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Our strategic objective is to be recognised as the most innovative and client-oriented company of all those that render engineering and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide.

Our R+D goals are:

  • to develop high-tech solutions
  • to mantain and in-depth services portfolio that caters to our client's needs.



    Research and development of tools and procedures for the objective evaluation and proposal of countermeasures to improve the level of vulnerability in the field of Cybersecurity in Connected Vehicles

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    H2PiyR - Hydrogen Corridor for the Pyrenean Region

    The main objective of the project is to develop a cross-border corridor of refuelling stations for hydrogen vehicles connecting Spain (Catalonia and Aragon), France and Andorra with central and northern Europe, where the deployment of infrastructure associated with this type of mobility without emissions is more advanced.

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    The main goal of MORE-ZERO project is to increase the range of electric vehicles thanks to the installation of a zero emissions range extender. The idea is to develop a modular system to be installed in 2 different vehicles with different requirements and raising public awareness about the electric and hybrid vehicles’ viability in our cities.

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    LNG BLUECorridors

    The LNG Blue Corridors project combines the expertise of 27 different companies to establish LNG as a real alternative for medium and long distance transport – first as a complementary fuel and later as an adequate substitute for diesel.

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    PROSPECT aims to improve the effectiveness of active VRU safety systems compared to current systems by expanding the scope of accident scenarios addressed and improving the overall system performance.

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    The main goal of SENIORS project is to improve the safe mobility of the elderly, including obese, using an integrated approach and real-based knowledge that includes the main modes of transport as well as the particularities of this vulnerable road user group.

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    New concept for the protection of child occupants of twho-wheeled motor vehicles. Programme: INNPACTO (Ministry for the Economy and Competitiveness with FEDER funds.

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    Integrated safety

    Applus+ IDIADA is developing harmonised and standardized assessment procedures and related tools for selected integrated-safety systems in the following fields: autonomous driving; ADAS; PNCAP; testing and development of chassis-control systems; pre-crash systems; crash compatibility; child safety; whiplash; HMI.

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    90% of all the equipment found in a new vehicle is electronic and electronics now represent more than 30% of the total cost of a passenger car. Most vehicles are equipped with at least 4 ECUs, but in some cases this figure can reach 50.

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    Road infrastructure

    Applus+ IDIADA developed an integral service for the evolution of roadside elements that enhance safety in the event of an accident and comply with the requirements detailed in the following European and national standards: EN 1317-1, 1317-2 (European standards for the testing of road-safety systems. Apply to road barriers, bridge fences and energy absorbers. The energy-absorption and vehicle re-conducting capabilities are evaluated); UNE 135900 (Spanish standard for the evaluation of motorcyclist protection systems, for installation in vehicle-restraint barriers. Continuous and punctual systems are considered. Generally, the protection system is attached to the vehicle barrier, which is installed in normal working conditions. The system has to re-conduct the dummy and minimise the forces produced in the neck); EN 12767 (European standard relating to urban and road furniture. Post-crash velocity and vehicle behaviour are evaluated).

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    Electric vehicle

    In 2002, Applus+ IDIADA began the process of developing hybrid and electric vehicles with a focus on passive safety and durability. Over the last 10 years, Applus+ IDIADA has been involved in the development and homologation of more than 20 electric/hybrid vehicles, contributing our knowledge in the fields of passive safety, active safety, high-voltage safety, powertrain, durability and homologation. Applus IDIADA has developed an end-to-end service for the manufacture of hybrids and fully electric vehicles, able to fulfill all functions for all vehicle types. Applus+ IDIADA is recognised as a centre of excellence in this field.

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Applus+ IDIADA awarded the Be Safe prize at the XI Automobile Show Awards

Last Friday the XI Automobile Show Awards were presented. These prizes reward the work in various aspects of the automobile and in this edition have focused on the work of companies in innovation, technology and development of the cars of the future.

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