Vancouver, BC - When visiting the Vancouver International Auto Show (VIAS), be sure to stop by the Dilawri Group of Companies booth to learn more about Canada's newest safe-driving movement. texi is a free, interactive and incentivized mobile app. Available for download from both the Google Play and App Store, texi rewards safe driving with monthly prizes including gift cards, smartphones, gas cards and more valued at up to $1,500. All users also have the chance to win the grand prize, a new Honda Fit.
With 22 percent of Canadian drivers admitting to texting while behind the wheel, and 90 per cent saying texting and driving is socially unacceptable, The Dilawri Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to supporting communities across Canada, developed texi as an innovative solution to curb this dangerous and illegal habit. For information about texi visit http://www.texiapp.ca/ and drop by the Dilawri booth to learn more.
Wednesday, March 23, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday, March 24 to Saturday March 26, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, March 27 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Vancouver International Auto Show, Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place
Why: Learn more about texi, an app that gives away monthly prizes to drivers who don't text
The Dilawri Foundation is the not for profit arm of Dilawri Group of Companies, Canada's largest automotive group with 31 brands and 58 dealerships across Canada including 13 brands and 15 dealerships serving Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
Also at the 1,500 square foot Dilawri booth:
About The Dilawri Foundation
texi is the latest initiative from The Dilawri Foundation, a non-profit organization created to positively impact Canadian lives by supporting health care, research and social services. In 2002, Founders Tony, Kap and Ajay Dilawri established The Dilawri Foundation to oversee the family's philanthropic activities. For more information, please visit www.dilawrifoundation.ca.
About Dilawri Group of Companies
Dilawri Group of Companies is Canada's largest automotive group with 60 franchised dealerships representing 30 automotive brands throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec. Privately owned and operated by the Dilawri family since 1985, the company continues to expand its footprint in Canada, building on its history of excellence in the automotive industry. With more than 3,500 employees, Dilawri Group of Companies is proud to offer exceptional products and customer service in every dealership. For more information, please visit www.dilawri.ca.