AARC Automotive Proving Ground

12 May 2014

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The AARC Team has created a new DVD highlighting some of the various activities which can be supported at the Proving Ground. Whether you are interested in testing, research and development or product showcasing, AARC will be happy to help you to realize your plans. A copy of the video on DVD may be obtained by contacting AARC.

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AARC CHARGES AHEAD

25 September 2017

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With many manufacturers looking towards bringing eco-friendly electric and autonomous vehicles to the Australian market, AARC is keen to support development and testing in this area.

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Re-imagining Transportation

15 August 2017

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It is clear that fully autonomous self-driving vehicles are no longer a futuristic concept, but an impending reality. Eager to learn more about this industry, AARC executives recently travelled to the United States as part of the Autonomous Transport Solutions study tour, to observe the development of autonomous technology.

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Toyota on the road to zero emissions at AARC

16 June 2017

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Toyota is at the forefront of fuel-cell automotive development on a global scale, and is working towards bringing their 'car of the future' to Australia.

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AARC Cooling Circuit

13 July 2017

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IVECO Product Engineer Barry Davidson talks cooling systems at the AARC Cooling Circuit. Watch here!

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A Proud Heritage

10 May 2017

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The proving ground was originally owned by International Harvester, a manufacturing company of trucks, tractors, agricultural machinery and construction equipment, founded in the United States. The company established itself in Australia in the early 1900’s as a distributor, however only began manufacturing agricultural equipment in Geelong in 1939 and trucks in Dandenong in 1952.  After production started it became clear to company engineers that a test site was needed to develop their products specifically for the Australian market. In 1961 International Harvester bought a 1000-hectare site in Anglesea, and construction of the proving ground began.  

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Ready, set, brake!!

4 May 2017

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Watch Volvo Group Australia's brake tests in action on our Australian Design Rules Circuit.

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The Future of Transportation with Bosch Australia

4 May 2017

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Can you imagine a driverless world? We certainly can after viewing Bosch's Highly Automated Driving vehicle in action on our test tracks.

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Australia’s Best Cars Review 2016 – The most comprehensive testing program in the country!

30 January 2017

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The finalists of the 2016 Australia's Best Cars Awards were recently put to the test at AARC. We were lucky enough to capture some behind the scenes footage and catch up with Chief Judge Mark Borlace to find out why they use our facilities.

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Want to know what your vehicle is really capable of?

14 November 2016

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IT’S COMPETITION TIME!

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