Arctic Testing Services provides a modern Test Centre in Finnish Lapland especially designed for cold climate and sign-off testing of vehicles. The Test Centre is located in Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. The location is in the heart of the wilderness yet close to all the services you need. The test centre includes a workshop/office building, private winter forest test roads, 16 cold chambers and a separate building for storage and refuelling. The Test Centre is located a 30-minute drive from the town centre of Rovaniemi.
The workshop and office building has a floor space of 1,224 square metres providing ample facilities even for larger groups. The two-storey main building hosts office space for 120 people in 12 large office rooms and a modern conference room with a view of the workshop floor. The offices are all located in the same building, which makes seamless cooperation between the testing teams easy. Team members can cook their meals and enjoy their coffee breaks in the fully equipped cafeteria downstairs. The large and modern workshop is equipped with three hoists, basic tools, a tyre machine, and an exhaust gas removal system. The workshop and office building has a reliable high-speed 100 Mbit/s fibre data connection. The large parking area makes it possible to test many vehicles at the same time. The entire testing area is fenced with two electrically powered security gates, including personal access control system to ensure security.
There are several power outlets for 22 kW charging of electric vehicles. The charging network can be enhanced and updated to meet modern fast charging requirements catering to customers’ individual requirements.
The private Winter Test Road can be accessed directly from the test site area and cold boxes. The length of the test road is 2.9 kilometres. There is also an uphill test track with three different gradients in the immediate vicinity of the test centre. Both test tracks are for one-way traffic only. Outside of the test centre are plenty of different types of public roads.