Applus+ IDIADA in brief

Applus IDIADA is a global partner to the automotive industry with over 30 years’ experience supporting its clients in product development activities by providing design, engineering, testing and homologation services. IDIADA’s success in product development is built on a unique blend of highly experienced engineers, state-of-the-art test and development facilities and the constant drive towards innovation.

The company has more than 2.750 professionals and an international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 24 countries, ensuring its clients receive customized added-value solutions.

CORPORATE PRESENTATION
corporate presentation Applus IDIADA
Mission 
We support our clients in their product development activities by providing them with engineering, testing and homologation services that fit their needs.
 
Strategic objective 
To be recognised as the most innovative and customer-focused company, among of all those providing design and homologation services for the automotive industry worldwide.
 
Strengths
  • Professional team: An international team of over 2,450 engineers and technical experts qualified and experienced in the automotive product development.
  • First class state-of-the-art testing facilities: Leading-edge laboratories in various locations and the most comprehensive proving ground in Europe.
  • International presence: We work closely with our clients in 25 countries to perform projects locally and to better understand each market's requirements.
  • Innovation: Continuously developing new services in a strategic, integrated and controlled manner
  • Development Integration: thorough knowledge of all major vehicle functionalities.
  • Design led by functionality: We conduct vehicle development projects from the beginning towards functional excellence.
  • Integration of CAD, CAE and testing.
 
About IDIADA Automotive Technology
IDIADA A.T. (80% owned by Applus+ and 20% by the Generalitat of Catalonia) has since 1999 been operating under an exclusive contract at the 331-hectare technology centre near Barcelona (owned by the Generalitat of Catalonia), which includes the most comprehensive independent proving ground, testing laboratories and vehicle development centre for motor vehicles in Europe. The contract runs until 2024 and is renewable until 2049.