The story of the lab

Over 50 years of road safety work.



Created in 1969 by the Renault and PSA Groups, the LAB is an accident research and biomechanics laboratory that also studies human behaviour.


20 experts from both manufacturers help to make road safety progress every day.

Renault has been improving the safety of its vehicles for 50 years

It is a prime example of the benefits of manufacturers working together for everybody’s safety.

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a safer future

The mission: to continue to further reduce the number of victims on the roads. By supporting the development of new technologies, the LAB helps manufacturers to design systems that perform even better.

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