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DEKRA and ALI Discuss Vehicle Lift Safety in North America and Abroad PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:04

MARIETTA, Ga. – DEKRA, the world leader in automotive testing, inspection and certification, recently hosted R.W. "Bob" O'Gorman, president of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), at the company's German headquarters for a series of meetings about vehicle lift safety.

"DEKRA inspects 23 million vehicles around the world every year," explains Donald Nicholson, president and chief regional officer of DEKRA North America. "We also provide extensive vehicle lift safety and inspection programs throughout Europe. We appreciate Mr. O'Gorman's willingness to share his experience and insights about vehicle lift certification and inspection programs in North America. As a result of these meetings, DEKRA has committed to exploring the best ways to work with ALI, with a focus on the new ALI Lift Inspector Inspector Program."

O'Gorman's visit to Germany included a behind the scenes tour of DEKRA's Automobile Test Center in Klettwitz, and discussions with Clemens Klinke, DEKRA board member overseeing the automotive business unit; Ivo Rauh, DEKRA board member overseeing the industrial business unit; and Hans-Werner Aufrecht, chairman of DTM.

"I was very impressed with the state-of-the-art testing equipment and procedures DEKRA employs to ensure vehicle and technician safety," says O'Gorman. "DEKRA's extensive global experience as a leading vehicle testing agency gives it a unique position. I look forward to further discussions with their growing North American based inspection teams."


DEKRA SE is one of the world's leading expert organizations. The company currently runs activities in more than 50 countries. More than 30,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection. The DEKRA Business Units "Automotive", "Industrial" and "Personnel" provide professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle testing, expert appraisals, international claims settlement, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection, qualification as well as temporary work. In 2012, DEKRA generated sales totaling almost 2.2 billion euros. For more information about DEKRA, please visit www.vics.dekra-usa.com/about-us.html or call (770) 971-3788.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:06