PONTIAC, Mich. — GuidePoint Systems, a telematics supplier, announced recently that it has been chosen by Automotive Credit Corp. to provide a customized collection solution for the company.

GuidePoint plans to work with ACC to develop an enhanced collection strategy program utilizing the company's GPS hardware, firmware and call-center services.

"We're very pleased to partner with ACC, which is coming off of its most successful year to date in 2008, with expansion into six new states and record sales numbers month after month," stated Werner Scherz, sales director of the auto finance channel. 

"They've established themselves as an industry leader by creating innovative programs that serve both dealers and credit-challenged consumers," Scherz noted.

"We will be working with ACC to design a service-oriented program that will help them increase collections, reduce repossession and collections-related costs, and strengthen their relationships with dealers and consumers," he continued.    

Tony Stallworth, vice president of sales and marketing at ACC, added: "GuidePoint has proven itself as an innovator and leader in all of the markets where it competes.

"We look forward to tapping their expertise in the subprime market, as well as their proven approach of combining high-tech hardware/firmware with high-touch service delivered through their 24/7/365 response centers," he concluded.