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The Las Vegas AAPEX 2015

Headline, together with its American partner Experian Automotive, will be in attendance at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, once again held in Las Vegas and taking place on November 3rd until the 5th.  One of the biggest events in the automotive aftermarket, the expo will once again be home to 2000+ manufacturers and suppliers who will be demonstrating innovative products, services and technologies.  We’re hoping to meet new prospects and old acquaintances, and together usher into the new year and beyond.  We encourage you to send an email to Mrs. Romy van Hooren (romy.vanhooren@headlineweb.nl) to schedule a meeting at AAPEX. See you there!

Headline – Aftermarket Intelligence Partnership

China has seen its vehicle fleet increase dramatically over the course of the past 10 years.   From 30 million registered vehicles in 2005, the market has surged ahead and at the end of 2014, the Chinese vehicle parc consists of an absolutely jaw-dropping 100+ million registered vehicles.  Our customers expect the very best data and this meant expanding our horizons.  In short, this meant finding a local partner, an enterprise that is uniquely positioned and qualified to support Headline regarding the intricacies and peculiarities of China’s automotive world.  To that end, we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Aftermarket Intelligence.  Located in China, they are a leading provider of market research and consulting services in the automotive industry, helping car and parts manufacturers to optimize their aftersales business in a very competitive industry.  Thanks to Aftermarket Intelligence’s insight, experience and high quality vehicle data, we have been able to enhance and elevate the quality and content of our Chinese vehicle parc and OE data.

The benefits and advantages of the partnership are:

  • Regional car parc data on city level with historical records and consistent updates;
  • High coverage of Chinese car parc data that is precise and complete;
  • OE data research covering a wide range of product categories for the Chinese market.

Thanks to our affiliation with Aftermarket Intelligence, we fully believe it is our customers who stand to benefit the most from this alliance and we look forward to the road ahead.

Preview Passenger Car Sales 1st Half 2015

Starting from February 2016, we will be able to offer sales data for the first half of 2015 for the 70+ countries in Headline’s portfolio. This data will be integrated into the next update of the autostats4all portal. Going from the 1st half sales of 2014 to 2015, we notice a 4% increase overall.

Parc Data For New Country Puerto Rico

We have added a brand new country to Headline’s portfolio which is Puerto Rico. At the moment, we have begun the data collection process and readying our software and systems for the integration of this Central American archipelago. We will be able to offer parc data for this new country when we deliver the new data in July 2016.

Rollout Of Parc Data For Agriculture Vehicles: Germany

Around the second quarter of 2015, we began to adapt and prepare our software and make and model database for the inclusion of a whole new segment, namely agriculture vehicles. During the last months we have been in touch with some of the leading data sources in order to acquire up-to-date and fully specified registration figures for this particular segment. Our rollout of parc data will be gradual, but finally we can reveal that Germany will be first out of the gate. In other words, Headline will be primed and ready to deliver agriculture parc data in February 2016 when we release our parc data until the end of 2014 and with the added sales update for the first 6 months of 2015.