Crash Testing

The APV Tech Centre offers a comprehensive NATA accredited vehicle crash testing service with frontal, side, pole side, pole oblique, and angle barrier impact capabilities.

Established in 1995, the APV Tech Centre is a full scale vehicle crash test laboratory servicing a range of customers, including local and international car OEMs, government legislators, insurance providers, universities, and consumer rating bodies.

The Test Centre is NATA accredited to perform ADR, ECE, FMVSS, JIT, and ISO compliance testing and is registered with the Department of Transport (DOTARS TFI #: T2741). Since 2005, the Test Centre has performed side, pole, and off-set frontal impact testing for the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).

We are equipped with an extensive range of the latest ATDs (Anthropometric Test Dummies), state-of-the-art instrumentation, advanced data acquisition capabilities and high speed video equipment, along with secure vehicle preparation and post-test analysis workshops.