ARTC Milestone

Autonomous Vehicle Industry Alliance

2018 Taiwan Innotech Expo Platinum Awards

BSMI Director General Visits ARTC

Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs

New Chairman & President

ISO 27001 Approved

ARTC Wins Harley Davidson’s Accreditation as 1st Taiwan Testing Labs

TARC Showcases 26 eye-catching exhibits drew from the latest technology R&D achievements in 2018 AutoTronics Taipei show.

2018.11
Autonomous Vehicle Industry Alliance
ARTC organized the “Autonomous Vehicle Industry Alliance” in Taiwan, signing an operating service MOU with domestic partners Acer ITS, Global Unitek, and Shin Wei for jointly creating a homegrown SAE Level 4 autonomous pure-electric light bus.
A total of 18 key suppliers have jointed the alliance, announcing Taiwan’s autonomous-vehicle industry has entered into a new milestone. They are: NVIDIA, HIWIN, Lioho Machine Works, CECI Engineering Consultants, Kuo Yuan Enterprise, LITE-ON, Amita Technologies, GIGA-BYTE, Alpha Networks, Chroma ATE , SOE, Studio X-Gene, FUKUTA, WHETRON, Wieson Technologies.
2018.09
2018 Taiwan Innotech Expo Platinum Awards
The “Operation Method Of Adaptive Driving Beam Headlamp System” and the “Wireless Power Transmission Device And Foreign Object Detection Coil Thereof For Detecting Metallic Foreign Object” were awarded with two silver medal awards at Taiwan Innotech Expo 2018 Platinum Awards.
2018.09
BSMI Director General Visits ARTC
Liu Ming-chung, director general of Bureau of Standards, Metrology and InspectionMinistry of Economic Affairs (BSMI, MOEA) visited ARTC to inspect the implementing results of BSMI-commissioned projects. While experiencing ARTC’s fruitful R&D achievements in autonomous vehicles, Liu highly praised ARTC’s R&D capability and looks forward to ARTC’s future helps for jointly upgrading Taiwan’s industry competitiveness.
2018.08
Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs
ARTC has been contributing fruitful R&D achievements in “autonomous”, “connected”, and “electrification” core vehicle technologies; as well as putting vigorous efforts in commercialization. The “High Efficiency Vehicle Electrification Technology Development” received the Excellent Planning Award granted by the Department of Industrial Technology ,Ministry of Economic Affairs (DoIT, MOEA). (Fiscal Year 2017)
2018.07
New Chairman & President
The board passed new personnel changes: new chairman Chen Chao-yi (replacing predecessor Liu hsing-Tai) and new president Liao Ching-Chiu (replacing predecessor Joe L.C. Huang), who will continue to lead ARTC to help upgrade local vehicle industry.
2018.06
ISO 27001 Approved
ARTC passed ISO 27001 information security standard certification, proving the center’s world-class information-security capability able to provide better and safer services.
2018.05
ARTC Wins Harley Davidson’s Accreditation as 1st Taiwan Testing Labs
ARTC has successfully won H-D’s accreditation for on-site providing a total of 58 testing services covering four major fields, including environmental, mechanical, electrical and EMC. ARTC is the first Taiwanese testing labs approved by Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D) of the U.S
2018.04
TARC Showcases 26 eye-catching exhibits drew from the latest technology R&D achievements in 2018 AutoTronics Taipei show.
ARTC participated in 2018 AutoTronics Taipei show, coordinating with TARC and enterprises for showing a total of 26 eye-catching exhibits drew from the latest technology R&D achievements, covering “A.C.E.” (Automated 、Connected &Electrified). During the show period, ARTC also held real-road demos of self-developed autonomous vehicles, including automated-driving passenger car and electric transit golf-cart, letting visitors experience the convenience and pleasure of automated driving brought by artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

FAA Acceptance Latter

TARC Showcases 21+1 Heavy-weight Autonomous & EV R&D Achievements in 2017 TAIPEI AMPA/AutoTronics Taipei Show

Awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2017 Taipei INST.

