With over 100 years of experience, Element is one of the leading providers of materials and product testing services to the Automotive sector in the United States, UK, Asia, and mainland Europe. 


Automotive testing methods

Thorough testing helps to reduce service failures and ensure that your automotive and commercial vehicles are compliant with regulations and ready for market.


We offer a full range of tests, covering: 


These tests are relevant throughout every stage of development, addressing:

  • Complete systems
  • Individual components
  • Full vehicles




Our experts are experienced in conducting automotive tests across multiple system types, including:





Why choose Element?

We collaborate closely with numerous renowned Automotive OEMs and their supply chain partners to help make certain that the products and materials we test for our customers are always compliant, safe, and fit for purpose.  


Our standing in the automotive sector rests on our extensive experience, collective international proficiency, swift turnaround times, and the overall quality of service we deliver.


Contact us today to learn more about our Automotive testing services.

“Element has the technical expertise to ensure we conform to the ever-changing automotive industry customer requirements. The results of the data analysis have always been sufficient for our customers during the time of PPAP and annual validation. ”

Angie Merritt

Precision Stamping Company Inc

Our Services

Element has one of the most comprehensive ranges of materials and product qualification testing services for the transportation sector. 


Automotive Weathering

Automotive Weathering 

Find out about Element's automotive weathering testing services for materials and components, including a plethora of different tests, from UV light to xenon arc and carbon arc.

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Fatigue Testing

Chassis & Suspension

Find out how Element helps its customers to build better products that utilize lighter materials, have improved long-term durability and offer improved handling.

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Electronic Components Testing

Find out how Element's comprehensive services can help you bring innovative electronic systems to market that will interact safely and seamlessly with other electrical components and accessories.

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Automotive Battery Testing

Automotive Battery Testing

Element's comprehensive battery testing to UN 38.3, UL 2580, IEC 60095, ECE R100, and more helps you bring safe, quality, and compliant products to market.

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SEM Analysis Services

Engine & Powertrain

Find out about Element's comprehensive range of testing services for engines and powertrain systems within passenger cars and commercial trucks. 

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Fuel Components

Find out how Element tests fuel components for its customers to help make certain that they are durable, have longevity, are reliable and fit for purpose.

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Full Vehicle Durability

Find out how Element uses real-time multiaxis or vertical four post road technologies to replicate in-service forces and motions and deliver repeatable results.

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Fluid Cooling Systems Testing

Find out more about how Element provides automotive manufacturers with timely, accurate, and reliable fluid cooling systems analysis that yields valuable performance information.

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Climatics and Environmental Testing

Interior & Exterior Trims

Find out more about Element's automotive trim testing services for interior components and exterior trims for commercial, passenger, rail and off-road vehicles. 

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Safety Systems

Find out how Element tests passive and active safety systems to help make certain that our customers provide safe passenger environments in their vehicles.

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Fire Testing

Fire and Flammability Testing

Learn about Element's complete range of flammability testing methods for aerospace and transportation, textiles, consumer goods, and furniture materials.

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3D Measuring Services

Find out about how Element's 3D measurement services can provide a complete picture of component interaction without causing damage to your sample.

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Noise Vibration and Harshness testing

What is Noise Vibration and Harshness Testing?

Element experts use industry leading NVH testing methods, hardware, and software to assist our customer in developing safe, quality, compliant, and enjoyable products to bring to the marketplace.

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Element Sled Test

Sled Testing

Element’s unique electromagnetic sled has the highest level of accuracy, repeatability, and efficiency when compared to any other sled system currently available on the market.

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Automotive EMC Testing

Element’s automotive EMC testing services ensure the safety and compatibility of your electric components, systems and sub-assemblies.

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Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.