VDS Variable Drive Systems

The success story: CVT/IVT high-tech from the centre of European transmission specialists

History

Heinz Aitzetmüller

Heinz Aitzetmüller

CEO of VDS Getriebe GmbH

Gerhard Hörmann

Gerhard Hörmann

CEO of VDS Driveline GmbH

Milestones and awards

2018/2019 VDS Driveline GmbH starts series delivery of a customer in the USA with the VPD transmission (Variable Power Divider)

2018     Spin-off of gearbox assembly for small series into the newly founded VDS Driveline GmbH

2017     Commissioning of the first prototype vehicle of the new SynTrac device carrier with VTP1750 stepless transmission for practical testing

2017     McCormick tractor with VTP450 stepless gearbox wins the “Tractor of the year” award at AGRITECHNICA MESSE in Hanover

2016     Market launch / Sales launch of Landini – McCormick tractors with VTP450 continuous gearbox

2015     Commissioning of the first prototype vehicle of a device carrier in the USA with VTP1750 stepless transmission for practical testing

2014     Presentation McCormick Tractor with VTP stepless gearbox at EIMA in Bologna

2013     Agritechnica award: AEBI Transporter is “Tractor of the Year 2014” in the class “Best of Specialized”

2012     Presentation of AEBI Transporter with VTP stepless transmission on Agrama in Bern

2011     Young Entrepreneur Award, Winner Category Export

2009     Foundation