VIAM GCTC tests Lada Granta
The first stage of road tests of Lada Granta has finished at G.V. Akimov Gelendzhik climatic testing center - the branch of the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials, which was held within the framework of the agreement between VIAM and AVTOVAZ.
Within the year cars have run a lot of kilometers on Black Sea coast roads in Krasnodar Territory, that has allowed estimating atmosphere corrosion resistance of materials and coatings applied in automotive industry in the conditions of real operation.
As the chief of VIAM GCTC Sergey Panin has reported “the main advantage of these tests is that we verified not only a material sample or structural element at the atmosphere bench but estimated impact of aggressive climate on protective properties of finished article in operation”.