Over 25 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.
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
Ballast Load Simulation
Root Cause Analysis for Vehicle or Component Malfunctions
Contract Personnel Services
We provide qualified contract personnel to automotive technical centers.
Typical personnel provided include:
Proving Ground Maintenance Personnel
With over two decades in the automotive industry, we have worked with nearly every major vehicle manufacturer in the market. This includes:
We have also worked with a variety of major automotive industry suppliers, including:
We are also a Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) member and has worked for parts suppliers: