Skip to Main Content

Automobile Consumer Services and Partner to Make New Car Leasing Online Easy with Link

 Back To News

Automobile Consumer Services and Partner to Make New Car Leasing Online Easy with Link

Mar 19, 2002

Cincinnati, OH - March 19, 2002 - Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS), a pioneer in online direct-to-consumer auto leasing, has partnered with, the Web's leading consumer resource for unbiased automotive information, to offer a new online auto leasing quote/compare service. Through this association, visitors can connect to ACS' Web site.

When consumers visit, they can access a real-time comparison tool that allows them to evaluate leasing options available from multiple lenders based on geography, terms, and vehicle. Consumers can then select the leasing option that best fits their needs and apply for credit via a secured server - all in a matter of minutes. Once approved, customers review lease documents prepared by ACS, sign, and take delivery of their vehicle.

" is a terrific addition to the automotive research tools we offer on our Web site," notes Vice President Avi Steinlauf. "Leasing is a popular option for many consumers, and we expect that having easy access to this link will make the actual lease arrangement convenient for our visitors."

ACS president and founder Tarry Shebesta states, "Through our arrangement with, we expect to be working with consumers that have done their homework and who will be ready to make a final decision regarding financing of their vehicles. Both ACS and have a strong customer focus, making this a natural partnership."

About Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (

Based in Cincinnati, Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS) is a leading provider of consumer automotive services, including car buying and leasing, fleet resources, vehicle remarketing, and used vehicle sales.

Founded in 1989, ACS's mission is to provide services that enhance the experience of buying or leasing a car. ACS achieves this by leading the industry with innovative proprietary technology, superior customer service, and years of industry experience.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, ( is the Internet's pioneer and leader in providing free, third party automotive information, tools and services for consumers. empowers, educates, and engages visitors by providing them with straightforward information on all aspects of buying, selling, and owning a vehicle. True Market Value® products inform the general public of the actual transaction prices of cars and trucks while Edmunds' PowershopperSM offers car shoppers the opportunity to research and pursue online and offline purchase options in an informative, consumer-friendly environment. Visitors are also provided extensive automobile reviews, current incentives and rebates, consumer advice, safety information, auto show highlights and the Town Hall automotive community. Many of these resources are powered by Edmunds Data Services, which provides a complete automotive data set to the Web site and licenses such data to third parties. was named "best car research" site by Forbes magazine, is viewed by consumers as the "most useful Web site," according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2001 New StudySM*, was ranked number one in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites as reported by The Wall Street Journal, and was named as one of Yahoo! Internet Life's 50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites and one of Money's 50 Most Useful Financial Web sites.
*J.D. Power and Associates is not affiliated with, Inc. and does not endorse or any other Web sites.

loading gif