A unique facility designed to push the limits of electrified powertrain systems testing, combining world-class equipment and expertise in one location.

Located in the heart of Milton Keynes, UK, Intertek’s multi award-winning state-of-the-art Global Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence enables electric propulsion system manufacturers to test their products to the pinnacle of EV testing capabilities. Connected with Intertek’s network of transportation technologies labs, delivering battery testing, electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) testing, autonomous driving testing, and more.

This unique facility delivers test cycles for a range of customers, including:

This facility is the largest dedicated electric propulsion systems test centre in the UK, supporting our customer’s increasing needs for fast, expert testing services and rapid results, together with the latest knowledge, technologies, and experience within this rapidly changing industry landscape. Combined with our 24/7 year-round operation and rapid configuration quick-change pallet system, our teams of in-house engineers deliver flexible testing solutions for our customers, helping you get your products to market faster than the competition.

Key features of our Global Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence


e-Motor dyno rigs up to 27,000 rpm


1.2MW Climatic 4WD Vehicle-in-the-loop test chamber


Quick-change e-Motor pallet system reduces test set-up time by 70%


Over 100 years’ combined expertise in EV propulsion testing services


Bespoke testing methodologies and custom rig design capabilities


24/7 facility operation for maximum test productivity


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Intertek’s Global EV Centre of Excellence

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