Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the purpose of <automotive-index.com>?
<automotive-index.com> is an ever growing
online catalog which provides a structured overview
of companies, institutes and governmental organizations
directly referring to the automotive industry.
Websites are grouped by topic and may also
be conveniently searched for by entering search
terms. Automotive suppliers are offered a platform
on which they may classify themselves at no
Who is entitled to be registered?
Basically, any company or other organization
referring to the automotive sector may be registered
in the catalog.
For this purpose you must first create an account
by completing the registration form (click the
button <register>, then follow the link
for new users). Your activation code will be
sent shortly hereafter to the e-mail address
you specified during registration.
Each user requires an unique username and a
valid e-mail address. This data will not be
passed on to any third party or misused for
promotional purposes. Please notice also the
The submitted link seems to be missing
in the catalog.
Each link is reviewed by an editor upon submission.
The editor rates the quality of the website,
ensures an accurate classification and is solely
responsible for the admission of the link.
In either case you will be informed about the
result by e-mail. There is no claim for admission.
Links to promotional websites without valuable
information will be strictly refused. Accepted
links will be eventually published by running
How can I modify an existing link?
Upon successful login to the system, click
the button <modify link>. All links you
have submitted so far will be displayed. Any
further modification will again be reviewed
by an editor, rendering impossible any subsequent
I forgot the password.
In this case, follow the link called <password
reminder> under <login>. Simply enter
your e-mail address and shortly hereafter your
account information will be sent to you by e-mail.
Occasionally I encounter broken links.
Unfortunately, this might happen once in a
while. For example, websites may change their
URL without creating an automatic redirection
page. Such links are automatically detected.
Suspicious links, however, will not be removed
immediately as they might be temporarily unavailable.
The search query produces no or few
Try using a different spelling of the previously
specified search terms or using similar search
terms. Another approach is to search for links
by browsing the categories.