Carfax is a web based services that give information on vehicle history reports of used vehicles to individual and businesses; these vehicles can be used cars or used light trucks. Carfax works for Canadian and American Marketplaces. Carfax is commercial to deal in informational technology services industry. Carfax was founded in 1974 in Columbia, Missouri and having headquarters in Centreville, Virginia, USA. Carfax was founded by Ewin Barnett III and Robert Daniel Clark. This was initiated to dealing with odometer fraud. In starting only 10,000 vehicles database was collected and a report was developed which was distributed through fax machine. In 1999 Carfax was owned by R.L. Polk & Company which later in 2013 was acquired by IHS. Website of this commercial web based service is carfax.com.
Carfax has a feature myCARFAX which is introduced in 2013 which works for car owners registered with Carfax to provide information about their cars for service alerts, service history or any open call related to service of their car. This company is offering vehicle research services alike Record check, Lemon check, Problem car and Recall check. Carfax provides ratings for car safety & reliability also. There are three options for car owners to buy a pack: 1 Carfax Report price- $39.99, 5 Carfax Reports price - $49.99, or Unlimited Carfax Reports price- $54.99, validity for thrice of options is 60 days from purchase. Presently Carfax claims to have 50 billion record of database of used vehicles of cars and light trucks from 50 US States and 10 Canadian provinces. Car owner get information about recommended service from manufacture through myCARFAX. Car owner can search vehicles history for accidents and services records available earlier for searched car.