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March 23, 2018 - Industry News

Malone Joins AAGI as Southeast VP

Twenty-five-year industry veteran Rick Malone has joined AAGI as Southeast regional vice president.

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

CDK Global Launches Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange Platform

The plug-and-play platform is designed to allow developers, OEMs, and dealers to leverage, build, innovate, and securely integrate solutions and workflows. According to company officials, the platform makes designing, building and publishing new solutions a simple administrative function.

Tags: API, CDK Global, data integration, Dealer Software, software developer, technology

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

RouteOne’s MaximTrak Rolls Out Digital Retailing Platform

MaximTrak aims to redefine the F&I transaction with its new FLITE ENGAGE digital retailing platform. Designed to provide an omnichannel experience, the platform can be used by dealership personnel in the showroom or by consumers on their mobile device.

Tags: digital retailing, Jim Maxim, Jr., MaximTrak, online F&I, RouteOne, virtual F&I office, Virtual Showroom

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

LoJack Debuts Next-Gen Connected Car Tech

LoJack is showcasing ‘next-generation’ telematics and stolen vehicle recovery technology at the 2018 NADA convention.

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

Spireon Debuts Kahu Updates at NADA

Spireon’s connected dealer solution now features advanced analytics, enterprise group management, and consumer mobile engagement to drive loyalty and profit for dealers.

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

Zurich to Showcase F&I Online Consumer Education Program at NADA

Zurich continues to enhance its digital presence with the introduction of a co-branded F&I landing page dealers can add to their websites. The new offering, which will be on display at NADA 2018, is designed to educate internet shoppers about F&I protection products.

Tags: digital retailing, F&I products, online F&I, virtual F&I office, Virtual Showroom, Zurich

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

DealerSocket to Display Enhanced Auto Retail Tech at NADA

DealerSocket has announced improvements related to CRM, sales, inventory, and pricing to coincide with this week’s NADA convention.

March 22, 2018 - Industry News

AutoLoop Acquires Trade-In Valet

The acquisition adds a new online appraisal tool to AutoLoop’s suite of dealership sales and service solutions.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

J.D. Power Taps Technology Visionary as President and CEO

Dave Habiger, a seasoned technology sector visionary who has led several initial public offerings and served as CEO of multiple public companies, succeeds Finbarr O’Neill as the data and analytics firm’s new chief executive.

Tags: Analytics, data, Dave Habiger, Finbarr O'Neill, J.D. Power

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Bosch Debuts Virtual Assistant at NADA

‘Charlie’ is a new virtual service assistant designed to make dealership service faster while training techs in the process.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

RouteOne, ODE Alliance Targets Longstanding F&I Challenges

Officials with both companies said the technology convergence resulting from the new alliance will eliminate the need for traditional system-to-system integration and creates the broadest access point in the industry for dealers to connect with finance sources, OEMs, and F&I product providers.

Tags: digital retailing, econtracting, F&I technology, online F&I, Open Dealer Exchange, RouteOne

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Manheim Adds Intelligent Search to OVE

The auction provider’s new personalized search tool was designed to offer dealers greater speed, more relevant results, and greater accuracy.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Digital Air Strike Acquires Path Chat

Digital Air Strike has added Path Chat’s artificial intelligence chat technology to its lineup of consumer engagement solutions.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Zurich Joins Dealertrack Network

Zurich North America has joined Dealertrack’s aftermarket network in a move designed to help dealers deliver a ‘more digitized’ experience for car buyers.

Tags: Dealertrack, digital retailing, F&I process, online F&I, Zurich

March 20, 2018 - Industry News

FTC Blocks CDK Global's Acquisition of Auto/Mate

The regulator had charged in an administrative complaint that the proposed sale violates federal antitrust laws. The two companies subsequently announced they are abandoning the proposed merger. Auto/Mate officials said the technology company is no longer for sale.

Tags: antitrust, Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, CDK Global, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, merger and acquisition

March 20, 2018 - Industry News

Study: Used Car Profit Gap Closing

A survey of 250 U.S. franchised dealerships revealed a 21% drop in the gross-margin gain between new- and used-vehicle sales as off-lease units flooded the market in 2017.

March 20, 2018 - Industry News

GWC Warranty Appoints Strategic Brand Manager

F&I product provider GWC Warranty today announced the addition of Emily Dwyer as its new strategic brand manager.

Tags: F&I products, GWC Warranty Corporation, hires, Used-Vehicle Service Contracts

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Darwin Partners With RouteOne

A new partnership between Darwin Automotive and RouteOne was designed to connect dealers with online car shoppers without compromising F&I production.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

TradeRev Unveils AI for Digital Auctions

TradeRev’s ‘H’ is a new suite of machine learning and imaging capabilities designed specifically for auto dealers.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

DealerDNA Launches Synergie Marketing Engine

DealerDNA’s newest offering was designed to bring trim-level payment-driven inventory marketing to auto dealers.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Launches Online Sales and F&I Website

Ford Motor Co. has launched Ready.Shop.Go., a new ‘online experience’ designed to allow car buyers to find a vehicle, make a deal, and apply for financing.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

KBB Launches Trusted Advisor Program

Kelley Blue Book’s new program was designed to streamline the vehicle trade-in and purchase process.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Dominion Adds Mobile App for Inventory Management

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ new inventory management mobile app was designed to improve on-the-lot mobility and data reliability.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Appeals Court Vacates Some FCC Rules on Robocalls

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the FCC’s rule clarifying what devices qualify as automated telephone dialing systems, saying the agency’s explanation ‘invites conclusions that all smartphones are autodialers.’

Tags: compliance, digital marketing, Federal Communications Commission, marketing, Robocalls, Telephone Communications Protection Act

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

AUL Names Jose Fleites CIO

AUL Corp. has expanded its executive leadership team with the hire of Jose Fleites as chief information officer.