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Automotive Radio Testing & Certification

Complex systems require qualified testing services - with our service solutions, you can obtain the right certifications for your global target markets in accordance with the relevant legal requirements for your component homologation.

Product Homologation

Access to the Global Automotive Market

The trend towards autonomous driving requires highly complex sensors and radars. Advanced radar technology, as one of the key technologies in the automotive industry, is expected to contribute to the realization of fully autonomous driving. However, in order for these innumerable, increasingly complex electronic systems to function flawlessly, extensive testing is necessary to ensure maximum safety and reliable operation.

Do you want to launch your product on the world market and need a component type approval for it? Then you are in the best hands with us. Our experience and professional know-how ensure that all the necessary processes are completed quickly.

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Automotive Radar

Testing Solutions

The future of automotive radar solutions looks promising as this technology will play an important role in improving driving safety and introducing features for autonomous driving. Watch the video for a brief introduction to the challenges and trends in automotive radar testing.

International Certifications

Worldwide Type Approval

With our established processes we guarantee a smooth and fast market access. Our experienced experts support you in the evolution of your product and give you comprehensive advice. Learn more about Certification Bodies.

CE (Europe)

Ready for the European Market

FCC (USA)

Complete the US Type Approval Process

ISED (Canada)

Your way to the Canadian Market

MIC (Japan)

Get your Type Approval for Japan

Complex Automotive Technologies

Areas of Application of our Homologation Services

Assistent Systems (ADAS)

Vehicle radar systems in frequency ranges of 77 and 79 GHz, such as distance and blind spot radars, parking and lane assist systems

Telematic

Kick sensors, tire pressure sensors, radio remote control, keyless entry/go, Ultra-Wideband (UWB), 60 GHz in-cabin radar monitoring, garage door openers

Infotainment

Bluetooth hands-free, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, GNSS, C2C (car-to-car communication), wireless charging (Qi)

OUR COMPLIANCE TESTING SERVICES

Execution of Regulatory Testing

Our comprehensive product testing and certification services in our accredited laboratory guarantee full compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Radio Testing
    Proof of compliance with latest regulatories and conformity of your product

  • EMC/EMI
    Securing reliable, trouble-free operation of your device

  • Environment
    Resistance of your products to temperature and humidity

ECE Test Mark

Approval Label of the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt

Legislation requires compliance with the essential requirements for electromagnetic compatibility according to the 2014/30/EU or ECE-R-10 directives.

All electrical products intended for installation on motor vehicles require approval in accordance with the ECE Directive (Economic Commission for Europe) and the associated ECE test mark. The test examines whether the product's emitted interference as well as its immunity to interference are within the limit values. The marking is made with a large "E" and a number in a circle and indicates that a component on the vehicle is approved according to EU regulations.

Designated Body for ECE-R-10 Type Approval

Depending on the market conditions and the functionality of these products, different approval procedures may be required. In addition to an accredited laboratory in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018, IBL-Lab GmbH was designated by the KBA (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt) as a Class A Technical Service for the ECE-R-10 type approval procedure on 1 February and is therefore authorized to carry out EMC tests according to the ECE directive. The automotive EMC testing scope includes the following regulations:

  • 97/24/EC Chapter 8 (Annexes V-VII)

  • 2009/64/EC (Annexes IX-XI)

  • Regulation (EU) 44/2014 * Regulation (EU) 2016/1824 (Annex VII) (ESA)

  • Regulation (EU) 2015/208 * Regulation (EU) 2016/1788 (Annex XV, Parts 6-8)

  • Regulation (EC) 661/2009 with regard to UN-R 10 * UN-R 10.06 (UN-R 10 Annexes 7-10 )

  • UN-R 10 Series 06 (Annexes 7-10)

We accompany you in all EMC measures of conformity assessment and product validation. These services offer you as a company efficient, high-performance and high-quality testing services.

Advantages of Working with Us

As international certification provider we offer performance testing for any wireless product for vehicles. We support you in the global market access of your automotive products, to ensure compliance for the target market.

Automotive expertise

Cooperation with leading automotive suppliers

Established processes

Fast processing time and full transparency during the certification process

Reliable test results

Reduction of costs and prevention of compliance risks

Global Market Access

Homologation and Certification in our test lab guarantee full compliance

TAMSys®

Professional project management anytime and anywhere
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Full Transparency according to your Needs

  • Many of our OEMs are already active TAMSys® users

  • Designed for up to 5000 employees

  • Documents neatly archived and available at any time

  • Project status can be checked in real time and worldwide

  • User-friendly interface and easy handling

  • As a customer of IB-Lenhardt AG you use TAMSys® free of charge

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Frequently Asked Questions

All you need to know about the homologation process

What is Automotive Testing?

Automotive testing puts full vehicles, components and systems through a series of laboratory, virtual and 'real world' assessments to ensure it is safe, reliable and compliant with safety regulations.

What does homologation mean?

Homologation is the granting of approval by an official authority. This may be a court of law, a government department, or an academic or professional body, any of which would normally work from a set of rules or standards to determine whether such approval should be given.

Why is Vehicle Testing important?

Vehicle Homologation is important for compliance. Products must meet the safety requirements to receive access to the global automotive market. Homologation ensures the reliability and safety of the components, systems and full vehicles.

How is a car homologated for another country?

In order to homologate a vehicle, a sample must be supplied for evaluation, supported by a large body of documented evidence provided by the original manufacturer, including inspection and test reports compiled by recognized laboratories or inspection authorities.

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Type Approval Process

Our Experts Will Gladly Advise You

Get in touch with us. We will develop with you a customized validation process for your automotive product, tailored to your needs. With our established processes we guarantee a smooth and fast market access. Our experienced experts support you in the evolution of your product and give you comprehensive advice.

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