ALLDATA Wins Industry Innovation Awards for its New Diagnostic Scan Tool and Collision Repair Software
ELK GROVE, Calif. – Sept. 24, 2018 – PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) magazine recently announced that ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, had won two 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards; one for ALLDATA Diagnostics in the Scan Tools category, and one for ALLDATA Collision Advantage in the Computers and Software category.
According to the announcement, the PTEN Innovation Awards recognize the most innovative products introduced in the last year. Evaluated by a panel of judges consisting of technicians and shop owners, the winners are selected for their ability to make vehicle diagnosis and repair easier and more efficient, and to make shops more productive. The publication received a total of 142 product nominations. The top products in 27 categories were recognized.
“We are very proud to be honored with these awards. Innovation is the core of our legacy, and it drives our vision to be the leading data-driven solutions provider in the industry,” said Satwinder Mangat, President of ALLDATA. “By tackling the challenges our customers face day-in and day-out, our teams are inspired to deliver innovative solutions like ALLDATA Collision Advantage and ALLDATA Diagnostics.”
The honors continued at NACE Automechanika Atlanta, where attendees voted ALLDATA Diagnostics the 2018 Innovation Zone Winner in the Repair & Maintenance category.
At last year’s SEMA, ALLDATA Collision Advantage was awarded First Place in the New Products Showcase, Collision Repair and Refinish category.
About the award-winning products
ALLDATA Collision Advantage analyzes your estimates to make sure they’re OEM-accurate with thorough documentation, which gives you the back-up you need to charge for necessary repairs. And it works with all three major estimating systems, delivering OEM Alerts, Vital Repairs, and Manufacturer Positioning Statements, all on one screen.
ALLDATA DiagnosticsTM turns a tablet into a professional-level scan tool, the only one with ALLDATA built in. Shops get unlimited pre- and post-scans, with no per-scan charge. There’s also no charge for software or data updates. There’s not even a charge for the equipment – it’s all included in one low subscription. Shops can limit liability and increase revenue by using ALLDATA Diagnostics to conduct full-system, exportable pre- and post-repair scans.
ALLDATA®, an AutoZone company, 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 serves loyal 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 turns a tablet into an affordable, professional scan tool with the power of ALLDATA built in and unlimited scans – no per-scan charge. ALLDATA Collision Advantage 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)
During the quarter ended August 25, 2018, AutoZone opened 78 new stores and relocated four stores in the U.S., opened 28 new stores in Mexico and four in Brazil. As of August 25, 2018, the Company had 5,618 stores in 50 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, 564 stores in Mexico and 20 stores in Brazil for a total count of 6,202.
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. 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. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.