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Release: CDR Software release 16.2 is now available
Bosch and Crash Data Group are pleased to announce the release of CDR version
16.2. This software release includes more model year 2016 coverage from several manufacturers.
This new adapter is called the Bosch CDR 500. The CDR 500 enables the CDR Tool to retrieve data directly from ECUs with a FlexRay communications network. This advanced technology is much different than traditional CAN or K-Line networks currently supported by the CDR Tool. This is an adapter to be used in conjunction with the current Bosch CDR Tool and will be needed for certain direct to ACM imaging.
The first application of the Bosch CDR 500 will be for select BMW and MINI vehicles sold in the USA and Canada. In the near future, the CDR 500 will be required for direct-to-model imaging on Audi and other OEM brands.
Announcement: Daimler (Mercedes-Benz, smart) and BMW CDR ACM cables are now supported in Canada
We are very pleased to announce that both Daimler and BMW have now announced vehicle coverage for the Canadian market. This includes the following ACM cables: F00K-108-796, F00K-108-797, F00K-108-798, F00K-108-800, F00K-108-801, and the newly released Cable ID# 809
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Currently Supported Vehicles
Buick/Chevrolet/Cadillac/GMC/Hummer/Oldsmobile/Pontiac/Saturn, Ford/Lincoln/Mercury, Chrysler/Fiat/Dodge/RAM/Jeep/SRT, Toyota/Lexus/Scion, Honda/Acura, Nissan/Infiniti, Suzuki, Mazda, Volvo, BMW/MINI/Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz/smart, Maserati, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, and Audi
According to Polk data (the automotive data and marketing solutions leader) for 2014, over 46% of the passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks that are on the road (registered) in the US and Canada are supported with the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Tool. Bosch is the only manufacturer that makes a multi-brand commercially available CDR Tool. Crash Data Group is the exclusive distributor for the CDR Tool in the USA and 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.
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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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