2017.02
FAA Acceptance Latter
ARTC received FAA Acceptance Latter for airplane seat dynamic testing by FAA, USA (Federal Aviation Administration).
2017.04
TARC Showcases 21+1 Heavy-weight Autonomous & EV R&D Achievements in 2017 TAIPEI AMPA/AutoTronics Taipei Show
TARC, the most-important automotive-technology R&D platform in Taiwan, exhibited a total of 21 new technologies/products; plus the “Experiencing Autonomous Technology” reality demo, in the annual show. The “Experiencing Autonomous Technology” lets the general public on-site experience an autonomous vehicle equipped with homegrown ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) technologies onboard passing through 10 autonomous driving circumstances.
2017.09
Awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2017 Taipei INST.
The “Electronic Control Relay Valve for Air Brake System”, and the “Optimizing Method for Vehicle Cooperative Object Positioning and Vehicle Cooperative Positioning Apparatus” were awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2017 Taipei INST.

ISO26262 functional safety standard certification

MOU with Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI)

Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs

Work-Life Balance Award from Ministry of Labor

Awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2016 Taipei INST.

CMMI-DEV v1.3 ML3

2016.01
ISO26262 functional safety standard certification
ARTC received ISO26262 functional safety standard certification from SGS.
2016.07
MOU with Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI)
Automotive Research Testing Center (ARTC) and Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to extend the two sides' cooperation in the field of Automotive Testing and Industrial Information.
2016.09
Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs
The “Intelligent vehicle system development and its application to conserve energy”received the Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
2016.09
Work-Life Balance Award from Ministry of Labor
ARTC was honored the Work-Life Balance Award from Ministry of Labor on the aspects of “Family Care and Support" and "Physical and Mental Health and Safety".
2016.09
Awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2016 Taipei INST.
The “Multi-sensor Driver Monitoring System”, and the“Steering Torque and Angle Sensor”were awarded with Gold and Silver medal respectively at 2016 Taipei INST.
2016.10
CMMI-DEV v1.3 ML3
The R&D group successfully achieved level 3 of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded with gold medal at the Geneva Inventions 2015

Merit Trailblazer Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs

Bronze medal at 2015 Taipei INST

2015.04
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015
Corner Warning Assisting Device was awarded with the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015.
2015.04
Awarded with gold medal at the Geneva Inventions 2015
The “Driver physiology recognition and monitoring system” was awarded with gold medal at the Geneva Inventions 2015.
2015.08
Agreement on Collaboration signed with TASS
ARTC signed an agreement on Collaboration with TASS International to set up simulation of ADAS & active safety platform.
2015.09
Merit Trailblazer Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs
The “Advanced intelligent vehicle system development and application of technology” received the Merit Trailblazer Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
2015.10
Bronze medal at 2015 Taipei INST
The “A Portable Battery Diagnostic Device” was awarded with Bronze medal at 2015 Taipei INST.

Two silver medals at the Geneva Inventions 2014

MOU with SMVIC (Shanghai Motor Vehicle Inspection Center)

MOU signed with University of Michigan

Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs

2014.04
Two silver medals at the Geneva Inventions 2014
The Image-Based Panorama All-in-One Safety System, and the High Efficiency Wireless Charging System with Transmitting Displacements were awarded with two silver medals at the Geneva Inventions 2014.
2014.07
MOU with SMVIC (Shanghai Motor Vehicle Inspection Center)
ARTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMVIC (Shanghai Motor Vehicle Inspection Center) to enhance cross-strait cooperation in automotive standardization, testing and certification.
2014.09
MOU signed with University of Michigan
ARTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vehicle Dynamic Laboratory at University of Michigan, USA, to enhance the cooperation in Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication and autonomous driving technology testing platform.
2014.08
Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs
The “Integrated Intelligent Vehicle System” received the Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
2014.9
UTAC EMC Vehicle and Component test facilities certification
In September, ARTC was accredited by UTAC (The Union Technique de l'Automobile du motocycle et du Cycle) for EMC Vehicle and Component test facilities, which will provide customers with the swiftest route to e2 certification.
2014.9
Asia Pacific Best Paper at 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems
Novel Controller Design for Collision Avoidance Systems Using Sensor Fusion Method” was awarded with Asia Pacific Best Paper at 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems.

