With 18.3 million members, ADAC is the largest automobile club in Europe.
ADAC’s key services and tasks include breakdown and accident assistance by ADAC patrols, consumer protection and information including car, accessories and services tests. In addition, ADAC provides advice and technical assistance and represents the interests of the motoring public in dealing with the public authorities and government bodies, trade associations and industry.
Currently, ADAC has about 8,500 full-time staff (of which 1,630 ADAC patrols). Last year, ADAC patrols provided assistance in approximately 4.07 million cases. The German automobile club has a total of ca. 180 local offices in Germany. In addition, ADAC cooperates with 636 appointed lawyers, over 320 automotive engineer assessors and more than 933 ADAC contractors. The Club’s charitable air rescue service operates 49 helicopters which flew over 47.315 missions in 2011.