Category Archives: Automotive

Universal Lenders, creator of the ZERO Plan and Dealers’ Choice Award Winner, Announce Up TO 42 Months Repayment Terms to Their Popular ZERO Payment Program

PRESS RELEASE
CONTACT:
Phil Rosenberg
COO
Universal Lenders LLC
(866) 954 1050 Ext 8007
phil@thezeroplan.com
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2021

Oak Park, IL – The ZERO Plan by Universal Lenders has announced the enhancement of
their ZERO Plan payment program by increasing customer repayment terms now up to 42 months.

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Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

Strategies for Designing, Marketing & Operating Winning Service Contract & Extended Warranty Programs

October 18-19, 2021 Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee

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NATIONAL AUTO CARE SELECTED BY KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A. AS NEW PROVIDER FOR PREFERRED PROTECTION PLUS™ PROGRAMS

(Florida, June 2021–) National Auto Care (NAC) and its line of powersports protection products, National Powersports Care, have been selected by Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. as the provider for their Preferred Protection Plus™ suite of products.

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CA Department of Insurance orders consumer refunds from illegal sales of extended vehicle warranties

A Department of Insurance investigation that found a company was illegally selling vehicle service contracts, or “extended warranties,” has led to an order requiring it to refund consumers and dissolve its operations.

Full Release: http://www.insurance.ca.gov/0400-news/0100-press-releases/2021/release059-2021.cfm

Enduring Changes in the Post-Pandemic Warranty Industry

Key observations from an AmTrust roundtable discussion with service contract industry leaders Aleem Lakhani, Michael Frosch, Kenneth Mac, and Sreevathsa Prabhakar.

Full Article: www.warrantyweek.com/archive/ww20210603.html

GWC Warranty Welcomes James Virgoe as Senior Vice President, Sales

GWC Warranty, the automotive industry’s largest used vehicle service contract provider, is pleased to announce that James Virgoe has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales.

Source: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/05/13/2229358/0/en/GWC-Warranty-Welcomes-James-Virgoe-as-Senior-Vice-President-Sales.html

Nobilis Group Announces Jeff Jagoe as President of Agent Development; Respected Industry Veteran Set to Expand Product Distribution

Nobilis Group is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Jeff Jagoe to the company as President of Agent Development. Jagoe will be responsible for growing the agent channel for protection products across the automotive, RV, marine, and power sports markets.

Source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005338/en/Nobilis-Group-Announces-Jeff-Jagoe-as-President-of-Agent-Development-Respected-Industry-Veteran-Set-to-Expand-Product-Distribution

The DOWC: Just the Facts

Though in the marketplace for more than 40 years, the DOWC is not widely well understood, often leading to misrepresentation and inaccurate information about the structural, financial, and tax attributes of this entity type.

Full Article: https://www.autodealertodaymagazine.com/364379/dowc-just-the-facts

Author: Michelle Bertolini

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Scot Eisenfelder Takes Helm as CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC

NORCROSS, GA. March 22, 2021  APCO Holdings, LLC, a leading provider and administrator of automotive F&I products and home to the EasyCare, GWC Warranty and MemberCare brands, announced today that Scot Eisenfelder has been named CEO, effective May 1st, 2021. Eisenfelder joined APCO as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Planning in August 2020.

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