Advance Auto Parts Professional Rolls Out Coverage Increases for MotoLogic® Repair and Diagnostics

Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:45am EDT

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Audi, Mazda, Mercedes, Volkswagen, older car models, plus a dedicated service
team added to support commercial garages
ROANOKE, Va.--(Business Wire)--
Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP)-a leading automotive aftermarket retailer and
provider to commercial garages of parts, accessories and maintenance
items-announced today the addition of OE repair and diagnostic information for
manufacturers Audi, Mazda, Mercedes and Volkswagen to MotoLogic®, its
industry-leading repair and diagnostic software tool. 

Fast navigation; accurately rendered, original OE content; and extraordinary
ease of use have made MotoLogic a best-in-class repair and diagnostic service.
The depth of information and ease of access available within MotoLogic is
unrivaled in the industry, and included in the rollout of additional
manufacturer coverage is the addition of service information for older-model
vehicles dating from the early 1990s to the 1950s. 

"The demand we`ve seen for high-quality and accurate auto repair information has
driven MotoLogic`s immediate success among our commercial customers," said
Walter Scott, vice president of eCommerce and eServices for Advance Auto Parts.
"We`re offering shops an easy, accessible solution for their repair and
diagnostic needs. The continued expansion of our manufacturer coverage and
support team dedicated to MotoLogic ensures that we`re delivering the
information that garages need to fix vehicles fast, all with just a few clicks
of the mouse." 

The fully searchable, OE diagnostic and repair resource for the automotive
service and repair sector features a state-of-the-art search engine that ensures
faster results, based on virtually any criteria-sight, sound, smell, diagnostic
code, component type and more. In addition to speed, MotoLogic`s detailed search
engine lets technicians access OEM service information, clickable and
color-coded OEM wiring diagrams, service bulletins, diagnostic flowcharts with
sophisticated hyperlinks, component locators, labor times, owner`s manuals and
more-all in the time it takes to click "Search." 

To further support repair and diagnostic needs of commercial shops, Advance Auto
Parts Professional also introduced a new support staff of automotive experts
dedicated to supporting MotoLogic customers. Should a customer not be able to
locate the repair or diagnostic information they need through MotoLogic
directly, they may contact the support staff at Motologic.com or 855-222-1632
for direct assistance. 

The dedication of Advance Auto Parts Professional to innovation in eServices
provides auto repair shops with the tools and services needed to grow their
business and streamline processes in today`s competitive auto marketplace. In
addition to MotoLogic, Advance offers commercial customers online training
solutions and DriverSide®, an online marketing suite that helps shops attract
new customers, optimize their online reputation, and increase customer service
frequency and retention. 

To learn more about MotoLogic repair and diagnostics or other eServices
available from Advance Auto Parts Professional, visit www.motologic.com or call
855-222-1632. 

About Advance Auto Parts

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive
aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items in
the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer
markets. Advance Auto Parts Professional offers more than 377,000 quality parts
from trusted brands. As of December 29, 2012, the company operated 3,794 stores
in 39 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. More information, employment
opportunities, customer services, and online shopping for parts and accessories
can be found at AdvanceAutoParts.com. For more information on Advance Auto Parts
Professional, visit AdvancePro2Pro.com.

Advance Auto Parts
Shelly Whitaker, APR, 540-561-8452
Manager, Public Communications
shelly.whitaker@advanceautoparts.com
or
Richards Partners
Greg Miller, 214-891-7668
greg_miller@richards.com

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