Our Story

Over 30 years of service


Automotive Testing and Development Services, Inc. (ATDS) has successfully been in the automotive business after the purchase of business assets from Olsen Engineering, Inc. in 1989. Current ATDS management was in place at Olsen since 1978.


ATDS is an independent certification service provider and full service emissions testing laboratory. ATDS certification professionals and management have achieved certification of new motor vehicles in over 100 projects from small volume manufacturers to some of the worlds’ largest.


ATDS began as a vehicle emissions testing organization that focused on serving the automotive industry. Since then, the company has grown and now has over 200 employees located in five permanent and various temporary locations.


Our Focuses

Vehicle and Component Durability


We test passenger cars, light to heavy duty trucks, and motorcycles using both public roads and automotive proving grounds. This work is done at both permanent ATDS locations as well as temporary remote test sites. Value-added services offered also include:

Scheduled Periodic Exercise of Vehicle Convenience Features, Accessories, and Controls

Oil Sampling

Ballast Load Simulation

Trailer Operation

Root Cause Analysis for Vehicle or Component Malfunctions

Contract Personnel Services

We provide qualified contract personnel to automotive technical centers.


Typical personnel provided include:


Data Technicians

Test Drivers

Automotive Mechanics

Proving Ground Maintenance Personnel

Administrative Personnel

Laboratory Technicians

Our Clients

With over two decades in the automotive industry, we have worked with nearly every major vehicle manufacturer in the market. This includes:

  • BMW AG
  • FCA US LLC. (Formerly Chrysler)
  • Ford Motor Co.
  • General Motors Co.
  • Toyota Motor Co.
  • Nissan Motor Co.
  • Honda Motor Co.
  • Hyundai Motor Co.
  • Mazda Motor Co.




We have also worked with a variety of major automotive industry suppliers, including:

  • Delphi
  • Aisin Seiki
  • IAV
  • Ricardo
  • Umicore
  • Visteon
  • Arvin Meritor


  • Lubrizol
  • Transfer Flow
  • Aisin
  • Denso
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Chevron


  • Mitsubishi/Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Suzuki Motor Co.
  • Volvo Cars NA
  • Harley Davidson/Buell
  • Loncin
  • Jinan Qingqi
  • And many more


We are also a Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) member and has worked for parts suppliers:

  • TRD
  • Holley
  • Superchips
  • Hypertech

Automotive Testing & Development Services, Inc.



400 Etiwanda Ave.

Ontario, CA 91761


East Office

1350 Highland Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108


(P) +1-909-390-1100

(F) +1-909-390-9056

M-F: 9:00 - 5:00 PM



(P) +1-909-390-1100


M-F: 8:00 - 5:00 PM



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