Tianjin SwARC Automotive Research Laboratory Co., Ltd. is a joint venture established by China Automotive Technology and Research Center Co., Ltd. and Southwest Research Institute in 2005. SwARC's laboratory has obtained the CMA qualification in 2008, and has been approved as a national high-tech enterprise of China in 2019.

SwARC has the testing and evaluation ability of gasoline and diesel after-treatment equipment, the reliability and calibration testing ability of engine powertrain system, as well as the bench and driving test verification ability of vehicle fuel, lubricating oil and additives. SwARC has been the third-party technical service organization with extensive influence in the field of automobile industry at home and abroad. Since its establishment, SwARC has established close business relations with many domestic and foreign OEM enterprises, vehicle aftertreatment equipment suppliers, and vehicle fuel, lubricating oil and additives enterprises.

SwARC has a high-level professional testing and research team composed by academic leaders, senior project managers, testing engineers, and professional technicians. According to the different needs of customers, SwARC can design exclusive projects and test schemes suitable for product R&D and verification.

SwARC is the membership of Society of Automotive Engineers of China (SAE-China), China vehicle pollution prevention and control technology professional committee (CVEC), China Internal Combustion Engine Industry Association (CICEIA), Chinese Society for Internal Combustion Engines (CSICE), Chinese Petroleum Society (CPS). Over the years, SwARC has provided a series of technical services for the government's relevant industry organizations, including standard, policy and regulatory research, etc..