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Media Release Nissan chooses Mondial Assistance as their new

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									Media Release

Nissan chooses Mondial Assistance as their new roadside assistance
partner

Monday 25 October 2010—Nissan Australia has selected leading assistance company, Mondial
Assistance Australia, to provide a complete roadside assistance solution to their customers which
includes a MyNissan iPhone application.
Tony McGarvey, General Manager for Assistance from Mondial Assistance Australia, said Mondial
Assistance’s core business was providing assistance services to customers through partnerships
with some of the world’s leading brands, and that they were proud to now count Nissan as a partner
in Australia.
“Nissan has a clear vision for the future, and we are excited to be able to partner with Nissan in
helping their customers in times of need with premium nationwide roadside assistance,” Mr
McGarvey said.
“This is a key relationship for Mondial Assistance as it allows us to provide our services to an
industry leader with like-minded values and an unswerving focus on the customer.
“After several years providing our services to Nissan Australia’s alliance partner, Renault, I’m
confident we will enhance the strong relationship Nissan has with its customers, through premium
roadside assistance services.”
Mondial Assistance Australia will provide Nissan Australia with wholesale roadside assistance on
new cars and comprehensive branded retail roadside assistance once the three year new car
roadside assistance program ends.
In addition to roadside assistance, the Nissan-Mondial Assistance partnership will deliver other
benefits for Nissan’s customers, including a network of dual-branded roadside assistance service
vehicles, mobile mechanics and tow trucks.
“This is the first time we’ve dual-branded our service vehicles units and it’s a sign of the importance
of this relationship for both partners,” Mr McGarvey said.
“We have also developed and launched a new MyNissan iPhone app to innovate within our
roadside assistance offer.
“The branded app will allow Nissan owners to trigger an assistance call with the touch of a button
and it will also provide a range of extras for Nissan customers, including a convenient electronic
logbook, vehicle tips and guides, a parking meter reminder and a service reminder. There is also a
trip planner that overlays the locations of petrol stations, car parking and the nearest Nissan service
centre.”
Brett Wiskar, Director of Speedwell eBusiness Solutions, the development studio behind the app,
said MyNissan is “Australia’s first all-in-one iPhone application for motorists and is backed by a
robust back-end and secure web services, providing Nissan owners with enhanced reliability”.




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Mondial Assistance is the leading provider of premium roadside assistance services in Australia —
the company is the preferred roadside assistance provider to a number of major and high-end
automotive brands including Audi, BMW, Harley-Davidson, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-
Benz, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault and Volkswagen.
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» About Nissan Australia
In Australia Nissan provides a growing range of passenger cars, crossovers, SUVs and commercial vehicles
that meet diverse customer driving needs.

Working in tandem with its 180+ national dealers which collectively employ about 2,000 people, Nissan
Australia has forged a reputation of excellence for customer satisfaction, sales and vehicle servicing for almost
50 years.

Nissan’s Australian operations are headquartered in Melbourne with state offices in Sydney, Brisbane,
Adelaide and Perth. Nissan Australia’s professional and dedicated workforce of around 400 people is
responsible for the marketing, sales, distribution, logistics and operations for the Australian market plus the
manufacturing of high-grade aluminium components at its manufacturing facility in Dandenong.

Globally, Nissan entered into an alliance with Renault in 1999 which has become the most successful
automotive company alliance in the world today. Nissan operates as a leading global automotive manufacturer
with facilities in about 50 countries.


» About Mondial Assistance Australia
Mondial Assistance Australia is a specialist assistance and travel insurance provider. Our company was born
out of a doctor’s passion to bring his son home safely after he was injured overseas and that essence of
assistance is still as palpable today as it was in 1983. We currently deliver insurance and emergency medical
assistance solutions to the travel insurance industry, property assistance services to elderly Australians on
behalf of the Federal Government, specialised patient assistance for pharmaceutical companies, premium
roadside assistance services to car manufacturers and the finance and banking sector, and health insurance
and after-hours assistance to overseas students in Australia.

Our core business is to provide services to end customers through partnerships with some of the world’s most
respected brands. In Australia and New Zealand, our partners include major airlines, travel providers, leading
financial institutions, premium automotive brands, universities and education institutions and insurers.

Mondial Assistance is an international leader in assistance, travel insurance and health, life and home care
services. Globally, the Mondial Assistance Group counts more than 10 200 employees who speak 40 different
languages and work throughout the world with a network of 400,000 service providers. 250 million people, or
4 per cent of the world’s total population, benefit from our services. Mondial Assistance is a member of the
Allianz Group. For more, www.mondial-assistance.com.au



Media contacts—Mondial Assistance Australia

Natalie Geddes
07 3305 7270 or 0434 569 504
ngeddes@mondial-assistance.com.au




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