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Guidepoint(TM) Opens Online Store
Telematics firm offers hundreds of travel & driving accessories at
PONTIAC, Mich., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A Detroit-area company that uses GPS technology to locate vehicles today announced plans to help its customers locate something else this holiday season -- bargains on auto and travel accessories.
Just in time for the busiest shopping day of the year, GPSi, LLC will open a new online store featuring travel, driving and vehicle accessories as well as hundreds of other products. The Pontiac, Mich.-based vehicle telematics supplier said the new Guidepoint Mall -- located at www.guidepointsystems.com -- will open for business this Friday, November 24 at 5 a.m
The new online shopping site will initially feature more than 400 products including car care accessories, travel items, maps, books, music, pre-paid cell phones, cameras, radar detectors and much more. Guidepoint owners will be able to purchase items at significant discounts and, in some cases, receive items for free.
"We created the Guidepoint Mall as a convenient, easy-to-use shopping experience for our members, or anyone else who wants to find great prices on travel and auto-related
accessories," said Rand Mueller, president and chief executive officer of GPSi. "Our a
ffiliations with leading national retailers and wholesalers will allow us to offer very low prices. Plus, we will offer special pricing for Guidepoint members and there are many products we
can even offer for free to members when they upgrade to a participating service plan."
Guidepoint Systems offers a variety of services for vehicle owners, including stolen vehicle recovery, driver safety and convenience, online vehicle tracking and fleet management. The company integrates GPS, wireless and Web-based technology with 24/7/365 response
centers to deliver services ranging from driving directions to roadside emergency help to
working with law enforcement to track and recover stolen vehicles. The Company sells to
more than 700 new-car dealerships nationwide, as well as hundreds of specialty retailers
and dealers of pre-owned vehicles.