Home - About Us - FAQ - Testimonials - Contact Us


When you see the AMP name on a truck or van accessory, you know it's a product you can trust. AMP Research is known and respected throughout the automotive world for their innovation and high quality. If you want a truck step or running board that is guaranteed to provide years of service, choose AMP.

Meet Horst Leitner, founder and owner of AMP Research. Leitner has always been a visionary, starting trends that changed the world of motorcycle racing. Leitner's legendary four-stroke ATK motorcycle engine from the 1980s became the industry standard and it still is. Leitner's remarkable bikes with Mercedes Benz suspensions changed everything about mountain biking in the 1990s. Today, Horst Leitner and AMP Research are changing the world of truck accessories. He is actively involved with every aspect of AMP, from inventing new products to overseeing their production and manufacture.

AMP Research makes an AMP Research PowerStep™ kit for virtually every make and model of truck and van. AMP Research AMP PowerSteps™ are available for Dodge, Ford, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Hummer, GMC, Nissan and other trucks. All AMP products are made from the highest quality materials, so you know they're built to last a lifetime. AMP Research does make is a remarkable automatic, deployable truck running board. AMP Research also makes a fine extender which adds several feet of cargo space to any truck bed. AMP accessories are as attractive as they are utile. To deploy AMP powered running boards, simply open a door. Yes, it's really as easy as that. When a door is opened, the PowerStep™ power running boards are activated. The motto of AMP Research, "Innovation in motion", is true. AMP Research has been designing and manufacturing high quality truck accessories for decades. If you are interested in supporting an American company and American workers, AMP Research is the company to do business with. Amp

We welcome your comments!