LDW & Associates, a consolidated subsidiary of Michigan Vehicle Solutions is organized with the strategic intent of specializing in the OEM product testing arena.   Specializing in providing highly detailed product testing and certification services, we work cohesively with the Engineering, Accounting, Research, and Management sectors of the automobile industry.  Our objecitve is to deliver on-time and comprehensive testing and certification results with the highest-level of accuracy and competency.  Strategically, we have two major operation centers in North America - Metro Detroit and Paramount, CA.  Collectively, we can provide virtually any road or environment testing scenario required.   Additionally, we have the flexibility to custom alter testing locations as needed to suit specific operational needs and desires.  


MVS / LDW is:

  • ISO 9001 Registered

  • Q1 Certified

  • Ford QVM In-Process

  • Drop Ship Code

  • Ship Through Code In-Process


LDW’s Metro-Detroit Operations Specialize in:

  • Traffic Testing 
  • DTV Generation Testing
  • Cold Weather Testing
  • Mileage Accumulation Testing
  • Performance / FMVSS Testing


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LDW’s West Coast Operations Specialize in:

  • Los Angeles City Traffic Testing
  • Death Valley Mountain Descent Testing 
  • Mount Palomar Evaluation Testing 
  • Mileage Accumulation Testing 
  • Durability Testing


LDW Performance Testing

LDW has access to a variety of proving grounds to facilitate Vehicle Performance and FMVSS/EU certification testing, these grounds include: 

  • Ford Romeo Proving Ground
  • Ford Arizona Proving Ground
  • Smithers Winter Test Facility
  • Flat Rock Proving Ground
  • Bosch Indiana Proving Ground


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Vehicle Brake Development: 

LDW is a major contributor to many high profile brake development programs.  We are a key brake test supplier responsible for benchmarking, corporate compliance (noise, wear, durability, and roughness), and Federal certification testing.

Some of the vehicles we have recently tested are:

  • 2019 Chrysler 300 & 2016 Chrysler 200
  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler, 2018 Jeep Cherokee (China), 2017 Jeep Compass
  • 2018 Ford Transit Van, Super Duty & 2016 Ford F-150
  • 2018 Nissan M37, Titan/Titan HD, 2017 Frontier
  • 2018 Dodge Challenger & Charger Pursuit
  • 2018 Dodge Charger Pursuit