October 23, 2018 - Industry News
automotiveMastermind has promoted Christopher Clement vice president of strategic partnerships and Giorgia Favaretto-Illig vice president of marketing.
October 22, 2018 - Industry News
New York-based Greenbriar Equity Group has acquired Spireon Inc. from Bertram Capital.
Dealertrack announced plans to expand its partnership with Hyundai Motor Finance and Kia Motors Finance, including a streamlined F&I process.
A Cox Automotive survey found that dealers are even more certain than consumers that emerging trends will reduce vehicle sales, but few believe mobility will bring about the end of the current auto retail model.
Enhancements to Outsell’s AI-driven marketing automation platform include individualized customer incentives.
October 17, 2018 - Industry News
Car buyers were financing more at the midway point of 2018 than they did in 2016, when record new-vehicle sales were made, according to new data from Equifax.
EasyCare’s new Rideshare suite of F&I benefits includes a vehicle service contract, GAP coverage and a customizable prepaid maintenance benefit, all tailored to meet the needs of driver entrepreneurs.
Brooklyn Mitsubishi’s El Patronn will host the inaugural Automotive Game Changers Conference in New York City in December.
October 16, 2018 - Industry News
Vision Dealer Solutions has released VisionTouch, a new, wireless, mobile F&I menu designed to produce paperless deal jackets.
Assurant Resource Automotive announced the launch of Mechanic 2.0, which features enhancements designed to significantly expand options for auto dealers and their sales and service customers.
October 15, 2018 - Industry News
Podium is one of 25 companies to appear on Forbes’ 2018 list of America’s ‘Next Billion-Dollar Startups.’
Potratz has been asked to participate in Facebook Alpha Program testing focused on the efficiency of Messenger Lead Ads.
Auto/Mate has integrated its DMS with DocuBizz, an invoice workflow solution designed to streamline accounts payable processes in auto dealerships.
October 11, 2018 - Industry News
Industry veteran Terry McSpadden has joined LotMonkey as vice president of sales.
October 9, 2018 - Industry News
Manheim announced an initiative to ramp up investments designed to deliver the ‘marketplace of the future’ for dealers and car buyers.
Spireon’s new mobile app was designed to create new mobile connections for the vehicle finance industry and extend the value of GPS to consumers.
October 4, 2018 - Industry News
AUL Corp. won Gold and Bronze in the Employer of the Year category at the 2018 International Stevie Awards.
NCM Associates has acquired Canada’s TSI Auto Solutions.
October 2, 2018 - Industry News
Honda, GM, and Ford were among the top-performing factories in September, helping to drive an average gain of 2% in new-vehicle prices compared with the same month last year.
September 27, 2018 - Industry News
Digital Air Strike now offers Response Path, an AI-powered intelligent messaging service, to users in 12 countries outside the U.S.
September 26, 2018 - Industry News
The automotive retailer announced that co-founder B. Scott Smith is stepping down as CEO, president, and director of the public dealer group. His brother David Burton Smith will assume his role as CEO, while executive Jeff Dyke was promoted to president.
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Spireon has released ‘Impound Storage Fees, a Billion-Dollar Problem,’ a new study billed as the first to address the steep costs rampant impounds generate for dealers, finance sources, and car buyers.
September 25, 2018 - Industry News
Auto dealers and auto finance sources have new options for customers wishing to pay by cash, debit, credit, or ACH with the launch of PayNearMe’s expanded system.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Karma is set to open new dealerships in Seattle, Chicago, and Westlake Village, Calif.
A joint study by Jumpstart Automotive Media and Ipsos charts the advancement of digital and mobile strategies and finds pricing, inventory, and dealer websites remain major influencers.
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