Online car marketplace heycar has signed a partnership with Experian, enabling customers to find finance deals and check the likelihood of approval.
Brook Bishop, head of strategy at heycar, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Experian, a highly credible industry leader and trusted provider of credit checks and financial services. Their expertise provides our customers with a really powerful tool that allows them to make even more informed decisions as they seek to complete even more of their car-buying journey online.
“We’re proud to be driving change in the marketplace which allows us to provide our network of dealerships with ever more high quality leads. This is the next step in realising our wider e-commerce strategy, which we’re working on with multiple partners.”
Gerardo Montoya, managing director of Automotive at Experian, added: “Many people find talking about finance to be the ‘awkward’ part of buying a car. We’ve worked with heycar to help people find out what finance deals they are eligible for without affecting their credit score so that they can browse and buy with confidence.
The announcement follows then news that heycar has signed an exclusive deal with online platform Regit. Regit users searching for their next car will be able to browse from heycar’s inventory of 150,000 vehicles which are under eight years old and have less than 100,000 miles on the clock. They all come with a warranty and money-back guarantee, giving customers peace of mind.
Regit founder Chris Ashton-Green added: “Our users are a discerning bunch, so it’s important that we enter into partnerships with brands who we feel share our values and approach. That’s why heycar are such a great fit. We’re delighted that visitors to Regit now have access to such a great range of quality cars.”
Brook concluded: “At heycar we’re just getting started with our ambitious programme of partnerships. We’re determined to deeply integrate our service with the industry’s biggest names and the platforms consumers use to seek quality cars.”