Electric Vehicle Components Testing and Certification

At TÜV SÜD, our global experts and engineers provide test plans and product testing solutions to ensure that specifications are met. As a partner of choice, testing & certification solutions for electric vehicle (EV) components provide in-depth evaluations for safety, performance, environmental endurance, mechanic performance and material and chemical analysis. 

Outlining the entire gamut of component safety for EVs, our services cover testing and certification solutions against quality standards including, but not limited to UN ECE R100, ISO 26262, REACH, RoHS, LV124.

 

OUR SERVICES FOR EV COMPONENTS TESTING

We assist you in overcoming challenges related to whole vehicles, components like batteries, fuel cells and renewable energy storage systems, as well as charging infrastructure and in testing and establishing your e-mobility technologies to enforce your position as an industry frontrunner. Our experts collaborate with battery suppliers, fuel cell system providers, vehicle manufacturers and infrastructure developers to ensure compliance with international standards and flawless interoperability of products. 

  • Performance Tests
    • Effects of external influences on lifetime and performance
    • Cycle testing under different climatic conditions (temperature, humidity)
    • Cycle testing with driving profiles (e.g. city or highway cycle)
  • Environmental Tests
    • LV124, USCAR
    • Function of battery parts & system in rough conditions
    • Thermal cycle, heat shock
    • IPX testing (dust resistance, high water pressure, immersion, splash)
    • Salt water/fog testing
    • High pressure washer
    • Humidity, dew resistance
    • Cyclic corrosion, salt spray
    • Weathering resistance (xenon & carbon-arc) 
  • Material and Chemical Analysis
    • SOC, RoHS
    • REACH
    • VoCs
    • Fogging
    • Smell/odor
    • Flammability
  • Mechanical Tests
    • Vibration & shock testing under different conditions (temperature, humidity, electrical load)
    • Material characteristics (tensile, compression, shear, etc)
    • Impact – drop, izod, charpy
    • Scratch, abrasion
    • Pressure cyclic 
    • Burst and leakage
  • Global Market Access
    • Tests for EU Type Approval "e-Mark" to complies with the relevant EU/ECE regulations
      • Regulation (EU) 2018/858 (former Directive 2007/46/EC)
      • Regulation (EU) 167/2013
      • Regulation (EU) 168/2013
    • UN R100
    • UN R136
    • UN 38.3

 

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD?

  • 10+ years of global experience and network of labs
    Benefit from our global expertise, local experience and reach through our network of labs for automotive, battery, EMC & wireless and environment testing across North America, Germany and Asia.
  • Battery Testing
    With a network of 9 battery testing labs spread across North America, Germany and Asia, including Thailand, we assist you to meet EV battery testing requirements by fulfilling legal, industry and manufacturer requirements, offered at all levels - electrical, chemical, corrosive, mechanical and abusive domains. More details mentioned below.
  • 360° approach
    Assure safety, marketability and compliance throughout the entire value chain, right from electric vehicle components and systems to batteries and charging infrastructure. 
  • Global Market Access
    Partner with us to meet your local and global testing & certification requirements applicable in target markets, facilitated by globally accredited laboratories (DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025). Also gain confidence with us, as we support your requirements for approval tests under ECE-R100.02 and other international standards of all vehicle categories, systems and components. 
  • Some key milestones with stakeholders
  • Our strategic partnership with Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) has further enhanced our expertise in battery testing & certification, functional safety and other areas to provide services that will mitigate potential risks and help achieve steady & safe development of the global new energy industry.
  • Our commitment to sustainability has been further cemented through a pilot project at Microvast GmbH, where we have developed a climate-friendly and sustainable approach, covering the entire product cycle of battery production. Using SDGs as a benchmark, our teams have identified specific indicators and opportunities for improvement of sustainability through regular tracking and monitoring.
  • Our partnership with Italvolt at a planned Gigafactory in Italy has helped facilitate technical advisory services such as design review, risk assessment or fire protection services, along with testing solutions, including battery testing, EMC or functional safety, inspection services and certification services like TISAX, IATF 16949 and others.

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