Category Archives: Automotive

MAPconnected Survey

Are you alone battling with incorrect use of fault or condition codes?

Find out now by taking this 14-question survey which has been commissioned for a MAPconnected member company to help them obtain feedback on how other companies are:

  • Equipping Dealership personnel to provide correct defect code
  • Reducing incorrect claim coding with Authorized Service Providers
  • Simplifying the defect code selection process for technicians / warranty personnel

All companies that participate will receive the overall results! 

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Check out the MAPconnected Automotive Q1 Virtual Events and more

February 15 Round Robin: Good Versus Bad Claims Quality Scoring (3 – 4 pm ET)

March 21 Round Robin: Turning Warranty Data Into a Continuous Improvement Tool (3 – 4 pm ET)

April 19 Webinar: Warranty Costs Related To Serviceable and Non-Serviceable Electric Vehicle Battery Packs  (11 – 12 pm ET)

October 24-25 OnSite:  Vehicle Service & Warranty Lifecycle Summit (3rd annual) Oct 24 – 25 at the Henry Hotel, Dearborn MI

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Assurant Partners with Altelium to Advance Battery Electric Vehicle Protection and Products Through Accelerated EV Battery Analytics & Consumer Insights

Partnership bolsters Assurant’s ability to offer products like Assurant EV One Protection℠ by combining real-time battery and actuarial data with enhanced modeling and AI

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New PCMI Whitepaper Releases: Driving Extended Warranty & Service Contract Revenue Growth Through the Use of Automation

Data-packed insights from a research study among Warranty and Aftermarket Service professionals looking at the role of software applications that automate the configuration, administration, and management of EW/SC programs in driving revenue growth.

  • The role of software applications in selling extended warranties and service contracts
  • Servitization and how technology can optimize the customer experience
  • How the right sales and marketing strategies can increase revenue growth

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Assurant Product Experience Exchange Launches Enabling Clients to Customize and Embed Insurance and Protection Programs into Omni-Channel Customer Experiences

Turnkey technology delivery platform helps clients meet customers where they are

Assurant has launched Assurant Product Experience Exchange (APEX), a turnkey technology delivery platform that enables Assurant clients across industries – mobile, retail, housing, and automotive – to customize and easily add embedded insurance and protection programs, support, and services into their omni-channel customer experiences.

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APCO Holdings, LLC, Acquires National Auto Care, Creating Nationwide F&I Force

 APCO Holdings, LLC, a leading provider and administrator of automotive Finance & Insurance products and home to the EasyCare and GWC Warranty brands, has acquired National Auto Care.

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Why Warranty Providers May Explore CCPA Exemption

By Brian Casey, Theodore Augustinos, and Alex Cox

Four years ago, the California Consumer Privacy Act[1] created a new, rigorous regulatory and data processing environment for businesses processing personal information of California residents.

However, many questions about the implementation of the CCPA, and its amendments through the voter ballot initiative of the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020,[2] still abound.

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New Agenda Highlights and Speakers Announced for Warranty Innovations Nashville

This year the 13th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations will be the best yet with the most comprehensive industry analyses and case studies! Scheduled for October 17-18, 2022, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, live in Nashville, Tennessee, this highly acclaimed, cross-industry event covers innovations in customer service, new product development, data & technology, operations, marketing & sales, legal & regulatory, finance & insurance.

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The following agenda highlights has been updated with exciting new sessions and speakers:

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Transparency And Trust: Overcoming Negative Price Perception, an Interview with Art Shaw, CEO of RepairPal

The MAPConnected Vehicle Service and Warranty Lifecycle Summit 2022 is approaching. A collaborative conversation, led by some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, will be hosted by the Westin Southfield Detroit on the 25th – 26th of October. We had the opportunity to sit down with Art Shaw, CEO at RepairPal

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