NORTHVILLE, MI – Facing extreme head winds and a distressed market for contract engineering services, Germany’s IAV GmbH banks on better times to come by opening its new North American automotive technical center here, dedicated to engines of the future. The 20,000-sq.-ft. (1,858-sq.-m) facility employs 100 people and incorporates four advanced dynamometer test cells – one for hybrid-electric powertrains, one for heavy-duty engines (up to 875 hp) and two devoted to diesel, gasoline and ...
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