In mid-1970's and early 1980's, a research laboratory and special design bureau were established at the Department of Automobiles and Tractors. The laboratory for the study of industrial tractors transmissions of the Ministry of Tractor and Agricultural Machinery of the USSR was very useful for the development of students' research work at the Department. Research projects performed by students of the Department won prizes at national and international competitions.

The Department has all necessary resources and facilities to ensure high-quality of training.

- inertial test bench for testing tractor clutches;

- test bench for studying transmissions;

- analog-to-digital measurement system;

- test benches for testing internal combustion engines;

- test benches with electrical equipment of automobiles and tractors;

- test benches with fuel equipment.