light duty lab

Light-duty Vehicle & Engine Research


AVL Test Systems Inc., in partnership with CE-CERT, is a state-of-the-art laboratory for measuring exhaust emissions under conditions that are representative of real-world driving conditions. The new CE-CERT LDL facility supports advanced low emissions vehicles, hybrids, and electric vehicle performance and will be a leading research and training tool for Southern California. The laboratory includes AVL’s iGEM test cell automation system, capabilities for Ultra low emissions testing (SULEV[20/30], PZEV, other low emissions options), advanced non-regulatory data collection, real time PM (soot), fuels, blending, fuels impact, and on-road testing. As part of this partnership with AVL, additional in-house expertise will be available through CE-CERT such as combustion analysis tools and other specialized equipment with-in the AVL portfolio.