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ALLDATA Surpasses 80,000 Aftermarket Repair and Collision Shop Subscribers

Monday, March 14, 2011

ALLDATA Surpasses 80,000 Aftermarket Repair and Collision Shop Subscribers08:00 EDT Monday, March 14, 2011ELK GROVE, Calif., March 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers' automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, announced today it has surpassed 80,000 automotive repair shop subscribers. Fueled by the recent release of ALLDATA Repair S3000 and ALLDATA Collision S3500 last fall, ALLDATA continues to grow its market share while driving the market with innovative products and services. Both products included major feature upgrades to ALLDATA's core competency of providing the automotive aftermarket with factory-correct OE mechanical and collision repair information. Commenting on the achievement, ALLDATA President, Jeff Lagges said, "We are very excited about reaching this milestone. Over the years, we have remained committed to understanding the needs of the market and we are proud that ALLDATA is trusted by our customers and the industry as a whole." ALLDATA was founded in 1986 in Elk Grove, California and was first in the North American market with an electronic automotive repair manual. All repair procedures and diagrams in the product come directly from the vehicle manufacturers; data is never edited or summarized. ALLDATA's extensive database contains more than 22,000 engine-specific vehicles from 1982 to current. ALLDATA's products are best in class for both the mechanical and the collision repair industries. "We have had rapid adoption to our latest product releases because we are committed to building products that drive the market forward and more important, are critical to our customers' businesses," Lagges says. "We are constantly researching market trends and anticipating the next generation of products to assist our customers. We have been a leader in this field since the day we sold our first unit, and we intend to remain out front. Our goal is simply to help automotive repair shops deliver excellent service with factory-correct OE information and to thrive as a result."About AutoZone 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. On the web at www.autozone.com, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product, and its Commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.About ALLDATA ALLDATA is an AutoZone company. With more than 80,000 repair shops as subscribers, ALLDATA is the leading provider of manufacturers' service and repair information, shop management software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair and collision industries. For more information, visit www.alldata.com.CONTACT: ALLDATA Helene Ton at 888-892-2332 Fax: 916-684-6933 press.relations@alldata.com www.alldata.com AutoZone Contact Information Financial: Brian Campbell at 901-495-7005 brian.campbell@autozone.com Media: Ray Pohlman at 866-966-3017 ray.pohlman@autozone.com www.autozone.com