Electric vehicle

In 2002, Applus IDIADA started the first activities for the development of hybrid and electric vehicles in the areas of passive safety and durability. During the last 10 years, Applus IDIADA has been involved in the development and homologation of more than 20 electric/hybrid vehicles, providing our knowledge in the fields of passive safety, active safety, high voltage safety, powertrain, durability and homologation. Applus IDIADA developed an integral service for the development of hybrids and full electric vehicles, able to reach all functionalities of the all type of vehicles.

Nowadays, Applus IDIADA is recognized as an excellence center for EV and HEVs.

Related projects

OPTIBODY - Optimized structural components and add-ons to improve passive safety in the new electric light trucks and vans

Development of structural components for electric light trucks and vans to improve passive safety

 Co-funded project EU

ELVA - Advanced Electric Vehicle Architectures

Development of new vehicle architectures (powetrain, body and chassis) for a proper integration of electric vehicle components

 Co-funded project EU

ID4EV - Intelligent Dynamics for Electric Vehicles

Development of chassis systems for electric vehicles focusing on vehicle dynamic performance of electric motors integrated in the wheels


Electric Vehicle Alert for Detection and Emergency Response


Electric motorcycle, development of an integral service for eCycles in Catalonia


To provide a demonstration vehicle for our DE / VD / brakes / PS / PWT and electronic capabilities; To provide Whole Vehicle Development demonstrator; To show advantages of in-wheel motors; To show that Applus IDIADA understands e-vehicle technology


Car-lab for the development of advanced chassis control systems


Electrification of a light delivery vehicle


Next generation car sharing vehicle


Electrification of a pick-up (high dynamic performance)


Energy efficiency strategies


Development of specific CAX methodologies for EVs


Applus IDIADA at 22nd ITS World Congress

Applus IDIADA will be participating in the 22nd ITS World Congress that will be held in Congrès et Expositions of Bordeaux from October 5th to 9th

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