Calibration Capabilities

Vehicle calibration
Calibration engineer in VEC

The development and optimisation of modern powertrain systems is a highly complex task. Extensive knowledge and experience is necessary for the successful delivery of vehicle programmes.

Our Value Add

  • Extensive Knowledge base of ICE, Hybrid and BEV powertrains
  • Highly experienced in calibration for all markets including C02 optimisation, Real Driving Emissions (RDE), On Board Diagnostics (OBD), driveability and fleet robustness
  • Flexibility - small concept programs through to full system calibration
  • Efficient resource utilisation through highly integrated test processes
  • Advanced automated data management and analysis with MApps MAHLE Applications [PDF; 871 KB]
  • Global footprint - teams in UK Germany, USA and China MPT Locations

Our Tools, Facilities and Services

Powertrain Calibration Methods and Tools

  • Concept demonstration with rapid developed prototype vehicles Prototype Assembly [PDF; 2972 KB]
  • Software development using MAHLE Flexible ECU MAHLE Flexible ECU (MFE) [PDF; 1128 KB]
  • Detailed engine mapping using advanced DoE techniques and test automation
  • Emissions and Fuel Economy optimisation with integrated cross-functional approach
  • Transmission control calibration Transmission Calibration [PDF; 1476 KB]
  • HEV / BEV energy management and battery management system (BMS) optimisation
  • Evidence gathering and preparation of documentation for AES / BES, AECD
  • Catalyst ageing, limit hardware generation and fault simulation
  • Vehicle driveability and emotion
  • On Board Diagnostic (OBD) calibration
  • RDE development RDE Process [PDF; 1781 KB]
  • PEMS testing for RDE legislation RDE Development Testing
  • Engine and vehicle benchmarking
  • Certification testing and support, OBD demonstration testing (master proving) and Production Vehicle Evaluation (PVE) testing

State of the art facilities for Testing and Type approval

Customer Benefits

  • Enhanced product quality
  • Reduced costs and improved project timescales
  • Optimisation of data logging setup and data analysis
  • Reduced warranty claims due to early concern identification
  • Efficient resource utilisation
  • Optimised fleet size