Complete Vehicle Development

Applus+ IDIADA provides an extensive range of engineering and testing services in the fields of passive and active safety, CAV & ADAS, electronics, powertrain, comfort, and reliability.

The company’s expertise and wide capabilities in both physical and virtual testing result in maximum cost and time efficiency. Its engineering solutions are driven by the ongoing pursuit of excellence and research in the best technology.

To keep meeting the challenges of sustainable mobility, the company has invested in new capabilities for the development of new powertrain technologies, connected and automated vehicles and artificial intelligence, such as a new battery lab, a 5G private network in its proving ground in Spain and a full set of new test tracks for CAV and ADAS testing, which will be operational in summer 2022.

Complete Development Projects:

At IDIADA, we offer comprehensive engineering capabilities for turnkey vehicle development projects, concept, CAD, CAE and testing of all major vehicle functionalities with unique in-house state-of-the-art facilities.

Engineering Services:

Comprehensive engineering services covering design, engineering, validation and testing capabilities for vehicle development projects: 

  • Body Development: Styling & Surfacing / Clay modelling / BiW & Closures, Trims, Chassis & Powertrain / CAE / Prototype building…
  • CAV&ADAS: ADAS / Automated Driving / System development / Intelligent Transport System / Human Factors…
  • Chassis Development: Tyre development / Braking systems development / Vehicle dynamics performance / Electronic chassis control systems / Driving simulator / Virtual proving ground
  • Durability Reliability: Structural, Powertrain and general vehicle durability / Market driver assessment, road characterization and fleet validation…
  • Electronics: ECU prototyping / EE Network / Infotainment / Hardware-in-the-Loop / EMC assessment…
  • NVH: Interior noise tuning / Noise & vibration releases / Exterior noise / Vibration fatigue
  • Passive Safety: Structural analysis / Restraint system integration / Occupant protection / Pedestrian protection / Accident reconstruction / Chassis & brake system design / System development / Advanced evaluation & tuning…
  • Powertrain: Integration / Engine calibration / Electric and Hybrid vehicles Powertrain / Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles / CNG conversion / Alternative fuels / Anti-pollution systems…

Main strengths and advantages:

  • Development integration
  • Project management
  • Integration of CAD, CAE, and testing
  • Design led by functionality
  • Thorough knowledge of all major vehicle functionalities
  • Strong international presence



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