ALLDATA and CARSTAR Franchise Systems Inc. Enter Into Strategic Agreement ALLDATA Collision is the preferred provider for CARSTAR's more than 400 North American locations
Elk Grove, CA – April 10, 2012 – ALLDATA LLC, has entered into an agreement with CARSTAR Franchise Systems Inc. Under this agreement, more than 400 auto body repair facilities operating under CARSTAR in North America will use ALLDATA® CollisionSM S3500 as their preferred provider of OE collision repair information. ALLDATA is the leading provider of vehicle manufacturers’ collision, mechanical and diagnostic repair information to the automotive repair and collision repair industries.
“We are excited about the expansion with CARSTAR,” said Wayne Mitchell, ALLDATA Director of Sales and Operations. “This agreement furthers our relationship while providing CARSTAR franchisees the most up-to-date and complete OEM repair information to stream line repair processes. ALLDATA Collision is a natural fit for our franchisees and we are very happy to be entering into this alliance with all of our North American locations,” says David Byers, Chief Executive Officer for CARSTAR. “The depth of the product supports our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction while making our shops efficient. ALLDATA Collision is a partner our shops can trust.”
ALLDATA Collision S3500 is designed to meet the challenges of today’s technologically advanced vehicles. It offers the most complete information system in the collision industry, allowing users to search ALLDATA’s vast database of more than 32,000 engine-specific vehicles. It includes OE procedures such as sectioning and structural repairs, handling of new materials, and panel removal and replacement. Unique to ALLDATA Collision S3500 are diagnostic testing data and procedures for resetting and reprogramming electronic systems. It also incorporates vehicle-specific mechanical repair procedures and up-to-date technical service bulletins (TSBs).
ALLDATA Collision S3500 customer, Gary Boesel, owner of Alpine CARSTAR Auto Body of Aurora, Colorado and Vice Chair of the CARSTAR Advisory Board, says, “We are very happy that we chose ALLDATA Collision”. Boesel goes on to say, “It more than pays for itself, and its user friendly.”