Category Archives: Automotive

New law in New York allows key fobs to be covered in car service contracts

Legislation will allow car dealerships to include the replacement of keys and key fobs to the list of items covered by service contracts…

Full Article: https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/New-law-allows-key-fobs-to-be-covered-in-car-14424514.php

AGWS Announces the Rebrand and Launch of Compass Advantage, Following the Acquisition of EcoProProducts

The Dealer Branded Loyalty Program expands the AGWS automotive product line as a result of the company’s rapid growth in the industry.

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Amynta Group to Acquire American Auto Guardian

Amynta Group, a premier insurance services company and provider of warranty protection products and services, has entered into an agreement to acquire American Auto Guardian, Inc. (AAGI), a leading provider of protection products and services to an extensive network of automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), agents, independent auto dealers and dealer groups.

Source; https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amynta-group-acquire-american-auto-182600331.html

P&A Magazine Interviews PCMI’s President & CEO – Mark Nagelvoort

Nagelvoort shares about his history in the industry, where F&I is headed, and his company’s success

PARK RIDGE, Illinois – August 20, 2019 – PCMI’s President & CEO, Mark Nagelvoort, was recently interviewed by P&A Magazine about his industry background, PCMI’s origin, and his plans for the company’s future. Mark was thrilled at the opportunity to have his story featured in P&A and enjoyed talking about PCMI’s passion and commitment to technology. He gave well-deserved credit to his team who is spread across three offices globally and work diligently to provide customers with confidence in PCMI’s products and solutions.

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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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