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Introduction to the Center

National Automobile Quality Supervision and Test Center (Xiangyang), which is also named Xiangyang Da An Automobile Test Center, was established in Oct 1995. Accredited and authorized by China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment, Nast is a test/calibration laboratory and comprehensive technical service organization with the independent legal status of  third-party.. Nast has also successively obtained the accreditation and authorization by State General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, State Certification and Accreditation Administration, State Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, State Ministry of Environmental Protection,State Ministry of Transport.

Nast is located at a famous historical and culture city-Xiangyang, Hubei province. It covers an area of 2.6 square kilometers, with a comprehensive vehicle proving ground and 14 professional laboratories. There are 385 staff members. It is equipped with 1611 sets of instruments and equipments. It can conduct tests on passenger cars, commercial vehicles, agriculture vehicles, motorcycles, engine, chassis, accessories of vehicle body, vehicle instruments, lights and electrical devices and nonmetal parts. It also can conduct calibration of specialized automotive test instruments. At the same time, it can carry out 3C factory inspection for cars, motorcycles and components. In additional, it has expertise on the automotive development tests and technical service.


After 18 years of development, Nast has become to an international automotive testing base with the most comprehensive testing facilities and functions, the most advanced testing technology and the most favorable test environment in China. Currently, authorized by the state, the center has the capability of carrying out tests according to 690 standards in 77 categories of automobile and auto components.. The center has the ability to calibrate 13 kind of specialized automotive test instruments and do factory inspection in 16 kinds of auto products. The center also has test capabilities of 90 ECE regulations, 66 EU directives, 20 U.S. federal motor vehicle safety standard. The center has 41 China patents, and has won the "High-tech Enterprise".



In 1985, The proving ground begun to construct.
In 1990, The first phase of the construction of the proving ground was completed.
In1995, National Automobile Quality Supervision and Test Center (Xiangfan) was established.
In 1996, Nast took the first state quality inspection mission.
In 1996, Nast successfully carried out the first car frontal crash test.

In 1997, Nast was authorized to set up Chinese National Import and Export Commodity Inspection Laboratory.

In 1997, Nast took the first automobile industry inspection mission.

In 1998, Nast became an independent enterprise legal person and passes the three-in-one state assessment.

In 2002, The second phase construction of the proving ground was completed.

In 2004, Nast won the "High-tech Enterprise".

In 2006, Beijing office, Wuhan, Guangzhou Work Department were established successively.

In2010, NVH Laboratory, EMC Laboratory and the Laboratory of new energy vehicles were founded. At the same time, the third phase construction of the proving ground is preparing.