When testing electronic automotive components, the right partner is crucial for ensuring market access and product reliability. Here are 5 qualities to look for in an automotive component test partner

  1. Has extensive experience and knowledge 
    Your test partner should have extensive experience and knowledge in testing electronic automotive components. Look for a team of skilled technicians and specialists who can guide you through the testing process with precision and efficiency and have a proven track record of success in the automotive industry. Experience matters when it comes to navigating regulatory requirements and ensuring compliance with industry standards. 

  2. Has a modern testing facility with the latest technology is essential for accurate and reliable testing.  
    Make sure your test partner has access to resources tailored to automotive component testing, like advanced testing equipment, including electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) chambers, environmental chambers, and electrical safety testing facilities

  3. Complies with international automotive standards  
    Your test partner should adhere to relevant standards such as UNECE Regulation No. 10, DS/EN 12895, and DS/EN 14982, among others, to guarantee the quality and safety of your products. 

  4. Is recognised as a technical service for KBA (German car authority) and STA (Swedish Transport Agency) 
    Accreditation from recognised organisations such as ILAC/DANAK and being appointed a Technical service for KBA, and STA is a testament to a test partner's credibility and competence. Ensure that your chosen partner holds the necessary accreditations for conducting automotive component testing. 

  5. Is fast and flexible 
    Speed and flexibility matter more than ever in today's fast-paced automotive industry. Choose a test partner that can deliver fast turnaround times tailored to your specific timeline and requirements without compromising quality. Whether you need expedited testing services or customised testing protocols, we can accommodate your needs to ensure timely market access for your electronic automotive components. 

By prioritising these five qualities in your search for an electronic automotive component test partner, you can ensure fast, reliable and accredited market access for your electronic automotive products. 

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