Welcome to Lommel Proving Ground
Welcome to the Official Website of Ford Lommel Proving Ground (LPG). Since 1965, FORD LPG is the only vehicle proving ground of Ford of Europe. The main purpose of this website is to:

  • provide some interesting background information on the Ford testing activities.
  • inform about job opportunities, contact info and initiatives.
  • inform about business-to-business opportunities.

Koen Estievenart
Manager Ford LPG

The Team
  • 92 engineers
  • 73 mechanics
  • 75 test drivers
  • 30 testers of electronic systems
  • 25 maintenance people
  • 20 supporting staff

In Numbers
  • Initial construction: 1965
  • Total track length: 100 km
  • Operating hours: 24h/day, 7 days/week
  • Annual test mileage: between 5 and 10 million km
  • Investment in the last 10 years: 50 million Euro