Global Center for Automotive
Performance Simulation

Affiliated company of Virginia Tech

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.

GCAPS is affiliated with Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.