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NAE/NWAN Announce That Adam Lamnin And Hope Taitz Join Board Of Advisors

National Automotive Experts (NAE) and NWAN, Inc. (NWAN) announce that Adam Lamnin and Hope Taitz have been appointed to the company’s Board of Advisors.  Lamnin and Taitz become the first two independent members of the NAE/NWAN Board of Advisors. Both new members bring a great deal of industry experience as well as corporate governance and innovation expertise.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/naenwan-announce-that-adam-lamnin-and-hope-taitz-join-board-of-advisors-300898634.html

PayLink Direct Integrates with PCMI’s Dealer Contracting Module

PayLink Direct has partnered with PCMI to integrate its 0% payment plan program into PCMI’s Policy Claim and Reporting Solutions™ (PCRS) dealer contracting module – Open Sales Platform. 

Full Release: https://www.prweb.com/releases/paylink_direct_integrates_with_pcmis_dealer_contracting_module/prweb16465292.htm

4th Annual Automotive Warranty Management Summit – October 22-23, 2019 – The Henry Hotel, Dearborn MI

In its 4th year the summit is the only Automotive Warranty exclusive summit providing an opportunity for OEMs, Dealers and Tier Suppliers to share expertise and best practices to develop strategies to enhance quality, brand loyalty and customer satisfaction in the crucial warranty, aftersales and aftercare value chain links.  

WarrantyNews readers can secure a 20% discount through August 30th.  Register online using promo code: ENG20 ( http://www.engevents.com/warrantyusa2019​ ) or contact Pam Walter 609-216-6998 pwalter@engevents.com.

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Financial Corporation’s Insurance Subsidiaries

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of the rated operating subsidiaries of Fortegra Financial Corporation.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190719005256/en/Affirms-Credit-Ratings-Fortegra-Financial-Corporation%E2%80%99s-Insurance

Former Autotrader executive Matt McKenna has joined APCO Holdings, LLC as Senior Vice President of GWC Warranty and APCO Marketing

Norcross, GA. July 16th, 2019 –Automotive industry veteran Matt McKenna has joined APCO Holdings, LLC., home of the EasyCare and GWC Warranty brands, as Senior Vice President overseeing the GWC Warranty business unit and the APCO Holdings marketing efforts.

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Frontdoor Launches Innovative Electronics and Smart Device Coverage With Its American Home Shield and HSA Brands

Frontdoor adds coverage options to protect home electronics and smart devices through its American Home Shield and HSA brands. The coverage is administered by Asurion.

Full Article: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/frontdoor-launches-innovative-electronics-smart-140500398.html

ProGuard Warranty Signs Agreement with PCMI to Automate and Enhance Vehicle Service Contracts through PCRS

Implementation of the PCRS software platform will give ProGuard Warranty the competitive edge by streamlining entire operation.

PARK RIDGE, Illinois – June 18, 2019 – ProGuard Warranty has partnered with PCMI Corporation to license and implement PCMI’s Policy Claim and Reporting Solutions™ (PCRS) platform. The PCRS modular system automates the administration of F&I Products, Extended Warranties, Service Contracts, and all aftermarket products.

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Universal Lenders, creator of the ZERO Plan, wins the Dealers’ Choice Diamond Award for Best F&I Product Financing Company

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2019

Oak Park, IL – The ZERO Plan by Universal Lenders has been awarded top honors taking the diamond award in the 2019 Dealers’ Choice Awards for best F&I Financing company voted on by auto dealers nationwide.

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Detroit suing after LED streetlights with 10-year warranty begin burning out in 3 years

New LED streetlights in Detroit are already burning out years before expected.

Full Article: https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/detroit-suing-after-led-streetlights-with-10-year-warranty-begin-burning-out-in-3-years

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