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Two Former Saturn of Saint Paul Retailers (Now Known Collectively as Saint Paul Autos) Selected as MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage Dealerships
MOTOR TREND® (http://www.motortrend.com) and EasyCare® (http://www.easycare.com today announce that two locations of Saint Paul Autos (formerly Saturn of Saint Paul in White Bear Lake and Mounds View, MN) have been selected as a MOTOR TREND® Certified Advantage dealerships.
MOTOR TREND® (http://www.motortrend.com), a publication of Source Interlink Media, LLC, a subsidiary of media and marketing services company Source Interlink Companies, Inc, and EasyCare® (http://www.easycare.com), the leading independent provider of automotive benefits specifically created to enhance a consumerâs vehicle buying and ownership experience, today announce that two locations of Saint Paul Autos (formerly Saturn of Saint Paul in White Bear Lake and Mounds View, MN) have been selected as a MOTOR TREND® Certified Advantage dealerships.
Saint Paul Autos (formerly Saturn of Saint Paul) is one of the few in the United States chosen to participate in this pre-owned vehicle certification program created for MOTOR TREND and powered by EasyCare. By operating as a MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage dealership, Saint Paul Autos will provide consumers with the added assurance that their Motor Trend Certified pre-owned vehicles meet the strict standards of the MOTOR TREND program, and also provide other benefits typically associated only with luxury vehicle purchases.
Larry Dorfman, Chairman/CEO of EasyCare, says, âSaint Paul Autos was selected as a MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage Dealership because of its superior record of customer service and satisfaction for 20 years. Now, pre-owned vehicle buyers in White Bear Lake and Mounds View, MN can have an exceptional buying experience matched by a superior ownership experience, supported by the MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage/EasyCare brands in partnership with Saint Paul Autos.â
MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage participation is made available only to a select group of dealers across the country who have been thoroughly vetted and trained by EasyCare to deliver a noticeably better buying and ownership experience, in accordance with the requirements of the program. These dealers agree to ongoing training and monitoring of the consumersâ experience to ensure the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any certified program available.
âWeâre thrilled to add Saint Paul Autos to the family of MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage dealers,â adds Ira Gabriel, Publisher of Motor Trend Magazine. âThey are dedicated to providing the kind of customer-focused experience that brings the pleasure back to buying and owning a vehicle.â
Saint Paul Autos will officially launch this program on April 8, 2010. For more information about the MOTOR TREND Certified Advantage Program, please visit http://www.motortrendcertified.com
About Saturn of Saint Paul
Since 1990, Saturn of Saint Paul, now named Saint Paul Autos, has been a proven leader in the automotive marketplace. The dealership earns high customer service ratings for both sales and service, having sold over 90,000 vehicles, while maintaining a service department ready to provide care for all makes and models. Saint Paul Autos provides 6 months of nationwide roadside assistance and 3 months or 3,000 miles of powertrain warranty on most vehicles, along with an unprecedented return and exchange policy. Customers prefer Saint Paul Autosâ no-haggle, no-hassle approach to car sales, where vehicles are priced based on what they are actually worth, rather than based on the customerâs negotiation skills.
About EASYCAREâ¢, an Automobile Protection Corporation â APCO brand
Founded in 1984, Automobile Protection Corporation â APCO is the leading independent provider of automotive benefits specifically created to enhance a consumerâs vehicle buying and ownership experience in ways that create long-term positive bonds between the consumer and their dealership. APCOâs benefits are provided through a network of over 2200 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 Billion in claims, approximately 0 Million of which were in the last 12 months. Please visit http://www.EASYCARE.com.
About MOTOR TREND and Source Interlink
MOTOR TREND magazine, a publication of Source Interlink Media, LLC, was founded in 1949 and has a circulation of 1.1 million and a total readership of 7.6 million. Internationally recognized as the leading brand in automotive publishing, MOTOR TREND comprises MOTOR TREND magazine, the award-winning web site http://www.motortrend.com; MOTOR TREND Radio; Truck Trend; a MOTOR TREND channel on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/motortrend), MOTOR TREND International Auto Show; internationally syndicated content; and the renowned MOTOR TREND Car, Sport/Utility and Truck of the Year Awards Program.
