Delphi Automotive Systems Luxembourg SA - Powertrain Systems


Staff number : >=250

Turnover : 178,208,566 EUR in 2013

Description of activities

Delphi is one of the world leading suppliers to the automotive industry. The customer technology centre in Luxembourg offers innovative solutions in development, design and test. In particular the Luxembourg technology centre of Delphi develops components, subsystems and systems for engine management and thermal management of vehicles.

Main application domains

Components and systems for passenger cars, trucks, busses motorcycles and non-road mobile machinery

Products and services

The Powertrain division of Delphi designs, develops and applies components and systems for the management of gasoline and diesel engines for passenger cars. The main components/systems are:

  • Fuel injection (fort fuel or direct injection for gasoline or common rail injection for diesel engines)
  • Ignition for gasoline engines
  • Gasoline and diesel supply systems (pumps, filters, fuel lines, Active coal canisters for hydro carbon absorption)
  • Variable valve train
  • Exhaust gas recirculation
  • Turbocharger boost management
  • Engine management controller with software
  • Sensors (speed, pressure knock...)

The application of these systems/components can include the tuning of the engine in order to meet the respective EURO or other emission standards.

Customer references

Major customers:

  • GM/Opel
  • Renault/Nissan
  • Ford
  • PSA
  • VW/Audi
  • Fiat
  • BMW
  • Daimler
  • Hyunday
  • Aftermarket

Trading area


International locations

Greater Region, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Asia, Oceania

Additional information

Delphi has selected the Luxembourg Technical Center for the global headquarters of the Delphi Powertrain Systems Division.

Delphi is certified:
1995 ISO - 9000 Certification
1997 QS - 9000 Certification
2001 Recommended for TS 16949 Certification
2002 ISO - 14001 Certification

Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)

R&D investments (in % or by thousands of euros) : 178,208,566 EUR in 2013

Industrial property

  • Patent applications filed in 2013: 35
  • Licence(s) on the company’s/research centre’s technologies granted to third parties
  • Use of external technology under a licensing agreement or acquisition

Technological/technical capabilities

Delphi has and uses the following competences in terms of design development and simulation:

  • CATIA, Unigraphics, Solid Edge, Pro Engineer, Idea
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Structural Analysis
  • Patran, Abaqus, Samcef, Designspace
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluent, Star-CD, Moldflow, Flowmaster, ICE
  • Mesh Generation tools
  • Gambit, Icem CFD
  • System Simulation Tools
  • GT Power, Amesim, Matlab, Simulink


The following laboratories are in use at the customer technology centre:

  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Noise & vibration laboratory
  • Thermal chambers for component tests
  • Engine performance and durability test facilities
  • Altitude and emissions wind tunnel
  • Environmental windtunnel
  • Vehicle emissions laboratory
  • Materials laboratory
  • Electronics laboratory
  • Automated 3D measuring equipment
  • Garages, vehicle instrumentation facilities
  • Test track

Business sector(s)

  • Automotive
  • Engineering
  • Measuring and testing devices
  • Electronics, micro- and nanosystems
  • Energy


Delphi Automotive Systems Luxembourg SA - Powertrain Systems
Avenue de Luxembourg; L-4940; Bascharage; LUXEMBOURG
Phone: +352 50 18 10

R&D Contact

Mr JACQUE Etienne
Chief Engineer
Phone: +352 50 18 33 60

R&D Contact

Mr FEYDER Camille
Research & Innovation Technologist
Phone: +352 50 18 43 70

  • Updated 29-06-2015