Autodata has added a series of updates in recent months including a host of new models, extra vehicle data – including at least 36 new air-conditioning wiring diagrams – and a range of feature enhancements.
During March, 24 new models were added – including the Renault Megane (08-16), Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (12-16), Kia Sorento (15-16) and BMW 2 Series Cabriolet (15-) – while 409 vehicle updates to new models were made and 118 updates were added to existing models including key programming, repair times, service schedules, tyre pressure monitoring systems and wiring diagrams.
A search functionality is also now in place on the ‘technical specification’ page.
A batch of 36 air-conditioning wiring diagrams were added over January and February, along with an extra 114 repair times, 18 service schedules and 27 clutch replacement procedures.
Sixteen new models were added over that period – the Jaguar XE (15-), Mazda3 SP24 (14-) and Mini One Hatch (14-) among them – plus 753 updates to new models, again including wiring diagrams.
In December last year, 12 new models were added – including the Audi A8 (14-15), BMW 4 Series Cabriolet (14-15), Jaguar F-Type Coupe (14-15) and Range Rover Sport (14-15) – while 437 updates were added to new models and 281 updates made to existing models.
In terms of functionality, the ability to zoom in and out for graphics on the auxiliary drive belt and clutches pages was added – including the capability to pan and drag around the page – while the engine management pages likewise benefit from improvements, including the ability to ‘open all’ technical information with a single click.
The homepage design also received an overhaul, with a news feed to be added soon.
During last November, 20 new models came on-board, such as the BMW X3 (14-15), Jaguar XF (12-15), Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (12-15), Skoda Octavia (14-15), Toyota Corolla (14-15) and Kluger (14-15), and Volkswagen’s Polo (14-15) and Scirocco (14-15).
Some 488 updates to new models were added, while 96 updates were made to existing models.
Search functionality was added to all ‘repair time’ pages, in-application pop-up messages were made more consistent and logical, print options were added to the ‘camshaft drive’ page and a general guide for timing belts was created to assist technicians with replacement and checking procedures.
The login page layout and messaging was also updated.