subscriptions

All subscriptions are for 12 months and must be renewed on an annual basis to maintain access to the selected product. Subscriptions include access to monthly updates through our standards release notes. The release notes also communicate information about education and training classes related to using VIP, ACES, PIES and more.

To obtain Auto Care Member rates, companies must be current Auto Care members in good standing. To apply and learn about all the benefits of an Auto Care membership, visit the membership page!

Need help with your subscriptions? Contact Auto Care Association’s Technology Group: technology@autocare.org

If you are a software or solution provider and want to learn about how you can license and integrate ACES and PIES data into your products, contact technology@autocare.org.

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  • VCDB

    For use with the ACES Delivery Standard

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    VCdb Light Duty & Power Sports Subscription

    Annual Company Sales      Member Rate 
     LD & PS data  
     Non-Member Rate
     LD & PS data  
     $0 - $5M   $3,218  $7,021
     $5 - $50M   $4,451  $9,710
     $50M - $1B   $5,135  $11,204
     $1B+   $6,847  $14,939


    VCdb Medium & Heavy Duty Subscription 

    Annual Company Sales     Member Rate
     MD & HD data 
     Non-Member Rate
     MD & HD data 
     $0 - $5M  $3,500   $4,400
     $5 - $50M  $4,100  $6,200
     $50M - $1B  $4,800  $7,200
     $1B+  $5,700  $8,550


    VCdb Off-Highway and Equipment Subscription 

    Annual Company Sales     Member Rate
     OH & Equip data 
     Non-Member Rate
     OH & Equip data 
     $0 - $5M  $3,500   $4,400
     $5 - $50M  $4,100  $6,200
     $50M - $1B  $4,800  $7,200
     $1B+  $5,700  $8,550


    VCdb Global Data 

    Annual Company Sales     Member Rate   
     LD, MD, HD data 
     Non-Member Rate   
     LD, MD, HD data 
     Chile  $2,500   $3,500
     Colombia  $2,500  $3,500


     

  • PADB

    For use with the PIES Delivery Standard

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     Annual Company Sales     Member Rate   Non-Member Rate 
     $0 - $5M  $1,100  $2,300
     $5M - $50M  $1,575  $4,500
     $50M - $1B  $3,425  $10,000
     $1B+  $5,500  $15,950

     

  • iShop

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    iShop Shop Management Server (SMS)

    Subscription types (12-month)

          Auto Care Association Member: $5,000

          Non-Auto Care Association Member: $7,500 

    Includes:

    • Licensed use of the iShop Standard to develop and distribute an implementation of an SMS Server and/or SMS Client application internally or to customers
    • Access to the full iShop Software Developers Kit
    • iShop Technical Implementation Guide - includes step by step instructions for implementing the SDK sample test client and server projects
    • iShop Functional Guide - provides detailed definitions for each iShop business entity and its corresponding XML schema definition
    • Periodic documentation updates, version releases and bug fixes
    • Technical support in the deployment and use of iShop SDK resources, including sample project, business Entity definitions, XML schema and WSDL artifacts.

    iShop Inspection Server (IS)

    Subscription types (12-month)

          Auto Care Association Member: $2,500

          Non-Auto Care Association Member: $4,500


    Includes:

    • Server identification
    • Equipment Sign-in & Sign-off
    • One way exchange of the Diagnostic Results Object – from the test device to a SMS server
    • Implementation support from Auto Care Association

     

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