Today‘s engines and components require testing in a repeatable manner over a wide variety of conditions, ensuring that the final manufactured product consistently meets customer demands for performance and durability. The need for engines to be both economical and - above all - environmentally friendly, places fresh challenges on developers.

The ever-increasing complexity of engine systems, new emissions legislation and reduction of development time and cost are crucial in the development of engine test systems. When developing new products even small improvements can create a leading edge, providing you with a decisive advantage over the competition.

Engine sizes range from very small engines used for auxiliary purposes or small motor cycles, through the light duty range to heavy duty engines.

HORIBA’s solutions cover the whole range of engine testing.

STARS was developed by the world class combination of HORIBA and Ricardo. STARS is a powerful, flexible and versatile enterprise product, integrating with your testing process, meeting all of your testing needs, and has features for all applications in the engine testing environment from test bed control through to complete data management and reporting.

STARS HDEET is a powerful package of tools, tests, analysis and reporting that fulfills the requirements of Heavy Duty Engine Emissions Testing.

HORIBA´s SPARC Controller provides superior and intelligent control of rotating and linear motion laboratory machinery especially for dynamometer systems used in engine, transmission, powertrain, and vehicle testing. A variety of control and simulation packages are available for SPARC including Road Load Simulation (RLS), and Service Load Replication (SLR).