Global Center for Automotive
Affiliated company of Virginia Tech
On March 4, 2017, GCAPS will host a hands-on seminar, titled SoVa Motion’s Cost Effective Approach to Making Racing Technology Work for You. For additional information please see the seminars page.
Engineers at SoVa Motion have launched a new data analysis tool, SoVaDAT, that will do the math for you, letting you focus more on a successful day at the track.
Who are we and what do we do?
The Global Center for Automotive Performance Simulation (GCAPS) is a world-class facility that provides revolutionary services for both vehicle and tire, including testing, simulation, and modeling. GCAPS comprises the National Tire Research Center (NTRC), the Southern Virginia Vehicle Motion Labs (SoVa Motion), and the Virtual Design and Integration Laboratory (VDIL). Collectively, these initiatives provide the full range of services essential for creating a more dynamic product through both virtual and physical development.
GCAPS also works closely with amateur, semi-pro, and pro race teams to provide cutting-edge services that help race cars perform at the top levels.