Holistic approach to ensuring the safety and quality of electric vehicles
To meet the growing demand for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and battery electric vehicles (BEV), automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers around the world are exploring new territory in electric powertrain technology. Due to the new components and testing procedures involved in electric powertrains; automotive developers need strong technical support to ensure that their designs are safe, meet international regulatory standards and fulfil customer requirements. The technologies involved in electric powertrains should be safeguarded in terms of electrical, mechanical, chemical and functional safety.
What is the eSafety concept?
The eSafety concept is the holistic support for fulfilment of safety requirements in terms of type approval and liability. It takes into account all safety aspects of electrical vehicle development such as electrical, mechanical, chemical and functional safety. The eSafety concept helps manufacturers and system developers to test and evaluate components, systems and whole vehicle concepts early in the development phase and throughout the entire product cycle. Detecting safety issues early in the product lifecycle will help avoid xpensive revisions and rework.
TÜV SÜD has extensive expertise in mobility solutions. We provide the full scope of services to help you meet the safety requirements of electric vehicles. Our solutions can be customised based on the needs of our customers and their focus markets.
Our services at a glance
Our experts provide you with knowledge services on standard research, identification and fulfilment of state-of-the-art requirements that impact product liability. We also support you on hazard analysis, risk assessment and functional safety concepts.
TÜV SÜD’s testing services cover testing of components, systems and whole vehicles. We conduct a full range of testing for electrical, functional, chemical and mechanical safety to support the development of safe and reliable electric vehicles.
We are accredited to provide certification for homologation and type approval (prototypes, preseries and series vehicles).
TÜV SÜD supports you with the development of safety guidelines and training in functional safety, electrical safety and high-voltage systems.