Scott DeGiorgio Named General Manager of Commercial Vehicle Group

San Diego, CA – April 12, 2006 –Mitchell 1, the leading provider of technical information for vehicle maintenance, service and repair, today announced that Scott DeGiorgio has been hired as the General Manager of the company’s newly created Commercial Vehicle Group.

DeGiorgio comes to Mitchell 1 with over twenty years of executive management experience with leading OEM and component manufacturers. As General Manager of Sales & Operations for Great Dane Trailers, DeGiorgio was responsible for the company’s highly successful aftermarket parts distribution. Prior to joining Great Dane, DeGiorgio served as General Manager of the Service Parts division of Grumman Olson, a leading manufacturer of vehicle bodies for the heavy vehicle market and as the director of sales and marketing for Red Dot, makers of heating and air-conditioning solutions for heavy-duty vehicles.

“Scott’s experience in the commercial vehicle service and repair market is exactly what Mitchell 1 needs to lead our new commercial vehicle group.”  stated Dave Ellingen, president and CEO for Mitchell 1. “When we had over 700 fleets sign up for a free trial of our Tractor-Trailer.net product within the first month of its release we knew it was time to create a new division within Mitchell 1 that clearly focused on the heavy-vehicle sector. We have great plans for the future growth of this product line and we’re pleased to have Scott leading the way to its success.”

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Jill Schafer

Jill Schafer is the Marketing Communication Manager at Mitchell 1 and has over 20 years of marketing experience with high-technology organizations, including over 10 years in the automotive information industry.