TRC Has Been Shaping the Future of Mobility Since 1974.

 

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50 Years of Innovation

 

  • 1965 Governor James A. Rhodes announced “the development of the world’s greatest and largest highway research and development center.”

  • 1969 Ohio Highway Transportation Research Board established to operate TRC

  • 1970 Groundbreaking Ceremony for TRC

  • 1972 Vehicle Research & Testing begins

  • 1974 Dedication ceremony with ribbon cutting of the high speed test track

  • 1976 NHTSA announced a motor vehicle test facility at TRC now known as VRTC

  • 1988 TRC Inc. created to operate the facility as an independent organization

  • 1991-2014 multiple courses such as Jennite pad, paved rough road, gravel road, profile roads, ISO Noise Pad, off-road mobility and durability, brake slopes and more

  • 2000-2002 ISO 9001 and 14001 certified

  • 2019 SMARTCenter

  • 2021 TRC California

Our people are who make TRC a leader in automotive testing and future technology solutions.

People who look, not at where they are, but where they’ve yet to go.

People who are driven, not by what they’ve done, but by what they’ve yet to do.

People who not only seize the present, but imagine tomorrow.

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Together, with you,
we’re shaping the future of transportation.

AUTOMATED DRIVING & COLLISION AVOIDANCE

APPLIED VEHICLE DYNAMICS

EMISSIONS, ENERGY & EFFICIENCY

Instrument Calibration

TRC’s Instrumentation Calibration Laboratory provides highly accurate and expeditious calibration services for your testing and measurements equipment.

Electrification

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