Vehicle Engineering & Design is an engineering company, It has been working in the automotive field since 50 years, supporting both Italian and foreigner manufactures. VE&D has more than 100 employees in the two branches of Turin and Brescia, but its core business is focused in the Northern Italy area having an higher concentration of automotive companies: Turin, Brescia, Bozen, Modena, Piacenza. The company is a service supplier of: Fiat auto, Ferrari/Maserati, Iveco, Case New Holland CNH, Oerlikon Graziano, Carraro, Landini, Agritalia, Piaggio. The main know-how owned by the company is related to vehicle powertrain, car suspensions, and car frames. It has been working since a few years in hybrid vehicle projects, under assignment of leader automotive companies. VE&D has cooperated with research centers, such as Centro Ricerche Fiat, Politecnico di Torino, and it has just signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE).