SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Payless Car Sales today announced that Experian Automotive's AutoCheck® will be used as the exclusive vehicle history report for all pre-owned vehicles sold through its nationwide dealership network; its company-provided Websites; and its corporate Website, http://www.paylesscarsales.com.
Providing AutoCheck vehicle history reports at its dealerships and on its Websites will help Payless Car Sales shoppers quickly and easily see that a Payless Car Sales Certified Pre-Owned vehicle is free of reported accidents, odometer issues, title brands, frame-damage announcements and other important information that will help buyers make a confident pre-owned vehicle purchase.
"Transparency is a crucial element of building trustworthy customer relationships, and the AutoCheck vehicle history reports provide a level of detail that we believe is the best in the industry," said Phil Morgan, executive director of Payless Development, U.S. master developer for Payless Car Sales. "We know that our customers are particularly interested in the most up-to-date accident data, and with the robust accident and frame damage data that Experian Automotive provides, AutoCheck was the clear choice. We are pleased to bring this information to our Certified Pre-Owned program, as well as provide it on all pre-owned vehicles sold through our dealerships in order to protect our customers and increase their confidence with the Payless Car Sales shopping and purchasing process."
Under this exclusive agreement, free vehicle history reports will be available to customers for all pre-owned vehicles at Payless Car Sales franchise dealerships or listed on its Websites.
"We are excited to bring AutoCheck to Payless Car Sales and its dealer network," said Scott Waldron, president of Experian Automotive. "Every time an automotive dealer commits to using AutoCheck vehicle history reports, they are taking an important step forward for both the buyer and seller. The detailed vehicle history information in AutoCheck enhances the credibility of any Certified Pre-Owned program and provides car shoppers with an increased level of confidence that they are buying a quality pre-owned vehicle."
About Payless Car Sales
Payless Car Sales, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avalon Global Group, Inc., which also owns Payless Car Rental System, Inc. and other related companies. Payless Car Rental has been franchising and operating auto rental locations in the United States since 1970 and currently serves more than 80 locations worldwide.
Payless Car Sales has developed a nationwide network of quality pre-owned auto dealers that have been carefully screened and selected based on key parameters. The Payless Car Sales system provides its franchisees with a wide variety of products and services focused on the success of its dealers.
The Payless Car Sales Franchise Program is entering its 10th year of operation and has recently reengineered its program to provide more value to its franchised dealers through enhanced operating standards and a value-based customer offering that requires quality inspections, inventory certification, limited warranties, roadside assistance, vehicle history reports, endorsed service providers, private-labeled backend products, standard delivery and customer follow-up procedures, and a customer satisfaction measurement program. For more information, visit http://www.paylesscarsales.com.
About Experian Automotive
Experian Automotive, a part of Experian, delivers information services to manufacturers, dealers, finance and insurance companies, and consumers. Experian® helps automotive clients increase customer loyalty, target and win new business, and make better lending and vehicle purchase decisions. Its North American Vehicle Database, housing more than 650 million vehicles, along with Experian's credit, consumer and business information assets, meets the industry's growing demand for an integrated information source. Experian's advanced decision support services help clients turn this information into improved business results. Experian technology supports top automotive businesses, including eBay Motors, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Affinia 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 90 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, 2010, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 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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