AE is Auto Enginuity, a PC-based OBDII diagnostics program. It's "universal" for OBDII compliant stuff, but requires add-on packages for non-OBDII stuff, which every manufacturer has. The only add-on I have is the Ford one, for use on my PowerStroke.
''Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools,
because they have to say something.'' - Plato