The Vehicle Performance and Electrification Center (VPEC) includes three attached buildings featuring the most technologically advanced wind tunnel of its kind, capable of speeds of up to 200 mph. It also includes a state-of-the-art rolling road system, a traversing measurement system, a cutting-edge frontal area measurement system, a variety of battery cyclers and environmental chambers, as well as multiple offices and work areas. Large windows bring plentiful natural light into the lab spaces, creating a more dynamic workspace that has a positive impact on employees.
The VPEC was designed to allow for future flexibility. Currently there is a planned 85,000 SF addition to the building, which will bolster the automaker’s ability to test vehicles even further.