Applus+ IDIADA in brief

Applus+ IDIADA offers design, testing, engineering, and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide. Our reputation is founded on the expertise of an international team of more than 2,450 engineers and technical experts, our first class facilities, our client focus and a constant drive towards innovation. An international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 25 countries ensures that customers receive a fast and personalised service.

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.