21-September-2022: Ansible Motion Limited has been acquired by AB Dynamics plc, and will become part of AB Dynamics’ simulation portfolio supplying advanced simulation products and services to the automotive and motorsport industries.
Ansible Motion will sit alongside the newly formed AB Simulation division (responsible for the Advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) product range) and rFpro (market-leading simulation software provider) which AB Dynamics acquired in 2019.
Ansible Motion’s Driver-in-the-Loop simulation product range currently consists of its Delta series dynamic simulators, Sigma series static simulators and the compact Theta series simulators, which are all designed for use in ground vehicle development and testing, including, but not limited to, ADAS, autonomy, motorsport, chassis, powertrain, human factors, human-machine interface, NVH, steering systems and tires.
Following the acquisition, Ansible Motion founders Kia Cammaerts and Robert Stevens will remain at Ansible Motion as the Technical Director and Chief Engineer, respectively.
Dan Clark, Managing Director of AB Simulation, states:
We are delighted to welcome Ansible Motion onboard. It is a well-established, successful business that has an outstanding reputation for driving simulator solutions. Ansible Motion’s product offering complements our own range and creates a comprehensive family of simulator solutions. We are now positioned to be market leaders in the sector.
Kia Cammaerts, Technical Director of Ansible Motion, adds:
This marks an exciting and pivotal moment, and we are delighted to become a part of the AB Dynamics family. It’s a remarkable fit. Both companies have always shared a common vision: to provide superlative tools for automotive product development work. Now, we’ll be joining forces to better serve automotive customers worldwide, with broader and deeper offerings.
Ansible Motion will continue to focus on the development of the world’s most immersive Driver-in-the-Loop simulation technologies, propelled further by the business and technical expertise of one of the world’s most trusted suppliers of automotive test systems and services.
Read more about this on the Automotive Testing Technology International website, as well as on the AB Dynamics’ website.