From the throaty roar of an accelerating motorcycle to the unexpected silence of an idling electric car—from the adrenaline-inducing thrill of a recreational off-road vehicle, to the tranquil ride of a luxury sedan—there's a motor vehicle to fit nearly every personality.

It's truly amazing how far society has come since the days of the Model T.

Vehicles have become more complex, drivers more aggressive and accidents more numerous than ever before.

There is a need for professionals who can dig through the aftermath of an accident to determine exactly what happened. We need trustworthy ways to test new vehicles and restraint systems—to better ensure occupant protection and to evolve vehicle performance.


Our accumulation of experience and expertise coupled with advances in technology since 1970—some of which we created and developed ourselves—has made our staff and facilities among the most sophisticated in the world.