vehicle data sources

vehicle data sources

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all about our data

comprehensive coverage is powered by CDL Vehicle Information Services (VIS) Limited, the UK’s leading provider of vehicle registration mark (VRM) & DVLA vehicle look-up services to the insurance industry. It's extensive range of data partnerships means that from a VRM, it is able to return everything you might want to know about a vehicle, from mileage to MOT data, outstanding finance to valuation and any accident and theft history.

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powering household brands

Acting as the backbone for many corporate solutions and household brands, including Axa Insurance, Sabre Insurance and Sainsbury’s Bank, CDL VIS carries out over one million checks per day for B2B partners and holds data on every registered vehicle across the UK and Northern Ireland including Car, LCV, HGV, Motorcycle and Plant.

data partnerships

The range of CDL VIS data partnerships ensures’s ability to provide consumers with accurate, up-to-the minute information on over 200 vehicle data look-up fields. CDL VIS is a licensed provider of data from:

  • The Driver & Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA)
  • The Police National Computer (PNC)
  • The Association of British Insurers (ABI)
  • Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB)
  • The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT)
  • Motor Insurance Anti-fraud & Theft Register (MIAFTR)
  • Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
  • Thatcham
  • Major Accident Reporting System (MARS)
  • Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA)
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finance houses

Additionally, CDL VIS enjoys positive relationships with major finance houses, including the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA), Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA), logbook loan lenders and FleetNet.

vehicle valuations

Valuation data derives from it's in-house valuation system and provides over 20 million used vehicle valuations each month validated by a team of industry experts, who maintain strong relationships with major motor manufacturers and dealer groups. This ensures premium, independently verified information on both current and forecast vehicle valuations.

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data analysis from 12th Mar '24 to 12th Jun '24