Applus+ IDIADA

Since 1999, Idiada A.T. (80% owned by Applus+ and 20% by the Government of Catalonia) has been operating in the 351-hectare technology centre located near Barcelona, under an exclusive contract. The contract to manage the business and use the technology centre (which belongs to the Government of Catalonia) runs until September 2024. Although the contract has the possibility of extensions in five-year periods until 2049, it has been decided that there will be no further extensions to the existing contract, but rather a tender for a new 20/25-year concession.

Applus+ IDIADA provides its services to the world's leading automotive companies in the development of their new products. It offers design, engineering, testing and homologation services, employs over 2,850 professionals and has an international network including 22 countries.

It provides comprehensive design, engineering and validation services for turnkey vehicle development projects on an international scale, as well as CAD, CAE and testing of the main functionalities. It provides a wide range of product development services for passive and active safety, driveline, comfort, reliability and electronics.

It has test tracks in Spain and China with fully equipped workshops; both facilities offer the highest standards of safety and confidentiality. It offers homologation services in accordance with all European CE and CEE regulations. Applus+ IDIADA is also accredited in Australia, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Applus+ IDIADA offers the following services:

  • Virtual product design and development
  • Complete vehicle testing
  • Functional and systems testing: active safety, passive safety, driveline, electrical and electronic systems, NVH, HVAC, durability and reliability, bodywork
  • Test tracks in Spain and China
  • Vehicle homologation and certification
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Applus+ IDIADA is one of the world leaders in vehicle design, engineering, testing and homologation services for the automotive industry.

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