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Chrome Systems Delivers Vehicle Data for New U.S.News Car Rankings Website


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PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 12, 2007 -- Chrome Systems, Inc., an industry leader in collecting, enhancing, and distributing best-in-class automotive data, announces a partnership with U.S.News Rankings & Reviews to deliver vehicle pricing, fuel economy data, and configuration services for the Automotive category of its new Internet site: www.rankingsandreviews.com. Designed to empower consumers to make the most informed vehicle buying decisions by providing rankings and meta-reviews, the website also provides consumers with vehicle configuration, research, and pricing tools, powered by Chrome.

U.S.News Rankings & Reviews uses Chrome's New Vehicle Data to deliver comprehensive information on reviewed vehicles including: MSRP and invoice pricing, fuel economy, safety features, and detailed specifications. In addition, Chrome powers comprehensive configuration services which allow consumers to build out a vehicle with their desired options, including: interior and exterior vehicle color, powertrain, and numerous post-production options.

"Having Chrome information on our website complements our car rankings with the pricing, specifications, and options information that consumers need to find the best vehicle for them," says Chad Smolinski, Vice President of U.S.News Rankings & Reviews.

"We are extremely pleased to be partnering with U.S.News Rankings & Reviews to deliver comprehensive and accurate vehicle information for the best buying decisions," says Peter Batten, Chrome Systems General Manager. "For over 20 years the automotive industry has depended on Chrome to deliver the most accurate, timely, and detailed vehicle data. We're proud that through this new partnership we can reach more consumers and help them easily and quickly research and build vehicles to meet their lifestyle needs."

About Chrome
Chrome provides vehicle content, software, technology, and services to deliver complete enterprise solutions to all segments of the automotive retail industry. These segments include manufacturers, fleet companies, dealers, Internet sites, and financial institutions. Chrome pioneered the technology behind electronic vehicle configuration with the introduction of PC Carbook(R), and since 1986 has collected, analyzed, and enhanced "raw" automotive data from all manufacturers. Chrome Systems, Inc. is a subsidiary of DealerTrack Data Services, Inc., a DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. company .