New to Autodata: August - September 2016 vehicle updates & feature enhancements

05 / 09 / 2016

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Over the last few months, a series of updates took place, including the addition of new models, new vehicle data, plus a range of feature enhancements, as part of the product’s on-going development to continually reflect the demands of a modern workshop.

Vehicle updates

  • 212 new models were added, including Ford Falcon Ute (14-16), Holden Cruze (13-16), Mitsubishi Triton (15-16)
  • 4051 vehicle updates occurred on new models, with information obtained directly from vehicle manufacturers including key programming, repair times, service schedules, TPMS and wiring diagrams.
  • 189 vehicle updates occurred on existing models, with information obtained directly from vehicle manufacturers including key programming, repair times, service schedules, TPMS and wiring diagrams.

Feature enhancements

The following features were introduced or modified to improve the user experience and increase workshop efficiency.

As of today, all Autodata customers will find that the online workshop application has a brand new look and feel. This step in Autodata’s evolution has made it even easier to use and will allow workshops to work faster and more efficiently. 

New header

The new header has significantly enhanced the navigation items within the application, including, the addition of a new change vehicle button, and the ability to easily switch between technical information and the estimate calculator.

New quick links feature

This new feature enables quick and easy access to the technical information accessed most often by workshops including engine oil, change brakes, service air conditioning, service schedules and camshaft drive system. 

New engine oil module

The new engine oil module has a simple and distinctive layout that makes engine oil information, including: filling capacity, oil grade, ambient temperatures, and oil classification easy to identify. 

Coming soon

The new online Autodata for motorcycles will be launched on September 13th. Motorcycle subscribers will have instant access to the most accurate and consistently updated motorcycle technical information.

For the first time, motorcycle, cars, and vans will be available on one platform.  Subscribers to Autodata’s online workshop application can also choose to also subscribe to it motorcycle counterpart and vice versa.

Other continuous enhancements that will occur in the product over the coming months include: 

  • Enhanced search functionality
  • New models and vehicle updates
  • New known fixes and bulletins
  • New service schedules