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DeGould Launches App to Digitise Vehicle Inspections in the Supply Chain

5th July 2022
Tested and trusted by JLR and Ford Motor Company, the DVM App will replace paperwork to improve the efficiency of finished vehicle inspections DeGould is proud to announce the launch…

The Role of Ultra-High-Resolution Imagery in OEM Automated Vehicle Inspections

4th July 2022
The UK automotive industry is driving significant digital transformation with advanced technologies and as a result, demands appropriate equipment for greater facilitation. From production lines to vehicle inspection booths, different…

AI Enables Vehicle Inspections to Identify Even the Smallest Defects

28th June 2022
Brian Carolin, Chairman at DeGould, discusses AI-powered vehicle inspections with CyberNews As AI solutions become widespread, processes like automated vehicle inspections can be taken to the next level. From smart…

DeGould Invests in Expertise with Eight Appointments

21st June 2022
Team expansion comes as DeGould scales as the global leader in OEM automated vehicle inspections DeGould announces the growth of its expert team with eight new appointments across the Machine…

How Automotive OEMs Can Leverage Computer Vision to Drive Quality

13th June 2022
The digitalisation of the automotive industry has progressed significantly in recent years. Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation and cloud computing are revolutionising significant areas of automotive manufacturing, including…

AI Reshapes Automated Vehicle Inspection

4th May 2022
Rapid advances in computing power and AI provide the digital tools to automate the inspection process and more accurately detect defects.  Extract from Automotive World.Words by Benjamin Jones, Head of…

DeGould Awarded InnovateUK Grant for Research & Development Project

16th March 2022
The InnovateUK funding will aid DeGould in developing a world-first automated inspection system. DeGould has secured a £500,000 grant-funded project from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, for a project…

DeGould Marks Era of Growth with CEO Appointment

23rd February 2022
Appointment comes as DeGould scales as the global leader in OEM automated vehicle inspections. DeGould has announced the appointment of our new CEO, Mathew Holloway, marking an accelerated period of…

Toyota North America Invests in Automated Vehicle Inspections

4th February 2022
An Auto-compact system has been installed at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, providing digital vehicle inspections to the Corolla plant. In December 2021, DeGould secured a deal with Toyota North America…

Jaguar Land Rover Go into Their Tenth Year with DeGould

22nd December 2021
Jaguar Land Rover has renewed their contract with DeGould for automated vehicle inspection. Over the last seven years, DeGould has worked with Jaguar Land Rover, providing automated vehicle inspection solutions…

The Future of Finished Vehicle Supply Chain Quality Inspections

26th November 2021
Automated Vehicle Inspection Systems can improve data communication within the finished vehicle supply chain. On Tuesday 16th November, DeGould CEO Ed Jones participated in a panel discussion at the AutomotiveEV…

DeGould Sponsor AutomotiveEV’s In-Person Conference

2nd November 2021
DeGould are the Finished Vehicle Distribution Category Lead Partner for AutomotiveEV’s In-Person Conference. On the 16th & 17th of November, AutomotiveEV will be hosting its in-person conference at the University…

DeGould Attracts New Funding for Growth

25th October 2021
DeGould Ltd has completed its third round of funding, providing £6 million of capital to accelerate the supply of automated vehicle inspection systems, powered by AI. Over the last eight…

Auto-compact Control Panel Achieves UL Single Unit Certification

19th October 2021
DeGould has successfully achieved UL Single Unit Certification on our latest Auto-compact control cabinets. DeGould has been striving for our Auto-compact solutions control cabinets to comply with UL's applicable standards;…

Part II: Damage control – how tech can assist vehicle inspection

5th September 2021
The introduction of more Artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in 2019 has moved the system from passively documenting vehicle conditions for retrospective review to actively performing digital inspections Extract from the…

Part I: Damage control – how tech can assist vehicle inspection

24th August 2021
The quality of finished vehicles has traditionally been checked by eye, but this convention is being challenged by automated image technology such as that developed by British start-up DeGould.  Extract from…

Increase in OEM demand for automation and digitisation

8th July 2021
Automation and digitisation are needed now more than ever to reduce the reliance on human interaction with automotive products. Since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, there's been difficult…

How to automatically appraise cars in the used vehicle sector

21st November 2020
During the challenges of 2020, the used car market has held firm. Despite used car sales being down in the first two quarters of the year, there has been a…

What is DeGould’s new ‘Auto-compact’ system?

19th October 2020
The latest digital vehicle inspection system brought to market by DeGould is the Auto-compact which offers unparalleled automated car scanning technology and compliments other DeGould systems such as the Auto-scan.…

DeGould targets vehicle remarketing with auto-imaging

11th September 2020
The onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted all sectors of the economy, and the automotive industry has not escaped its damaging effects. In response to the lockdown and…

2019… Another huge year for DeGould

23rd December 2019
As we draw 2019 to a close, it’s been another fantastic year at DeGould. We have installed even more new Auto-scan systems in new countries for new customers, and our…

New Product: DeGould Auto-flow installed at Bristol Airport

22nd November 2019
DeGould’s innovative Auto-flow solution is now installed and operating around the clock in Silver Zone parking at Bristol Airport, UK. Auto-flow has been developed to reduce damage disputes that take…

Making savings in the vehicle supply chain


5th November 2019
Extract from Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain Magazine. Words by Simon Duval Smith. I ask Jones what he feels the system really means to OEMs and other parties in the supply chain,…

Disrupting vehicle inspections and the claims management process

4th November 2019
Since the birth of the car industry, there have been disagreements as to who is responsible for damage or missing parts on finished vehicles. Now a camera-based system can review…

DeGould raises significant investment from key players

1st October 2019
DeGould has raised significant investment from key players in the automotive sector. In order to deliver on increasing demand from some of the world’s leading OEMs and their supply chains,…

Auto-scan booths installed by Wallenius Wilhelmsen

8th August 2019
DeGould Auto-scan booths are now in action at the Wallenius Wilhelmsen terminal in Southampton. Each Auto-scan system uses 23 high-resolution smart cameras delivering vehicle images of the highest possible quality.…

DeGould Auto-scan arrives at Shanghai Port for Daimler

6th August 2019
DeGould Auto-scan is now installed in Shanghai Port as part of a global roll-out for Daimler, following the successful install of their first DeGould Auto-scan last year. Their first Auto-scan…

DeGould Auto-scan processes 1 million JLR vehicles  

22nd June 2019
DeGould has officially put one million Jaguar Land Rover vehicles through the DeGould Auto-scan. An innovative solution for the automotive sector was invented by DeGould founder Dan Gould. The milestone…

Bentley: Embracing new technology at 100 years old

27th April 2019
We have been working with Bentley Motors since 2018 and are delighted with the way in which they have embraced the DeGould automated vehicle imaging solutions that we offer. DeGould…

Degould wins global automotive award for innovation

7th November 2018
Having been nominated by two leading OEMs, Degould was the proud recipient of the Product Innovation Award at the 2018 Automotive Global Awards, on 1st November 2018. Executives from across the…

DeGould goes live in Slovakia with JLR

31st October 2018
Jaguar Land Rover today opened its state-of-the-art €1.4bn (£1bn) manufacturing facility in Nitra, Slovakia, the first time a UK automotive company has opened a plant in this country. “Global businesses…

High-tech automotive quality control measures installed at Port of Southampton

22nd October 2018
High-tech automotive quality control measures were installed at the port of Southampton. A package of cutting-edge enhancements to automotive services, representing the first phase of a multi-million-pound investment by ABP…

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