Webinar: Vehicle Component Testing Considerations for Extreme Winter Conditions

Our expert panel evaluates consumer perspectives on vehicle component performance in extreme winter conditions and test considerations for manufacturers.

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Webinar first run 08 October 2015.

"Vehicle Component Testing Considerations for Extreme Winter Conditions"

Presented by:
Brent Gruber, Director of Global Automotive Division, J.D. Power
Jeff Andrasik, Product Testing Manager, Smithers Rapra
Sean Connolly, General Manager, Smithers Winter Test Center

After a winter season of extreme temperatures, recent consumer surveys reflected some dissatisfaction with a variety of vehicle components. In this webinar, we review consumer perspectives on product quality and considerations for extreme temperature test evaluations. Experts from Smithers and J.D. Power speak on a variety of resources available to vehicle component manufacturers to validate their products for use in extreme, cold climates. Register now for:

The webinar covers:

  • Consumer perspectives on the effect of extreme winters on vehicle components
  • Component testing protocols and considerations (i.e. seals, electronics, hoses, etc.)
  • Winter traction testing considerations for tires
  • Overview of the Smithers Rapra Winter Testing facility

Learn more about Smithers Rapra's winter testing, whole tire testing and component testing capabilities.