Motor Trend Names GWC Warranty Recommended Best Buy for Independent Dealers

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2014) - MOTOR TREND, the leading automotive authority and a media brand of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, announced that GWC Warranty ( has been named a "MOTOR TREND Recommended Best Buy" for consumers purchasing from independent automobile dealers.

To be eligible for this distinction, GWC had to pass the MOTOR TREND evaluation process, which included site visits, reference checks, a financial review, and an assessment of the brand's delivery of the overall customer experience.

"GWC Warranty's commitment to providing outstanding coverage, outstanding customer service and excellent claims administration greatly impressed us," said Eric Schwab, Executive Vice President of the MOTOR TREND brand. GWC Warranty is a leading provider of vehicle service contracts and related finance and insurance products sold through independent automotive dealers.

GWC President and CEO, Rob Glander remarks, "We are honored to have such a trusted, national brand recognize GWC Warranty for our superior products and services. At GWC, we continually strive to offer only the best to our dealers and their customers, and to be recognized by MOTOR TREND as a Recommended Best Buy for independent automobile dealers is a testament to our entire company and the great people who work here."

About GWC Warranty

For almost 20 years, GWC has built one of the few integrated platforms in the industry, providing sales and marketing, exceptional claims administration, and unparalleled product options for its dealer partners. GWC has brought the "No Worries. Just Drive." experience to drivers nationwide by being a trusted partner of over 8,000 car dealerships nationwide. GWC Warranty is owned by owned by APCO Holdings, Inc., whose primary shareholder is Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm out of Greenwich, CT with raised capital of over $13 billion."

About MOTOR TREND and TEN: The Enthusiast Network

MOTOR TREND®, a media brand of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, was founded in 1949 and is internationally recognized as one of the leading brands in the automotive category. The MOTOR TREND brand is comprised of MOTOR TREND Magazine; the award-winning website; MOTOR TREND Auto Shows; MOTOR TREND en Espanol; MOTOR TREND India; and the renowned MOTOR TREND Car of the Year, SUV of the Year and Truck of the Year Awards programs.

Contact Information:

Media Contact for GWC Warranty:
Kate Eltringham
Director, Marketing
Office: 1.800.482.7357(x127)
Cell: 570.815.6020
Fax: 888.840.7883

Media Contact for Motor Trend:
Robert Cooper-Diaz