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VIN Services

Track down information about specific vehicles

Need to certify VIN and interpret the information?

These automotive intelligence services help car manufacturers, insurance companies and government properly verify vehicles and drivers. IHS Automotive, driven by Polk, leverages its comprehensive vehicle registration database with industry-leading expertise, helping you:

  • Decode vehicle specifications by VIN or license plate
  • Speed up the insurance quoting process
  • Reduce trade in fraud, incentive fraud or dealer fraud
  • Discover damage that reduces resell value
  • Leverage fleet management or recovery services

Services

VINtelligence

Correctly identify vehicle specifications including make, year model, model, trim level, engine detail and 450 other vehicle data elements including insurance rating symbols, pre-1981 decoding, ACES (Aftermarket Catalog Enhanced Standard) and RV Decoding. VINtelligence has the greatest coverage of vehicles on the road with automated VIN correction to help you properly identify a specific vehicle using a VIN or license plate.

Vehicle Verification System (VVS)

Obtain detailed information about vehicles and their ownership. The system provides alternative methods of matching vehicle information against state vehicle records using a variety of different input options ranging from license plate or VIN to name and address.

Incentive Verification Service

Validate and/or qualify incentive-program use at a dealership, which can reduce incentive fraud and automate the incentive verification process at the OEM

FleetFind

Locate vehicles based on Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) and provides owners of fleet and leased vehicles with detailed state registration information, including expiration dates and license plate numbers

VIN Trace

Verify the sale of a vehicle that has been reported by a dealer through state title and registration records

Branded Title

Identify vehicles that have suffered damage that could significantly reduce the value of the vehicle, including categories for:

  • Dismantled
  • Flood
  • Junk and salvage
  • Rebuilt
  • Reconstructed
  • Not Actual Mileage
  • Exceeds mechanical limits
Recover

Match license plates to allow parking enforcement divisions to quickly identify the names and current addresses of people with outstanding parking and toll violations

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