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News   June 23, 2009   by CARS Magazine

WORLDPAC Appointed as Distributor for Versatile Automotive Diagnostics (VAD)

Newark, CA, June 22 2009:
Versatile Automotive Diagnostics’ line of professional diagnostic tools is now available across Canada and the US through WORLDPAC.

The VAD Pro-901 fills a distinct void in the scan tool market offering an in-depth level of VW/Audi functionality for today’s modern CAN equipped vehicles in a rugged handheld platform that is both affordable and accessible to independent service center professionals.

WORLDPAC is an industry leading importer and distributor of original equipment quality replacement automotive parts. Headquartered in Newark, CA. USA, they distribute a wide range of OEM and aftermarket replacement parts directly to the import repair specialist. With over 80+ distribution locations across the US and Canada, as well as a knowledgeable Sales staff to serve their clients, WORLDPAC is well positioned to introduce the powerful VAD Pro-901 diagnostics tool to service centers throughout North America.

“It is important that WORLDPAC align with specialized, quality organizations. It is equally important that we supply our customers with advanced level technical training complemented with professional, OEM tools they need to remain successful in the aftermarket. For us, a partnership with Versatile Automotive Diagnostics was a natural fit,” says Jim Phillips, VP of WORLDPAC Marketing.

“We are proud to have WORLDPAC as our distributor for the VAD Pro line. The WORLDPAC team’s initiatives to better link the service technician with the tools required to grow their business will result in a stronger market and will expand the consumers confidence in the serviceability of their European car,” says Marcel Horn, President of Versatile Automotive Diagnostics.

Versatile Automotive Diagnostics (VAD), a division of HPA Motorsports, is located in Surrey, BC and supplies Volkswagen/Audi specific scan tools for consumer and professional use.

The VAD Pro-901 is available to WORLDPAC customers in the US and Canada. To learn more contact your WORLDPAC Sales representative or visit To become a WORLDPAC customer contact:

WORLDPAC USA (800) 888-9982 x 5470

WORLDPAC Eastern Canada (800) 463-8749

WORLDPAC Western Canada (800) 644-9129

WORLDPAC Quebec (888) 681-9053

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