RepairPal Graces Android with Free Application

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Do you own an Android handset? Use and abuse your car quite a bit? RepairPal could save you a lot of trouble and headaches when it comes to looking for repair shops, estimating repair costs and getting roadside assistance. The company, whose services are also available online, has just announced that it is now offering a free Android app.

The iPhone app has apparently been so popular that users of other platforms have been asking for more than just a mobile web version, so it came to Android while BlackBerry still waits for its version. Features for the app include:

  • Get RepairPal’s proprietary RepairPrice Estimates for each of the 40 car makes, 100 most common repairs and services, and 42,000 zip codes RepairPal covers
  • Access one-touch roadside assistance anywhere in the U.S. (no membership required)
  • Find quality shops and dealerships, including user reviews and ratings, via RepairPal’s GPS-enabled directory

If you rely heavily on your car, you may want to consider giving this app a try and definitely let us know what you think of it. Full press release below.

New Version Provides Access to All Major Functionality on the Fastest Growing Mobile Platform

August 10, 2010, Emeryville, CA —  RepairPal (http://repairpal.com), the leading online destination for auto repair and maintenance information, today announced that its RepairPrice Estimator, industry-leading directory of shops and dealerships, and instant roadside assistance are now available for Android mobile devices. This version maintains the same ease of use and highly actionable information accessible through RepairPal’s award-winning iPhone App and mobile website, http://m.repairpal.com. RepairPal’s mobile apps have nearly 1 million users.

“Since the launch of our iPhone app we’ve received a continuous stream of requests for mobile versions compatible with BlackBerry and Android devices,” said David Sturtz, CEO, RepairPal. “The mobile website gives BlackBerry users easy access to our content and now Android users have their own native app.” Sturtz continues, “Our goal of providing high-quality, unbiased information wherever our users need it has taken a major step forward with this release. For our advertisers, this new app represents RepairPal’s entry into the fastest growing mobile platform, with more than 200,000 phones being added per day, and giving them access to a huge new base of potential customers.”

RepairPal’s new Android app enables consumers to:

  • Get RepairPal’s proprietary RepairPrice Estimates for each of the 40 car makes, 100 most common repairs and services, and 42,000 zip codes RepairPal covers
  • Access one-touch roadside assistance anywhere in the U.S. (no membership required)
  • Find quality shops and dealerships, including user reviews and ratings, via RepairPal’s GPS-enabled directory

To get more information or to download any of our free apps, visit http://RepairPal.com/Mobile.

About RepairPal
Award-winning RepairPal is the leading automotive resource delivering free, “instant” RepairPrice Estimates via the Web and its award-winning iPhone application. RepairPal provides the most accurate auto repair and maintenance information available anytime, anywhere, built by its team of factory-trained and ASE-certified technicians. RepairPal’s patent-pending technology generates more than 70 billion unique RepairPrice Estimates for almost all passenger vehicles and every zip code in the country. It also has the most comprehensive directory of auto repair facilities in the U.S. and a proprietary database of each model’s common problems. RepairPal is an Approved Vendor for the Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) and a Member Benefit for the Automotive Service Association (ASA). It has established partnerships with AAA (Northern California, Nevada & Utah), AOL Autos, TireMonkey, CustomerLink, Cars.com, Bosch, AutoNation and several others. RepairPal is headquartered in Emeryville, CA. For more information, please visit http://repairpal.com or pr@repairpal.com.

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