Argonne National Laboratory

The Advanced Powertrain Research Facility

Argonne’s Advanced Powertrain Research Facility offers experts in automotive testing standards and advanced instrumentation to test vehicles comprehensively via a thermal chamber and four-wheel drive chassis dynamometer. Opened in 2002, Argonne’s test facility measures performance and efficiencies of any type of vehicle – from conventional and hybrids to allelectric and alternative-fuel models in a controlled laboratory environment.