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Now available for "Pre-Sale" is a new Bosch CDR ACM cable for BMW. This new BMW cable supports direct-to-module imaging of model year 2015 BMW X1 and Z4 vehicles. This is a US only supported ACM cable and is currently $25 off MSRP when you purchase before April 30, 2014. The 12.3 software should be available in April and the new BMW cable should be available in May 2014. Click here for pre-sale ordering.
Announcement: Bosch, Audi Sign ‘Event Data Recorder’ Agreement
March 13, 2014—Audi AG and Bosch Automotive Service Solutions have entered into a licensing agreement to allow Bosch access to Audi Event Data Recorder (EDR) system information.
EDR access will be used to communicate with Audi passenger vehicles via the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) tool, used to analyze and understand vehicle behavior before and during crashes.
“Adding Audi vehicles to our list of supported vehicle manufacturers further expands our support to the government, the automotive industry and the other related industries that rely on EDR information.” said Bernd Heppner, vice president of Bosch Automotive Service Solutions. - read article
The actual release date has not yet been disclosed.
Announcement: CDR Software Version 12.2 Released
This new version of CDR includes support for 2014 - 2015 Nissan, 2015 General Motors and Mazda vehicles. Also included in this version is support for reading data from Chrysler vehicles equipped with a Pedestrian Protection Module (PPM). Please visit the CDR Software section of the web site to download the reader version and learn more about this new release.
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Currently Supported Vehicles
General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Fiat, Toyota/Lexus/Scion, Honda/Acura, Nissan/Infiniti, Suzuki, Mazda, Volvo, BMW/Rolls-Royce and Mercedes-Benz.
According to Polk data (the automotive data and marketing solutions leader) for 2011, over 40% of the passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks that are on the road and registered are supported with the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Tool. Bosch is the only manufacturer that makes a commercially available CDR Tool and Crash Data Group is the exclusive distributor in the USA and a reseller for Bosch Canada. For a complete list of supported vehicles, you can download the current vehicle coverage list.
Purchasing the Bosch CDR Tool
If you are interested in purchasing the Bosch CDR Tool there are a couple options:
Sole Distributor for US and Canada
Crash Data Group is the sole distributor for the Bosch CDR product line in the United States and Canada. A sole source letter is available if needed to by pass the bid process when ordering.
Other Company Web Sites
Crash Data Group is part of a focused and interrelated group of companies; each working closely with one another within the larger crash analysis community. Drawing on past work experience, business analysis and marketing, Crash Data Group has developed a unique synergy to service the various end users of the CDR Tool.
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