SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Automotive today announced that Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC has named it as a provider of vehicle history reports for its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Vehicle program. With the addition of AutoCheck®, Land Rover and Jaguar dealers now have the option to choose the vehicle history report that provides the most comprehensive information allowing them to confidently certify the vehicle.
"The addition of AutoCheck® vehicle history reports is an important step forward for our Certified Pre-Owned efforts," said Michael Ashton, national remarketing manager at Jaguar Land Rover North America. "It will give our customers added confidence in the vehicle they choose. In addition, it gives our dealers the ability to choose the vehicle history report that best suits their needs, while providing a quality report for consumers."
AutoCheck provides several unique features:
- Exclusive accident information — AutoCheck has exclusive information to help automotive retailers and their customers buy and sell the right vehicles
- AutoCheck Score® — AutoCheck Score is a numeric rating that shows how a vehicle compares with vehicles of similar make, model and mileage
- AutoCheck® Buyback Protection — AutoCheck Buyback Protection provides coverage for the vehicle purchase price at a value up to 110 percent of the NADAguides.com value for qualifying vehicles
- Dealer Management Systems (DMS) integration — AutoCheck is integrated into ADP and Reynolds & Reynolds dealership management systems, giving automotive retailers quick and easy access to AutoCheck reports
- Online listings — The AutoCheck Fast Link(SM) feature puts a vehicle history report on automotive retailers' online pre-owned listings
- AutoCheck® Mobile for Business(SM) — Automotive retailers who are current clients of AutoCheck can access their reports via the AutoCheck Mobile for Business app on iPhone® and Android™ devices
"We are pleased to work with the Jaguar Land Rover Certified Pre-Owned team to provide automotive retailers and their customers with the best information available to understand, compare and select the right vehicle," said Scott Waldron, president of Experian Automotive. "AutoCheck helps take the unknowns out of the vehicle purchase process and is an important part of enabling automotive retailers and their customers to make informed, intelligent vehicle purchase decisions."
About Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Jaguar Land Rover is a business built around two great British car brands that are designed, engineered and manufactured in the United Kingdom. Jaguar Cars Limited, founded in 1922, is one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sedans and sports cars. Since 1948, Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that define "breadth of capability" in their segments.
Jaguar manufactures all their cars exclusively in the United Kingdom, at the Castle Bromwich manufacturing plant in the British Midlands. Land Rover and Range Rover models are all built at the Solihull plant and Halewood plant in Liverpool. Land Rover exports to 169 countries and Jaguar exports to 63 countries, with global sales for both brands exceeding 240,000 vehicles annually. The Jaguar Land Rover business employs 16,000 people in United Kingdom, including 3,500 engineers at two product development centers.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC has offices across the USA and Canada and is represented by more than 330 retail outlets.
About Experian Automotive
Experian Automotive is a leader in providing information services and market intelligence to manufacturers, dealers, finance, insurance and aftermarket companies, helping them increase customer loyalty; target and win new business; and make better lending, purchasing and production decisions. Experian's AutoCheck reports provide customers with in-depth vehicle history information to confidently understand, compare and select the right vehicle. Its North American Vehicle Database(SM) houses more than 650 million vehicles and, when combined with Experian's credit, consumer and business information assets, meets the industry's growing demand for an integrated information source. Experian technology supports top automotive businesses, including eBay Motors, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Affinia, CarMax and NADAguides.com. For more information on Experian Automotive and its suite of services, visit our Website at http://www.experianautomotive.com.
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2011, was $4.2 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 41 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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