Test service provider Millbrook, of Bedfordshire, UK, has teamed up with automotive R&D center Critt M2A, of Bruay-La-Buissière, near Lille in France, so that vehicle test professionals will be able to leverage their capabilities to open up a range of opportunities to simplify the procurement of services and accelerate vehicle test programs.
The combination of facilities offered by the two companies includes equipment for driveline testing, from powertrain to battery analysis, and NVH test services, from full vehicle to component level.
Critt M2A provides services to customers in Europe and Asia, including turbocharger (above), engine, NVH and battery cell testing. The company has a number of international partners and takes part in European research projects with research institutions, industrial clusters and renowned academics. Millbrook Group (below) also has a wide, international customer base served primarily from its three sites in the UK and Finland.
Jérôme Bodelle, CEO, Critt M2A, said, “We are delighted to announce this partnership, which will enable us to offer our customers access to Millbrook’s facilities and expertise in the UK and Finland.”
Alex Burns, president, Millbrook Group, added, “This is an important step forward in broadening our portfolio of services. It is key to ensuring that our customers have easy access to the support they need, whatever the program.
“As the industry transforms to tackle new challenges, from electrification to autonomy and intelligent mobility, we will continue to lead the way in test and validation.”
October 17, 2017