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Cross Country Automotive Services Now Accepting Wright Express Card

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS) cardholders now have access to 24-hour roadside assistance and towing services through a new agreement with Cross Country Automotive Services (Cross Country). Cardholders benefit from the convenience and value offered by Cross Country in all fifty states.

Beginning with the second quarter of 2005, drivers who experience a vehicle breakdown will gain access to Cross Country's robust network of towing and road service providers and award-winning contact center personnel through one national toll-free number. Payment can be made using the Wright Express card, ensuring that drivers are back on the road quickly and conveniently.

"For over 30 years, Cross Country has been helping drivers who experience a breakdown to safely and quickly resolve the problem. Now, Wright Express fleet managers and drivers will benefit from fast, accurate, and quality roadside assistance services, minimizing disruption to their daily schedules," said Stephen Huson, VP and General Manager at Cross Country.

"This is a major benefit for our customers who will now have access to Cross Country's quality roadside assistance and towing services throughout the country," said Gary Robbins, Vice President and General Manager, Partner and Merchant Acquisition at Wright Express. "Wright Express is committed to making it easy for our fleets to find and pay for automotive services and also in our attempts to develop a comprehensive one-card program that makes it easy for fleet managers to manage all variable costs."

About Wright Express

Wright Express is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. Wright Express provides these services for over 280,000 commercial and government fleets containing more than 3.9 million vehicles. Wright Express markets these services directly as well as through 83 strategic relationships, and offers a MasterCard-branded corporate card. The company employs more than 640 people and maintains its headquarters in South Portland, Maine. For more information about Wright Express, please visit .

About Cross Country Automotive Services

Headquartered in Medford, Massachusetts, Cross Country Automotive Services is a leading provider of integrated vehicle and driver programs in North America. Over 1,500 Cross Country employees serve more than 100 corporate clients and their more than 40 million customers each year. Cross Country Automotive Services is a member of The Cross Country Group, one of the largest privately held providers of customer service programs in the United States. For additional information on Cross Country Automotive Services, please visit their Web site at .

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