2022 Q1_Car 

In January 2022, SGS opened a new state-of-the-art testing facility for electric and/or connected vehicles and their components in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. 

The A2LA ISO 17025 accredited Suzhou laboratory is situated in the heart of China’s growing auto industry. It provides comprehensive solutions for both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers operating in the electric and/or connected vehicle sector, including wireless module manufacturers. 

The facility contains the world’s first multi-probe vehicular over-the-air (OTA) chamber, among comprehensive capabilities in the fields of automobile, electronics, communication and reliability testing. 

Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Established: January 2022
Size: 4,500 m2  
Employees: 31

Serving national and international clients, we test the full range of electric and/or connected vehicles and their networks in the APAC region. It is the only laboratory in the world to support both vehicle level and component level testing. 

Key services:
Our comprehensive testing solutions cover:

  • In-vehicle networking terminal test and out-vehicle networking terminal test, such as 5G regulatory certification for mobile communication – CE, FCC, IC, MIC and ITA (covering around 180 countries)
  • Operator 5G test requirements – GCF, PTCRB
  • Emergency call (eCall), ultra-wideband technology (FiRa), V2X, logo certification (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, UWB, USB Type-C, HDMI, etc.), product compatibility, interoperability (Carplay, Android Auto), voice recognition, signal measurement, software verification, global telecom operator network entry certification and other wireless technologies and related RF testing, automotive safety and mechanical reliability, environmental simulation verification, automotive EMC and many other fields

The Suzhou site incorporates 11 testing suites: 

  • Vehicular chamber – whole vehicle
  • OTA chamber for components
  • 3 x electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) chambers 
  • eCall shielding room
  • FiRa shielding room
  • 3 x conformance shielding room
  • RF shielding room

Our experts provide technical verification, product certification, quality improvement and technology development services, working in partnership with our clients to develop and deliver safe and secure, high-quality products that conform to recognized and enforced national and international standards. 

With markets for electric and connected vehicles growing around the world, SGS’s new laboratory in Suzhou provides the one-stop solution to help vehicle and component manufacturers ensure their products are safe, high quality and perform as required. 

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For more information, please contact:  

Joe Chen
Wireless Senior Director
Connectivity & Products
t: +86 13612819396