Award-winning innovative engineering and software company focused on the automotive sector

Our story

DeGould Ltd is a privately held British company that has received significant investment from global players in the automotive and finished vehicle logistics industries.

In 2012 founder Dan Gould deemed the process of renting a car and the well-known handover and inspection process to be outdated and inconsistent. Using his background in digital imaging, he set out to find a solution and developed an automated photo booth.

In 2014 Jaguar Land Rover approached DeGould looking to solve a similar problem in their supply chain. A problem shared by all OEMs both in manufacturing and finished vehicle logistics. The first Auto-scan was installed at JLRs’ Solihull Plant ten years ago; the technology now forms their primary inspection process, removing the manual inspections at the handover. Jaguar Land Rover has since deployed the use of Auto-scan across their plants in the UK and Europe. All of this has led to other OEMs following JLRs’ lead, adopting DeGoulds automated vehicle inspection technology.

Today, DeGould has automated vehicle inspection solutions installed with leading OEMs and supply chain partners globally. These solutions include our flagship Auto-scan booth, as well as our latest product addition, Auto-compact. Our Auto-compact booth is the ultimate digital vehicle inspection solution, combining industry 4.0 AI damage detection with a small footprint and ultra-high-resolution image capture.

While continuing to expand on our global customer base, the team remains focused on developing our technology. DeGould is leading the way in delivering Artificial Intelligence-led solutions. Our intelligent AI algorithms are based on over 100 million vehicle image data sets, allowing for superior automated damage detection.

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DeGould digital vehicle inspection

Our Mission

With over eight years of delivering real-world automated vehicle inspection systems to OEMs globally, DeGould has the experience to meet the needs of the industry.

DeGould offers the highest resolution image quality for exceptional full vehicle condition capture. We achieve this quality through the patented camera and lighting technologies we have developed. Partnering our unrivalled image quality with our AI algorithms, based on over 100 million vehicle image data sets, allows for superior dent and damage detection. To ensure we’re at the cutting edge of automated vehicle inspection, DeGould continuously innovates and develops our solutions

Our mission is to add value for our customers by delivering market-leading automated digital vehicle inspections and imagery


Our board of directors include global automotive and logistics executives with decades of OEM and industry experience at the highest level.


Our senior management team have a wealth of experience in delivering on a global scale, with backgrounds in AI, software, engineering, manufacturing and the automotive tech sector.


Our team consists of experts in engineering, machine learning, software and business development. This in-house expertise allows us to build on our current position as market leaders for OEMs and FVLs, by providing the latest innovations and product developments to the market.

Dr Brian Carolin


Mathew Holloway


Douglas Livingstone

Head of Architecture

Loise Teigao

Senior Business Analyst

Samuel Bird

Head of Engineering

Lacey Robins

HR Coordinator


UK Awards:

Most Innovative Eng. Company 2020
Technology and Innovation Winners 2019
Best Technical Business 2019
Innovative Business of The Year 2019

Global Finalists:

CLEPA Innovation Cooperation 2020
Supplier Chain Disruptor Award 2019
Product Innovation Award 2019
IT Innovation Award 2018

Automotive Logistics Awards

Highly Commended
FVL Innovation Award
Automotive Logistics Awards Europe 2019

Automotive Global Awards

Product Innovation Award
Automotive Global Awards 2018 & 2020


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If you are interested in speaking to us about our award-winning solutions and would like to set up a consultation or demonstration, please contact us directly.

+44 (0)1392 876611

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