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Ellie Javadi
A&R Partners
Roger Schroder
859.344.1925 Acquires CCITRIAD's Automotive Recycling Division

FORT WRIGHT, Kentucky and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2003 - 
CCITRIAD and today announced that has completed 
its acquisition of CCITRIAD's Automotive Recycling Division (ARD).'s acquisition includes the purchase of ARD's software, 
systems, Hollander Interchange License and other assets. 
will immediately begin integrating ARD business operations and employees 
into's operations.  Economic terms of the sale were not 

"The management team at is excited about the opportunities 
this transaction brings to ARD and our existing customers. This 
acquisition is key to furthering our goal of providing Internet services 
to any recycler independent of their Inventory Management System." said 
Jeff Schroder president of 

The ARD group has more than 1,200 customers in the U.S. and Canada. 
These customers use three distinct products: OrionTM, Checkmate® and 
CompassTM for optimized parts searches, inventory management and 
communications. is adopting a best of breed approach to 
enhance the Orion, Compass, and services, allowing these 
services to work together more seamlessly and to execute world-class 
customer service standards across all product lines. will 
also offer its Web services to all Checkmate, Orion, and Compass 
customers and to accelerate investments in ARD products to better 
support the needs of the Auto Recycler.  

ABOUT CAR-PART.COM was the first service to offer auto recycler inventory on 
the Web. On-line since May 1998, is a leading provider of 
Web services for recyclers.'s turnkey solution provides 
inventory searching, web hosting, design, promotion, and email services 
to recyclers. Additionally, its Trading Partner service gives recyclers 
custom parts locating with "hot-key" access from their Inventory 
Management System. currently serves 62 million parts from 
2000 recyclers. The service generates 1,000,000 hits and 80,000 part 
searches per day and successfully sells recyclers' parts. For more 
information, contact Roger Schroder at 859-344-1925 (email:, or visit the web site at

CCITRIAD ( is a leading provider of data services, 
management and information systems for the automotive aftermarket and 
hardlines and lumber industries. The company offers the most 
comprehensive set of solutions, including content-rich database 
products, turnkey computer systems, highly specialized customer support 
and maintenance service options, and business consulting. CCITRIAD's 
domain expertise helps its customers improve service levels, reduce 
inventory costs and increase profitability. 

The statements contained in this release which are not historical facts 
are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private 
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to 
statements as to the transition of the ARD business, the fit 
between the products and services with those of CCITRIAD, 
the working relationship between and CCITRIAD and the 
opportunities for ARD and customers. Investors are 
cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and 
subject to risks. Actual results may differ materially from the future 
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such 
forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference 
include but are not limited to those risks and uncertainties surrounding 
the ability to transition the ARD business as well as those other risks 
and uncertainties identified in CCITRIAD's (Cooperative Computing, Inc.) 
most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K, 
each of which have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
CCITRIAD and assume no duty to update information contained 
in this document at any time.  

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