ALLDATA Repair® Customers in Europe Now Have Access to More Than 22 Vehicle Brands, Providing Multi-Brand Auto Repair Shops with Direct Access to OEM Factory-Correct Data
Cologne, Germany – September 14, 2016 – ALLDATA Europe GmbH, an affiliate of ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and repair industry, announced it has reached a milestone with 5,000 subscribers across Europe in just four years. Since its official product launch at Automechanika in 2012, ALLDATA Repair in Europe has grown to include 22 vehicle brands with more than 25 million articles and 23,000 engine combinations, available in five languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and German). A strong network of resellers and distributors, in combination with direct sales, has contributed to ALLDATA’s rapid growth in Europe.
“Our customers understand the value and uniqueness ALLDATA offers the European market,” said Kevin Culmo, General Manager and Managing Director, ALLDATA Europe GmbH, and Group Vice President, ALLDATA LLC. “We’ve partnered with some of the largest and most respected resellers and distributors in the industry to integrate directly into the parts catalog, providing customers with seamless access to ALLDATA Repair’s complete diagnostic information.”
ALLDATA supports authorized and independent automotive repair shops, including large franchise workshops, automotive centers and fast fitters. Using ALLDATA Repair, automotive repair shops can be sure their repairs meet manufacturer standards, which builds trust with customers and assures they will receive quality service. This helps improve customer satisfaction and drives repeat business. In partnership with the ALLDATA Info Center, a dedicated team of technical repair specialists located in Germany, ALLDATA supports European shops with a premium repair information solution that saves time and money.
ALLDATA Europe provides original OEM repair and diagnostic information, advanced searching capability, wiring diagrams, maintenance intrevall and service schedules and more within a user-friendly portal. In 2012, ALLDATA Repair launched with five brands, and today is actively pursuing several manufacturers to provide information for more than 95% of the vehicles on road in Europe. Ongoing product enhancements, including advanced searching capability, standard navigation, unified taxonomy and dynamic service intervals, make it an attractive offering for workshops.
Expansion of direct sales in Germany and the UK has proven invaluable to ALLDATA Europe’s growth, as it has been to ALLDATA’s successful 30-year history in selling directly to workshops in North America. The interaction with workshop owners and technicians is instrumental to understand business challenges and articulate how the depth and breadth of OEM repair information available in ALLDATA Repair saves time, money and improves profitability.
ALLDATA has also grown its reseller network to encompass more than seven countries within a network of more than 20 partners. The team continues to grow that network and collaborate to advance automotive workshops by providing best-in-class automotive parts combined with leading OEM repair information to support quality automotive service.
“We are pleased to see the strong interest in ALLDATA Repair across Europe,” said Mitch Major, President of ALLDATA, LLC. “We are proud of the ALLDATA Europe team’s effort to help make our product an indispensable tool to thousands of technicians in this market, and we’re confident our presence across Europe will continue to expand.”
ALLDATA will offer daily live demonstrations of ALLDATA Repair at Automechanika 2016 in Frankfurt from September 13 through 17, 2016. ALLDATA will be in Hall 9.1, Booth E10. For more information about ALLDATA and ALLDATA Repair, please visit www.alldataeurope.com or call +49-221-534170-0.
ALLDATA, founded in 1986 with more than 100,000 automotive repair and collision shop subscribers, is the leading provider of manufacturers’ service and repair information, shop management software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair and collision industries. Professional automotive repair shops across North America depend on ALLDATA for their automotive repair information needs and to purchase parts from more than 3,400 AutoZone Commercial program locations.
ALLDATA Repair® is the leading provider of comprehensive, factory-correct repair information for the automotive industry—and it includes expert repair support in ALLDATA Community. ALLDATA Collision® is the single source of OEM collision repair information, delivering unedited and regularly updated information for structural repairs, mechanical and diagnostic information. The ALLDATA Mobile app, combined with a tablet, makes vehicle information and ALLDATA Repair available right at the vehicle to speed repairs. ALLDATA® Manage OnlineTM 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. Visit www.alldata.com for more information.
About ALLDATA Europe GmbH
ALLDATA Europe GmbH, based in Cologne, Germany, is an affiliate of ALLDATA LLC. Established in 2009, ALLDATA Europe GmbH provides automotive repair shops with complete and accurate original OE manufacturer repair data not previously available in Europe. In 2011, ALLDATA first introduced ALLDATA Repair for the European market, which is available in five languages and used by more than 5,000 customers in more than 20 countries. Visit www.alldataeurope.com for more information.
About AutoZone (NYSE:AZO):
As of May 7, 2016, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,226 AutoZone stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., and 458 stores in Mexico, 25 IMC branches and eight stores in Brazil for a total count of 5,717.
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 OE 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 and performance 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.