Proving Grounds

Catalonia Living Lab provides for testing of connected and automated vehicles on various comprehensive independent proving grounds. Besides the ones listed here, further proving grounds might be added in the near future. Customized testing solutions in controlled environments can be designed in case of specific requests.
 
 

Applus IDIADA

With over 25 years of history, Applus+ IDIADA is a leading engineering company providing design, testing, engineering and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide.

Applus+ IDIADA counts with more than 2,500 engineers specialized in vehicle development drawn from over 28 different countries. The headquarters, composed by a 360-hectares main technical center which includes its own proving ground and a comprehensive set of laboratories, is located near Barcelona, Spain. The company also has an international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 24 countries which ensures that their clients receive fast and customized services.

Characteristics
Independent proving ground
370 hectares
Multi-user facility
Favorable climatic conditions
All-year-round testing
Facilities include:
• High speed circuit
• Fatigue & comfort track
• Dynamic platforms
• Dry & wet handling track
• Test hills
• Wet braking surfaces

Website: applusidiada.com

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Parcmotor Castellolí

The Parcmotor Castellolí complex occupies an area of 100 hectares where a large number of specialties can be practiced, for both motorcycle and car racing. Both on a professional or personal level. It offers a speed circuit, an educational circuit, a karting circuit, a motor cross circuit, a trial zone, an off-road area and a paintball area.

Due to its location, safety and privacy, Parcmotor is an ideal setting for the celebration of racing competitions, courses, training, test and development, brand presentations, events and business incentives.

Characteristics
Motorsport facilities
100 hectares
High speed circuit:
• length 4,146 m
• 7 right-hand turns
• 4 left-hand turns
Paddock:
• 14 boxes
• 14.000 m2
Driving school circuit
Sliding platform
Motocross circuit
4×4 circuit

Campus Motor Anoia:
Virtual Office
Acts and events organitzation
Facilities Rental
Co-working space

Website: circuitparcmotor.com

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Aeroport de Lleida

The facilities at Lleida airport are rented for development and testing activities of space and ground vehicles. Its services mainly focus on unmanned vehicles. These services are provided in large space facilities that are safe, secure and quiet. Facilities include a large runway, a large platform, hangars and parkings. Support teams take care of specific client and project needs. Confidentiality is guaranteed by gapless fencing and a 24 hours security service.

Characteristics
180 hectares
Runway track of 2,500 meters in length and 65 meters width
Office spaces
Welcome & reception area
Large and protected areas
Parking for more than 500 vehicles
Installations for fire rescue and rescue service
Fuel station
Central operations office
Manned security control 24 hours per day
Aircraft storage facilities
Favorable climatic conditions
All-year-round testing service
Catering service
Electrical ground power service
Logistic areas
Hotel accommodation near airport

Website: aeroportlleida.cat

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Circuit de Catalunya

The Circuit has set itself up as one of the most modern sports facilities, serving as the venue for the most important motor sports events of the world such as the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Catalan MotoGP Grand Prix.

But the Circuit is not only passion for speed; it also offers the chance to organize all kinds of events and activities for companies and individuals thanks to the multi-purpose facilities fitted to offer all kinds of services, including a restaurant, a media center with a capacity of 450 people, several VIP spaces and a heliport.

Characteristics
International motorsport events
FIA Grand Prix Layout:
• length 4,655 m
• 9 right-hand turns
• 7 left-hand turns
FIM Grand Prix Layout:
• length 4,727 m
• 8 right-hand turns
• 5 left-hand turns
National layout:
• length 2,977 m
• 7 right-hand turns
• 4 left-hand turns
Track Marshal
Ambulances
Paddocks and garages
Towing truck
Briefing and press rooms

Website: circuitcat.com

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