Have you noticed how I calculate databases? Non-rounded prices are almost everywhere on my website. Not just for car databases but also for other products made by me in

Some databases price is exactly the number of models included, or if the number of models is not suitable for price, it is multiplied by a certain factor.

I did first sale on 2012, and in January 2013 I increased number of databases for sale from 2 to 5, and introduced the pricing formula of 1 cent per row for Car Models List (2960 models – €29.60) – and Car Models & Engines Database (12031 model versions – €120.31), while Car Models Database was priced 4 cents per row to have an intermediate price between above ones (1298 models – €51.92). “New cars only” packages were offered for Car Models Database and Car Models & Engines Database, priced according same formula, making a total of 5 products.

Over time, prices grew slowly due to updates with new cars as well as expansion with older cars. In addition of this, several companies offered me up to $1000 to create custom databases according their requirements so I realized that there is higher potential, so I created new databases with more columns to sell prices up to around €500.

As 2017 I have about 40 different prices, most of them related with number of rows in database, multiplied by some factor to create a price proportional with amount of data included and similar with my other databases.

For example, in the full specs / maximum historical coverage, the Australian and German databases 1960-present are nearly €500 at 0.5 cents per row, European 1970-present also nearly €500 with 2.5 cents per row, American database is cheaper, about €400 at 0.75 cents per row because is 1990-present and fewer columns, Motorcycles database 1894-present about €300 at 1 cent per row because have fewer columns and less completion. Indian and Middle East databases are cheaper, about €160 and €200 because of less cars and less historical coverage.

I offer various packages such as no specs / basic specs / 2000-present / new cars only at cheaper price for people who do not need old cars or too many specs.

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