ALLDATA Boosts Shop Efficiency with VIN Decoder Enhancement
Updates to ALLDATA Repair®S3000 and ALLDATA Collision®S3500 include a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Decoder for increased shop productivity and accuracy.
Elk Grove, California– March 26,
2014 – ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of
manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for
the professional automotive service and collision repair
industries, has enhanced its core products, ALLDATA Repair S3000
and ALLDATA Collision S3500 with a VIN Decoder.
“In repair shops today, efficiency is king,” said ALLDATA
President, Jeff Lagges. “Anything we can do to help technicians
save time and move vehicles through faster will help shops
increase revenue. So many of us at ALLDATA have worked in
the bays turning wrenches, so we understand what can make a
positive difference to a shop on a daily basis.”
Entering the VIN into the system will automatically pull up the
year, make, model and engine for the specific vehicle being
worked on. This can help save time and frustration and help
ensure the technician is working on the correct vehicle-engine
Further enhancements to ALLDATA Repair S3000 and ALLDATA
Collision S3500 include easier scroll bar navigation and greater
control when displaying saved articles. These enhancements
are in response to direct feedback ALLDATA received from its
“While we never stop researching and developing new products, we
are always very aware of the product that put us on the map,”
said Lagges. “ALLDATA Repair is the leading source of OEM
information and we’ll continue our tradition of innovation to
meet evolving customer needs.”
For more information about ALLDATA and ALLDATA Repair S3000 or
ALLDATA Collision S3500, please visit www.alldata.com or call 800-697-2533.
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 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:
a strategic shop management system; ALLDATA®
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.
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 February 15, 2014, AutoZone sells auto and light
truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,871 AutoZone
stores in 49 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto
Rico and 367 stores in Mexico and four stores in Brazil for a
total store count of 5,242.
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, accessories
through www.autoanything.com and our
commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com.
AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or