Assured Performance Network announced today
it has entered into
an agreement with CARFAX to report when a vehicle is repaired using 100 percent OEM collision repair parts if the vehicle was already reported as damaged. The repair
reporting also requires the shop and consumer’s permission.
Buyers and sellers of used cars will
now have information about how the vehicle was repaired after being damaged.
Participating Assured Performance Network-certified shops can also elect to report that repairs
were performed by a “Certified Collision Care Provider” on the CARFAX Vehicle History
research shows that reporting repairs helps build consumer confidence in
previously damaged vehicles,” said
Nancy Fiorino, national director of CARFAX. “Our new partnership with Assured
Performance may help boost the
resale value of previously damaged vehicles and contributes to the overall
safety of our highways.”
reporting helps to address consumer full disclosure requirements often
neglected by the industry. Assured Performance
will supply repair information that may help re-establish vehicle value by
showing that the vehicle was
repaired after an accident. Assured Performance will leverage its auditing
capabilities used in the 100% Write
Rebate Rewards Program created in concert with OEMs. The incentive-reward program
already provides the body shop with a “Certificate of Authenticity”
to present to the customer verifying
the use of 100 percent OEM collision repair parts. The same automated data-driven
audit process will be used for
the CARFAX report.
the fact a vehicle is in an accident is already being reported to CARFAX. Now,
we can report the positive
aspects that it’s being repaired using 100 percent OEM collision repair parts, and by
a Certified Collision Care
Provider,” said Scott Biggs, CEO of Assured Performance Network. “The
infrastructure we created through the 100% Write
Rebate Rewards Program and our shop certification programs allows us to report to CARFAX the
positive information related to
the safety, craftsmanship and repair quality. All in all, it supports
reestablishing the vehicle value, consumer satisfaction
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