Version 10 New Features
These features were developed to bring AutoShop Controller clients into the next technological level with vehicle and marketing advances in mind.
You will be ecstatic and will definitely make full use of them!
With The AutoShop Controllers new VIN Validation Service, you will be able to enter new vehicle information faster than ever before and quickly update existing client vehicles.
Not only will the VIN Validation System enable you to turn out more business, it will virtually eliminate vehicle information errors. By simply entering the correct VIN, you will be able to access information through The AutoShop Controller%uFFFD like never before. Information such as::
> Body Type
> Fuel / Carburetion
> Engine Type / Liter / Induction
> Engine Name
> > > And much, much more
* information displayed is subject to change.
The VIN Validation Service will allow you to present your repair shop in a more high-tech level to your customers and supply you with detailed vital vehicle information.
Ordering parts has never been easier!
With the information supplied through our VIN Validation System, you will now reduce order errors by simply printing out a vehicle information worksheet.
CARFAX® and AutoShop Controller%uFFFD have partnered on a program that will drive new business to your repair shop through FREE advertising on CARFAX® Vehicle History Reports.
Each year, millions of consumers rely on CARFAX® Reports when making used-car purchasing decisions. This partnership will allow you the opportunity to list your repair shop within the CARFAX® Vehicle History Report every time a person pulls a Vehicle History Report on a vehicle that your repair shop has serviced.
Participation in the CARFAX® Service Link Program is absolutely FREE of charge to you!
CARFAX® will provide you:
Free advertising on all vehicles you service. Each time customers view a CARFAX Vehicle History Report, they will see your name, address, telephone number and web site (if applicable with hyperlink), alongside each service you performed. The link will drive customers to your repair shop. Carfax.com is the fourth most visited automotive information web site and receives over 50 million visitors per year.
A great value for your customers. You will directly increase the value of your customer%uFFFDs vehicles by creating real-time records documenting regularly scheduled maintenance"s.
So take a significant step towards increasing customer retention, generating new business and providing a more professional image by aligning yourself with CARFAX. Simply complete the enclosed sign-up for form.
The Simple CARFAX Scoop: Once a completed application is received by CARFAX, they will assign you a unique ID number. This number must be inserted in the AutoShop Controller customize section (CARFAX Integration). At that point, each time you F9 an invoice (finalize), that service record is flagged for transmission. During your daily closeout, all service activity is automatically transmitted to CARFAX. - Click to see examples
Important Note: Once your CARFAX integration is enabled, your first transmission of service history, at time of closeout, will include all archived vehicle service history. Example: If you have been running AutoShop Controller for five years, then the first five years of data will be sent to CARFAX on your first closeout
Canadian Postal Codes
Great news for our customers in the great country of Canada.
You can now take advantage of the Postal Code feature that was only available to U.S. AutoShop Controller users.
Simply enter in the Postal Code and watch the City and Province populate automatically. (see below)
High speed Internet connection
Must perform an online update (free to all 10.0 users)
800 X 600 screen resolution is not recommended. 1,024 X 768 works best.