Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Validation Testing

Electric vehicles (EVs) need sophisticated electronics to operate safely. Control circuitry presents a challenge in minimizing electromagnetic (EM) emissions and assuring electromagnetic immunity (EMI).

Complete Electric Vehicle Testing

Elite has been a leader in vehicle Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing for decades, from taillight assemblies to full-size trucks and construction equipment.

Electric Vehicle EMC testing requires close attention to the design and operating modes of the vehicle. Elite’s capabilities make it the first choice to get the trusted results manufacturers need for Battery-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and  Plug-In-Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)..

Electric Vehicle High Voltage Testing Standards

  • High voltage electrical stress tests for EV modules
  • ISO 21498-1 & -2
  • ISO 7637-4
  • Stellantis CS.00245
  • BMW, Mercedes, Nissan, PSA, Renault & Volkswagen

Electric Vehicle Testing Capabilities

Elite’s single location offers one-stop convenience for full-range electric vehicle EMC testing for Battery-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Plug-In-Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). Unrivaled automotive testing capabilities include:

  • Testing can be done from the electronic subassembly (ESA) level to the whole vehicle
  • Whole-vehicle EMC chamber with chassis dynamometer that can test vehicles from motorcycles to front-end loaders
  • Staff of experts with decades of experience in automotive electronics and environmental stress
  • ISO 17025 accredited facility approved by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for Electronic Vehicle Assemblies (EVAs) and Electronic Subassemblies (ESAs)
  • Status as a United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Notified Body Partner
  • RF test chambers and benches
  • CISPR 25 compliant chambers
  • iNARTE Certified EMC Test Engineers and an iNARTE Certified Organization

Whole Vehicle Chamber Features

  • Chassis dynamometer that applies wheel speed and loads, allowing tests in all modes
    • 10,000 kg axle load capacity
    • 100 km/h capacity with a rated speed of 55 km/h
    • 2WD and 4WD capability
  • OEM standard testing for passenger cars, trucks, and specialty machines
  • Regulatory compliance services for UNECE Reg 10.06 and ICES-002
  • 200V/m Off-board Radiated Immunity testing to ISO 11451-2
  • On-board Portable Transmitter testing to ISO 11451-3
  • Off-board CISPR 12 & on-board CISPR 25 emissions testing

Whole-Vehicle Charging System EMC Testing

  • FCC and ICES charger mains testing
  • UNECE REG 10.6 rechargeable energy storage system (REES) testing
  • Testing for On-Board or Off-Board chargers

Electronic Subassemblies EMC Testing Services

  • e-Vehicle electronic sub-assembly testing to all OEM standards
  • Testing to standards for Ford, GM, Stellantis, Hyundai, JLR, Mazda, Harley Davidson

Electric Vehicle Environmental Stress Testing Capabilities

Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) & TUV Notified Body Partnership with Elite

  • Coordinated services with type-certification agencies
  • E-Marking approval for whole vehicle and ESAs
  • CISPR 25 – industry emissions reference standard
  • UNECE REG 10.06 and Canada ICES-002 – radiated emissions, conducted RF interference, harmonics, flicker
  • ISO 11451-2 – industry immunity reference standard
  • ISO 11451-3 – industry standard for on-board transmitters
  • UNECE REG 10.06 – electrical fast transients, surge
  • Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) standards over and above the industry standards

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Testing Capabilities

Automotive EMC Testing

Elite is the leader in automotive EMC testing for components and whole vehicles. Let our knowledgeable experts get the job done on-time, and with results your customers can trust.

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Environmental Stress Testing

We provide a full range of environmental stress testing and have the validation tools required for equipment & materials of many types.

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Vibration & Shock Testing

Complete dynamics testing in one location to industry wide standards.

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Electrical Connector, Cable, and System Testing

Elite has the expertise and equipment to test your electrical connectors, cables, and systems.

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