TÜV SÜD Invests $44 Million USD in a State-of-the-Art Electric Vehicle Battery Testing
New testing lab further expands TÜV SÜD’s battery testing presence in North America
WAKEFIELD, Mass., December 21, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TÜV SÜD announces the development of an 80,000-square foot Electric Vehicle (EV) battery testing facility located near Detroit, Michigan. TÜV SÜD provides EV battery, environmental, EMC/wireless, electrical safety testing and homologation services to the global automotive and transportation market.
The new facility is scheduled for completion in Q1 2023 and will further enhance TÜV SÜD’s battery and environmental capabilities in Michigan to accommodate the expanding EV market and the ever-increasing EV battery sizes.
“This investment by TÜV SÜD will create 40 good-paying jobs in a critical industry in Southeast Michigan as we work to grow the state’s economy, create good-paying jobs, and secure a strong future for our automotive and mobility workforce,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
“TÜV SÜD is excited to announce this $44M investment in a state-of-the-art facility in Michigan that expands our capabilities and capacity to serve the automotive sector in its transition to electric vehicles. Our globally recognized, independent, third-party testing services will enable safe and sustainable adoption of the technologies that will facilitate this transition. We thank our partners in the state of Michigan, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the City of Auburn Hills, Oakland County Michigan Government and the Detroit Regional Partnership,” said John Tesoro, President and CEO, TÜV SÜD Americas.
Learn more about TÜV SÜD’s EV battery testing capabilities.
About TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specializes in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 1,000 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of more than 25,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognized as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk. Learn more: https://www.tuvsud.com/en-us/about-us.
About TÜV SÜD Americas
TÜV SÜD Americas Inc., a subsidiary of TÜV SÜD AG (Munich, Germany), is a leading globally recognized testing and certification organization. Backed by a century of automotive safety experience, the Mobility division serves as a one-stop facilitator for the safe implementation of EV innovations, from the earliest blueprints to market commercialization. We provide a comprehensive range of solutions that address the vehicle, battery and infrastructure aspects of e-Mobility. For more information visit http://www.tuvsud.com/en-us.
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