Carfax Expands Mobile Access to Boost Buyer Confidence

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CENTREVILLE, Va., Nov. 18, 2011 — Carfax is giving used car buyers on-demand access to Carfax Vehicle History Reports with their mobile devices. The company today unveiled its new mobile app for iPhone and the first-ever mobile website for vehicle history information, Carfax Reports can be purchased or viewed in a matter of seconds with just a few screen taps. In addition, smartphone shoppers needing Carfax information now have three ways to access it – entering the vehicle identification number (VIN), license plate or barcode scan.

‘Carfax is tailor-made to meet the demands of car buyers today,’ said Larry Gamache, communications director at Carfax. ‘Especially when buying from a private seller, getting a Carfax Report is a critical step that now can be taken on-the-fly. We’ve designed our mobile site and app to give smartphone users the simplest and most direct access to Carfax information about their potential purchase. Confidence and peace of mind is only a screen tap away.’

The mobile site and app feature user-friendly interfaces to access Carfax. The streamlined process quickly delivers Carfax information that car buyers need to find the right used car. In addition, Carfax Reports run from any computer or device automatically populate to and are viewable on the mobile site and app.

The Carfax Reports app for consumers is a free download from the App Store(SM). Just search ‘Carfax Reports’ or click this link:

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