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Engineering Technology Associates

Asia Pacific Middle East

FutureSteelVehicle ImageETA is a global engineering company with over 300 employees worldwide and offices in the US (Troy, Chicago, LA, San Jose), Canada, China, India and Germany, along with licensed distributors throughout Europe and Asia. As an advanced engineering services and software provider, ETA has over 30 years of experience working with OEMs and suppliers within the automotive, truck, and bus industries throughout the US, Europe and Asia. This experience has also translated into many other industries over the years, including aerospace, military vehicles, medical products, appliances, consumer electronics and renewable resources.

With over 30 years of experience, ETA provides engineering services for product design and structural simulation support (crash/safety, durability, NVH, ride, dynamics and optimization).  ETA has worked on over 40 full vehicle programs including cars, buses, and trucks.  The engineering team was responsible for coordinating everything from project cost and timing forecasts, to concept design, CAE analysis, manufacturing, test and validation/ homologation, and product release.

Truck ImageThe holistic management of full vehicle programs has been facilitated by leveraging ETA’s close collaboration and partnerships with world-leading suppliers for testing (MGA and TRC in the US, MIRA in the UK, IDIADA in Spain, CATARC in China) and technical design centers in Europe and Asia.
 
ETA is well equipped to handle the complex requirements of full vehicle design and development. Prior experience partnering with international OEM’s on full vehicle programs highlights an ability to manage intricate relationships and design schedules across borders. This is why numerous OEM’s have chosen to utilize ETA's expertise over the years, which has allowed ETA to develop an incredibly comprehensive resume of full vehicle engineering services. 
 
The portfolio of ETA’s full vehicle experience includes:
  • 1985 – 1989: 12 vehicles
    • GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles including sedans, coupes, pick-up trucks, SUV’s, minivans
  • 1989 – 1995: 10 vehicles
    • Programs completed with international OEM’s in Asia for Isuzu, Daewoo, Kia, Hyundai
  • 1995 – 2000: 10 vehicles
    • Programs for GM and DaimlerChrysler
  • 2000 – 2005: 4 vehicles
    • All programs for Nissan
  • 2005 – 2013: 8 vehicles
    • 3 school bus programs for Blue Bird, Navistar and Thomas Built Buses
    • Design of HUMVEE military truck for the National Automotive Center (NAC)
    • 3 commercial vehicles including passenger buses for North American Bus Industries (NABI) and Mitsubishi Fuso, as well as a light truck for Mitsubishi Fuso
    • FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) battery electric concept car for WorldAutoSteel