data

  • It is irresponsible of business leaders to think the aftermarket is in any way immune to the disruptive and transformative effects of digital technology.
    Scott Luckett
  • OptiCat has announced that Paramount Data Management (PDM) has integrated to the new OptiCat OnBoard API (applications programming interface) for the distribution of product data, generated with a PDM product information management (PIM) system account.
    Opticat
  • The major objectives of the aftermarket catalog exchange standard (ACES) were to eliminate the need for paper catalogs and to get updates and new applications distributed faster and at lower cost. Job well done – sort of.
    Scott Luckett
  • OptiCat, in conjunction with TecAlliance, announces the availability of a new, Global Vehicle Table (GVT), that provides detailed information on over 60 vehicle attributes, or ”vehicle criterion”, for over 140 countries around the globe.
    Opticat
  • OptiCat, a leading supplier of data and catalog services to motive industries, announces the availability of three new catalog products designed to enhance supplier catalog research and data communication to their customers.
    Opticat
  • Thank you to the ACPN and the team at Parts Tech for providing an objective, fact-based analysis of aftermarket data quality. Every brand can benefit.
    Scott Luckett
  • Attendees at the spring meeting of the National Automotive Service Task Force got a bit of intel into cyber security as FBI Special Agent Paul Schaaf sorted thru the anatomy of a hack and discussed areas of vulnerability within today’s vehicles.
    Paul Schaaf
  • The automotive industry is going through a period of significant change thanks to advances in technology. Electric cars and self-driving vehicles, which once seemed futuristic, are now very much a reality. Those in the auto-parts industry are not immune to the effects of such technological changes and need to make sure they are not slow to react because they could risk being left behind.
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