MILFORD, MI – At its new $50 million simulation facility, General Motors Corp. bombards its vehicles with wind and snow, pouring rain and scorching desert conditions, all under one roof. That, and other capability provided by the new High Feature Test Facility, could help shave four to five months off powertrain development time, the auto maker says. The testing facility housed at its proving grounds here contains four “soak” chambers for stationary vehicle testing and two chambers that ...
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