Kawasaki's 2010 Accessories and Apparel Available on PartsManager Pro Chrome Edition

Drastically simplifies the process through which Kawasaki dealers sell genuine Kawasaki accessories

Location: 
Richfield, Ohio
Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2010
Snap-on Business Solutions (SBS), in coordination with Kawasaki and ADP Lightspeed, today introduced the new 2010 Accessories and Apparel on PartsManager Pro: Chrome Edition. Having the latest Kawasaki accessory catalog running in the newly released electronic parts catalog (EPC) will drastically simplify the process through which Kawasaki dealers sell genuine Kawasaki accessories. To support this exciting new product launch, all ADP Lightspeed dealers that currently subscribe to the Kawasaki EPC were sent a free trial of the 2010 Accessories and Apparel with their new PartsManager Chrome EPC. Loading instructions for both were included in the mailer. Kawasaki dealers are encouraged to begin using the new Kawasaki accessories catalog and PMPro Chrome immediately. The free trial of Kawasaki accessory will automatically terminate after April 4, 2010. Dealers who are interested in subscribing to the Kawasaki accessories should call Lightspeed at 800.521.0309. The much anticipated release of "Chrome" represents a major upgrade to PartsManager Pro, Snap-on's industry-leading EPC system. Chrome enhancements include: Dramatically improved workflow through a streamlined user interface – navigation and search functions now in the same window Return of the familiar F-key shortcuts for critical search, image manipulation and Lightspeed integration functions Email capability for direct sending of illustration and parts lists Improved application performance for faster parts search. The Kawasaki Accessories catalog provides a complete reference of all model specific accessories and performance parts plus the latest clothing and gear. Parts departments can now easily and accurately locate accessories for their customers. And with seamless integration to ADP Lightspeed's Dealer Management System, the accessories can be added to an invoice with one click.

About Kawasaki Motor Corp., U.S.A.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercraft, utility vehicles and recreation utility vehicles through a network of more than 1,475 independent retailers, with an additional 8,000 retailers specializing in Kawasaki power products and general purpose engines. KMC and its affiliates employ nearly 3,300 people in the United States, with 400 of them located at KMC's Irvine, California headquarters. Kawasaki's tagline,"Let the good times roll," is recognized worldwide. The Kawasaki brand has become synonymous with powerful, stylish motorcycles for over four decades. Information about Kawasaki's complete line of recreational products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at www.kawasaki.com.

About Snap-on Business Solutions

Snap-on Business Solutions (SBS), based in Richfield, Ohio, is a part of Snap-on Incorporated's Diagnostic and Information Group. SBS is focused on serving vehicle and equipment manufacturers and their dealership networks. SBS information solutions, diagnostic systems, and essential tools and equipment programs help customers grow parts sales, reduce structural costs, improve customer experiences, and sell more vehicles and equipment.

About Snap-on

Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer, and marketer of tools, diagnostics, equipment, software, and service solutions for professional users. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment, and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as customers in industry, government, agriculture, aviation, and natural resources. Products and services are sold through the company's franchisee, company-direct, distributor and Internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.