Statutory Vehicle inspections in Ecuador are carried out 3 different operators in the cities of Quito and Cuenca. Applus is one of the main technical equipment providers for these operators who between them have a total of 8 inspections centres amounting to a total of 29 test lanes.
Conducting over 650,000 inspections annually, Applus provides equipment to enable these operators to inspect a number of vehicle types ranging from heavy goods vehicles, light passenger vehicles and motorcycles throughout Quito and Cuenca.
During the statutory vehicle inspection in Ecuador a series of safety checks are conducted on each vehicle ranging from brakes, suspension, headlight aim and exhaust emissions.
The system in Ecuador is based on a centralized operation and operates since 2002 in Quito since 2006 in Cuenca.