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Porsche Cars North America Renews Agreement with Experian Automotive to Use AutoCheck® Vehicle History Reports for the Porsche Certified Pre-Owned Program

Porsche Cars North America renews agreement with Experian Automotive to use AutoCheck® vehicle history reports for the Porsche Certified Pre-Owned program
Renewal agreement also includes addition of Experian Automotive’s new three-year buyback protection program

Schaumburg, Ill., Nov. 14, 2012 — Experian Automotive today announced it has once again been selected by Porsche Cars North America, Inc., as the provider of vehicle history reports for its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program. By incorporating AutoCheck® vehicle history reports into its CPO program, Porsche retailers provide used car shoppers with in-depth vehicle history information, allowing them to better understand, compare and select the right vehicle.

As part of the renewal agreement, Porsche also will include Experian Automotive’s new three-year buyback protection. The new program protects customers purchasing a Porsche CPO vehicle against major hidden title brands on AutoCheck Assured vehicles.

“Our CPO program is based on the principle of providing customers with the utmost confidence when purchasing a Pre-Owned Porsche,” said Kevin P Harvey, manager, Pre-Owned Business, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. “The inclusion of AutoCheck vehicle history reports and the new buyback protection program will allow our customers greater peace of mind, knowing that they are buying a quality vehicle that has not only passed our high program standards, but is also backed by the AutoCheck Buyback guarantee.”

AutoCheck vehicle history reports provide consumers and automotive retailers with in-depth information that enables them to quickly and easily check if a vehicle has any reported accidents, frame damage or odometer rollback issues and other potentially negative events that can impact a vehicle’s value.

“We are honored to continue our relationship with Porsche Cars North America, Inc., and to provide its dealers and customers with the information they need to better understand, compare and select the right vehicles,” said Scott Waldron, president of Experian Automotive. “AutoCheck vehicle history reports and our new buyback program bring an additional layer of protection and insight into the used car buying process, making it more of a worry-free experience for all parties involved.”  

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Experian Public Relations
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About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, the Cayenne SUV and Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who provide parts, service, marketing and training for 192 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand’s 63-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency.

At the core of this success is Porsche’s proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

About Experian Automotive
Experian Automotive provides information services and market intelligence that enables results-driven professionals to gain the fullest possible understanding of the market, the vehicles and the people who buy them. Its North American Vehicle DatabaseSM houses data on nearly 700 million vehicles and, when combined with Experian’s credit, consumer and business information, provides an integrated perspective into the automotive marketplace. Experian Automotive’s AutoCheck® vehicle history reports provide dealers and consumers with in-depth information, allowing them to confidently understand, compare and select the right vehicles. For more information on Experian Automotive and its suite of services, visit our Website at www.ExperianAutomotive.com.

About Experian
Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2012 was $4.5 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 44 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

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