Company Information


Year Founded: 1984

Location: Centreville, VA

Zip Code: 20120

Full-Time Employees: 501-1,000

Type of Company: Private

Target Markets: Business to Consumer

Category: Transportation

Sources of Revenue: Not provided by company

Areas of social impact: Not Available

Approximate number of sources of government open data: 101+ Agencies/Local Governments/Organizations


CARFAX was started to provide vehicle history information on used cars. CARFAX provides vehicle history information to millions of consumers each year. CARFAX Vehicle History Reports are available on all used cars and light trucks model year 1981 or later. Using the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN), a CARFAX Report is instantly generated from our database of over six billion records.

Agency and Data Information

  • Multiple state data sources

    • Data from all 50 state DMVs
  • Multiple city and local data sources

    • Data from fire departments and law enforcement agencies

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