GM Cold Weather Development Center Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
The GM Cold Weather Development Center is a full-scale permanent cold weather test facility located in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada.
- Year opened: 1973
- Facility size: 272 acres
- Two vehicle testing lines
- 2.5-mile test track
- 13-vehicle garage
- 30 cold cells capable of recreating weather conditions reaching -45C
General Motors Cold Weather Development Centre
204 Government Rd West
Two Vehicle Testing Lines
The facility operates two lines for testing:
- The Cold Weather Vehicle line focuses on early Cold Weather Vehicle Development tests, testing anywhere from 200 to 300 vehicles annually
- Cold Weather Exposure Line runs the GMW 15016 Cold Weather Exposure test, testing about 30 vehicles annually
Follow this link for GM Cold Weather Development Center news coverage.