Originally established in 2002 as a spin-off of University of Bologna, Alma Automotive represents the synergy between knowledge acquired in academic research activities and years of experience in developing applied solutions. The company has now evolved to offer both ready-to-use products and technical consulting services supported by bespoke hardware and software solutions.  

Our company was born in the so called Italian Motor Valley in the Emilia-Romagna region, where some of the most exclusive car and motorbike makers in the world come from. We have grown in this environment surrounded by racing cars, supercars and motorbikes and turned our passion for engines and cars into our job. The strong relationship we have with top-tier automotive companies is testimonial to the high level of skill and quality of services offered to our clients.

Alma Automotive over the years it has strengthened its image and its position on the market through the consolidation of the offer and the acquisition of important customers. The adoption of the ISO9001: 2015 quality management system strengthens desire of Alma Automotive to continuously pursue customer satisfaction and the achievement of the set objectives as well as the provision of the service with a view to continuous improvement.

The core areas of expertise that characterize Alma Automotive are: Automotive, Automation and Aerospace offering specialized services and products of high quality standards.

Automotive area provides testing solution for both internal combustion engines and hybrid/full-electric powertrains. With experience in developing Real-Time control and measurement systems, powertrains analysis and modeling, control and diagnostic algorithms development, the company can offer a very wide range of services to its costumers.
Also Racing performance analyses are provided by this company team, helping costumers to better undestand what their own competitors are doing.

Automation division furnish comprehensive consulting and professional services for design and development of end-to-end SW and HW for IoT applications. We  develop custom based telemetry apparatus for remote control and automation of mechatronic systems.

Aerospace department provides innovative solutions and tools to help customers in the development of commercial products dedicated to the space business scenario.

Our headquarters are in the center of Bologna (BO). The engine testing laboratories, equipped with engine test benches featuring complete automation systems, combustion analysis tools and virtual engine control units are in Pieve di Cento (BO).


Highly oriented towards new challenges, we provide innovative solutions, tools and equipment for testing, simulation and product development.

Our expertise is focused on real time control and measurement electronics, simulation and custom made test systems.
Additionally, we provide powertrain testing services and competitor data analysis for motorsport.

OUR values

Passion First

To face everyday challenges knowledge and expertise are essential but not enough if you are not driven by passion. This passion is what we share in our team, and what keeps us striving for excellence in everything we do.


We respect diversity, environment, religions and points of view of other people, to build our story together with uncompromising ethics.


Always challenging our limits to reach excellence in performance, innovation and quality. We have a natural bond with research, generates from our founders and pursued by our passionate employees.


Working together, sharing ideas and empower knowledge in our teams are essential ways to create a strong bond between us and develop the future we want.

Alma Automotive s.r.l.

Via Terracini 2/c - 40131 Bologna - Italy
Tel. +39.051.9923806 / +39.051.0548470
Fax +39.051.0544839

Our locations

Via Terracini 2 , 40131 Bologna

Via Provinciale Bologna 28/30
40066, Pieve di Cento (BO)


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