DriveRightData and Headline: A New standard of Consolidated Vehicle Parc Reporting for the Tyre Industry

called “Global Car Parc Tyre Data” will be introduced at the REIFEN 2016 Messe in Essen

Berlin/Maastricht, 20th of May 2016 – DriveRightData, the leading independent supplier of international wheel, tyre and automotive data has allied itself with Headline to provide the tyre industry with the highest standard of vehicle parc reports. The new standard of consolidated automotive reporting will be launched at the REIFEN 2016 Messe in Essen, 24 – 27th of May, the world’s leading trade fair connecting the tyre industry.

“The collaboration will combine Headline’s experience in producing customised vehicle parc reports with DriveRightData’s database of wheel and tyre fitments into a powerful all-round package which will give you the edge over your competitors” explains Mr. Sacha Hold, Chief Marketing Officer of DriveRightData.   “For tyre manufacturers and retailers, DriveRightData and Headline’s global aggregated tyre and vehicle parc data is the best solution for knowing your international markets and preparing viable strategies that will be successful in the short and long run!” adds Mr. Hold.  “This initiative will afford us the possibility to offer tyre data matched to the vehicle parc of any given country.  Furthermore, thanks to Headline’s recent developments of acquiring the vehicle parc data on a regional level (N.U.T.S.) for a number of countries, the level of granularity will move beyond the national level, hereby enhancing the consolidated tyre and vehicle parc data by a significant degree“ proceeds Mr. Hold.

“We are happy about the accomplished development of this product which strengthens the competitiveness of the tyre industry” emphasizes Mr. Angelo van Hooren, Director of Marketing & Sales at Headline. He continues, saying that “we feel that the REIFEN Messe in Essen is the perfect platform to introduce it to the tyre industry.”

In Hall 5, booth 5C11 trade fair visitors can learn more about this collaboration, the competitive advantages and in addition acquire an overview of the complete portfolio and solutions on offer.

The REIFEN Messe in Essen has established itself in recent years as an important and impressive platform for innovations, developments and trends in the tyre industry. From May 24 to 27, the organisers of the fair expect 675 exhibitors presenting their innovations for the tyre sector.

About DriveRightData

DriveRightData is a globally recognised leading independent supplier of wheel and tyre specific data for the automotive industry and its aftermarket.  DriveRightData specialises in global tyre and wheel data solutions with information on more than 100,000 vehicles and fitment details, such as original tyre and wheel sizes, offset, PCD and nut and bolt requirements.  Operationally, DriveRightData data helps the automotive industry reduce training costs, potential rework, improve quality and manage inventory. Continuously updated, DriveRightData fitment data is accessed globally over 8.5 million times every month, supporting 8,000 customer websites and is used internationally by business partners like eBay, Continental, Goodyear-Dunlop, Bridgestone, Momo, Oxigin, Nokian, OZ and many more.

DriveRightData, founded in 2001, is headquartered in Cardiff, United Kingdom. CEO and founder is Richard Bailey.

About Headline

Headline, founded in 1991 and integrated as a new division into TecAlliance GmbH, Ismaning at the end of 2015, is partner of the global automotive industry and provides the most complete OE vehicle and CarParc (VIO) database in the world. They offer fully specified vehicle parc data (VIO) for more than 70 countries worldwide with vehicle identification made possible thanks to the more than 60 available technical criteria.  In addition, Headline is the global market leader in delivering accurate and up-to-date OE parts research, covering all operating vehicles in Europe while OE parts research can be conducted on demand for a range of countries outside of Europe.

Consisting of a strong alliance between the TecDoc, TecRMI and TecCom brands, TecAlliance boosts the competitiveness of the international automotive aftermarket over the long term. Whether identifying product or vehicle data, automating order and delivery processes or providing repair and maintenance information and much more, TecAlliance is your central point of contact.

The TecAlliance workforce in Germany totals around 300 staff, based at the registered office in Ismaning near Munich or the company’s additional facilities in Cologne and Weikersheim.