SAN DIEGO, CA – April 3, 2008 – Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), an integrated group of leading automotive claims solutions companies, today announced that its North American subsidiary, Audatex, has released a new, quarterly collision repair publication. The publication, Audatex Directions, provides vehicle insurers and collision repairers with in-depth trends and analysis on the auto physical damage market as well as global best-practice processes that can be implemented locally, in both the U.S. and Canada.
Audatex Directions is available for download from the Company�s website, www.audatex.us/audatexdirections. It is also being delivered to Audatex customers electronically. The first issue highlights Allianz Insurance plc, a leading U.K. insurance carrier, and its unique approach to managing a Direct Repair Program (DRP), one that can be implemented in the U.S. and Canada. It also features collision repair and total loss trends data from North America, regulatory news, repairer information and industry updates.
�As the only true worldwide provider of automotive claims solutions, Audatex is in a unique position to bring our global claims market experience and best practices to North American customers, helping them drive continuous improvement within their organizations,� said John Kotsopoulos, Audatex�s Managing Director of North America. �Using our data and expertise, we can help Audatex customers, and others in the industry, keep pace with the changing trends. We can also arm them with the tools they need to solve the important issues facing our market today.�
Solera Holdings, Inc. (Solera) is an integrated group of leading automotive claims solutions companies with the vision to continuously improve the automobile insurance claims processing industry worldwide. The Solera companies help customers automate and simplify their automobile claims process and improve their ability to monitor and manage their businesses through data reporting and analytics.
Focused on maximizing efficiency, Solera�s companies deliver innovative solutions to customers in over 50 countries, across six continents. Solera is home to leading global automotive claims brand Audatex, active in more than 45 countries, as well as Sidexa in France, Informex in Belgium, and ABZ in the Netherlands. Solera’s Hollander brand serves the North American automotive recycling market. Solera’s companies also provide software, services and solutions for processing property claims, medical claims and financial services. For more information, please refer to the Company�s website at www.solerainc.com.