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Autodata 2018 workshop wall charts for now available

Autodata 2018 workshop wall charts for now available

Wednesday 1st November 2017 | 0 Comments

The new 2018 Autodata collection covers a wide range of up-to-date technical information including exhaust emission data, diesel engine speeds, catalyst emission data, MOT warning lamps and brake testing weights.

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Autodata launches ‘Tyres’ module

Autodata launches ‘Tyres’ module

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 | 0 Comments

The fourth new module released by Autodata this year is a particularly interesting one – this exclusively tyre-focused module has been developed to provide all the technical information professional technicians require to remove and replace tyres quickly and safely for more than 99 per cent of vehicles on the road.

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Autodata connecting with the aftermarket at Automechanika

Friday 28th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Over 75 per cent of UK workshops trust Autodata, according to the data supply company. The UK’s leading provider of automotive technical information will be exhibiting at the Automechanika Birmingham from 6-8th June 2017. Autodata will also be sharing insights of how the aftermarket can keep up with a data-driven automotive industry by becoming smarter and more connected.

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It’s M&A season

It’s M&A season

Friday 6th January 2017 | 0 Comments

New year. New diary. New balance sheet. New company? In this respect, 2016 got off to a flying start. No sooner had the year begun than we received news of some high profile, three-digit-million pound mergers and acquisitions. The first and the largest was the acquisition of well-known garage data supplier Autodata (see page 32, Company New section for complete details). However, within 24 hours this was followed by the potentially UK tyre wholesale and retail-changing announcement that Sumitomo Rubber Industries had acquired Micheldever Tyre Services.

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Autodata sold for £340 million

Autodata sold for £340 million

Thursday 5th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the news Autodata was sold yesterday, it has emerged that Solera Holdings paid some £340 million. Autodata originally sold for £143 million in May 2014 when the founders sold the business to Bowmark and Five Arrow Principal Investments. Therefore the price Solera paid represents a 137 per cent increase in Autodata’s valuation.

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Solera buys Autodata

Wednesday 4th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Solera Holdings, Inc. has agreed to acquire Autodata, a provider of technical information and knowledge solutions for the automotive service, maintenance and repair industry. “Throughout a car’s life, there are over 54 transactions that occur between motorists and automotive businesses,” said Tony Aquila, Solera’s founder, chairman and CEO. “One of Solera’s missions is to digitize the vehicle ownership ecosystem by developing cognitive applications that not only power connectivity and engagement, but also proliferate awareness and transparency across the entire automotive lifecycle.”

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Autodata launches motorcycle app

Autodata launches motorcycle app

Friday 14th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Autodata Limited’s online workshop application has been available for two years now, and according to Autodata, workshops that have migrated to its online application for cars and vans report at least a 30 per cent increase in efficiency. The company has now extended its online product portfolio to cover two-wheel vehicles. The technical data provided in Autodata’s new motorcycle application is directly licensed from 62 motorcycle manufacturers, covering over 8,000 motorbike models worldwide, including road bikes, off-road bikes, scooters, quad bikes, and side-by-sides.

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Autodata – workshops should prepare customers for winter

Autodata – workshops should prepare customers for winter

Wednesday 12th October 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s easy enough to prepare for the winter, therefore Autodata poses the question: Why then are UK drivers always so unprepared? Rather than waiting for customers’ vehicles to break down this winter, the company recommends workshops be proactive and draw upon their customer database in order to inform motorists of the raised risk of battery and other vehicle faults during the cold months.

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Autodata benefits from major update

Autodata benefits from major update

Monday 19th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Since Autodata Limited launched its new online workshop application two years ago, the automotive technical information provider has focused on further developing its features and user experience. This consistent evolution, addition of new practical modules and regular updates to features has now been complemented by a series of significant developments that, in Autodata Ltd’s words, “not only enhance the look and feel of Autodata, but also provide even more time-saving features and modules, that make it even easier for mechanics to select vehicles and to access the technical information they need.”

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Autodata co-founds ADPA

Friday 5th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the news of the foundation of the European Independent Automotive Data Publishers Association (ADPA), co-Founder Autodata has released details of its why it has got behind the initiative.

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Autodata confirms acquisition of Autodata Oy Nordic

Autodata confirms acquisition of Autodata Oy Nordic

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 | 0 Comments

Autodata has purchased Autodata Oy Nordic, an official distributor in Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia for over 34 years. The acquisition comes a year after Autodata launched a completely new online product to provide workshops with technical information, instructions and diagnostics. Autodata Oy Nordic will take on the Autodata brand, but will retain their current offices based in Pälkäne.

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European Independent Automotive Data Publishers Association ADPA established

Friday 29th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Representatives of major independent automotive data publishing companies have joined forces and founded a new European Industry Association in Brussels. Created on 21 January 2016, the European Independent Automotive Data Publishers Association, referred to as ADPA, has been formed to “ensure fair access to automotive data and information and to provide competitive framework conditions for independent data publishers”, according to its founders.

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Autodata offers aftermarket data embedding options

Monday 18th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Autodata has made its vast catalogue of content available to other aftermarket suppliers for integration within their own solutions, as part of an innovative new offering. Historically, this content has only been available to suppliers in raw data format or directly through Autodata’s own products, including their latest award winning workshop application used by tens of thousands of workshops around the world.

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Autodata wins ‘Top Product’ in magazine poll

Tuesday 1st December 2015 | 0 Comments

Autodata’s ‘Diagnostic & Repair’ subscription has been won a ‘Top Product’ award winner in Professional Motor Mechanic Magazine’s 2015 reader poll.

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Autodata adds record amounts of content

Autodata adds record amounts of content

Thursday 8th October 2015 | 0 Comments

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