Tint World® and Directed Partner to Offer Viper Remote Start and Security Products

National Automotive Styling Centers™ Has Teamed Up With Directed, A World Leader In Automotive Electronics To Offer Customers The World’s Bestselling Vehicle Security And Remote Starters

March 28, 2017 // Franchising.com // BOCA RATON, Fla. - Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has partnered with Directed, a world leader in automotive electronics, to offer customers their full line of Viper security and remote starter products.

“This new Viper program generated massive responses from the Tint World network,” said Paul Pirro, executive vice president at Tint World®. “All of our owners and techs are excited about this deal and what it means for their businesses, as well as for Tint World® customers.”

Viper is the No. 1 demand brand in the category from the No. 1 supplier. They are the innovators in connected car, telematics RF and databus integration. Viper created the smartphone car control category and is pioneering the keyless lifestyle revolution with Viper SmartStart, which has been downloaded to more than two million iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smartphones.

“Tint World® has grown immensely since they started franchising,” said Al Fontane, Directed vice president of sales, eastern region. “Having all the Tint World® stores carrying and selling the Viper brand name is strong for us. Customers will even have the option to use our website configurator to create the Viper system they want and then go directly to their nearest Tint World® store to get the system set up.”

“I love it when two leaders in their category and space can get together and do business,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, Tint World® CEO. “If you poll people asking about the best brand in automotive remote start and security, they’re going to say Viper. This partnership just solidifies our position as the top independent automotive franchise out there.”

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, auto accessories, custom wheels and tire packages, detailing services, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, and franchise opportunities available worldwide.

For more information about Directed, and specifically their Viper line of products, visit http://www.Viper.com/.

For more information on Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ and national franchise business opportunities available now, visit tintworldfranchise.com.

About Directed

Directed, recipient of hundreds of technology patents and awards, is a world leader in automotive electronics. Its products protect and remotely start more vehicles than anyone else on the planet. The Viper brand created the connected car category with the launch of Viper SmartStart in 2009 – the app that lets you start, locate and control your car from virtually anywhere in the world with your smartphone. For more information, visit www.directed.com or contact jim.jardin@directed.com.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations, to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.


Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO
Tint World®
(800) 767-8468

Heather Ripley
Media Relations
Ripley PR

SOURCE Tint World


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