APPOINTED: CVD and IDS collaborate
Clear Vehicle Data (CVD) have been appointed a UK distributor and re-seller for International Decision Systems’ (IDS) DataDirect products.
CVD will market IDS’ new vehicle , service maintenance and repair (SMR) and residual value forecasting data, aimed at the fleet, leasing, vehicle broker and independent garage markets.
In addition, they will develop total cost of ownership products with selected partners.
Ian Hare, Director and Co-Founder of CVD, said: “We are delighted to be partnering IDS on this exciting venture.
“Their data leads the industry for quality and timely production.
“It will provide a solid bedrock for building an exciting range of total cost of ownership products, and there is great appetite in the market for an additional high-quality data provider.”
Bruce Stoner, Director of Services at IDS, added: “These are exciting times for DataDirect, and I am confident that Ian Hare and Jon Syder of CVD will bring a wealth of automotive experience for selling and marketing IDS data products.
“Ian is well known in the leasing industry and has worked with TCO products for eight years, and Jon has worked closely with Brokers and the marketing of vehicles through affinity partnerships.
“The relationship with CVD provides IDS with better access to our markets allowing us to concentrate on what we do best, the provision of high quality data which we can bespoke to individual requirements.”
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