ATESTEO establishes new Drivetrain Testing Centre in China


Signing of the formation contract on 16 November 2017 in Tianjin. ATESTEO GRC (Tianjin) North Testing Center Co., Ltd.

  • Further expansion of the specialists for drivetrain testing in China
  • Cooperation with Tianjin Wuqing Development Area for testing services on site

In the morning of 16 November 2017, ATESTEO, as the parent company of ATESTEO Gear Research Center (China) Co., Ltd, along with representatives of the Tianjin Wuqing Development Area, signed a contract to establish the NTC (North Test Center) in Tianjin, southeast of Beijing. At the new site in the industrial park of the development region Tianjin Wuqing, testing and technical development of vehicle transmissions will be driven forward on site for renowned clients in the automotive industry. A special focus is the testing of the complete drivetrain, especially that of electric and hybrid drive systems. By founding the NTC, ATESTEO is continuing to expand in the important Chinese market.

Together into the future of the automobile

ATESTEO is the leading specialist for drivetrain testing combined with component testing, vehicle measurement technology, and engineering services. The company is one of the top international partners of the automotive industry and automotive suppliers. The high level of expertise of the testing staff ensures that transmissions and their components are reliably tested during customized tests. ATESTEO is everywhere where transmission development takes place in the automotive industry.

The China Wuqing Development Area, with an area of 50 square kilometres, is a state-sponsored high technology industrial park in the northwestern region of the metropolitan area Wuqing. Plans call for a long-term expanded area of 93 square kilometres. Companies for mechanical manufacturing, biological medicine, and renewable energy sources may be found here, along with the automotive industry.

With this joint project, the founding partners offer automotive manufacturers and automotive suppliers in the area optimal solutions for their challenges involving measurements, testing, and analysis.


With 520 employees and over 130 drivetrain testing test benches in Germany and China, ATESTEO GmbH, headquartered in Alsdorf, Germany, is the worldwide leading independent service provider for drivetrain testing. Its customers include nearly all automotive and transmission manufacturers. The company offers quality assurance through efficient endurance tests and functional tests of manual and automatic transmissions, differentials, and hybrid powertrains.