Global leader in the insurance and automotive industries invests in Bracknell

9 JANUARY 2020, Bracknell – Audatex and Autodata, part of Solera Holdings, Inc., a global leader in risk and asset management data and software solutions for the insurance and automotive industries, today announced the team’s official move into Solera’s new EMEA HQ in Bracknell.

The company has invested in the creation of an innovative and expansive new office space on Western Road, named Solera House. Representing teams from separate offices in Theale, Rickmansworth, Warwick and Maidenhead respectively, Audatex and Autodata bring over 240 employees to the new Bracknell location.


Autodata and Audatex provide customers with some of the most sophisticated systems in the industry today, empowering companies across the automotive and insurance ecosystem with trusted solutions that adhere to the highest standards of data privacy, security and integrity to support both connectivity and autonomy.

This move brings significant technology expertise to the region. The modern workspace has been designed to accommodate future growth for Solera, and the company will be looking to fill multiple open vacancies with local talent from Bracknell and the surrounding areas. These vacancies are not just limited to technology-focused roles, but include a host of other business areas, such as operations, account management, marketing and finance.

David Shepherd, Regional Managing Director of Solera Audatex EMEA 1, commented: “We are thrilled to be moving to Bracknell with this significant investment in an outstanding work environment. Solera is proud of its reputation as one of the most attractive places to work in the region and intends to build on this in the coming years.”

Rod Williams, Managing Director of Autodata, said: “This move will help us to foster an even more innovative, collaborative and productive work environment for our employees. We look forward to working with more talented people from the Bracknell area, and to working even more closely with our extended team members.”

Solera has a variety of resources available to share further information about how the company is impacting the future of the insurance and automotive industries:

  • Learn how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are being used for advanced digital claims and repair. This thought-provoking whitepaper investigates the revolutionary business process innovation facing insurance and automotive ecosystems. It considers how the abundance of mobile technologies and machine learning capabilities available can be properly combined with expertise, powerful data and content, to enable new breakthroughs.
  • The company will also soon be publishing its annual Most Serviced Vehicles report, featuring deep insights across vehicle categories, brands and fixes, coming in January. For a sneak peek of the report, contact [email protected].
  • Interested in joining the Solera team? Certain roles are now available for highly motivated and talented individuals, visit


Trusted the world over, Audatex UK has redefined global knowledge and data insight in risk and asset management since 1987. Through unrivalled integrated technology, we connect vehicle owners and drivers, insurers, repair shops, assessors and suppliers, empowering all to make quicker, smarter decisions. We consistently challenge expectations through continuous investment and digital innovation. For more information, visit


Established in 1972, Autodata is a trusted world leader in providing technical information to the automotive aftermarket. Autodata develops products for use in automotive workshops for the repair and servicing of cars and motorbikes, as well as corporate solutions for companies requiring bespoke platforms or integration with Autodata’s technical information. Through long-standing relationships all data is licensed directly from 142 manufacturers, covering 34,000 models worldwide. The new Autodata web application features 90,000 diagrams and illustrations, covering over 600,000 step by step procedures. For more information, visit


Solera is a global leader in risk and asset management data and software solutions, empowering companies across the automotive and insurance ecosystem with trusted solutions that adhere to the highest standards of data privacy, security and integrity to support connectivity across the vehicle value chain. Solera’s solutions bring together customers, insurers and suppliers, empowering smarter decision-making through service, software, enriched data, proprietary algorithms and machine learning that come together to deliver insight and ensure customers’ vehicles and property are optimally maintained and expertly repaired. The company is active in over 90 countries across six continents, processing more than 300 million digital transactions annually for over 235,000 customers and partners. By drawing on the market-leading solution capabilities and business process best practices from its technologies around the world, Solera provides unsurpassed scale and strength with superior performance while delivering innovation to move the industry forward.

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