ALLDATA Signs European Market Licensing Agreement with Hyundai Motor Europe GmbH
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 – July 8, 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 signed a licensing agreement with Hyundai Motor Europe GmbH to include manufacturer-specific repair information in ALLDATA Repair®. ALLDATA Repair now includes more than 22 vehicle brands, making it a comprehensive source of vehicle repair information for the European market
“ALLDATA is committed to meeting customer demand for additional makes and models in ALLDATA Repair,” said Kevin Culmo, General Manager and Managing Director, ALLDATA Europe GmbH, and Group Vice President, ALLDATA LLC. “This agreement is one more step toward delivering the most comprehensive source of OE repair information to the European market. We are dedicated to helping shops access repair information, increase productivity and maintain the highest level of quality workmanship.”
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.
“We are thrilled to see steady progress in our European growth and market adoption as we tell the ALLDATA story,” said Mitch Major, president of ALLDATA, LLC. “We have increased the depth and breadth of our repair information to create the strongest, most competitive vehicle repair product on the market.”
ALLDATA provides unedited manufacturers’ repair procedures in Europe and has evolved ALLDATA Repair to meet customer needs. ALLDATA sells direct and through a network of resellers and distributors throughout Europe. ALLDATA Repair for the European market contains more than 23 million articles and is available in five languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and German). ALLDATA provides unedited manufacturer repair information, advanced searching capability, wiring diagrams, maintenance internal and service schedules and more within a single, easy-to-use portal.
ALLDATA, founded in 1986 with more than 80,000 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, an AutoZone company. 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 launched ALLDATA Repair® for the European market, which is available in five languages and used by more than 4,500 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 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 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.