Applus+ IDIADA deals with development services in the areas of construction, calculation and testing as well as project management, especially body and chassis development, active and passive safety (integral safety), acoustics , service life analyzes and environmental simulations as well as the areas of electronics, engine applications and manufacturing processes.
Applus+ IDIADA takes on projects in the approval of passenger cars, components, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and helmets worldwide. Accreditations exist for the European Union, Japan, Brazil and Australia as well as for numerous other countries in South America and the Middle East.
Applus+ IDIADA Charging department interests are focused on charging systems, which covers from innovative solutions for light and heavy-duty electric vehicles to charging infrastructure. IDIADA is used to participate into European projects from funding programmes, tenders and open calls (HORIZON 2020 or HORIZON EUROPE are some examples).
The objectives of XL-CONNECT project fits perfectly within the interests of the company and the department.
What in XL-CONNECT?
The assessment of communication ecosystem for bi-directional charging is one of the main objectives in which IDIADA Charging department is specialized, not only with European market companies, also international ones. Creating a test methodology to ensure interoperability is going to be one of the most interesting objectives, due to IDIADA and other partners of the consortium collaborate within the most relevant interoperability focus groups of CharIN.
Additionally, the verification of bi-directional V2G charger will be a upgrade to IDIADA’s MCTS Emulator, in which the compatibility of the developed charger by one and/or other partners will be verified according to the recent regulations and standards.
“The XL-CONNECT-project helps us to be one of the first companies which is capable to offer a full Smart Charging validation service integrated in the current upgraded IDIADA testing tools used for supporting our automotive partners.”
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