Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C. is a holding company. The Company is engaged in production and sale of automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. It operates in two geographical segments: UK & Europe and North America & Australia. The Company through its Dutch subsidiary, Vivid Holding BV, is a European supplier of digital technical information to the motor trade. Its core business is the publication and supply of automotive repair and technical information to the professional automotive and DIY aftermarkets. The business also publishes a range of titles, which are practical, instructional, easy to read and aimed at those with an interest in more general DIY related activities, as well as motoring, motor sport, transport, aviation and military. Effective September 18, 2013, Haynes Publishing Group Plc acquired Clymer Manuals, an Overland Park-based publisher of business and trade magazines.