DEKRA Automotive Pty Ltd commenced operations in South Africa on 1 October 2008 with its core products of Certificate of Roadworthiness and Technical Inspection Checks. DEKRA Automotive is a joint venture partnership with DEKRA Germany, a market leader in the supply of COR’s and Technical Checks – the DEKRA seal – and is present in 19 countries worldwide.
With annual Sales exceeding Euro 2.006 Billion (2011) and a work force of 27 321 employees, DEKRA is the market leading supplier of periodical vehicle Roadworthy Inspection and related expert services in Europe.
DEKRA was established in Berlin in 1925 and with the fall of the Berlin Wall, an opportunity arose for DEKRA to develop a comprehensive vehicle testing network in the former East Germany. In 1998, DEKRA began an aggressive expansion strategy and today DEKRA operates in 27 European countries via 166 subsidiaries and associated companies and is represented in USA, Brazil, China, Morocco and South Africa.