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We are a high-energy, data and technology business that is changing the way the industry and people think about vehicles and mobility. We create apps that push boundaries and innovate business. We are a global giant that builds the data and technology that underpins the automotive industry from when the vehicle leaves the factory to its sale, maintenance, different owners to when it is scrapped.

Our data and technology – combined with our unique people, knowledge, experience and expertise enable us to create award – winning automotive products that connects the entire automotive industry.

Find out more about us below.

  • Explore our rich heritage and discover how the journey of cap hpi really is a tale of two companies.

  • hpi is founded, producing Britain’s first ever vehicle provenance check.

  • cap is founded, releasing its famous black book into the automotive industry.

  • cap launches the red book, ushering in a new era of commercial vehicle values.

  • cap introduces the UK's first future valuation predictions and motorbike values.

  • hpi and the IMVA jointly launch the national mileage register.

  • hpi launches a new online service to motor trade customers, including hpi exchange - the online vehicle stock publishing facility. That same year, cap releases the capCalc reforecaster and monitor smr services.

  • cap launches market value manager. Meanwhile, hpi launches driveaway Insurance, the free 7 day insurance cover.

  • hpi is acquired by Solera, a leading global provider of claims solutions. cap launch valuation anywhere, allowing dealers to access values in the office and on the road in seconds.

  • hpi crushwatch launches, enabling law enforcement agencies to check vehicles prior to disposal. hpi finance gateway also launches, allowing dealerships to provide forecourt finance to their customers. cap opens offices in India and starts providing bespoke consulting services right across the industry.

  • cap introduces new consumer valuations, black book plus and values for iPhone. hpi crushwatch becomes the sole provider of pre-disposal checks to law enforcement agencies.

  • The national mileage register, offering protection against clocked cars, hits 150 million readings. hpi goes mobile and the famous hpi spec check arrives, offering information about optional extras. 2012 also saw the launch of black book live, allowing customers unique access to continually up-to-date car values.

  • cap is acquired by Solera. cap also releases consumer mobile, introduces new functions to valuation anywhere and hpi react is introduced to the finance sector.

  • As part of the Solera family, cap and hpi join to become one company, offering comprehensive, high quality services and solutions across the automotive industry. hpi MOT is added to the hpi check tool, free of charge.

  • The appraisal App is launched on an IOS platform, enabling customers to create digital appraisals accurately.

  • The last of cap hpi’s printed black, green and red books go to print, advancing to a digital format.

  • Marked the 80th anniversary of cap hpi. Launched LCV Chooser and both the appraisal and consumer app.

  • Won Supplier of the Year at the AM Awards

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Whilst you might not have heard of cap hpi we thought we’d drop these statements that might interest you

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    cap hpi data stopped £94million worth of cars being crushed last year by helping police find their rightful owner.

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    We track changes in used car valuations every month, in December 2017 we reviewed over 10 million changes!

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    We value vehicles across four conditions: retail, clean, average and below and values are influenced by a host of factors including supply and demand in the wholesale and retail markets.

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    Data is at the heart of the valuation process but is managed with daily insight from our team of experts.

  • rect-car-at-garage

    When you’re buying a car, the chances are the person or business you’re buying it from has used one of our software tools

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    We’re the home of the hpi check. Britain’s most trusted car history check, protecting you against buying a dodgy car

  • rect-car-mileage-marker

    1 in 16 cars on the road have incorrect mileage, cap hpi data uncovers this and helps fix the problem of vehicle clocking

Our customers

Here are just a few automotive brands we work with that you’ll probably recognise…

Award winning

cap hpi is considered the best in the automotive industry and won awards for our software tools

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