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DataScan Field Services Expands Partnership with VW Credit Canada, Inc.

Experience in Canadian Auto Industry Gives DataScan the Edge

Montreal, Canada – VW Credit Canada, Inc. (VCCI), the captive finance division for the Volkswagen Group in Canada, has expanded its partnership with DataScan Field Services to include off lease inspection services. DataScan has been performing floorplan audits for VCCI since 2012 and for VW Credit Inc. in the United States since 2008.
 
DataScan was selected for its comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian auto market and end-of-lease requirements. It was also chosen for its thorough inspection process and its fully committed and engaged management support.
 
“We are very pleased to expand our partnership with VCCI, which is a recognized and respected brand in Canada,” said Brent Sergot, President of DataScan. “DataScan is well positioned to assist with their continued success.”
 
One of the largest vehicle inspection and audit companies in North America, DataScan offers expertise in working with major OEMs, captive finance companies, banks and leasing companies in Canada. DataScan also provides wholesale management system services.
 
“For more than 15 years, DataScan has continued to build a professional, well-trained field force of inspectors, cultivate dedicated client relations support and create a first-class operations group,” said Richard Carpentier, Managing Director for DataScan’s Canadian Operations. “This extensive experience also gives us a deeper understanding of how critical it is to provide transparency in the end-of-lease process.”
 
DataScan is focused on servicing clients in Canada with a bi-lingual staff who can assist lessees in French or English. It also has two regional offices in Toronto and Montreal dedicated to providing support. Additionally, DataScan offers its clients special features, such as an online scheduling tool which helps both dealers and lessees coordinate the inspection and end-of-lease process.
 
“VCCI is committed to providing our customers and dealers with excellent service, innovative processes and state-of-the art-technology,” said Eric Bélanger, General Manager of the Canada Service Centre for VCCI. “The quality of DataScan’s inspection services is a valuable asset in maintaining our commitment to our customers and dealers.”
 
About DataScan Field Services
DataScan Field Services (DFS) carries with it the full strength and backing of its parent company, JM Family Enterprises. One of the industry’s largest automotive floorplan inventory verification and off-lease vehicle inspection companies, DFS serves more than 100 clients across North America. With offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, Toronto and Montreal, DFS provides verification services for businesses in the automotive, marine, RV, construction, electronics and appliance industries. Inspections include off-lease, mechanical, certified pre-owned, collision and dealer compliance. Its sister company, DataScan Technologies, offers best-in-class, wholesale floorplan accounting and risk management services to global leaders in the banking and captive finance industries. Both companies are divisions of DataScan Holdings, part of World Omni Financial Corp., a diversified financial services company headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla. World Omni is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., an automotive corporation ranked No. 37 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Largest Private Companies.” JM Family is also ranked No. 32 by FORTUNE® as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” its 15th consecutive year on the list.

About VW Credit Canada, Inc.
VW Credit Canada, Inc. (VCCI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VW Credit, Inc. was founded in 1992 as a captive finance company.  VCCI services Volkswagen and Audi customers, authorized automotive dealers and their affiliated stores as Volkswagen Finance and Audi Finance.  VCCI provides competitive financial products and services to dealers and their customers including retail leasing, retail financing and balloon financing, along with wholesale financing for new and used vehicles.

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