China Automotive Technology and Research Center Co., Ltd. (referred to as CATACRC) is a scientific research institute established in 1985 approved by the state in accordance with the needs of managing the automotive industry and is now affiliated to SASAC (State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council). It is a comprehensive technical service organization with extensive influence in the automotive industry at home and abroad. It owns total assets RMB 8.93 billion including net assets RMB 6.58 billion and covers an area of about 5.39km2. Meanwhile CATACRC has built the talent pyramid based on chief expert, reserved subject leader and young science and technology cadre, which is a human resources team with high educational background and proficiency in skill and management.
CATACRC always adheres to the industry orientation of “independence, impartiality, and third party” and unswervingly follows the development path of “technology leading, industry orientation, innovation-driven, and green development”. The business covers: service to the industry, standard business, policy research, testing, engineering technology research and development, certification business, big data, engineering design and general contracting, consolation, new energy, industrialization and strategic emerging business.
● Service to the industry：
Service to the government: standardization and technical regulation, auto manufacturer and product catalogue management, investment project evaluation and WMI/VIN management
Testing and inspection: auto testing, C-NCAP, C-ECAP, proving ground and vehicle forensic authentication
Service to the market: project engineering and management, data resources service, industrial policy research and project consultation, internet and periodical, industrial forum and event, product homologation, quality system certification and training
● Science and technology innovation: Automotive Engineering Research Institute, auto safety technology research, auto energy saving technology research and auto environmental protection technology research
● High-tech industry: EV, Li-ion battery, hybrid powertrain, catalyst converter and exhaust system assembly
CATACRC will strive to build itself into a more creative and influential world-class integrated technology enterprise group, with the mission of promoting the healthy and sustainable development of China's auto industry.
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