May 3, 2018 - Industry News
Bob Dziadosz, who spent the last 16 years with LoJack, has joined the F&I product provider as a dealer performance driver for its SAVY connect car mobile app suite.
Tags: connected car, EasyCare, mobile app, SAVY
April 17, 2018 - Industry News
The company’s new CFO brings 35 years of experience in the insurance and automotive industries to the role, having most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of The Warranty Group.
Tags: APCO, connected car, Covideo, David Vickers, digital, EasyCare, F&I products, GWC Warranty, SAVY, technology
For the second consecutive year, the National Association of Business Resources named the F&I product provider to its ‘101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’ list. The company was also named one of the ‘Healthiest Employers in Atlanta’ by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Tags: Best Places to Work, EasyCare, F&I products, human resources
March 15, 2018 - Industry News
Finbarr O’Neill, who is set to retire from J.D. Power this month, was weighing his options for retirement when the vehicle service contract administrator invited him to join its board of directors.
Tags: APCO, EasyCare, Finbarr O'Neill, GWC Warranty Corporation, J.D. Power, vehicle service contracts
March 1, 2018 - Industry News
The F&I product provider’s new board member spent 24 years with Ford Motor Co., where she served as director of global marketing for Ford, president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, and president of sales operations for Volvo Car Corp. in Sweden.
Tags: APCO, EasyCare, F&I product provider, F&I products, Ford Motor Co. Volvo Cars, GWC Warranty
August 22, 2017 - Industry News
Rob Mirra has been promoted to vice president of new business acquisition for EasyCare, where he will lead the search for new partnerships with dealers and vendors.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I manager, F&I products
August 8, 2017 - Industry News
Four of the industry’s top F&I trainers will be swimming the aisles during F&I Think Tank’s Shark Tank, a stump the pro-like session that will allow attendees to get answers to their most troublesome customer objections, deal situations and departmental issues.
Tags: American Financial & Automotive Services, Carl Grane, EasyCare, F&I process, F&I Think Tank, F&I training, Industry Summit, Jay Lawrence, John Vecchioni, National Auto Care, objection handling, Reahard & Associates, Rick McCormick, Shaka Dyson
July 6, 2017 - Industry News
Premier Chevrolet Buick GMC was selected to be the first dealership in West Virginia able to certify its pre-owned vehicles with the exclusive Motor Trend Certified designation. The dealership began selling Motor Trend Certified vehicles in May.
Tags: EasyCare, Motor Trend, Premier Chevrolet Buick GMC, pre-owned, used-vehicle sales
July 5, 2017 - Industry News
The dealer was selected to be the only dealership in Lexington, Ky., able to certify its pre-owned vehicles with the exclusive Motor Trend Certified designation.
Tags: EasyCare, Motor Trend, Paul Miller Auto Outlet
April 11, 2017 - Industry News
The F&I product provider named Sally Freeman vice president of agency experience. She joins the company in the midst of an ongoing campaign to add more agents to its roster.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I products, general agents, Sally Freeman
February 7, 2017 - Industry News
The National Association of Business Resources named EasyCare to its ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” list, which the association put together in partnership with an independent research firm.
Tags: Covideo, EasyCare, F&I products, GWC Warranty Corporation, human resources
January 24, 2017 - Industry News
Frey joins the F&I product provider from Allstate Dealer Services, where he served as COO. He will now serve as EasyCare’s executive vice president of new agency relations and acquisitions.
Tags: Allstate, APCO, Doug Frey, EasyCare, F&I manager, F&I products, general agents, GWC Warranty Corporation
November 1, 2016 - Industry News
The 28-year industry veteran will spearhead the development and execution of new financing, sales, and service training programs, as well as refine the company’s overall training strategy for internal employees, agents and dealers.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I manager, F&I products, F&I training, general agents
October 25, 2016 - Industry News
EasyCare has appointed Pete Lee as vice president of product development and business performance. His focus will be on expanding the company’s line of F&I benefits and helping dealers improve process and profitability, the company stated.
Tags: EasyCare, hiring, Vice President
October 20, 2016 - Industry News
EasyCare has appointed Steven Spivey as director of new business development. The former CNA executive will look to expand the F&I product provider's partnership opportunities with independent agencies.
Tags: EasyCare, Executive, hiring
August 10, 2016 - Industry News
The $400 million in claims paid, combined with the $3.1 billion paid by its sister-company EasyCare, brings the total amount paid by its parent company, APCO Holdings Inc., to more than $3.5 billion.
Tags: Claims Payment, EasyCare, GWC Warranty Corporation
May 26, 2016 - Industry News
The F&I product provider has appointed Rob Mirra as national director of new business opportunities. In this role, he will be leading the building of new EasyCare relationships with dealerships across the nation, according to the company.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I, hiring
February 25, 2016 - Industry News
The acquisition brings together two firms that have been connected since 1992, with ADG serving as APCO’s largest independent agency for seven of those years, including the last two.
Tags: APCO, Automobile Development Group, EasyCare, F&I product provier, F&I products, general agents
February 9, 2016 - Industry News
EasyCare is getting set to launch a new mobile app that will allow dealers to own the ODBII port in their customers’ vehicles. The connection will allow dealers to tailor service offers and alerts, as well as allow customers to perform a full health scan of their vehicle on their mobile device.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I manager, F&I products, mobile app, Mobile Marketing, service department
November 19, 2015 - Industry News
The transaction is expected to close this December. Officials said APCO’s management team will remain in place once it does.
Tags: APCO, EasyCare, GWC Warranty Corporation, Larry Dorfman, Stone Point Capital, vehicle service contracts
October 28, 2015 - Industry News
The F&I product provider is competing against the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and the United Nations’ +SocialGood campaigns in the ‘Online Community’ category of the Digital PR Awards.
Tags: EasyCare, F&I product provider, social media, social media marketing
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
EasyCare launched on Oct. 1 a full suite of F&I protections designed for the recreational vehicle market. Products include road hazard tire-and-wheel protection, GAP, limited warranty and vehicle service contracts.
Tags: EasyCare, GAP, recreational vehicles, Road Hazard Protection, Tire and Wheel, vehicle service contracts
January 20, 2015 - Industry News
EasyCare has partnered with Dave Anderson and his LearnToLead program to deliver training to the EasyCare dealer network.
Tags: EasyCare, training
December 10, 2014 - Industry News
The dealer group has added two more stores to the MOTOR TREND certified program. They’re located on Grove City, Pa.
Tags: Bob & Chuck Eddy, EasyCare, Motor Trend
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
The EasyCare Select package can be offered as an added value giveaway with available upgrades, or as a standalone package of benefits.
Tags: dent-and-ding, EasyCare, F&I products, paint and fabric
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