Miami, FL, October 02, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- ROAD AMERICA
is pleased to recognize APCO's outstanding success and contribution in the Automotive Sector. APCO/EasyCare
provides vehicle repair coverage (frequently referred to as “extended warranties”) and value-added programs such as key/key fob replacement, dent coverage, and cell phone-based personal concierge service to consumers through over 2000 dealers nationwide. Roadside assistance supplied by ROAD AMERICA is included in several EasyCare vehicle repair coverage packages.
“The innovation and leadership APCO has demonstrated for the last 25 years is truly remarkable. ROAD AMERICA is both proud and honored to be a service partner for APCO, their respected clients and customers,” offers Dennis Fantis, President of ROAD AMERICA, a MAPFRE ASISTENCIA company.
APCO provides quality benefits and services that make ROAD AMERICA proud to call them a partner, the kind of products you can recommend with confidence to friends and family. “Congratulations and best wishes in leading the industry for years to come,” adds Fantis.
Founded in 1984, Automobile Protection Corporation-APCO is the leading independent provider of automotive benefits specifically created to enhance a consumer’s vehicle buying and ownership experience in ways that create long-term bonds between the consumer and their dealership. APCO’s benefits are provided through a network of over 2000 franchise auto dealers under the EasyCare brand, as well as on behalf of some of the most preeminent manufacturers in the automotive industry, including Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda and Volvo. With over 2.8 million contracts currently in force, APCO has paid nearly $2 billion in claims, including over $180 million in the last 12 months.
ROAD AMERICA provides service to more than 21 million customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico through contracts with over 100 major corporate clients. The company has 398 employees based from its Miami, Florida headquarters and 24-hour Response Center or from its 24-Hour Response Center in Columbus, Georgia. ROAD AMERICA is part of MAPFRE ASISTENCIA.
MAPFRE ASISTENCIA is the MAPFRE Group multinational company specialising in assistance, a business in which it is one of the world’s three leading companies and which includes its travel insurance and specialty risks products. With delegations in Africa, Europe, America and Asia, it has a portfolio of over 1,300 international clients and its business strategy stands out for its capacity to predict and adapt to market needs. It has 70 million insureds and 136 million beneficiaries worldwide.