RepairPal Launches Free iPhone App
Gives Users Accurate Auto Repair Estimates and Roadside Assistance Anytime, Anywhere
Drivers Save Money, Stay Safe, & Keep Peace of Mind on the Road
January 22, 2009 – Emeryville, Calif., RepairPal (www.RepairPal.com), the leading, award-winning destination for auto repair and maintenance information, today launched the first iPhone application to offer consumers auto repair pricing transparency and roadside assistance when they need it most: on the road or at any repair shop.
Whether it’s diagnosing a problem, getting a fair repair price, or finding the right mechanic, RepairPal gives drivers the information they need to save money and eliminate hassles. RepairPal for iPhone combines the award-winning features of the RepairPal.com website with the location-based functionality of the iPhone.
“We’re proud to give consumers the critical, money saving auto repair information they’ve been asking for on a mobile platform, anytime, anywhere,” said David Sturtz, CEO, RepairPal.com. “RepairPal for the iPhone is the first application for a mobile device that gives drivers an accurate and convenient way to access information they need for free when they’re on the go.”
RepairPal for iPhone’s key features enable consumers to:
Save money and time through accurate and unbiased repair estimates. Know if you’re getting a fair price for a repair when you’re at the shop or on the road. RepairPal’s estimates are independent and not affiliated with any automobile manufacturer, dealership, parts provider, or repair facility.
Find a recommended local mechanic no matter where you are, call to make an appointment, and plot an efficient course using the innovative location-based GPS.
Instantly contact roadside assistance with one-touch access to emergency roadside providers including most automobile manufacturer helplines.
Stay safe and get peace of mind before getting behind the wheel.
RepairPal for iPhone is available today free of charge and is available for the iPhone or iPod Touch (with operating system version 2.0) at the iTunes App Store [www.iTunes.com/appstore/] under the name RepairPal: Auto Repair Expert. For more information about RepairPal for iPhone, please visit: www.RepairPal.com/Mobile.
RepairPal is a free, easy-to-use online auto resource that helps consumers save money by providing the most accurate and complete information on auto repair and maintenance available. RepairPal delivers fair repair price estimates, a comprehensive auto shop directory with user reviews, and expert insights from ASE-certified mechanics. RepairPal’s unique, patent-pending system relies on multiple sources of proprietary data to provide accurate repair price estimates for most major and minor repairs on 98% of passenger vehicles in the U.S. RepairPal was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA. For more information, please visit www.RepairPal.com.