VdTÜV Portal

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About VdTÜV

VdTÜV (Association of Technical Inspection Agencies) advocates technical safety and trust in products, plants and services by independent testing in Berlin and Brussels. Its members are the TÜV organisations as well as industrial companies which are affiliated with the objectives and tasks of the association. With its positions on safety in the industrialised society, on mobility as well as on products and services, VdTÜV is a sought-after contact for politicians, companies, associations and authorities. The Association is committed to adapting rules and standards to the latest technological standards at all times.

VdTÜV in Brussels

European legislative procedures have a direct effect upon national legislation in the Member States. The legal framework of consumer protection and the European Single Market, in particular, have their origin in Brussels and are then implemented in Germany. In order to obtain information about European legislative proposals at an early stage and to advice during this process, VdTÜV maintains an office in Brussels, which serves as an important interface between politicians, companies and the public. The Association thereby permanently performs a “translational and transformative role”.

Press releases

TÜV-Report 2018: One in five vehicles fails the inspection

No car has less defects: The Mercedes SLK comes out on top for the age group of three-year vehicles in the 2018 TÜV-Report. Technical Inspection Agencies (TÜV) found defects in a total of one third of all cars, with one in five failing the periodic technical inspection (PTI). These are the most important findings of the 2018 TÜV-Report, which the Association of Technical Inspection Agencies (VdTÜV) presented today in Berlin.

Latest policy statements

VdTÜV Position: Data Protection, IT Security & Compliance as a Basis for New Business Models in Digitally Connected Mobility

Modern cars with their large number of electronic control units are, according to the public opinion, susceptible to hacker attacks. Thus, IT security is becoming more and more important in the industry. VdTÜV emphasises three aspects that must be guaranteed: the operational safety of the vehicle, IT security and data protection as well as the privacy of drivers.

Joint Position: Recommendations for the amendment of the General Safety Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

In order to improve road safety and environmental protection in Europe, procedures for placing vehicles on the market must be effective, transparent and clearly defined, as well as uniform in application.

Shop

At the VdTÜV shop, you can purchase technical rules and publications. These publications are available either as printed issues or in digital format. A convenient search helps you finding the required documents.

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Social Media

Social media is an inherent part of VdTÜV's communication. Follow VdTÜV on twitter or join VdTÜV members and partners on their blog.

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Core Principles

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With process chains and technologies being globally connected, the principle of independent testing and inspection becomes more and more essential to international agreements and business models.

Members of VdTÜV

TÜV Süd
TÜV Rheinland
TÜV Saarland
TÜV TÜV Hessen
TÜV Nord
TÜV Thüringen
BASF
Evonik
Boehringer Ingelheim
DNV GL
SVTI
Bundeswehr
TÜV Austria