AUTOPAY Partners With Shift to Finance Private Party Auto Sales

AUTOPAY, a marketplace lender that provides automotive purchase finance and refinancing services, announced it has recently started financing purchases for Shift, an online peer-to-peer marketplace for private party car buying and selling.

Shift facilitates private party car sales for both buyers and sellers by managing inspections, vehicle listings, inquiries, and test drive scheduling. AUTOPAY’s technology platform integration with Shift’s website enables users to select a vehicle from Shift’s inventory and then submit a loan application to AUTOPAY. The teams at AUTOPAY and Shift have collaborated to create a streamlined customer experience from loan application to vehicle delivery.

“This partnership further underlines Shift’s commitment to improving car ownership with technology and providing a superior level of service to buyers and sellers,” said Jeff Begin at Shift. “AUTOPAY is doing something different in the industry with its technology, expertise, andapproach to auto finance, all of which result in fast and secure financing options for our customers.”

AUTOPAY partners with a national network of trusted credit unions, banks, and lending institutions to offer the most competitive rates and terms to consumers at all levels of the credit spectrum. Shift customers who finance through AUTOPAY also benefit from customized loan options that fit their budget and the ease of completing the entire process electronically.

“Traditionally, the car buying and financing process has been burdensome and misleading. Shift shares our (AUTOPAY’s) belief that it should not be this way,” said Jeff Hutcheson, Co-founder and Managing Partner at AUTOPAY. “With this partnership, we can continue to educate consumers and transform this process into a simple and enjoyable experience.”

About Shift

Shift Technologies, Inc. is a San Francisco-based company rethinking the experience of car ownership. The company has created a new peer-to-peer marketplace that takes the hassle and guesswork out of buying or selling a car. From getting the car ready for sale to managing inquiries and handling test drives, Shift saves sellers time while helping them secure the best price for their car. Buyers have access to Shift’s fleet of knowledgeable Car Enthusiasts who deliver on-demand test drives and white glove service without pushy sales tactics. Plus, Shift’s 150-point inspection and seven-day money back guarantee helps a buyer purchase with confidence. For more information please visit shift.com and follow us on Twitter at @driveshift.