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Autodata - New Features and Membership Offer

Autodata - New Features and Membership Offer

30 November 2015

Autodata have released a series of new updates and features ensure subscribers are always receiving the latest technical information and innovative features.

Vehicle Updates

· 80 new models were added, including: Audi A6 TDI CR (13-15), BMW X3 (12-15), Fiat 500X (14-15), Ford Focus (14-15), Hyundai Accent (11-15), MCC Smart Fortwo (14-15), Peugeot 2008 (13-15), Porsche Macan (14-15), Renault Twingo III (14-15), Seat Leon (14-15), Toyota Aygo (14-15)

· 2,720 vehicle updates occurred on new models, with information obtained directly from vehicle manufacturers

· 1,236 vehicle updates occurred on existing models, including: key programming, repair times, service schedules, TPMS and wiring diagrams

Feature Enhancements

· Improvements to interactive diagram labels - The layout of ‘hover-over’ labels and ‘pop-ups’ on interactive diagrams has been enhanced to ensure users can easily identify and distinguish between components. This improvement affects the following modules: Interactive coloured wiring diagrams, Electrical component locations, Air conditioning, Airbags and Engine management.

· Keyboard tab functionality added to Estimate Calculator - To improve efficiency whilst modifying the ‘Hourly rate’ and ‘Total number of hours’ in the Estimate Calculator, users can now easily switch between fields using the keyboard tab. This previously required manually clicking each individual field.

· Improved sorting of component drop down - To assist users searching for a specific component, drop down lists are now ranked in numerical order.

· Improved login speed - Improvements have been made to increase the speed when logging into the web application.

Coming Soon

Autodata are continuing to make further updates throughout the month, including new model and vehicle updates, new known fixes and bulletins, new interactive coloured wiring diagrams, enhanced interactivity capability for component locations, and new service schedules.

Christmas Opening Hours

Autodata’s opening hours will be reduced across the Christmas period and their customer and technical support will be closed from 25th to 28th December.

IGA Membership Offer

You can save around £200 a year by combining your IGA membership with Autodata Diagnostics and Repair. This offer is exclusive to RMI members and is a three-year contract, which will fix the annual price for the next three years. Click here to find out more or call our member helpline on 0845 305 4230.