CHICAGO —The Warranty Group Inc. announced that Lithia Motors has extended its agreement with the company and will continue offering the F&I product provider’s service contract offerings through its entire dealership network.

“We’re very pleased to renew our agreement with The Warranty Group,” said Sid DeBoer, Lithia chairman and CEO. “Our partnership has delivered consistent results and supported the growth of our brand with innovative products, flexible insurance and customer-focused administration and marketing.”

Lithia features 26 brands in 86 locations in the Western and Midwest United States, according to the company, and has been a client of The Warranty Group since 1997.

“We’re proud of the trust Lithia has put in our company. Working with an industry leader makes us even better at what we do, and we’re pleased that the results of our efforts merit a continuation of our partnership,” Mike Frosch, president and COO North America for The Warranty Group. “We are certain to reach new levels of success in the coming years.”