Vehicle Crash Test Services

Vehicle Crash Test Services

State of the Art Facility
New, Modern Test Facility
Flexible Scheduling
Flexible Scheduling
Test Experts
3-4 Crash Tests Per Day
New Crash Facility

Supporting Vehicle Development / Production Verification

Calspan is world renowned for its experienced, flexible and collaborative staff and for having the most modern and secure vehicle crash test facility in the United States of America.  Calspan performs crash tests in support of a vehicle’s complete life cycle. Tests supporting:

  • Research and Benchmarking
  • Structural Crashworthiness
  • Occupant Protection
  • Verification / Validation to Current and Proposed Global Standards
  • Field Re-Creation Tests

Spanning everything from crash tests on frame rails, bumpers and front-end structures into high resolution load cell walls to validate structural CAE simulations to crash tests on prototype electric vehicles requiring a significant amount of instrumentation (100+ vehicle data channels, highly instrumented ATDs, etc.), CMM and vehicle modification/re-build between tests.

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TISAX® Certified


New Vehicle Development

Extensive experience conducting crash tests on fully electric vehicles.


FMVSS Testing

Verify that vehicles sold in the U.S. conform and comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.


New Car Assessment Programs

Conduct crash tests, per official test protocols, on production vehicles.


IIHS Testing

Tests according to IIHS parameters, high-speed video footage, intrusion measurements, and crash test dummy injury data.


EU/ECE Type Approval

To sell vehicles in Europe, EU / ECE type approval is required.


Tests to Evolving Standards

Extensive experience executing vehicle crash tests to the latest test protocols and those being proposed.


CAPA 501 Part Testing

Calspan is an approved CAPA-approved laboratory for conducting Tests.


Crash Lab Facility Capabilities

A brand new, state-of-the-art, 58,000 square foot Vehicle Crash Test Laboratory.


ATD Qualification Services

Qualify ATDs with Calspan's qualification test services.


Crash Lab Facilities & Equipment

Calspan offers extensive "hands-on" crash test and test facility construction experience.


Throughout the test process, Calspan encourages customer involvement as much, or as little as a customer may desire.  This includes working on test vehicles, participating with test set-up and the use of tools. Should a customer be unable to travel to Calspan, Calspan offers of number of digital collaboration tools, including a revolutionary way for customers to remotely “participate.”

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