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The company says ShowMeTheParts-Mobile is the company’s latest tool designed to give aftermarket customers faster, more convenient access to robust product information.

HUNTLEY, Ill. — A new mobile app, free from ShowMeTheParts (a division of Vertical Development Inc.), makes it faster and easier than ever for aftermarket professionals to find the parts they need where and when they need them.
ShowMeTheParts-Mobile is the company’s latest tool designed to give aftermarket customers faster, more convenient access to robust product information. Plus, aftermarket professionals can now enjoy even more exciting mobile features that save time and make life easier, according to the company.
“With ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, automotive pros can do everything they can do at their workstation, right from their mobile devices. They can interchange parts using the extensive 4.2 million interchanges and find applications for more than 850,000 part numbers. Viewing high-quality images, parts specs, how-to video, technical documents, and more” said Ron Garand, Vice President, ShowMeTheParts. “They can do all those things while they are under the hood of a car or out in the field.”
Because ShowMeTheParts-Mobile was developed using the latest industry-standard HTML5 web technologies, it supports virtually any mobile device on the market — including iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry (6.0 up).
For service techs and sales pros, that means they do not have to worry about whether their favorite mobile device will work with ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, according to the company. As long as the device is HTML5 compatible (as most are today), it works. They get full access to the most up-to-date automotive product information — in a mobile environment.
With ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, Aftermarket Professionals can find the part they need quickly and easily, using the same powerful search capabilities they enjoy with ShowMeTheParts for desktop. With a few touches to select a vehicle’s year, make, and model, users can access detailed listings of replacement parts for every car sold in the United States and Canada from 1911 to 2012. The app covers the entire range of parts for passenger cars and light trucks, medium duty trucks and other motive applications, like Power Sports, Lawn & Garden equipment, Class 8 trucks and Farm & Agriculture equipment, with up-to-date specifications and images.

Users will save even more valuable time off their search for the right part with these integrated, time-saving features:
•Product Attributes - Displays specifications and images to help users find precisely the right part for the vehicle they are working on.

•Where-to-Buy - Locates and displays a list of local providers to help find the most convenient location to purchase parts.

•Robust Part and Interchange Inquiries - Find comparable parts easily, using existing part or casting numbers, and the Smart Search Technology.

•Maps - Using GPS locator and Google Maps technology, the app even provides the location of the nearest distributor that carries the brand selected, along with information about that distributor.

•One-Touch Web - To find out more about the distributor, simply touch the web address within the listing. ShowMeTheParts-Mobile takes you directly to the distributor web site.

•One-Touch Dialing - Users can even call the distributor directly from the app.  Simply touch the phone number in the display, and ShowMeTheParts-Mobile does the dialing.
To get ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, go to the Android Market, Apple Store download coming soon. Or simply point your mobile browser to and click.

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