Driveline GmbH anchors the “serial delivery of parts, assemblies and transmissions” to end users.

This line-up under the umbrella of VDS Holding GmbH was the step towards a 360° continuous specialist.

Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Aitzetmüller


VDS Driveline GmbH has a single mission: “with the construction and delivery of high-tech transmissions designend by VDS Getriebe GmbH we serve customers worldwide and guarantee long-term and smooth processes. This enables the development of sustainable business relationships and the further development of our company.”

Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Hörmann


CEO Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Aitzetmüller

CEO Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Hörmann

Company information

  • Gewerbepark 6, 4493 Wolfern, Austria
  • VAT number: ATU64974558
  • Company registration number: FN328517



  • Heinz Aitzetmüller
  • Gerhard Hörmann
  • Franz Krieger
  • Reinhard Flachs
  • Klaus Reisenberger


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