ALLDATA Launches Online Training Garage to Facilitate Product and Career Training ALLDATA teams up with Raytheon Professional Services to offer industry-standard training for all skill levels.
Elk Grove, CA – October 8,
2012 – ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of
manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for
professional automotive service and collision repair shops, has
entered into an agreement with Raytheon Professional Services to
provide a comprehensive training site for the automotive
“ALLDATA has always included training as part of a customer’s
product subscription,” said ALLDATA Group Vice President, Kevin
Culmo. “Our new Training Garage takes training to the next
level, with classes on automotive technology, as well as soft
skills and shop business courses. We believe repair professionals
will appreciate the chance to advance their knowledge and skills
at a very reasonable cost.”
The ALLDATA Training Garage will offer unlimited access to 67
technical and 26 business courses, in English or Spanish.
Subscriptions come in two configurations: Single User or
Enterprise, which allows up to 10 users per shop. The 93 courses
cover important business topics on all vehicle systems to help
professionals further their careers, while helping shops optimize
productivity, enhance customer relations, and boost
profitability. All courses meet the requirements of the National
Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and are
suitable for every skill level, beginner through expert.
“We work with shop owners every day and we know how important
they feel training is, yet how hard it is for them to balance
training and production,” said ALLDATA President, Jeff Lagges.
“With Training Garage, we’re giving them the relevant training
they want, but making courses affordable and accessible
online—24/7. An employee can log in from anywhere, select a
course, and start training. The courses are interactive and
“We will continue to offer training on ALLDATA products at no
additional charge,” added Culmo. “With Training Garage, we’re
adding an entirely new dimension, bringing high-quality
automotive and business training to the shop, while giving
employees the freedom to log on and train from virtually
anywhere. It’s a very exciting opportunity that we think shop
owners will welcome.”
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
2,200 AutoZone Commercial program locations.
ALLDATA® Collision S3500 is the single source of OEM collision
repair information delivering unedited and regularly updated
information for structural repairs, mechanical and diagnostic
information. ALLDATA® Repair S3000 is the leading provider of
comprehensive, factory-correct repair information for the
automotive industry. Also available are: ALLDATA® Manage, a
strategic shop management system; ALLDATA® MarketSM, a web-based
shop marketing tool to bring in new and repeat business and the
AutoZone® Aftermarket Parts Catalog and AZ PartsConnect® program
for aftermarket parts estimating and electronic ordering.
ALLDATAdiy.com provides consumers with repair articles, factory
technical service bulletins, and illustrations for a specific
vehicle, along with a link to ALLDATA-approved repair shops.
Visit www.alldata.com for more information.
As of August 25, 2012, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts,
chemicals and accessories through 4,685 AutoZone stores in 49
U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 321
stores in Mexico.
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