Audatex North America Extends Contract with Boyd Group to Provide Estimating Solution

Leading North American Multi-Shop Operator Relies on Audatex Innovation to Drive Business Success Across 200 Collision Repair Centers

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Audatex North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global claims solutions provider serving the automotive industry, today announced a new multi-year agreement with The Boyd Group Inc. to provide estimating software and related tools to support the multi-shop operator (MSO) in the U.S. and Canadian markets.

The Boyd Group operates more than 200 locations across the four Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass, and in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Pearl Auto Body and The Recovery Room. Boyd also operates Gerber National Glass Services, an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with approximately 3,000 affiliated service providers throughout the United States.

"Through an ongoing commitment to excellence, the Boyd Group is a leader in the collision repair industry and continues to build momentum as one of the fastest growing multi-shop operators in North America," said Wolfgang Ahrens, Managing Director of Audatex US. "Audatex is pleased to extend our business alliance with the Boyd Group as we support their U.S. and Canadian operations with the industry's most intelligent and complete estimating and collision repair solutions."

Boyd and its predecessor companies have been Audatex customers for more than 25 years. More than 100 of Boyd Group's collision repair centers will use Audatex Estimating technology, leveraging features such as intelligent 3D graphics, color-coded parts and digital imaging to ensure estimating accuracy and efficiency, as well as the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

"We have established and maintained a long-standing alliance with Audatex because the company continues to innovate and address the dynamic business and technology needs of our repair centers and employees, so that they in turn can better serve our customers," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. Operations.

About Audatex

Audatex is a wholly owned subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. Solera is the leading global claims solutions provider serving the automotive industry. Audatex branded products are sold in six continents. Solera provides world-class claims solutions that help customers automate their processes; managing millions of claims each year efficiently and effectively, and resolving billions of dollars in claims settlements. Beyond a leading presence in automotive claims, our growing footprint also extends into the automotive-related financial services and medical claims solutions markets. As part of the Solera group of companies, the Audatex, AUTOonline, Explore, Market Scan, Sidexa, Informex, Inpart, ABZ, Hollander, HPI and IMS companies all draw on unique global experience to develop and deliver the latest technologies, market intelligence and best practices on a local level. For more information, please visit our website at www.audatex.us.

SOURCE: Audatex North America, Inc.

For further information:

Rob Jensen, Director, Marketing, Tel: 858-946-1691; Cell: 858-432-8583, Rob.jensen@audatex.com; Audatex, a Solera Company

http://www.audatex.us