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ALLDATA Expands Its Vast Database of Manufacturers' Automotive Repair Information

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

ALLDATA Expands Its Vast Database of Manufacturers' Automotive Repair Information08:00 EDT Wednesday, July 06, 2011ELK GROVE, Calif., July 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of vehicle manufacturers' service and repair information for professional mechanical and collision repair shops, announces significant updates to its huge OE information database. ALLDATA Repair S3000, which covers vehicles from 1982 to present, is continually updated with manufacturers' illustrated repair procedures, Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), recall notices, wiring diagrams, parts data, and labor information. Repair information on pre-1982 vehicles is available from ALLDATA's Research Library. "With the explosive growth of new makes and models, our database has kept pace," said ALLDATA President, Jeff Lagges. "When a manufacturer adds a vehicle to its lineup or updates a procedure on an older model, we incorporate that information quickly, so our customers always have the latest information available. We made that commitment 25 years ago. It's an important factor in why our customers remain loyal." In May 2011, repair information was updated for 118 vehicle models. Currently the ALLDATA Repair S3000 database includes: Over 33,000 engine-specific vehicles 93 unique vehicle makes Nearly 12,000,000 images Over a million repair articles and TSBs ALLDATA was the first software provider to market electronic and online OE repair information and it remains the largest in terms of available information and the number of customers. For more information on ALLDATA and ALLDATA Repair S3000, please visit www.alldata.com or call 800-697-2533.About ALLDATA 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® CollisionSM S3500 is the single source of OEM collision repair information delivering unedited and regularly updated information for structural repairs, mechanical and diagnostic information. ALLDATA® RepairSM S3000 is the leading provider of comprehensive, factory-correct repair information for the automotive industry. Also available are: ALLDATA® ManageSM, 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.About AutoZone: As of May 7, 2011, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,467 AutoZone stores in 48 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 261 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 installation.CONTACT: Media Contact Information: ALLDATA Kathi Kankis at 888-892-2332 Fax: 916-684-6933 press.relations@alldata.com AutoZone Contact Information Media: Ray Pohlman at 866-966-3017 ray.pohlman@autozone.com Financial: Brian Campbell at 901-495-7005 brian.campbell@autozone.com