Capabilities & Projects

Battery Pack Life and Performance

Millbrook conducts hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) battery life and performance testing within the climatic test chambers at its Battery Test Facility.

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Capabilities & Projects

Seat Testing Laboratory

Millbrook tests the safety, performance, refinement and durability of vehicle, railway and aircraft seats. It offers support at each stage of a seat’s lifecycle.

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Electric Driveline Durability

Millbrook performed key life testing on gear set components of an EDU without an electric machine present inside the electric drive.

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Real-Time Vehicle Data Acquisition

Millbrook's 4G LTE and 5G network offers full connectivity for test vehicles. Test data can be securely viewed and streamed remotely in real time.

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Active Safety Systems Testing

Millbrook uses test tracks, instrumentation and soft targets to test Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and vehicle active safety features.

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Battery endurance test facility for battery life testing at Millbrook
KUKA robot in an automotive seat testing laboratory at Millbrook
Driveline durability, wear and life test rigs also used for ISO 16750 electric drive unit testing at Millbrook
Real-time data acquisition for vehicle testing at Millbrook Proving Ground
Bus advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) active safety testing
High and low voltage electric powertrain systems development testing at Millbrook Millbrook Revolutionary Engineering axle test system Test World, Ivalo, Finland, - view of winter test tracks and proving ground from the air

Millbrook worldwide

Any vehicle, any test

Millbrook operates its iconic Millbrook Proving Ground and a test facility in Leyland in the UK.

It offers test tracks for cars, trucks, buses and defence, off-highway vehicles, with a private 5G network and event venues. Its state-of-the art test laboratories cover everything from engine, e-motor and battery testing, to active and passive safety and durability.

Test tracks at Millbrook Proving GroundVehicle, system and component testingWhere it all began, 50 years ago

Home of driveline testing

Millbrook is based in the San Francisco Bay area, California and Livonia, Michigan. Its driveline test facilities serve the American, Asian and European automakers and Tier 1 suppliers that are developing next-generation electric vehicles.

Millbrook also designs, builds, installs, and services automotive dynamometer test systems for customers across the continents.

Dynamometer test systemsElectrified driveline test servicesMore about Millbrook in the USA

The ultimate winter

Millbrook’s winter proving grounds in Northern Finland, 300km north of the Arctic Circle, are home to purpose-built indoor and outdoor winter test tracks for vehicle and tyre testing.

The Finnish test teams specialise in year-round cold weather testing. The facilities allow for simultaneous, controlled and repeatable testing on snow, ice, and wet and dry asphalt, 365 days a year.

Winter test tracks at Test WorldIndoor cold-weather test facilitiesTyre testing for development, certification and labelling

Millbrook Proving Ground car test tracks aerial view Electrified driveline test facility at Millbrook in California with two engineers Car driving on ice in indoor winter test facility with cold-weather vehicle tracks at Test World in Ivalo, Finland