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Oct 30, 2017, 07:00 ET DEKRA Strengthens its Cybersecurity Business

International expert organization DEKRA is strengthening its product cybersecurity portfolio and has acquired security testing and...


Oct 25, 2017, 06:30 ET 2017 DEKRA Awards for Top Performance in the Service of Safety

- Winners: German Road Safety Council, Caverion, and Pflasterpass - Award ceremony at Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf - Awards a...


Sep 27, 2017, 05:16 ET DEKRA Acquires Core VIS and Core PPS in Charlotte, North Carolina

The International expert organization DEKRA is acquiring the US inspection company Core Visual Inspection Services (Core VIS) located in...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:25 ET DEKRA on Smartphone Distraction at the Wheel

Would you be willing to close your eyes for five seconds while driving? - Traffic observation: 7% of all drivers are distracted by their...


Jul 17, 2017, 08:10 ET DEKRA Takes Over Lausitzring

- Europe's largest independent testing center for connected and automated driving - Component of the international DEKRA testing network -...


May 10, 2017, 07:44 ET DEKRA Creates Digitalization Network

Greater safety thanks to a global service network By further expanding its global position and wide range of digital safety services, the...


Apr 04, 2017, 05:12 ET DEKRA Acquires High Power and High Voltage Laboratory VEIKI-VNL

Acquisition Boosts Portfolio of Testing Services for Energy Equipment - Strengthening of product testing and certification business -...


Dec 13, 2016, 05:11 ET DEKRA Represented on all Five Continents: Digitization Brings Growth Surge

- Revenues grow by 6% to EUR 2.9 billion in 2016 - Number of employees rises to over 38,000 for first time - Strong expansion of testing capacity...


Oct 26, 2016, 06:13 ET Safety Champions Honored

DEKRA Award 2016 for top performance in the service of safety - The three award winners are Truckers Life, Voith and AXA -...


Oct 13, 2016, 08:42 ET DEKRA Creates Automotive Test Facilities in Shanghai - Expansion in the Asian Growth Market

- New laboratory for electromobility and IoV - Safety services for customers from the automotive industry - 15 new...


Sep 06, 2016, 07:22 ET Cybersecurity: Need for Action Increasing

New EU Directive on Protection Against Hacking  Interconnection between the material world and the internet (the "internet of things") and...


Aug 08, 2016, 09:51 ET DEKRA Expands Range of Training Courses in USA

Acquisition of Training Institute AQS Management Systems  DEKRA is expanding its Business Assurance service unit in the USA by purchasing...


May 11, 2016, 06:30 ET DEKRA Invests in the Internet of Things

Strong Growth Momentum and New Record Balance Sheet  - Security drives success for Industry 4.0 - Revenues increase by 8.4% in...


Apr 08, 2016, 05:10 ET Pedestrians Crossing Streets: Distraction by Smartphone poses risks

Survey by DEKRA Accident Research in six European capitals  - Almost 17% of pedestrians use their smartphone in road traffic -...


Dec 04, 2015, 05:46 ET DEKRA - Growing for 12 Years: Technical Safety is a Life-saver

- Focus on safety on the road, at work and at home - Revenues increase by 7% to EUR 2.7 billion in 2015 - Number of...


Jan 28, 2015, 04:36 ET DEKRA Committed to Promoting Road Safety in South Africa

Working lunch with representatives from industry, administration and politics  - Board Member Klinke: "Benefit from European...


Jan 07, 2015, 09:04 ET DEKRA Expands its EMC and Wireless Testing Capabilities

DEKRA buys test institute QuieTek Corporation in Taiwan DEKRA is strategically expanding its product testing business in Asia. The expert...


Dec 05, 2014, 05:00 ET DEKRA: Programmed for Growth

- Global demand for safety  The international expert organisation DEKRA is continuing to grow for the eleventh year in a row. Consolidated...


Nov 05, 2014, 05:30 ET BST Announces Acquisition of RCI Safety

Combining a leading edge safety management system with BST's proven safety methodology promises to significantly reduce safety incidents Global...


Oct 06, 2014, 05:56 ET DEKRA Acquires Rail Testing Institute Plurel

DEKRA expands in the rail transport industry  The DEKRA Rail division has been bolstered by the leading testing institute for rail transport...


Sep 15, 2014, 04:00 ET DEKRA now Offers ZigBee Services

Memorandum of understanding with TRaC Global  - Wireless network standard facilitates communication between products -...


Aug 08, 2014, 09:23 ET DEKRA Purchases NDT, PI and Microscopic Operations from DNV GL

    DEKRA expands business in the Netherlands  The international expert organisation DEKRA has taken over the Plant Integrity...


May 15, 2014, 06:30 ET DEKRA Makes the World a Safer Place

Financial year 2013 with good growth  - Revenues grow by approximately 7% to €2.3 billion - Adjusted EBIT at €162.7...


Dec 18, 2013, 09:25 ET DEKRA Helps Typhoon Victims in the Philippines

EUR 100,000 for UNICEF - Donation will go towards the processing of clean drinking water - More funds will be collected from...


Dec 06, 2013, 06:38 ET Expert Organisation DEKRA as a Driver of Job Growth: Number of Employees Rises Above 30,000 for First Time

- DEKRA in top 100 ranking of Germany's biggest employers - Around 10,000 new employees hired in past 5 years - Revenues increase...