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Vehicle Identification Number


Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique code used by the automotive industry to identify vehicles.

The parser supports all VIN codes following ISO 3779 and standard used in North America and European Union.


The exposed fields for code type VIN is defined as below:

Field Name Description
CodeType Code type, always has value “VIN”
WMI World Manufacturer Identifier
region Name of the region
VDS Vehicle Descriptor Section
checkDigit Check digit to verify the VIN code string
VIS Vehicle Identification Section
modelYear Building or model year of a vehicle
plantCode Manufacturer plant (assembly plant)
serialNumber Serial number of the vehicle

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