DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. A new free mobile app 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, the company says.
ShowMeTheParts-Mobile is the company’s latest tool designed to give aftermarket customers faster, more convenient access to robust product information, according to Vertical Development.
“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 videos, 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).
With ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, aftermarket professionals can find the part they need using the same search capabilities they enjoy with ShowMeTheParts for desktop computers. 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 powersports, lawn and garden equipment, Class 8 trucks and farm and agriculture equipment, with up-to-date specifications and images.
ShowMeTheParts-Mobile also features 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.
One-Touch Web To find out more about the distributor, touch the web address within the listing.
To get ShowMeTheParts-Mobile, go to the Android Market; Apple Store download is coming soon.