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Energy & Industry Division
Industrial and environmental inspection, vendor inspection, technical assistance, non-destructive testing (NDT) and technical staffing for all type of industries.
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Laboratories Division
Multidisciplinary laboratories.Testing and engineering for product development. Conformity testing and product certification. SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION.
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Automotive Division
Statutory vehicle inspection services and emission & gas testing solutions worldwide.
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IDIADA Division
Design, engineering, testing and homologation services for the automotive industry worldwide.
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Applus IDIADA has a wide variety of equipment and facilities enabling it to optimize motorcycle tests, offering complete homologation/certification services for motorcycles, helmets and visors.


We can provide automotive engineering services in house and on site world-wide in response to our client’s needs. Further support services are provided by Applus IDIADA international offices to work closer to the manufacturer and local approval authorities.

The commitment of the right people is the key to global success.

  • Professional team
  • Flexibility
  • Confidentiality


World-wide homologation / certification services

  • USA / Canada. Applus IDIADA performs tests according to the US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS) and EPA/CARB required tests such as: noise, exhaust, evaporative, fuel tank and fuel lines permeation. We provide full advice and support together with local application management for certification
  • Australia. Accredited laboratory by DOTARS for all Australian Design Rules (ADR)
  • Japan. Accredited laboratory for TRIAS Japanese standards: Emissions and noise
  • Brazil. Recognized laboratory by CETESB and IBAMA to perform the emission tests. Furthermore, our local presence in this market allows us to manage the full process for homologation on behalf of the client
  • Taiwan. Accredited by VSCC for all motorcycle safety standards
  • China. Having a local company in this market helps us to provide full application management and guidance for CCC compliance

Applus IDIADA is also recognised as an official laboratory by a growing number of Asian and South American countries.

Helmets and visors

One of the services offered is the homologation relative to the type approval to protective helmets and their visors for drivers and passengers motorcycles and mopeds accordind to Regulation 22.05/ECE.

Applus IDIADA is also recognized as Notified Body for Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) according to the European Directive 89/686 and Regulations (EU) 2016/425, and accredited testing laboratory to grant CE certifications for the following products:

  • Protective clothing for motorcycle riders
  • Equipment providing head protection
  • Equipment providing hand and arm protection
  • Equipment providing general body protection (clothing)
  • Equipment providing chest and groin protection
  • Protective Equipment against mechanical risks

Facilities for helmet testing

Applus IDIADA has all equipment and facilities  enabling it to optimise helmet and visor tests and to offer complete ECE helmet homologation.

Applus IDIADA is certified by the ISO 9001 standard that includes a calibration plan for all measurement equipment and assures a high quality of tests and final reports.

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