Tuesday, 12 January 2021 19:11

asTech Acquires BlueDriver


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Repairify, Inc. d/b/a asTech, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, announced Jan. 12 the acquisition of Root Four Imagination Inc.'s BlueDriver.

BlueDriver is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer aftermarket diagnostic scan tools and services, representing the ninth add-on acquisition for asTech and Kinderhook’s 99th automotive-related transaction. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


The BlueDriver diagnostic tool is able to match a vehicle’s make, model, and trouble code to a specific fix from a repair database that has been verified by professional automotive technicians.


Once the proper fix is identified, customers can seamlessly order parts online within the BlueDriver application along with clearing diagnostic trouble codes upon completion of the repair.


asTech is now the only company in the world that has both aftermarket/quick-scan and full OEM diagnostic scanning and calibration capabilities.


“BlueDriver is a highly strategic acquisition and allows asTech to augment its service offering with aftermarket diagnostic capabilities. The addition will assist asTech in executing on its global multi-tier tool strategy and expand its offering in the automotive repair ecosystem into mechanical, whole auction, fleet, retail and eCommerce markets,” said Paul Cifelli, managing director of Kinderhook Industries.


“Repairify is thrilled to welcome Maurice Tuff, who will be joining Repairify as our chief technology officer," said Cris Hollingsworth, president of Repairify. "asTech has always remained committed to...

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