ALLDATA Offers Independent Auto Dealers OE Repair Information and Technical Training Solutions Through the NIADA National Member Benefit Program
Elk Grove, CA May 16, 2013 – ALLDATA announced today that it received the endorsement of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) as a National Member Benefit participant. Through NIADA’s National Member Benefit Program, ALLDATA will be offering NIADA members special pricing and additional access to its flagship OE information product, ALLDATA Repair®, as well as automotive technical training through ALLDATA Training Garage(SM).
ALLDATA Repair helps over 320,000 technicians daily by accessing the industry’s most robust OE information database. With 24/7 access to factory-correct, OE information, technicians can quickly locate the exact information they need to diagnose and repair every vehicle to OE standards.
ALLDATA Training Garage was launched in the fall of 2012 and offers automotive repair shops affordable, web-based automotive technical training and shop management courses. With 67 technical subjects covering all vehicle systems and new technology, as well as training on 26 business courses to strengthen shop management, the ALLDATA Training Garage offers content and convenience at a remarkably low price.
“We are honored to be a member of the NIADA Member Benefit Program,” said Kevin Culmo, Group Vice President for ALLDATA. “We currently service over 3,000 independent dealers throughout the United States and hope our affiliation with NIADA gives us the opportunity to introduce more of the independent dealer market to the solutions ALLDATA provides.”
Scott Lilja, Vice President, Member Services for NIADA, remarked, “Providing our members access to products and services that can help make them more efficient and profitable is a high priority for NIADA Member Services. ALLDATA’s products are a wonderful addition to the portfolio of products and services we make available to our members.”
ALLDATA was founded in 1986 and today has more than 80,000 auto repair and bodywork shop clients throughout North America. The company is one of the leading providers of original service and repair information, auto repair shop management software, and customer relationship management applications for the automotive industry. When it comes to repair information, auto repair shops throughout North America trust ALLDATA. More information at www.ALLDATA.com.
As of February 9, 2013, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,735 AutoZone stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., 334 stores in Mexico and one store in Brazil for a total store count of 5,070.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each 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. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, non-automotive products and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product through www.autozone.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.