News | October 30, 2017

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Selects CCC As Its Collision Parts E-commerce Provider

In-Market Testing of CCC® Parts Delivers Strong Increases in Honda Collision Parts Sales

Chicago, IL /PRNewswire/ - CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today that American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has selected the CCC® Parts technology as its collision parts e-commerce solution for the company and in support of their dealers in the United States. In-market testing of CCC Parts with Honda and Acura dealerships resulted in strong increases in OE collision parts sales. CCC Parts is powered by the CCC ONE™ platform, which creates a single connection between OEMs, insurers, collision repairers, and third-party providers to interact and transact across a variety of use cases including new vehicle and parts sales, repair management, telematics-enabled claims and usage-based insurance, and safety insights. CCC is a leading Software as a Service provider to the automotive, insurance, and collision repair industries.

CCC Parts is an e-commerce solution that makes it easy for dealers and repairers to present, sell, and source parts as repair estimates are being written within CCC ONE, reaching thousands of collision repairers every day. CCC Parts offers valuable add-on solutions, allowing OEMs to present promotional pricing upfront during the estimating process, and to customize pricing by geography, vehicle make, model, year, or part type. All parties benefit from streamlined and more efficient parts ordering, and shops get the added benefit of having their parts ordering process in one system, creating efficiency in parts quoting and back-end invoice reconciliation. CCC works with more than 24,000 collision repair facilities in the United States for estimating, parts ordering, and shop management functions.

"Honda and Acura genuine collision parts are the only choices designed and tested for proper fit and crash performance by American Honda, and it's critical that collision repairers see that they're also price-competitive," said Bruce T. Smith, Senior Vice President Parts, Service & Technical Division for American Honda. "CCC's reach, along with the ability to put a promotional price upfront, are game changers with better and more targeted results than we've achieved in the past. The dealers we tested with love it, and their repair facility customers love it as well. We are so pleased by its performance and CCC's commitment to our partnership, that we have decided to make CCC part of our marketing strategy for the company and our dealers nationally."

Added Andreas Hecht, SVP and General Manager of CCC's OEM Group, "We are pleased to support American Honda in its goal of competing in the collision parts market. We pride ourselves on being a partner to our OEM customers, and the availability of CCC Parts is an extension of that commitment. Through our solutions, OEMs can communicate directly with our network of collision repairers, driving new efficiencies for the entire automotive ecosystem. This endorsement by American Honda affirms our strategy of being an open platform across OEMs, repairers, and insurers, and we look forward to all of our customers' continued success."

Learn more about this CCC® Parts solution.

About CCC
CCC, together with its affiliates, combines strategic foresight, dynamic partnerships, and smart technology to power its customers forward. Founded in 1980, CCC is a leading provider of innovative cloud, mobile, telematics, hyperscale technologies and apps for the automotive, insurance, and collision repair industries.  CCC's solutions and big data insights are delivered through the powerful CCC ONE™ platform, which connects a vast network of 350+ insurance companies, 24,000+ repair facilities, OEMS, hundreds of parts suppliers, and dozens of third-party data and service providers.  In addition, CCC provides access to car-related services to millions of consumers via carwise.com, and Auto Injury Solutions Inc., a CCC company, provides customizable, end-to-end, casualty solutions to auto insurers for the handling of first and third-party claims. The collective set of CCC's smart, flexible, and intuitive solutions make connected car, vehicle, and accident data actionable, informing decision-making, enhancing productivity, and helping customers deliver faster and better experiences for end consumers.  Learn more about CCC at cccis.com.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through approximately 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic and Accord passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 34 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2016, more than 95 percent of all Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

About Acura
Acura is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an original approach to technology and design that creates a new driving experience. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models – the RLX premium luxury sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, the seven-passenger Acura MDX, America's all-time best-selling three-row luxury SUV, and the second generation NSX supercar as the pinnacle expression of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.

CCC and the CCC logo are registered trademarks, and CCC ONE is a trademark, of CCC Information Services Inc.

SOURCE: CCC Information Services Inc.

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