Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. — Finance Express, which operates the first online auto finance platform specifically designed for the independent automotive used car dealer, announced that it has signed a joint marketing agreement with 14 state independent automobile dealers associations, including Alaska, California, Connecticut, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming. As part of the agreement, each NIADA direct state association will recommend Finance Express and its products and services to independent used car dealers.

"These relationships between Finance Express, State Associations and Independent Automobile Dealers are important as we continue to grow our market footprint. This agreement validates the significance of our services as a ‘value add’ to the independent dealer community," states Greg Levi, vice president of marketing. "By providing access to lenders, a robust DMS platform with inventory management tools, powerful collection and reporting tools for buy here pay here dealers, and a seamless accounting interface, we have positioned our clients to have the same advantages as any franchised auto dealer."

“Independent Dealers have needed access to multiple lending sources to obtain financing for their customers for many, many years,” adds Michael Linn, executive vice president and CEO of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association. “Finance Express delivers those lending sources which will allow our members to better compete in today’s marketplace well into the future.”