Tuffy Endorses ALLDATA Automotive Repair Information Database
7 January 1999Tuffy Auto Service Centers Endorse ALLDATA Electronic Automotive Repair Information Database
ELK GROVE, Calif., Jan. 6 -- Tuffy Associates Corp. has selected ALLDATA as their recommended supplier of Electronic Automotive Diagnostic and Repair Information for its Tuffy Auto Service Centers. ALLDATA(R) for Windows(R) will now be a standard part of the initial equipment setup for ll new franchise locations. "We are extremely pleased to provide our technicians with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, automotive information resource like ALLDATA," said Roger Hill, vice president of operations for Tuffy. "The ALLDATA system will help us achieve our business growth goal. This new technical repair information will allow us to expand the automotive services we offer and train our technicians at the same time." Tuffy Auto Service Center technicians previously accessed automotive repair information through printed reference manuals. With the ALLDATA product, technicians will locate the right diagnostic and repair procedures through point-and-click Windows(R)-based software. "Tuffy's decision to exclusively endorse ALLDATA throughout their organization is more evidence that the technical information requirements of our market are continuing to evolve. It's becoming more and more difficult for automotive repair facilities to rely on printed manuals due to the extensive amounts of information required to service and maintain today's vehicles," said Rick Lantz, vice president of marketing for ALLDATA. Tuffy technicians will also receive quarterly updates of the latest automotive repair information releases, unlimited toll free telephone support via ALLDATA National Customer Support Center, and access to the ALLDATA Automotive Library for FAX-back service of repair materials and articles. Tuffy Associates Corp. is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio with over 225 Service Centers located primarily in the midwest. Tuffy provides automotive repair services for exhaust, brakes, shocks, front-end repair, air conditioning, starting, charging, heating and cooling, and other regular maintenance items. For more details visit ALLDATA at http://www.alldata.com or call us at 1-800-697-2533. About ALLDATA ALLDATA is the leading provider of Electronic Diagnostic, Repair and Estimating Information to the Professional Automotive Service Industry. ALLDATA's information includes Diagnostic and Repair articles, factory technical service bulletin pages, and illustrations including Original Equipment wiring diagrams that improve the efficiency of automotive repair shop technicians.