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October 7, 2015

Autodata announce distributor agreement with imechanic

Autodata has announced a new distributor agreement with imechanic, the UK’s fastest growing technician’s knowledge sharing network.

imechanic provides a platform exclusively for professional mechanics from all over the UK to exchange information, ideas and fixes. This offers a quick and simple way for mechanics to receive help from fellow industry professionals who know the answer to a problem.

In exchange technicians earn industry recognition for sharing their expertise. This collaborative approach is designed to reduce time spent troubleshooting, help achieve a first time fix and increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.

As part of the agreement, imechanic members will have the capability to access Autodata’s innovative web application through the imechanic mobile APP. This allows instant exposure to technical information covering 29,000 models across 80 vehicle manufacturers worldwide, including over 7,000 known fixes to common problems prepared by Autodata’s highly skilled team of master technicians.

Autodata Chief Executive, Rod Williams, said: “We are delighted to welcome imechanic as an official distributor for Autodata in the UK and successfully launch another seamless solution as part of this agreement. This further strengths our position in the UK market and provides another avenue for workshops to access Autodata’s web application.”

imechanic Founder, Mohammed Akram, added: “We appreciate the need for technicians to share knowledge and collaborate when fault finding and repairing cars. Having access to accurate and up-to-date technical information to help in their day job is critical too. Hence giving our members the opportunity to access Autodata through imechanic is a really positive development in the evolution of our mobile APP.” 

“At this critical point in the development of our APP, we really do view this agreement as providing the platform for the next chapter in slick, automotive advancement. Put simply, this is the future of diagnostics.”

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