Workshops and webinars

Are you interested in our products and their various applications? Would you like to test our software solutions and get answers to your questions right away? Join us in one of our workshops! Seize the opportunity to test our simulation software – at IPG Automotive in Karlsruhe, in your area, exclusively at your premises or online.

You are already familiar with our simulation solutions and/or have a specific use case? Then have a look at our training courses.

If you want to get acquainted with CarMaker first, our workshops and webinars are what you are looking for. Register right now!

Our offer

IPG Automotive presents its best-selling product, CarMaker, in a Quick-Start Webinar designed for beginners. This session will explain the basic functions of CarMaker and showcase its wide range of assets in the world of vehicle simulation and test drives.

Targeted at automotive engineers, researchers, and enthusiasts, this webinar will guide you through creating a virtual scenario and simulating various maneuvers using a virtual vehicle in our Simulation Software CarMaker.

To provide you with insights into our products and their different applications, we would like to invite you to participate in our format “Quick-Start Webinar” via an online platform. Our experts will give you an understanding of the different application possibilities of virtual test driving and show you how our products and solutions can support your processes.

The webinars take place on a regular basis and address interesting topics, for example ADAS, autonomous vehicles, powertrain, vehicle dynamics etc. Realistic examples and demos allow for practical insights into the world of virtual test driving. Our engineers are ready to answer your questions during the entire webinar. Seize this opportunity and register today free of charge.

The electric powertrain, a multifaceted and hierarchically structured system, relies on intricate interactions between software development and hardware design. Early-stage validation of design decisions and their profound influence on vehicle behavior is a pivotal cornerstone for successful product development. This webinar explores the collaboration between IPG Automotive and Ansys, showcasing how it expands the scope of virtual test driving for EVs.


  • Develop electric powertrain high-fidelity plant models
  • Combine software and hardware for sub-system and system validation
  • Integrate Ansys powertrain models into CarMaker from IPG Automotive for accurate prediction of vehicle performance

  • Using CarMaker for scenario-based testing of ADAS
  • Introduction to the simulation models for the environment (3D road networks), traffic, ego vehicles, sensors and drivers
  • Testing the ADAS human machine interface using driving simulators with interactive virtual reality animation
  • Camera HIL testing environment: Testing a lane keeping assist system with a virtual camera sensor
  • Using the Vehicle-in-the-Loop (VIL) approach to test a park assist function in a real vehicle environment
  • Automated execution of test scenarios including specific Euro NCAP test scenarios

  • Using CarMaker to simulate real driving, including a 3D vehicle, 3D road track, driver and traffic
  • Introduction to the simulation model environment for conventional, hybrid and electric powertrains
  • Using CarMaker on engine, powertrain and roller test benches: Development and testing under real-world driving conditions
  • Investigating Real Driving Emissions (RDE) and determining real-world consumption with the help of virtual test driving
  • Using the electronic horizon for predictive systems, e.g. for energy management
  • Integrating third-party powertrain models (via FMI, Simulink and direct interfaces)
  • Setting up hardware-in-the-loop tests with an Xpack4 real-time computer
  • Automated execution of test scenarios

  • Using CarMaker to simulate the handling dynamics of the whole vehicle
  • Introduction to the simulation models for the driver, vehicle (incl. chassis, steering, brakes, tires) and road
  • Testing vehicle dynamics control systems and vehicle dynamics control units
  • Model integration and soft ECU generation
  • Hardware-in-the-loop testing with Xpack4 real-time computer and fault generation via the Fail Safe Tester
  • Automated execution of test scenarios