ALLDATA Launching New Features at Automechanika 2018
VIN Search, Vehicle Search and Vehicle Selector Features Help Workshops Easily Find Information Across More Than 37 Million Articles
ELK GROVE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA Europe GmbH, an affiliate of ALLDATA LLC, an AutoZone company, will showcase its latest features in ALLDATA Repair® at Automechanika 2018 in Frankfurt.
The new enhancements are being introduced as the company continues to aggressively publish new content in ALLDATA Repair, reflecting ALLDATA’s ongoing commitment to provide the most in-depth OEM diagnostic and repair solution to complete jobs including the most complex vehicle technologies. Since Automechanika 2016, ALLDATA has added over 400 models and 13 million articles including 2019 models, and currently has more than 850 models and 37 million articles.
ALLDATA has partnered with an industry leader to provide VIN search so technicians can quickly navigate to the exact information they need to repair the vehicle. VIN search will be introduced in phases, with the first iteration at Automechanika, enabling VIN decoding where for some models, the technician will select the engine code.
Vehicle search and selection
New enhancements include a search functionality where technicians can type in the vehicle information and the results automatically populate. Also featured is the addition of drop-down menus for platform and Year, Make, Model, Engine (YMME) and the ability to navigate between YMME and the Repair platform without changing the profile, making it more efficient and user friendly.
ALLDATA is working on future application enhancements including the ability to store recent vehicles and synonym search. The company is also speaking with several manufacturers and expects to add additional brands over the next year.
“We are at a pivotal point of growth serving more than 6,000 customers in Europe. We have key partners throughout Europe including our core markets, Germany and the United Kingdom, and ALLDATA has attracted attention of other leading players including those in the body repair space, which is largely underserved with OEM information across Europe,” said Kevin F. Culmo, Managing Director ALLDATA Europe GmbH and Group Vice President, ALLDATA LLC. “We have a unique opportunity now to capture customer and market feedback as we make investments in the product to meet market demands.”
“Ongoing development aligns with our mission to bring ALLDATA’s market leadership to Europe by providing the most comprehensive source of original manufacture information and the highest level of professional support to workshops,” said Satwinder Mangat President, ALLDATA. “With more than 115,000 subscribers worldwide performing heavy diagnostic and repair work every day, we remain committed to staying at the forefront of technical solutions that enhance the sustainability of the mechanical and collision industries.”
ALLDATA will be showing the new enhancements in ALLDATA Repair during live demos and daily Tech Talks at Automechanika Frankfurt, September 11 – 15, 2018. Visit the ALLDATA booth in Hall 9.1/Booth E10.
ALLDATA® is the leading provider of unedited OEM (original equipment manufacturer) information for the automotive repair and collision industries. Founded in 1986, the Elk Grove, Calif.-based company has more than 115,000 subscribers worldwide who rely on ALLDATA for OEM-accurate automotive service and collision repair information, shop management software, training, and customer relations tools.
ALLDATA’S flagship products, ALLDATA Repair® and ALLDATA Collision®, feature a factory-direct database of more than 38,000 engine-specific vehicles – 95% of all vehicles on the road today. ALLDATA Repair is the go-to source for comprehensive, factory-correct mechanical information for the automotive industry, and it includes expert repair technician support in ALLDATA® CommunitySM. ALLDATA Collision is the single source of OEM collision repair information, delivering unedited and regularly updated information for structural repairs, mechanical, and diagnostic information. ALLDATA DiagnosticsTM is the company’s newest product – it turns a tablet into an affordable, professional scan tool with the power of ALLDATA built in. ALLDATA Collision Advantage bundles ALLDATA Collision with Estimate Integration to deliver OE-accurate estimates, including Vital repairs and OEM-required inspections and repairs. The ALLDATA Mobile® app, combined with a tablet, makes vehicle information and ALLDATA Repair available right at the vehicle to speed repairs. ALLDATA Manage® Online is a comprehensive shop management system that offers anytime, anywhere access to create quotes and invoices, electronically order parts, manage bays and technicians and track shop profitability. ALLDATA Tech-Assist® provides one-on-one assistance by phone from ASE Certified Master Technicians to help diagnose and solve tough repairs. ALLDATA® Training GarageSM is an online training resource with technical and business courses for shop staff and automotive students at all levels. Visit www.alldata.com for more information.
About AutoZone (NYSE:AZO)
As of May 5, 2018, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,540 AutoZone stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., and 536 stores in Mexico, and 16 stores in Brazil for a total count of 6,092.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each AutoZone store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. IMC branches carry an extensive line of original equipment quality import replacement parts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through www.autozone.com, and accessories, performance and replacement parts through www.autoanything.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com and www.imcparts.net. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.
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