Bus, Truck and Off Highway

Millbrook Group provides a complete range of testing, validation and demonstration services to manufacturers and operators of commercial and public service vehicles.

Millbrook supports the full product development process through to type approval. Its highly experienced engineers perform emissions and fuel economy testing to any test cycle, and manage vehicle validation testing either to meet customers’ own requirements or to full certification testing requirements. It develops custom tests for individual markets and road conditions, including testing for passenger comfort, market-specific warranties and durability.

Powertrain

Millbrook has some of the world’s leading independent powertrain testing facilities.  With ever-increasing pressure in this area, Millbrook provides the support and expertise customers can rely on to develop cleaner and more efficient vehicles.

Millbrook provides full testing and development support for engine and exhaust aftertreatment update programmes on existing vehicles, as well as comprehensive fuel and energy consumption, range, and emissions testing on new and existing vehicles.

Millbrook works with both national and local legislators, authorities and manufacturers on air quality issues. It develops individual test cycles in order to provide reliable, repeatable data, using both its dynamometers and portable equipment.

Safety

Millbrook's UK crash test dummy calibration laboratory.

Millbrook is comprehensively equipped for commercial vehicle safety testing, both in the laboratory and on the proving ground.

Millbrook offers a full suite of regulatory, consumer and customer test protocols for commercial vehicles: from ECE R66 for bus structural integrity to heavy vehicle testing to EuroNCAP. Computer simulation as well as both destructive and non-destructive test methods are employed to ensure that customers’ programmes are efficient, reliable  and cost-effective.

Millbrook has high voltage BEV and HEV crash test capability, and performs sophisticated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems testing on the proving ground.

The facilities, based conveniently in one location, at the heart of a secure site in the UK, include indoor and outdoor crash laboratories, ServoSled, pedestrian impact rigs and component testing rigs.

CASE STUDY: MOBILE PRISON CELL

Vehicle Development

Millbrook supports the design and development of buses, trucks and off highway vehicles with full vehicle and component testing and measurement.

The next few years will usher in demanding new challenges for commercial vehicle manufacturers. In addition to providing comprehensive support for existing technologies, Millbrook is fully equipped to handle the development of EVs and Hybrids and conducts accreditation for a range of environmental tests.

CASE STUDY: TEST WORLD

Commercial vehicle truck durability testing at Millbrook on the pave track.

Venues and Events

Unique venues, each with its own atmosphere, are available to hire for corporate conferences, exhibitions and events in the UK and Northern Finland.

Millbrook’s events team give customers complete flexibility for event design, with each venue being available on an exclusive basis. They are all in a secure environment, allowing for total confidentiality.

Millbrook offers customers the opportunity to combine top-grade hospitality and catering with access to private test tracks. This makes the facilities ideally suited to product launches or dealer training, with interactive activities followed by driving experiences.

At both locations, vehicle manufacturers are able to demonstrate their vehicles to their customers on the very tracks used in development – genuinely a unique selling point.

CASE STUDY: DRIVING DAYS

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