ALLDATA announces Satwinder Mangat as new President
ELK GROVE, Calif. – Feb. 26, 2018 – ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, announced the promotion of Satwinder Mangat to President, ALLDATA. He was formerly General Manager, ALLDATA North America.
In his new role, Mangat is responsible for ALLDATA’s North American (U.S., Canada, and Mexico) and European operations, and is also a member of the AutoZone CEO Team. He reports to Tom Newbern, AutoZone Executive Vice President, Store Operations, Commercial, Loss Prevention and ALLDATA.
“It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome Satwinder to his new position,” said Newbern. “Right now, the automotive repair industry is undergoing profound changes. Under Satwinder’s leadership, ALLDATA will be well-positioned to continue to provide our customers with forward-thinking tools that improve shops’ accuracy, cycle time, and revenue.”
Mangat joined ALLDATA in 2012 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and was promoted to General Manager in 2017. Initiatives he has championed include the shift to mobile technologies; a new generation OEM Repair platform with an integrated diagnostics scan tool; expanding ALLDATA’s Experience-Based Repair Solutions; and harnessing the power of ALLDATA’s automotive intelligence into a new initiative, Information as a Service.
Mangat earned an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Panjab University. He also holds six technology patents.
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, which was awarded first place in the SEMA 2017 New Product Showcase for best new product, “Collision Repair and Refinish.” It 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 GarageSMis 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 February 10, 2018, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,514 AutoZone stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., and 532 stores in Mexico, 26 IMC branches and 16 stores in Brazil for a total count of 6,088.
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 our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com and www.imcparts.net. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.