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Westlake Financial Services Joins AutoGravity

Westlake Financial Services Joins AutoGravity

February 21, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Westlake Financial Services is now a lending partner on the AutoGravity platform, which facilitates loan originations for consumers shopping for a vehicle online, the company’s announced in a press release this morning. AutoGravity expanded to 46 states earlier this year with the promise it could offer consumers up to fourRead More

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Daimler Invests Millions in AutoGravity App

February 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Daimler AG has invested a multi-million dollar figure in the vehicle financing app AutoGravity, Serge Vartanov, the start-up’s chief marketing officer, told Auto Finance News. The announcement was made Tuesday in London, but did not include a specific dollar amount.  “It means a lot to us that Daimler believes inRead More

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AutoGravity Expands to 46 States, Partners with Captives

January 25, 2017 at 10:43 am 1 comment

The California-based digital car buying company AutoGravity announced today that it’s now available in 46 states across the country. There are at least four lending partners available in each state where the platform is offered, the company told Auto Finance News. “You can expect multiple captive lenders and we’ll beRead More

MBFS to Make Big Push for Digital Growth, Innovation in 2017

MBFS to Make Big Push for Digital Growth, Innovation in 2017

January 24, 2017 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services will continue to focus and invest heavily on digital innovation in 2017 — including making enhancements to its mobile app and piloting e-contracting to dealers — with the help of the company’s new Vice President and Chief Information Officer Johan Swart. This year, MBFS has made great strides toRead More

First Investors Enters Online Lending Space With AutoGravity

First Investors Enters Online Lending Space With AutoGravity

January 16, 2017 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

First Investors Financial Services Group has inked a partnership with digital car financing platform AutoGravity, which will bring the financial institution’s 4,000 dealer partners into AutoGravity’s ecosystem. “The world is changing; there is a whole population that really doesn’t do anything unless it’s on a smartphone, and I found theRead More

AutoGravity Launches App, Adds Financing Partners

AutoGravity Launches App, Adds Financing Partners

December 16, 2016 at 10:00 am 1 comment

AutoGravity, a car-buying and financing platform, rolled out its mobile app yesterday, completing a four-month beta launch. The startup also added three lender-partners, which will be offering financing and leasing to consumers in California. The platform enables consumers to search vehicle inventory from dealers nationwide and apply for financing. Previously,Read More

Mercedes Captive Enhances Mobile App

Mercedes Captive Enhances Mobile App

December 8, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services launched an update to its consumer mobile app on Nov. 14, which extends various toolsets for customers to use throughout the research, finance, and car-buying process, said Johan Swart, the captive’s vice president and chief information officer. The enhancements include the addition of biometrics — where customers canRead More

Rob Wegener, head of marketing operations at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, speaks with AFN for a video interview.

Digital Offerings at Mercedes-Benz FS Cater to Millennials [Video]

November 23, 2016 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services has been making its vehicles and financing options more affordable recently, in hopes of securing a larger portion of the millennial generation quickly moving into economic prowess, said Rob Wegener, head of marketing operations at the company. “All the luxury brands are changing their mix,” Wegener saidRead More

AutoGravity Powers Dealers Mobile Channel

AutoGravity Powers Dealers Mobile Channel

November 7, 2016 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Fletcher Jones Auto Group’s new digital platform — FJ Drive — is powered by AutoGravity’s technology, which extends the ability for consumers to apply for financing through the app to three new states. “The AutoGravity app can be downloaded anywhere in the country, but you’re only able to apply forRead More

AutoGravity Creates Branded App For Fletcher Jones Auto

AutoGravity Creates Branded App For Fletcher Jones Auto

November 2, 2016 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

The digital auto financing company AutoGravity has announced a new branded app that directly links Fletcher Jones Auto Group and its Mercedes-Benz dealerships to its dedicated customer base that spans four states and 17 dealers, the companies announced in a joint press release.   The app is called FJ DriveRead More

AutoGravity Signs On as Diamond Sponsor for Auto Finance Innovation

AutoGravity Signs On as Diamond Sponsor for Auto Finance Innovation

October 27, 2016 at 11:03 am 0 comments

AutoGravity — a digital auto loan aggregator — has joined Auto Finance Innovation 2017 as a diamond sponsor. Irvine, Calif.-based AutoGravity was founded in 2015 by an international team of digital natives and industry veterans. Earlier this month, AutoGravity partnered with Mercedes-Benz Financial Services to offer auto loans for MBFSRead More

Johan Swart has been named vice president and chief information officer of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services.

MBFS Appoints New CIO to Lead Digital Growth

October 11, 2016 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Johan Swart was named vice president and chief information officer at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services – a signal of the company’s increased focus on digital innovation – the company said in a press release Monday. The announcement comes on the heels of Rodolfo Dominguez’s appointment to vice president of business transformation and chiefRead More

Five Companies Recognized for Achievements in Auto Finance

Five Companies Recognized for Achievements in Auto Finance

October 10, 2016 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Five companies — Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Hyundai Capital America, Hyundai Motor Finance, Security Service Federal Credit Union, and Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. – were given Auto Finance Excellence Awards at the 2016 Auto Finance Summit. The companies were recognized for their various achievements in the auto finance sector during aRead More

Mercedes-Benz FS Adds Loans to AutoGravity

Mercedes-Benz FS Adds Loans to AutoGravity

October 6, 2016 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is now offering auto loans through the AutoGravity platform, after becoming the first lender to offer leasing on the digital financing app in early August, according to a joint press release. AutoGravity app — currently in a public beta — allows buyers to browse different makes, models, local dealerships, and finance theirRead More

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