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DEKRA Internet of Vehicles EMC laboratory in Taiwan recognized by General Motors
Sep 27, 2021Digital & Product Solutions
DEKRA is further expanding its range of testing services for the automotive industry. General Motors (GM) has recognized DEKRA’s Internet of Vehicles (IoV) laboratory for the testing of automotive related products in Hsinchu, Taiwan. The scope includes electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing of electrical/electronic components and subsystems according to GMW3097 (2015 and 2019 versions).
The Hsinchu lab is focused on connectivity and EMC and Radio testing for the automotive industry to meet the growing demand of testing and certification services triggered by the new technology innovations in IoV, automated driving and e-mobility. This new recognition from GM strengthens DEKRA’s service portfolio for the automotive industry. The laboratory is one of a range of the state-of-the-art laboratories that DEKRA operates in East Asia and plays a key role in reinforcing DEKRA’s leading position in the automotive market in the region.
“DEKRA is an expert in testing and certification of connectivity and automotive products, which has been confirmed by GM by their recognition of the DEKRA lab. With this recognition we can provide more value to our customers and sup-port them to meet global certification standards and requirements of the automo-tive market, including those of GM”, says Juan Carlos Soler, Head of Technical Service Management Regulatory and Vice President, Service Division Product Testing at DEKRA.
“This recognition from GM is yet another milestone achieved by DEKRA in our pursue of serving and supporting the Taiwanese and the whole APAC automotive industry in its fast-paced diversification process, from a reference ICT supply chain hub to a cutting-edge R&D and manufacturing pillar of automotive electronic parts, systems and components. Locally developed products are becoming centerpieces of the current automotive revolution towards intelligent connected vehicles' complete ecosystem”, states Kilian Aviles, Senior Vice President of APAC Region and Head of DEKRA Taiwan.
DEKRA’s network of testing laboratories in Europe, North America and East Asia supports the complete automotive value chain with testing and certification services, that cover EMC, radiofrequency, safety and OEM specific requirements for electric and electronic subassemblies, including but not limited to Bluetooth, V2X testing, Radar, eCall, CarPlay, Wi-Fi, UWB, GSM, UMTS, LTE and 5G. The extensive service portfolio helps customers meet OEMs' requirements and comply with national and international regulations. Furthermore, it supports them to sell their products in the global marketplace.