RepairPal and AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah Announce Partnership

Award-winning Auto Site To Feature AAA Approved Auto Repair Shops

March 3, 2009 – Emeryville, Calif., RepairPal (, a leading online destination for auto repair and maintenance information, and AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah (, today announced an exclusive pilot partnership. The partnership will provide greater awareness and discoverability for AAA Approved Auto Repair Shops within Northern California, Nevada and Utah for motorists and showcase the benefits of working with repair shops that have achieved this certification.

“We’re delighted to provide an easy way for consumers in Northern California, Nevada and Utah to locate nearby AAA Approved shops when making repair and maintenance decisions,” said David Sturtz, CEO, “We’re focused on connecting consumers with quality repair and maintenance facilities, and we’re proud to do this with a world-class partner such as AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah.”

Through the partnership, consumers will easily be able to find and identify AAA Approved Auto Repair Shops within Northern California, Nevada and Utah, using the most comprehensive Auto Shop Directory available on the Internet at AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities have passed a rigorous selection process and regular annual inspections to stay in the program. AARs offer a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all parts and repairs for AAA Members. Participating AARs may offer additional specials and discounts for AAA Members. AAA can help resolve issues that arise with the shop, if needed.

“This partnership gives our Approved Auto Repair shops a great advantage,” said Rosa Ziebell, AAA Northern California Director of Automotive Products. “Consumers have grown to trust and rely upon the AAA brand when servicing their car. We chose to partner with to make it easier to discover AAA on the Web as well as offline.”

About RepairPal
Award-winning RepairPal is the only automotive resource delivering free, “instant" RepairPrice Estimates via the Web and its popular iPhone mobile application. RepairPal provides the best auto repair and maintenance information available anytime, anywhere, with knowledge provided by ASE-certified mechanics. It also has the most comprehensive user-rated directory of auto repair shops and dealerships. The patent-pending system powering RepairPal provides over 23 billion unique repair price estimates for 98% of passenger vehicles and every zip code in the U.S. RepairPal was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA. For more information, please visit

About AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah

AAA Northern California offers a wide array of automotive, travel, insurance, DMV, financial services and consumer discounts to more than 4 million members. AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers since it was founded more than 100 years ago. For more information, visit