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Wright Express Reaches Fleet Card Deals with Colorado, Alabama

SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE (June 17, 2003) — Wright Express will provide fleet fuel cards and fleet management services to the states of Colorado and Alabama as outlined in two new contracts that cover approximately 17,000 vehicles. Both contracts cover all vehicles for the two states.

As part of the agreements, all fuel purchases made for state vehicles will be made using Wright Express cards. Wright Express will then handle all related billing and reporting functions. This unified approach allows states to increase efficiency and reduce expense. Fleet managers in both Colorado and Alabama will also have access to WEXOnline, a powerful online account management tool that greatly simplifies fleet management and helps streamline management of government fleets.

These latest contracts increases to 19 the number of state fleets now using Wright Express cards to purchase fuel and who use Wright Express to help manage their fleets. Wright Express has broad acceptance at fueling sites across the nation and has also launched the new Wright Express Service Network to increase the number of locations and the range of automotive maintenance and repair services available to its Universal Card fleet customers.

South Portland-based Wright Express is the leading provider of fleet charge cards to the fleet maintenance and fueling industry with its cards accepted at more than 160,000 locations. Wright Express also provides information management, payment processing, and financial services to fleets through card partnerships with oil companies and fleet management companies. Through its own universal card program, its partners' card programs and its MasterCard program, Wright Express has nearly four million commercial cards in its markets.

Wright Express LLC, a subsidiary of Cendant Corp., employs more than 640 people at its headquarters in South Portland, Maine and its subsidiary in Salt Lake City, UT. For more information, please visit

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