The American Challenge Technologies team has engineers with rich levels of consulting and onsite experience. This enables the team to use a unique approach to find solutions to complex engineering applications by integrating 3D modeling, digital simulation, and computerized validation technologies. ACT is capable of ground up vehicle development with detailed knowledge in utilizing advanced materials such as carbon fiber composites, aluminum, and titanium.
ACT has experience in the development of high voltage systems and integration for vehicle conversions and prototypes.
The efficiency of a hybrid/electric system is detrimentally affected by heat. ACT’s expertise in hybrid/electric system cooling can help identify issues and make improvements for optimal performance.
ACT is able to offer battery pack development consulting by utilizing proprietary and custom-built tools. ACT can tailor each design based on needs and availability of parts due to ACT’s modular battery cell packaging.
ACT has the capability to deliver custom-built electronic control systems for hybrid/electric applications.
In-house software and proprietary models coupled with the power of MATLAB enables ACT to provide rapid assessment of powertrain and hybrid/electric system design characteristics.
ACT offers in-house engine calibration based on engine/vehicle configuration needs. ACT's engineers use various OEM software packages, MATLAB, and custom models to tune for performance targets such as fuel efficiency and emissions.
Powertrain systems can be simulated using software and models developed in-house. This allows reaching performance targets quicker and at a reasonable cost.
ACT's engineering team has extensive design and development experience in automobile chassis and suspension systems.
With the power of computer aided design (CAD), finite element analysis (FEA), and computational fluid dynamics (CFD), ACT is able to provide complete solutions with lower turnaround times and reduced costs.
By utilizing sound engineering principles, ACT is capable of testing prototype designs for performance and durability requirements.