Applus+ launches eReformas for PTI users in Spain

    • eReformas is the only project in the world that uses Artificial Intelligence to save on costs, time and travel.

    7 March 2023 – Applus+, a leading Spanish multinational in the vehicle inspection sector, with more than 13 million inspections per year in 11 countries, has developed the eReformas digital platform to improve the PTI test user experience in Spain.

    eReformas is an easy-to-use digital solution that reduces travel, streamlines procedures and simplifies vehicle approval processes, which substantially improves the user experience. It is a unique tool in Spain, and the company is not aware of its availability in any other country in the world.

    The programme is aimed at all types of customers, both individuals and professionals, allowing them to carry out most of these processes online, without the time constraints of the MOT service stations. eReformas asks customers for the necessary documentation depending on the service and the autonomous region in which it is requested. Using artificial intelligence, it is able to analyse the information it has received and assess its validity. If it detects any anomaly, it asks the customer for updated or additional information, all remotely. Therefore, it automates many of the checks, which allows human technicians to perform the more important tasks, such as inspecting the vehicle itself, increasing the efficiency of the service.

    Although nominally grouped under the generic term "alterations", the eReformas system includes four different types of services:

    • service changes, for example, a vehicle goes from being a vehicle for private use to a public service vehicle, a rental vehicle, or a driving school vehicle
    • obtaining duplicate statutory vehicle inspection Cards, quicker and with more thorough quality monitoring thanks to AI
    • pre-registration services, which are provided to imported vehicles that need to be registered but do not have an MOT card
    • alterations, the most representative, which includes vehicle conversions


    Aitor Retes, Executive Vice President of Applus+ Automotive, says: "Thanks to eReformas, our clients no longer have to go to the station to find out what documents they need to present, nor do they have to return later to hand them in and open the file. The project started in 2023 and we are considering extending it to the other countries where we do vehicle inspections.”


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    About the Applus+ Group

    Applus+ is one of the leading and most innovative companies in the inspection, testing and certification sector. The company has a portfolio of services that helps clients in all types of industries to ensure that their assets and products comply with quality, safety and environmental standards and regulations.

    The Group drives increasingly profitable revenue generation through its sustainability services, supported by innovation and digitalisation at all levels, and invests in the development of proprietary solutions. The Group's strategy is aligned with the global megatrends of the energy transition, electrification and connectivity.

    Headquartered in Spain and listed on the Spanish stock exchanges, Applus+ operates in more than 70 countries and employs more than 26,000 people. In the 2022 financial year, Applus+ posted revenues of €2.05 billion and an adjusted operating income of €202 million. The total number of shares is 135,867,508. The Group is at the forefront of ESG best practices, recognised by external rating agencies.


    ISIN: ES0105022000 
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