Introduction of Automotive Testing Department

By: Hiroshi NAKAMURA

10 June 2014

Strongly linked with the automotive industry, the history of automotive testing business by HORIBA Group has developed itself along with innovative automotive technologies. Since the first emission measurement system developed in 1964 following the launch of automobile emission control, HORIBA Group has continued strengthening emission control and advancing the emission reduction technologies as well as developing the emission measurement techniques and technologies. In the 2000s when the computerized vehicle technologies like hybrid electric vehicles were advanced, the Group extended the scope of its business operation from emission test facilities to power train test facilities containing transmissions and E-motors, brake test facilities and wind tunnel test facilities to provide solutions for a wide range of applications including the areas of the intelligent transport system.

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