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E-Motor Vehicle Development

Foton Motor Group | Beijing, China

Project Overview:Climatic Chamber

Based in Beijing, Foton Motor Group has nearly 40,000 employees in nine Chinese provinces. In 2012 they sold over 680,000 vehicles, maintaining the global lead among commercial vehicle manufacturers. 

Sierra CP designed and constructed one of the most advanced test facilities of its kind in China. The new facility has test stands within climatic chambers that allow full dynamic and real world testing to be carried out under a wide range of climatic conditions.

Key Performance Features:

  • CADET high-speed data aquisition and control
  • Simulate battery packs, battery and motor control systems
  • Test any part or combination of powertrain parts
  • A combination of 165kW and 440kW transient AC dynos
  • Climatic chambers surrounding the test unit  
  • Simulated conditions ranging from -40 to 50C
  • Designed with the potential for future expansion
  • Full hybrid or conventional powertrain test capability

Sierra CP Services:

Sierra held a single-source contract for facility design and construction management; equipment specification and manufacture, procurement and installation; integration of equipment and facility systems; commissioning, and long-term maintenance and support. 

Sierra Equipment Used:

E-Motor Transmission 

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