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Drivetrain Specialty Testing

We offer comprehensive design, development, testing, and evaluation services for clients in the automotive, heavy-duty, off-road, marine, industrial, and military industries. Our extensive experience in specialty design, testing, and development assists manufacturers with new transmission design, transmission and drivetrain component development, vehicle development, benchmarking, and drivetrain problems. We can assist with finding solutions for technical challenges in automatic, continuously variable, hybrid, and manual transmission drivetrains and their components.

Specialty Tests

We perform a number of tests for drivetrains including:

  • Engine firing pulse simulation
  • Engine inertia simulation
  • Dynamic road load
  • Drive cycle
  • Efficiency
  • Spin loss
  • Durability
  • Functionality
  • Development

Test and Evaluation

Our staff has the ability to address technical issues and perform testing and evaluation for the following:


  • Transmissions
  • Transaxles
  • Transfer cases
  • Axles
  • All-wheel drive systems
  • Light and heavy duty
  • Hybrid electric/hydraulic systems

Drivetrain Components

  • Torque converters
  • Clutches
  • Gears
  • Chains
  • CVT components
  • Pumps and hydraulics

Design and Development Design

We offer design support for:

  • Automatic transmissions
  • Dual clutch transmissions
  • Continuously variable transmissions
  • Hybrid systems
  • Gearboxes
  • Engine geartrain


  • NVH
  • Shift calibration
  • Torsional vibration
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Clutches
  • Failure analysis
  • Benchmarking