IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoGravity, a FinTech pioneer on a mission to transform car financing by harnessing the power of the smartphone, has partnered with Fletcher Jones Auto Group and its Mercedes-Benz Dealers including the nation's No.1 Mercedes-Benz retailer, with the launch of the FJ Drive app for iPhones and Android devices.
The partnership brings Fletcher Jones Auto Group onto the AutoGravity digital platform, which means Fletcher Jones guests can enjoy a seamless car shopping and financing experience that lets them choose from the nation's largest selection of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, secure a loan or lease through FJ Drive and pick up their Mercedes-Benz at the Fletcher Jones location of choice. Based in Irvine, California, AutoGravity uses proprietary technology to revolutionize the auto financing process and connect car shoppers, lenders and dealers in a modern marketplace. AutoGravity's collaboration with leading banks and captive lenders provides users with up to four personalized auto finance offers, empowering them with convenience and transparency. AutoGravity offers its one-of-a-kind smartphone-based car sales and financing experience with AutoGravity branded iOS, Android and Web apps, and partners with select OEM, lender and dealership brands to offer branded experiences, powered by AutoGravity, for their customers. "FJ Drive powered by AutoGravity is a new platform that delivers an unparalleled mobile car shopping and financing experience right to the smartphones of the rapidly growing segment of tech-loving millennials," said Andy Hinrichs, founder and CEO of AutoGravity. "The innovation-driven team at Fletcher Jones is embracing AutoGravity technology to set another benchmark in the increasingly digital world of automotive sales and finance." FJ Drive deploys cutting-edge AutoGravity technology to offer users unparalleled convenience and unprecedented access to digital car financing. Guests simply choose the Mercedes-Benz they wish to buy - down to year, class and model - select their favorite Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz dealership, customize the terms of their loan or lease and apply for indirect financing with AutoGravity lenders, including Mercedes-Benz Financial Services. They can then take their approval to the showroom to pick up their Mercedes-Benz. "Our whole industry is going digital. By launching FJ Drive powered by AutoGravity, we've cemented our standing on the forefront of innovation and positioned Fletcher Jones to pull ahead and win with an unmatched digital car shopping and financing experience," said Keith May, President of Fletcher Jones. "AutoGravity is the clear technology leader in this space and Fletcher Jones works only with the best. Our partnership with AutoGravity extends our reach and empowers our guests through their favorite technology, anytime and anywhere they want." Both FJ Drive and AutoGravity are available for download on Apple devices running iOS 8.4 or higher from the App Store and Android devices running Android 4.1 or higher from Google Play. AutoGravity is growing rapidly, with additional app features, network expansions and broader accessibility options under development to be announced shortly.