Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. begins construction of the first of three new automotive test facilities being developed as the Advanced Center for Automotive Research and Testing (ACART). The largest of the projects, an environmental test laboratory, is to be built at the Ford Proving Ground in Lara, Victoria. An emissions lab also will be built at the proving ground and an engine dynamometer facility will be installed at the University of Melbourne. The emissions lab cell will be the ...

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