PILOT FAR EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, August 15, 2002 Mr. James Matthews, CEO of CCC Internet Solutions Inc.
�CCC� (TSX Venture Exchange: CIS 11,061,233 shares outstanding) is pleased to announce that ING has
signed a Formal Service Agreement with CCC�s Insurance division 43r.ca after successful completion of
its initial 3-month pilot program.
ING Canada, through its property and casualty insurance affiliates – ING Insurance Company of Canada,
ING Novex, ING Western Union and BELAIRdirect – is one of Canada�s largest home and car insurers.
�We feel that having ING as one of our clients clearly marks the beginning of an industry-wide shift. We
see the adoption of our 43r.ca claims savings program quickly becoming standard industry practice�, said
Company President Paul Timoteo.
According to Mr. Don Lough, President, Property and Casualty Insurance for ING Canada, the pilot
program was an overwhelming success and its results handily exceeded our expectations. �43r.ca clearly
demonstrated the tremendous value that they can bring to our business�, said Mr. Lough. �We are very
excited about the program and are looking forward to a solid long-term relationship with CCC Internet
Launched in January 2002, the Company�s 43r.ca Division assists automobile insurance companies and
their insured�s with the efficient and cost-effective replacement of damaged vehicles pursuant to the
�43r/waiver of depreciation� endorsement of automobile insurance policies.
Currently, 43r.ca is generating revenue from multiple users and has signed Service Agreements with
Allstate Insurance and Peel Mutual Insurance. Now having secured the ING contract, management at
43r.ca will focus its efforts towards completing other vendor agreements that are currently being
negotiated. We look forward to reporting this progress as it occurs.
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed, however revenue from the ING contract is deemed
materially significant to 43r.ca and CCC Internet Solutions Inc.
Throughout 2002 “CCC” will continue to focus on the ongoing and aggressive expansion plans of its
multiple revenue streams, enhancement of its Web sites and the move toward sustained profitability.
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About CCC Internet Solutions Inc.
CCC Internet Solutions Inc. is an Internet based Automotive Information Service provider that
owns and operates revenue producing automotive related Web sites. Through its two B2C web
sites at www.carcostcanada.com and www.freeinvoiceprices.com, “CCC” offers
comprehensive up to date new car buyer information, including confidential dealer invoice cost
prices, to aid the consumer in making informed choices by providing accurate and timely data.
Through its B2B Web site, www.43r.ca, “CCC” exclusively serves the Automotive Insurance
Industry. By providing valuable data to the Insurer, 43r.ca dramatically lowers settlements on
automobile total-loss claims with 43r/Waiver of depreciation endorsements. Potential savings to
the Industry, based on an estimate of 50,000 claims with $1,000 savings per claim, would be
upwards of $50,000,000 CDN annually.
In addition to being one of Canada�s largest commercial lines insurers, ING provides home and car
insurance to approximately 4 million Canadian customers via the Internet, over the phone, or in person. It
is currently the largest property and casualty insurer in Canada with annual premiums of CDN $2.8 billion
and approximately 5,000 employees. ING insurance companies operating in Canada include ING
Insurance Company of Canada, ING Western Union, ING Novex and BELAIRdirect.
This release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and our
expectations of the Company with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such
statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events
may vary significantly. The TSX-Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility of
the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For further information please contact:
Mr. James Matthews,
CCC Internet Solutions Inc.
Tel: (800) 805-2270