Press Kit: Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) 20th Anniversary

University of Windsor / FCA Canada Automotive Research and Development Centre

Lighting Research Facility
 

  • The Lighting Research Facility is part of the University of Windsor/ FCA Canada Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) designed to create a cooperative research and development facility with students, professors and engineers working together on automotive research initiatives. 
     
  • With dimensions of 24 X 98 metres and 7 metres in height, the 2,323-square-metre Lighting Research Facility is one of the largest of its kind in the world. 
     
  • The Lighting Research Facility was designed to develop new objective performance evaluation methods and, research and evaluate new advanced lighting systems in a controlled laboratory environment. The indoor evaluation facility simulates a two-lane roadway, including roadside markings and reflectors. 
     
  • The Lighting Research Facility has the most advanced light measurement equipment that allows for accurate quantitative lighting assessments.