HSL or Helsinki Region Transport is a joint municipal authority that plans and organises public transport and improves its operating conditions in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The public transport system consists of bus, tram, metro, local railway and ferry services. HSL also approves the public transport fare and ticketing system as well as ticket prices. HSL is responsible for the preparation of the Helsinki Region Transport System Plan (HLJ) and for public transport marketing and passenger information. Some 370 million journeys are made on HSL’s transport services annually. HSL has 373 employees.
Austria-based AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.