About Source Interlink
Source Interlink Companies, Inc., a recognized provider of targeted media and marketing services, is a leading U.S. distributor of home entertainment products and services and one of the largest publishers of magazines and online content for enthusiast audiences. Source Interlink Media, LLC creates and publishes content of interest to a broad range of enthusiasts through various media, including magazines, websites, wireless, television and radio. Source Interlink Distribution, LLC services retail store fronts throughout North America with DVDs, music CDs, magazines, video games, books, and related items, as well as related merchandising services. In addition to its catalog of virtually every English language magazine printed, the Company maintains the largest catalog of CDs and DVDs in the U.S. Supply chain relationships include consumer goods advertisers, subscribers, movie studios, record labels, magazine and newspaper publishers, confectionary companies and manufacturers of general merchandise.
VP, Marketing and Customer Insights
Source Interlink Companies
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Posted On: Norcross, GA April 2, 2010mn department of motor vehicles
Washington Personal Injury Lawyer Hails Gains in Traffic Safety, Urges More Action to Prevent Car Accidents
Focus on speeding, drunk driving and distracted driving could accelerate an improving trend in Washingtonâs statewide traffic fatalities, Seattle personal injury attorney Dean Brett says.
Even though Washingtonâs traffic-related deaths dropped to an historic low in 2010, raising public awareness of the dangers of speeding, drunk driving and distracted driving could prevent even more fatalities, Seattle car accident attorney Dean Brett said today.
On March 30, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced that the stateâs traffic fatalities dropped from 492 in 2009 to 448 last year, marking the lowest number of crash-related deaths in Washingtonâs history.
âThese numbers show that our roads are safer today than ever before, but thereâs still a lot of work that needs to be done,â said Brett, a founding partner of the personal injury law firm, Brett & Coats, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, which represents car accident victims and their families throughout Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham and Spokane.
In 2009, the law firm secured a .5 million verdict in a case involving a drunk driving accident, which was the largest jury verdict ever recorded in Skagit County (French v. Parker, et al.; Skagit County Cause No. 08-2-00530-8).
âThat number â 448 â is not so low when you consider that 448 families lost a loved one to a car crash during the past year,â Brett said. âEven the loss of one life to an auto accident that could have been prevented is one too many. Thatâs why our state needs to continue to focus on putting an end to the types of reckless driving that cause accidents, injuries and deaths.â
Brett said the emphasis should be on speeding, distracted driving and drunk driving because they are three of the leading causes of car accident deaths.
Speeding accounted for nearly 40 percent of all Washington traffic fatalities between 2004 and 2008, according to a Washington Traffic Safety Commission study. Drunk driving accounts for nearly one quarter of the stateâs driving fatalities, 2009 state data shows, while distracted driving has become a growing concern due to the growing number of people who talk on cell phones or text while behind the wheel.
âWe need to be aggressive in raising awareness of the dangers of reckless driving, especially in our message to younger drivers,â Brett said. âAnd reckless drivers need to know that they will be held fully accountable for their conduct.â
If a person or their loved one is harmed by a reckless driver, Brett said it is important to contact an experienced Washington car accident attorney in order to discuss their legal options.
âOur law firmâs main concern will always be on promoting safe driving and protecting the rights of innocent victims and their families,â he said.
About Brett & Coats
Brett & Coats, Personal Injury Attorneys, PLLC is a Washington personal injury law firm with offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham and Spokane. The firm represents car accident victims, including those injured in DUI/DWI accidents, and other personal injury victims throughout the state of Washington. The firmâs practice areas also include motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, boating accidents, construction accidents, railroad collisions and aviation crashes. For more information, call the firm at (800) 925-1875 or use its online contact form.
Posted On: Seattle, WA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011washington state driving record