RepairPal Partners with US News Automotive

Provides repair and maintenance price estimates to authoritative car rankings and review website

August 25, 2010, Emeryville, CA --  RepairPal (http://repairpal.com), the leading online destination for auto repair and maintenance information, and US News Automotive, the authoritative website providing consumers with comprehensive, trusted automotive rankings and reviews, today announced a content distribution partnership. RepairPal’s proprietary RepairPrice Estimates and repair-specific recommendations will be available on a separate ‘Repair’ tab for each vehicle reviewed on the US News Automotive website (http://usnews.com/cars).

The collaboration enables US News Automotive users to access RepairPal’s repair and maintenance information for every car make, model and year. In addition, users are presented with RepairPal’s highly targeted listings of local repair shops and dealers that can perform the requested repairs or services.

“The US News Car Rankings carry respect and credibility with consumers everywhere, with its extensive research and analysis about hundreds of cars and trucks. We are delighted to provide our unbiased, high quality RepairPal data to enhance the US News user experience,” said David Sturtz, CEO, RepairPal.

“The RepairPal data adds a critical component to our website. We strive to provide comprehensive, useful and trusted advice to help car shoppers and owners make the most of their money. RepairPal’s service is a great fit with that goal,” said Chad Smolinski, VP of Rankings and Reviews at US News.

You can find the car repair information on any of the US News car information pages, such as this page for the Toyota 4Runner:
http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks/Toyota_4Runner/Owners/. In addition to the US News Automotive site, RepairPal delivers its content through its own website at RepairPal.com, through several other leading sites including Cars.com and AOL Autos, and via its suite of award-winning mobile applications.

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform publisher of news analysis, research and rankings which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, and the company's websites, www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money, Education, Politics & Policy, Autos and Travel, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its “Best” series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.

About RepairPal
Award-winning RepairPal is the leading automotive resource delivering free, "instant" RepairPrice Estimates via the Web and its award-winning iPhone application. RepairPal provides the most accurate auto repair and maintenance information available anytime, anywhere, built by its team of factory-trained and ASE-certified technicians. RepairPal's patent-pending technology generates more than 70 billion unique RepairPrice Estimates for almost all passenger vehicles and every zip code in the country. It also has the most comprehensive directory of auto repair facilities in the U.S. and a proprietary database of each model's common problems. RepairPal is an Approved Vendor for the Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) and a Member Benefit for the Automotive Service Association (ASA). It has established partnerships with AAA (Northern California, Nevada & Utah), AOL Autos, TireMonkey, CustomerLink, Cars.com, Bosch, AutoNation and several others. RepairPal is headquartered in Emeryville, CA. For more information, please visit http://repairpal.com or pr@repairpal.com.

Media Contacts:
RepairPal:
Erica Zeidenberg
800-969-9204 x5 
pr@repairpal.com