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Chipsaway Chooses Cost Effective Volkswagen Transporter

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WOLFSBURG, GERMANY – December 21, 2010: The new Volkswagen Transporter, launched earlier this year, has been confirmed by the national automotive body and paint repair company, ChipsAway, as the only approved vehicle for its nationwide fleet of over 350 mobile technicians.

ChipsAway provides minor automotive paint and bodywork repairs to scratches, bumps and scuffs, and is using the Volkswagen Transporter for several reasons.

‘Quality, reliability and cost-effectiveness are not only fundamental to our business philosophy, but were also important requirements when determining which vehicle best suited our needs,’ said Lloyd Evans, ChipsAway’s Chief Executive.

‘The Volkswagen Transporter was the clear choice for our mobile workshops. It provides a consistent brand image and strengthens our reputation for being the leading specialists in minor automotive paintwork repairs.

Evans continued, ‘The Transporter enables us to provide a high quality, good value and same day service at a place most convenient to customers.’

Driver comfort was also essential in the decision process as Chris Duncombe, a ChipsAway franchisee in Ashford, Kent explains; ‘I am 6’ 4” tall, yet the Transporter is by far the most comfortable vehicle I have driven. It’s reliable and does everything I need it to – a fantastic working tool.’

David George, Head of Marketing, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, added: ‘The Transporter has evolved through five generations over the last 60 years to make it one of the best and most popular vans ever. The lower running costs, plus improved efficiency and refinement, will make the new Transporter a popular choice for the ChipsAway fleet.’