May 2, 2018 - Industry News
The latest edition of Vboost’s viral marketing platform includes Vboost Live and Vboost Showroom.
They guidelines were created by members of the Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail and Michigan-based Nuspire Networks in an effort to provide OEMs and DMS providers with a variety of data security measures and industry best practices.
May 1, 2018 - Industry News
Current CEO Colin Brown, the first non-Moran family member to hold the titles of president and CEO, will maintain his role as chairman of the company’s board while providing guidance and counsel to Burns during the transition. Burns' appointment takes effect July, 1.
Tags: Brent Burns, Colin Brown, F&I products, JM Family, Southeast Toyota Distributors, World Omni Financial Corp.
The bank has served as Jaguar Land Rover’s exclusive auto finance provider for 10 years, providing customized retail, lease and commercial financing to the automaker's more than 330 U.S. dealers through Jaguar Financial Group and Land Rover Financial Group.
Tags: auto finance, captive finance, Chase Auto Finance, Jaguar Land Rover
Less price-sensitive buyers splurged for the latest models in April, with the industry’s average transaction price rising 2% from a year ago despite rising fuel prices.
Tags: average transaction price, Kelley Blue Book, new-vehicle sales, showroom
FCA dealers can join DealerDNA’s Synergie platform thanks to a new agreement between the factory and the digital marketing provider.
A strong spring selling season resulted in a flat Used Vehicle Retention Index in April, continuing a remarkable 12-month run in which the Black Book’s meter has only changed by -1.0%.
April 30, 2018 - Industry News
Carvana has teamed up with SpringboardAuto to launch an online vehicle purchase, finance, and home delivery solution.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle recognized Client Command as a 2018 Pacesetter, an annual list of Atlanta’s fastest growing companies.
Tags: Client Command, digital marketing
Black Book’s new inventory recommendation solution was designed to help dealers identify desirable auction units.
April 26, 2018 - Industry News
SNH Capital Partners revealed today it has acquired ProMax for an undisclosed amount, a transaction the automotive software provider's founder hinted at in a social media post two weeks ago.
Tags: auto finance, CRM, Desking, F&I menu, inventory management, ProMax Unlimited, SNH Capital Partners, special finance
Dealers using MBonDemand.com now have access to third-party inventories, including off-rental units from Sixt Rent-a-Car.
Chicago-area dealers are throwing their support behind a new registered apprenticeship program that includes real-world training in auto retail, F&I, accounting, fixed ops, and wholesaling.
April 25, 2018 - Industry News
The promotions will help the organization focus on continued growth and product development, officials said.
Tags: automotiveMastermind, digital marketing
Selly Automotive has incorporated the VINFactor market intelligence tool as a standard feature for U.S. auto dealer users.
CarMD’s newly released 2018 Vehicle Health Index indicates more vehicle owners are taking maintenance and ‘check engine’ warnings seriously.
ELEAD1ONE has released ‘The Auto Dealer’s Guide to Digital Retailing,’ a free ebook that includes insights from sales trainers Jim Ziegler and Mark Tewart.
A new feature of Fidelis PPM’s preventive maintenance platform was designed to help independent dealers attract more customers and sell more cars.
Under the new partnership, automotive dealers will be immediately alerted through Mobile Sales Solutions’ Vin-Up portable scanner and printer to a vehicle’s latest Black Book value when it's dropped off for service, enabling better resale opportunities with their service customers.
Tags: Black Book, Mobile Sales Solutions, Service, service advisor, Vin-Up
April 24, 2018 - Industry News
Johan De Nysschen has left the company to pursue other interests. The news comes nearly four years after he was named head of General Motors’ luxury brand.
Tags: Cadillac, General Motors, hires
Waymo becomes the second company to ask permission of California’s DMV to test fully driverless vehicles on public roads.
Established technology advisor and early LotLinx investor brings years of AI and data-driven experience to the company.
April 23, 2018 - Industry News
NADAguides.com now features J.D. Power's quality, reliability and performance ratings, and reviews. The planned site enhancements occur just eight months after J.D. Power acquired NADAguides.com.
Tags: digital retailing, J.D. Power, NADAguides.com
Smart Business magazines has named National Automotive Experts (NAE)/NWAN among its Smart Culture award honorees for 2018.
Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system with Dealer Wizard’s suite of database intelligence solutions.
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