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New Korean and Japanese brands join TecAlliance

These important Korean and Japanese parts brands are joining TecAlliance adding over 330,000 product fitment links to the Asia Pacific auto parts fitment catalogue. These include; 555 Steering & Suspension Hong Sung Brake Mando MK Kashiyama Sangsin Brake (HiQ) Seiken SpeedMate YEC Ignition This “European” standard now has over 70 people employed in the ASEAN region adding vehicles, brands and catalogue data for the local market to improve data availability and aftermarket parts sales. TecAlliance is the home of TecDoc...

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TecAlliance Releases New Truck and Heavy Vehicle N-Type Table for Australia

PARts DB are delighted to announce the release of the TecAlliance TecDoc Australian heavy vehicle and truck N-Type VML and vehicle table. The new table has been specially built with local input for the Australian and New Zealand markets covering 90% plus of all 6.5 tonne plus rigid trucks and tractor units. This includes popular Japanese trucks like Canter, Fuso, Hino, Isuzu and UD alongside the popular European models. Just as important are the Kenworths, Western Star, Freightliner and other...

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Gates Auto Catalogue Europe goes live.

PARts Australia are very proud to be associated with this great global brand and the new Gates Auto Catalogue web site.   Covering over 29 different European markets and supporting over 18 individual languages, the new web site features PARts IQ Search technology for easy lookup and search. This includes cars, lights commercials, recreational vehicles and truck fitment along with part number, cross-reference and buyers guide information. The site is mobile responsive and supports all portable device formats following on from...

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TecAlliance releases Automotive Report 2017

TecAlliance, the company behind TecDoc has just released this year’s Automotive Report including: automotive data for more than 50 countries from seven regions (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Oceania, North America, South America, and Africa) sales figures for top 3 brand names (by country) and the most important economic and automotive trends from 2015-2016 five-year forecasts for cars and light trucks (electric vehicles) and more. As is the case with previous editions, the 2017 Automotive Report is full of useful...

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eBay and PARts DB work together to improve auto parts data

eBay Australia is continuing their push to further improve the buyer and seller experience within auto parts with better cataloguing. PARts DB and TecDoc will be powering an auto parts catalogue which includes product fitment. These changes are due late 2017 and are good news for parts sellers and automotive brands. At a listings level changes include rich item specifics and fitment links. Data is directly supplied by local agents and manufactures via PARts and TecDoc, validated and auto...

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New Auto Parts Manufacturer-to-Workshop Vertical

Auto parts manufacturer direct to workshop? Looks like one leading investment group thinks this sort of strategy has legs as they look to accumulate 1000’s of service workshops. Last week’s Icahn Automotive Group acquisition of 250 locations of Precision Auto Care service and repair business capped billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s recent buying spree that is set to position the Icahn Group as a serious contender in the U.S. auto-parts market. Icahn Automotive bought Precision Auto Care for a reputed US$35...

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Gates Australia Catalogue web site for advanced parts fitment lookup

  Gates prides itself on having the best auto parts and fitment data in the market and the new Gates Catalogue web site is designed to showcase their extensive range of  world leading products. Gates designed and produced the world’s first V-belt. And that started it all. Today, they are the largest manufacturer of V-belts, timing belts, and serpentine belts as well as a leading provider of automotive hoses and more. Using the power and capability of PARts CED,...

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Nulon adds lubricant and vehicle fitment oil data to PARts DB

We are very pleased to announce that Nulon has now completed and uploaded their latest lubricant product data, including comprehensive fitment information, for the Australian market. All Nulon data subscribers will now be able to see specific product information from this iconic Australian brand tailored for your customer and their vehicle. PARts DB worked with Nulon to help them map and store all the lubricant data needed for online oil selection like service grade, fill rates and quantities and alternative...

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Exedy, Jayair, Jaylec, Jayrad and Monroe data all updated

These are just some of the brands that have recently added or significantly updated their Australian data in PARts and TecDoc. PARts Australia offers brands and sellers a standards based data system and data feed to help power both offline and online product lookup with vehicle fitment using standards like TecDoc and Redbook. The goal of “one database – multiple deployments” is a compelling reason for brands and suppliers in particular to connect their data to a standards based...

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Spares Box Chooses PARtsDB for Auto Parts Data

Spares Box chose PARts DB as their preferred auto parts data source to power their new pure-play online e-tailing business. Even if it’s a relatively new player in the online market for auto parts and accessories, Spares Box is already one of Australia’s fastest growing auto parts e-tailers. Spares Box currently gives the “Do It Yourself” (DIY) and the “Do It For Me” (DIFM) markets access to over 150,000 parts. Part of Spare Box’s rapid growth as a popular go-to for...

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