KETTERING, Ohio — GE Money, a division of GE Capital, and American Suzuki Motor Corp. announced a multi-year agreement to provide consumer financing for its motorcycles, all terrain vehicles and scooters.

The Suzuki Installment Finance program, managed by GE Money's Sales Finance unit, can offer consumers an easy, convenient way to finance Suzuki powersports products, officials noted.

"Working with GE Money to provide a comprehensive installment loan financing program is a vital part of our growth and customer satisfaction strategy," said Dirk Gould, sales support and finance manager for American Suzuki.

"GE Money's long-held reputation of excellence complements our commitment to our dealers and consumers. We are pleased to work with them in offering such a convenient, cost-effective powersports financing program," he added.

Consumers can apply for and use the credit program through more than 1,000 authorized Suzuki dealers in the U.S.

GE Money's Internet-based finance management system, AdvanceDesks, can provide Suzuki dealers an easy, secure way to manage their retail finance program, including online application processing, contract preparation and sales reporting. The program offers consumers a simple application process, fast credit decisions and special financing offers, executives pointed out.

"Suzuki owners can take advantage of a financing program created specifically for powersports, making budgeting and paying for these purchases easier and more convenient than ever before," said Greg Pierce, vice president and general manager of Powersports, GE Money — Sales Finance.