The Vehicle EMC Research & Testing Platform

Innovative Trailblazer of the Year from National Industrial Innovation

2013.01
The Vehicle EMC Research & Testing Platform
The Vehicle EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) Research & Testing Platform was launched. The platform provides functional design, performance verification and debugging & modification to comply with industry needs.
2013.10
Innovative Trailblazer of the Year from National Industrial Innovation
ARTC received the 3rd Innovative Trailblazer of the Year from National Industrial Innovation; as well as a Technical Achievement Award, awarded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Electric Power Steering Apparatus also won Silver at the 2013 National Invention and Creation Award.

MOU with UTAC

Geneva Inventions 2012

MOU with NAMI

EV safety test E/e-mark certification from TÜV SÜD Germany

2012 Taipei INST

A-level Industry Group prize on EMC Design.

2012 National Invention and Creation Awards

Awarded with two silver medals at the iENA 2012

iF Product Design Award 2012

2012.03
MOU with UTAC
ARTC and UTAC (The Union Technique de l'Automobile du motocycle et du Cycle) signed a cooperation memorandum. Both parties vowed to deliver their best in conducting a harmonized technical effort in the field of electric vehicle testing technologies and standards development to enhance the cooperation between Taiwanese and French.
2012.04
Geneva Inventions 2012
The “Integrated Beam-Type Torque Sensors”, and the “Moving Object Detection Systems” were awarded with gold medal and silver medal respectively, at the Geneva Inventions 2012.
2012.05
MOU with NAMI
ARTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NAMI (Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute), Russia, to enhance cooperation in standardization, testing and certification in EV, Hybrid and automotive-electronics fields.
2012.09
EV safety test E/e-mark certification from TÜV SÜD Germany
ARTC was accredited by TÜV SÜD Germany for the EV safety test E/e-mark certification, which will provide the EV industry with the most convenient and fast channel to certification on the European market.
2012.09
2012 Taipei INST
The “Steering Angle Sensor’ and the “EV Brake Recharge Controller” were awarded with silver medal and bronze medal respectively, at the 2012 Taipei INST.
2012.10
A-level Industry Group prize on EMC Design.
BSMI awarded ARTC with an “A-level Industry Group” prize on EMC Design.
2012.10
2012 National Invention and Creation Awards
ARTC received a Contribution Award at the 2012 National Invention and Creation Awards, and the “Lane Departure Warning System” received a silver medal award by the Ministry of Economic Affairs Intellectual Property Office, as well as the Outstanding Project Leader award by the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Technology Development Program.
2012.11
Awarded with two silver medals at the iENA 2012
the “Intelligent Eco-Driving Assistance System (IEDAS)” and the “Estimation Apparatus of Health and Age for Batteries”, were awarded with two silver medals at the iENA 2012.
2012.11
iF Product Design Award 2012
Glare Shade (Fishing auxiliary light) has been awarded with the iF Product Design Award 2012.

MOU with UL

Range-Extended E-BUS research and development alliance

Geneva Inventions 2011

CMMI-DEV v1.3 Maturity Level 2

2011 Taipei INST

A-level Industry Group” prize in the EMC Design Competition.

