Air Resources Board Recognizes FEV, Inc. as Independent Emission Test Laboratory

California's Air Resources Board adds FEV to nationwide list of recognized labs

Sep 05, 2012, 07:30 ET from FEV, Inc.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV, Inc., (FEV) a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today that California's Air Resources Board (ARB) has recognized FEV, Inc. as an independent laboratory properly equipped to perform various emissions testing in accordance with applicable federal and California regulations for heavy-duty diesel engines for on-road applications. Gary Rogers, president and CEO of FEV, Inc., made the announcement.

Recognition was based on laboratory information and test data submitted by FEV. Specifically, ARB recognizes FEV's laboratory, located at its North American Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Mich., as equipped to perform:

  • Heavy-duty diesel engine transient Federal Test Procedures (HDE FTP transient)
  • Supplemental Emission Test, steady-state testing with Ramped Modal Cycle (SET/RMC)
  • Not To Exceed test procedures (NTE)
  • Part 1065 compliant equipment/instruments

FEV joins a select list of laboratories that have been recognized by the ARB to perform these specialized tests. Specifically, FEV joins only two other laboratories recognized by ARB as equipped to operate as Part 1065 compliant.

About FEV

The FEV Group is an internationally recognized powertrain and vehicle engineering company that supplies the global transportation industry.  FEV offers a complete range of engineering services, providing support across the globe to customers in the design, analysis, prototyping, powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fueled powertrains. FEV also designs, develops and prototypes advanced vehicle / powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards.  The FEV Test Systems division is a global supplier of advanced test cell, instrumentation and test equipment.  The FEV Group employs a staff of over 2,200 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centers on three continents.  FEV, Inc. employs approximately 350 personnel at FEV's North American Technical Center in Auburn Hills, MI.