Allstate Dealer Services Launches First iPhone App of its Kind in F&I Industry

(Oct. 29) Allstate Dealers Services recently introduced the CarMor Vehicle Care Center app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. This free app is available immediately and exclusively to CarMor Vehicle Service Agreement (VSA) holders. To activate, VSA customers enter their agreement number, zip code and current vehicle mileage to start receiving information such as maintenance reminders.

The app can also be accessed (https://mycarmor.com/VCC) from the recently launched www.mycarmor.com web site. The site is designed to educate customers about available Allstate Dealer Services products and programs. Visitors also will find helpful tips on car maintenance and the option to submit GAP program claims online.

“These new developments are examples of how Allstate Dealer Services is meeting customer needs in an environment where technology is rapidly changing,“ said Tony Smid, Allstate Dealer Services vice president of technology. “By supplying customers with a reference tool such as mycarmor.com and a convenient app such as CarMor Vehicle Care Center app, we hope to add value to their overall Allstate experience.”

App features include:

Vehicle Maintenance Reminder and Tracking – reminders of scheduled maintenance items (oil change, air filter replacement, etc.); tracking of required service and regular maintenance

Vehicle Recalls – notifications of published safety-related defects or problems

CarMor VSA Details – terms review of CarMor vehicle service agreement

Vehicle Service – Convenience of contacting dealers directly for service

About Allstate Dealer Services

Allstate Dealer Services is a leading provider of Finance and Insurance products and services marketed through independent agents to auto dealers, lenders credit unions and manufacturers. Products provided by Allstate Dealer Services include vehicle service contracts, guaranteed auto protection programs, credit life and disability insurance, Allstate Roadside Service Elite and paintless dent repair. The company also provides training for F&I managers, including beginning, advanced and AFIP certification.

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