|By PR Newswire||
|November 29, 2012 07:30 AM EST||
ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedemissions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SPMI), a leading vehicle emissions testing and safety inspections company with 38 stores in Atlanta, Houston, St. Louis and Salt Lake City today announced that its newest version of CARbonga, CARbongaBT is now available in the Apple® app store.
The CARbongaBT app along with its new Bluetooth Device, gives drivers an x-ray of their vehicle's emissions and safety codes. In addition to operating the app, this Bluetooth device has driver evaluation, vehicle maintenance and fuel economy provisions. Both the CARbongaBT app and the Bluetooth device can be used on multiple vehicles making it a very low cost way to diagnose your car's emission problem and more.
The device is a plug and play adapter that taps into the vast amounts of information available in today's cars. There are two unique features which make this device different than similar products on the market. First, it captures and stores driving & trip information for over a year using its patent pending technology. Next is the size. It is incredibly compact with a width of 1.8 inches, height of 1.38 inches and depth of just 1 inch, making it an easy install in the OBD (On-board-diagnostic) port of any 1996 or newer car or truck. It allows car owners to see stored data on their personal computer.
Delivery of the product will begin in early 2013 and retail for $69.99. It will be available for purchase at CARbonga.com, Speedemissions.com and in the Speedemissions emission testing stores. The CARbongaBT app sells for $4.99.
Rich Parlontieri, President/CEO stated, "This is a project on which we've been working for quite some time. And one that took a lot of energy, patience and resources. So obviously we're very excited to be able to have this Bluetooth device available to operate our CARbongaBT app and to sell on the open market. Plus, the Bluetooth device offers a significant benefit for parents, who care about keeping their family, especially teenage children and the car they're driving safe. It's a really great 'peace-of-mind' tool when using the CARbongaBT app".
Speedemissions, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a national brand offering our customers quick and efficient emission testing and safety inspection as required by law. The company is in the Atlanta, GA., Houston, TX., St. Louis, MO., and Salt Lake City, UT markets. The company is now expanding its business by selling Speedemissions Car Care franchises and providing an emissions repair business segment.
Speedemissions owns and develops the CARbonga line of app for smart phone users. CARbonga is the first app which allows the average person to detect automotive car problems for their own vehicle or when buying a used vehicle. This app is used via their iPhone®, iPad® and/or iPod touch®. It should be available on Android ® smart phones later this year.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Speedemissions' products and services, its ability to succeed in growing revenue, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired businesses and other risk factors identified from time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
For Further Information: Contact Brad Lloyd, 770-306-7667.
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SOURCE Speedemissions, Inc.
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