iPhone Financial App from Mercedes Benz, Now on iPad

Since it has fist launched the iPhone app last October, Mercedes Benz Financial has received approximately $2.5 million in payments from customers via their mobile devices. Now, with more than 11,000 downloads and 3,000 lease or loan payments, Mercedes-Benz expands the service to owners of the new iPad who have accounts with Mercedes-Benz Financial.

"Our customers' response to the convenience of managing their accounts with their iPhone or iPod Touch was so overwhelmingly favorable, it convinced us to be ready for new iPad users who are also customers of Mercedes-Benz Financial," said Andreas Hinrichs, Vice President of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Financial.

"When the iPad officially launched last Saturday, an upgrade of the Mercedes-Benz Financial app compatible with the iPad was available for our customers and for Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts. Additional advantages for us include paperless transactions and the resulting cost efficiencies in processing payments," added Hinrichs.

The Mercedes-Benz Financial app is available for free from the App Store on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Mercedes-Benz Financial account holders must first register online at to access the account management features of the app.

With the app, customers can also view their account summary and request payoff quotes. All iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users, even those who are not Mercedes-Benz Financial customers, will be able to locate the nearest Mercedes-Benz authorized dealer location, contact a customer service representative and see what's new from Mercedes-Benz Financial.

Last month, Mercedes-Benz Financial announced expanded personalized and convenient account management features to all of its customers using smart phones like BlackBerry, Droid and other mobile devices with internet capability.



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