AutoMD.com Named Best Automotive Website in 8th Annual American Business Awards(SM)

Leading consumer automotive repair resource wins 2010 Stevie(R) Award

Jun 28, 2010, 08:00 ET from U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc.

CARSON, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AutoMD.com (www.automd.com), the most comprehensive and unbiased free online auto repair resource, was named Best Website in the Automotive & Transport Equipment category at the 2010 American Business Awards(SM), also known as the Stevie® Awards.

"We are proud to be recognized as the best automotive website for 2010 by the Stevie® Awards," said AutoMD.com President Shane Evangelist.  "Not only is it a tremendous honor, but it is a validation of AutoMD.com's ongoing mission to advocate for car owners – and help them save time and money - in the auto repair process."

Designed to empower car owners with the best way to repair their vehicles, and backed by a team of automotive data specialists and certified auto mechanics, AutoMD.com allows both car owners and DIYers to diagnose car problems; know how much auto repairs should cost; understand the steps needed and the time it should take with How-to Auto Repair guides; find the right local auto repair shop at the right price for their issue and get auto repair questions answered by the AutoMD.com community.

The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.  

More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.  More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.  

About AutoMD.com

AutoMD.com™ (www.automd.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Auto Parts Network, Inc., (Nasdaq: PRTS), is the most comprehensive and unbiased free online automotive repair resource designed to empower car owners with the best way to repair their vehicles.  Backed by a team of automotive data specialists and certified auto mechanics who are advocates for the car owner, AutoMD.com allows both car owners and DIYers to 1. Diagnose car problems, 2. Know how much auto repairs should cost, 3. Understand the steps needed and the time it should take with How-to Auto Repair guides, 4. Find the right local auto repair shop at the right price for their issue and 5. Get auto repair questions answered by the AutoMD.com community.  

Unlike other repair sites, AutoMD.com does not rely on revenue from repair shops or dealerships, so car owners can rest assured that AutoMD.com repair shop listings are completely unbiased and designed to help car owners choose the best, most affordable shop for their vehicle issue.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

Sponsors and partners of The 2010 American Business Awards include Infogroup, Netezza, CIGNA, Citrix Online, Epic Advertising, High Performance Technologies Inc., imagistic, John Hancock, LifeLock, Lionbridge, Optimum Lightpath, PetRays, RCN, and SoftPro.

Contact:

Media Relations

Melanie Webber, mWEBB Communications, (424) 603-4340, melanie@mwebbcom.com

Angela Jacobson, mWEBB Communications, (714) 454-8776, angela@mwebbcom.com

SOURCE U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc.



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