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ETKA is the official electronic parts catalogue (EPC) for Volkswagen Group[1] motor vehicles.[2] Launched in 1989, ETKA superseded the older parts books and microfilm-based catalogues.[1] ETKA is an abbreviation from the German: Elektronischer Teilekatalog. It is produced for Volkswagen AG by the Munich-based specialist automotive industry information systems software publisher LexCom Informationssysteme GmbH.[2] As of May 2013, the latest release of the ETKA software is Revision 7.4.[citation needed]

ETKA detail[edit]

ETKA details genuine original parts from Volkswagen Group's four mainstream marques of automobiles, Volkswagen, SEAT, Škoda, and Audi.[3] It also covers Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Volkswagen Marine, and Volkswagen Industrial Motor. The coverage ranges from the 1947 Volkswagen Beetle, right through to the latest present day vehicles and associated applications.[1]

The four marques covered by ETKA also have specific sections for geographic regions, along with its main "home market" of Europe. Furthermore, ETKA is customisable in specifics such as local purchase or sales taxes, local currencies, delivery addresses, and communications protocols.

With the facility to directly input individual Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN), ETKA includes the ability to access the central database at Volkswagen AG, and highlights vehicle-specific components from within the larger range of components of the relevant vehicle model. These results can then be used to auto-generate online ordering for required parts, and can be fully integrated into third party Dealership Management Systems (DMS).

Additional inclusive components of ETKA are catalogues for generic hardware (fastenings, bulbs, batteries, etc.) and chemicals (oils, greases, sealants), along with a general accessories catalogue.

Similar products[edit]

LexCom also produce electronic parts catalogues for other marques.[4] These include:

  • the Porsche parts catalogue, PET (German: Porsche Elektronischer Teilekatalog),[4] which is arranged in an identical fashion to Volkswagen Group's ETKA.
  • the truckmaker MAN's MANTIS (MAN hich replaced their previous CAPS parts catalogue.[4]
  • the Volvo application called VIDA (Vehicle Information and Diagnostics for Aftersales), which replaced the VADIS (Volvo Aftersales Diagnostics Information System)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "LexCom - History". Lex-Com.net. LexCom Informationssysteme GmbH. Retrieved 8 November 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "ETKA7 - Configuration Instructions - DMS-Backbone Interface - Full version DVD" (PDF). ETKAinfo.com. LexCom Informationssysteme GmbH. April 2009. p. 4. Retrieved 5 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "myETKAinfo - Registration" (PDF). ETKAinfo.com. LexCom Informationssysteme GmbH. March 2008. Retrieved 5 November 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c "Products". Lex-Com.net. LexCom Informationssysteme GmbH. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 

External links[edit]


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Incumbent MP Paramjeet Kaur Gulshan, who is seeking reelection from Faridkot (reserve) constituency, faced the ire of agitating farmers under the banner of Bharti Kisan Union (Etka), when she was campaigning in Kokri Kalan and Ajitwal villages yesterday.

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Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:03:45 -0700

The 19-year-old started his career at Iranian club Etka Gorgan before eventually moving to Russian club Rubin Kazan in 2013. He made his senior team debut this season in the Europa League when Rubin Kazan faced Jagodina and became the youngest ...
 
Vijesti
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:37:30 -0700

Tri dana prije po;etka fajnl-fora u Beogradu, ABA liga je izabrala idealnu petorku. Prema mišljenju navijača i trenera, nju čine Demarkus Nelson (Crvena zvezda), Bogdan Bogdanović (Partizan), Dario Šarić (Cibona), Žofri Lovernj (Partizan) i Boban ...
 
Postimees
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0700

ETKA juhi Elle Pütseppa sõnul on meeste ja naiste palkade erinevust võimalik seletada mitmete asjaoludega: ametikohtade ja majandusharude struktuur, osalise tööajaga töö, tööstaaž, naiste poolt domineeritavate töövaldkondade (tervishoid, haridus, ...
 
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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:17:10 -0700

... a 19. század végi párizsi miliőt. Gidró Katalin (Lucienne) franciásan elegáns ruhákat kapott, míg Kéner Gabriellát (Mme Pontagnac) sikerült végül Etka anyóvá maszkírozni. A vaudeville-vonalat erősíti az előadásban a pianínón közreműködő Kovács ...

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Canale Milan
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:42:45 -0700

Sardar Azmoun è un fantasista iraniano classe 1995, cresciuto calcisticamente prima nell' Etka Gorgan e successivamente nel Sepahan. Nella stagione 2012/2013, alla scadenza del contratto con il club iraniano, ha firmato con il Rubin Kazan e viene ...
 
Berliner Zeitung
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:52:49 -0700

Etka aus dem Wedding sagt, dass er viel gelernt hat über die Geschichte der Stadt, über Toleranz und die Macht des gewaltlosen Widerstandes, den King gepredigt hat und der letztlich auch zur friedlichen Wiedervereinigung Berlins geführt hat. „Wir haben ...
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