Vin Specification for car dealers

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VIN Specification for car dealers

VIN Specification for car dealers is made for efficient remarketing of vehicles. It significantly streamlines the sales process. Errors can be reduced and costly mistakes during sales can be avoided. 


SUPPORTED BRANDS AND MODELS

The data set supports original data of vehicle models across the product range from 6 Volkswagen Group brands:
Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Skoda, SEAT, Cupra, Audi.


AVAILABLE DATA AND FEATURES

VIN Specification for car dealers includes OEM vehicle master data, equipment data and emission data. Currently there are 34 data points available, a maximum of 41 data points is planned.


Vehicle master data includes vehicle identification number, brand, brand text, model name, model code, model year, color description chassis/interior/roof, paint number, engine code letter, gearbox code letter and more.

Equipment data comprises 3-digit PR-number to identify equipment features, description of equipment features, gear- and engine codes and more.

Emission data consists of vehicle mass descriptions, energy efficiency classes, fuel consumption, ranges for electric vehicles and CO2 values.

The vehicle data is simply requested via the VIN (vehicle identification number). An answer is made available in seconds directly in third-party software solutions.


SUPPORTED COMPANIES

  • car dealers who must be car owners
  • management software providers for car dealers who must be car owners
  • sales platforms on behalf of car dealers who must be car owners

Notice: Subject of data usage may only be B2B vehicles. Use for personalised vehicles is excluded.


SUPPORTED MARKETS

  • Germany

More markets to follow.


PERMITTED DATA USAGE

The data set is provided to authorized customers only. The scope of the permitted data usage is defined in the contract between the customer and Volkswagen Group Info Services AG.


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HOW TO START?

In order to access data of the product VIN-Specification, the following steps and prerequisites are required:

  1. First, we will agree on a legal contract with you and your company. Please contact us for more details.
  2. On the Data Hub
    • Your company registers on our Data Hub using ONE Business ID (www.onebusinessid.com) , a service provided by Volkswagen AG
    • You subscribe to this product
  3. After subscribing to the product you will be issued an API-Key.
  4. You can connect to the data product and consume the data by sending a GET Request according to the API specification of the product you can find below to the provided endpoint
  5. Set the HTTP-header `x-marketplace-api-key` to the value of the API-key

  Read on for the event data detailed content and format description.

API Specification