Fleet & Field
Testing & Evaluations
Vehicles on the mileage accumulation dynamometers are run at speeds up to 100 miles per hour. The state-of-the-art mileage accumulation dynamometer facility provides rapid, cost-effective vehicle testing, accommodating up to twenty cars or light trucks.
SwRI provides fleet testing services using many different makes and models of cars, both foreign and domestic.
Fleet testing is often the final important phase of vehicle research that provides proof of performance and comparative data under actual operational conditions. The Fleet and Field Evaluations Section in the Fuels and Lubricants Research Division of Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) offers experienced staff, comprehensive services, and state-of-the-art fleet test facilities to clients in all segments of the automotive industry.
Bumper-to-Bumper Fleet Testing and Evaluations Capabilities
- Air conditioning systems
- Automatic transmission fluids
- Axle lubricants
- Body trim
- Crankcase oils
- Electronics and electrical systems
- Evaporative emissions
- Exhaust systems
Additional Fleet and Field Testing and Evaluation Services
- Commercial, private, captive, or dedicated fleet tests of cars, trucks, or buses
- Public road, test tracks, and mileage accumulation dynos
- Fuel economy
- Tire testing
- Tractor field tests
- Environmental chambers
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