iENA 2011

MOU with TÜV SÜD

Taiwan’s first full-scale charging station

2011.03
MOU with UL
ARTC and UL signed a MOU for Electrical Vehicle (EV) testing technology cooperation. Both parties undertook to cooperate on EV's standards and technical testing services to contribute to the development of the Taiwanese industry in the global market.
2011.03
Range-Extended E-BUS research and development alliance
Delta, Master Transport and ARTC established Taiwan's first ''Range-Extended E-BUS research and development alliance'' to cash in on the trend.
2011.04
Geneva Inventions 2011
The “Vehicle Rollover Warning System (VRWS)”, and the “Image-based Obstacle Detection System (IODS)” were awarded with gold medal and silver medal respectively, at the Geneva Inventions 2011.
2011.07
CMMI-DEV v1.3 Maturity Level 2
The Research and Development group has successfully completed an SEI SCAMPI-Class A Appraisal and complied with the goal requirements to achieve a rating of CMMI-DEV v1.3 Maturity Level 2.
2011.09
Training Organization certification
Received certificate as “Training Organization” from the Taiwan TrainQuali System by the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training.
2011.10
2011 Taipei INST
The “Independent Air-Conditioning Control System for Electric Vehicle”, “Integrated Electric Parking Brake (IEPB)”, “Integrated Torque Sensor (ITS)” and “Moving Object Detection System (MODS)” were awarded with four gold medals at the 2011 Taipei INST.
2011.10
A-level Industry Group” prize in the EMC Design Competition.
BSMI awarded ARTC with “A-level Industry Group” prize in the EMC Design Competition.
2011.10
iENA 2011
The " Intelligent Information Integration for Screen Display System" and the "Electric Vehicle Full-time Leakage Detection System" were awarded with gold medal and silver medal respectively, at the iENA 2011; also commend by the Chunghwa County as "the Honor of Chunghwa" on October 29.
2011.10
MOU with TÜV SÜD
ARTC and TÜV SÜD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance the cooperation in EV verification. ARTC attain the E/e mark for homologation EV laboratories with TÜV SÜD in order to provide various verifications for Taiwan’s EV industry.
2011.11
Taiwan’s first full-scale charging station
Taiwan’s first full-scale charging station was launched, provides a both safe and convenient charging environment for EVs that testing in ARTC.

Intelligent e-Car Promotion Office,

Excellent Labor Unit

The Excellent Workplace Award

2007
Accredited by GM, Ford and Chrysler.
Electro-Magnetic Compatibility Laboratory was accredited by GM, Ford and Chrysler.
2009
iENA 2009
The “Blind-spot Detection System of Heavy Trucks (BDS)” and the “Image Type Adaptive Front-lighting System (IAHS) “were awarded with two gold medal at the iENA 2009.
2010
Intelligent e-Car Promotion Office,
Based on the Executive Yuan's "Smart Electric Vehicle Development Strategy and Action Program", the Ministry of Economic Affairs commissioned the establishment of the " Intelligent e-Car Promotion Office" to help promote the pilot operation of smart electric vehicles and industrial policies.
2010
2010 National Invention and Creation Award in Taiwan
The “Advanced Collision Avoidance and Parking System” received the Technical Achievement Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and the “Electric Parking Brake System” received a silver medal award at the 2010 National Invention and Creation Award in Taiwan.
2010
Automatic Parking System
ARTC launched "Automatic Parking System (APS)" to the public for the first time.
2010
Excellent Labor Unit
Awarded with an Excellent Labor Unit as a model in promoting safety and hygiene by the Council of Labor Affairs.
2010
The Excellent Workplace Award
The Excellent Workplace Award for a smoke free and healthy workplace was awarded by the Bureau of Health Promotion, Department of Health.

Relocated in Chunghwa

Proving Ground was launched.

Cooperation with IDIADA

EMC laboratory

The Crash Laboratory was launched.

2000
Relocated in Chunghwa
Laboratories relocated from Hukou to Chunghwa County.
2002
Proving Ground was launched.
In line with international design specifications of the test track and ancillary equipment to meet the needs of various stages of industrial vehicle development, shorten the development schedule.
2002
Cooperation with IDIADA
Signed a cooperation contract with IDIADA to provide an international certified channel for the industry.
2003
EMC laboratory
EMC laboratory with A1 absorber-lined shielding enclosure, S1 shielding room, and S2 shielding room opened.
2005
The Crash Laboratory was launched.
The opening of the Crash lab, with the other laboratory groups of ARTC, will provide the vehicle industry from design, analysis, and certification services, and also help to improve the quality of domestic car safety.

Hukou Laboratory officially opened.

Collaborated with TÜV Rhineland in Germany and AMECA

Collaborated with TÜV NORD

1993
Hukou Laboratory officially opened.
The temporary laboratory located in Hukou to establish vehicle safety, fuel consumption part of the detection of energy.
1994
Collaborated with TÜV Rhineland in Germany and AMECA
Collaborated with TÜV Rhineland in Germany and AMECA in US to develop certification testing of automotive components for export.

1998
Collaborated with TÜV NORD
Collaborated with TÜV NORD in Germany for testing certification of motorcycle products.