Bosch Automotive Proving Grounds
Proving Grounds
Bosch Automotive Proving Grounds 
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Robert Bosch LLC operates three automotive proving grounds locations in the United States. These test facilities serve the needs of both internal and external customers, offering a wide range of capabilities and services. 
Baudette, Minnesota Test Facility

  • Low friction test surfaces, traction grades, heated garage facilities 
  • Cold weather testing
  • ABS, traction control and ESP development

Flat Rock, Michigan Test Facility

  • ABS, ESP, TCS surfaces, large vehicle dynamics area, TCS hills, EMI area and various specialized surfaces
  • Garage and office facilities including hoists and conference rooms
  • ABS, traction control and ESP development

New Carlisle, Indiana Test Facility

  • Three mile oval, durability events, skid pad, grades and off road
  • Hydraulic and air brake system testing per government regulations (FVMSS/TSD/SAE)
  • Accelerated structural and powertrain durability testing and mileage accumulation
  • Custom machining, load cell fabrication and strain gage installation
  • Noise pass-by testing, fuel economy evaluation and roof crush testing
  • On-site and off-site vehicle testing and computerized data acquisition services
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