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February 18, 2010 - Industry News

Zoombak Launches Locate Assist(TM) to Improve Tracking Performance

Zoombak®, the leader in personal GPS tracking devices that let people track the things that are most important to them – from children to teenage drivers to employees and automobiles – today announced the coming launch of Locate AssistTM - a feature that greatly improves device tracking, for its Zoombak GPS Recovery Finance Track Buy Here, Pay Here product.

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February 13, 2010 - Industry News

Dealerskins Releases Optimized Inventory Display and Three New Tools for Video Uploading, Group Reporting and Craiglist Posting

Dealerskins, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and leader in innovative website solutions for automotive dealers, has announced four major enhancements for its auto dealer customers including optimized inventory display, video uploading, group reporting and Craigslist posting tools.

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February 12, 2010 - Industry News

ActivEngage Releases ActivProspect to Target Auto Dealers' Hottest Website Visitors to Increase Leads and Sales

ActivEngage, the automotive industry's premium live chat with business intelligence for dealer websites, today announced the release of ActivProspect, a proprietary technology that targets website visitors who are most likely to respond to chat invitations and ultimately end in sales.

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February 12, 2010 - Industry News

Automotive CRM Leader DealerSocket Announces Two Major Product Enhancements

Leading automotive CRM provider DealerSocket announced today two significant upgrades to their core CRM solution. Beginning immediately, DealerSocket customers can now respond to inbound leads via a mobile device and “stop the clock.” This important enhancement allows users to respond via mobile email or phone call and have the action automatically recorded into the DealerSocket customer record.

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February 12, 2010 - Industry News

MPi’s World Class Inspection Program Helps Auto Dealers Drive $45 Million Additional Monthly Service Profit in Down Market

Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) ( http://mpifix.com/) a leading provider of profitability tools for auto dealer service departments, today announced a milestone for its World Class Inspection™ (WCI) Program. For the month of December ’09, dealers using the WCI Program inspected over 377,000 vehicles, generating an additional $45 million in customer parts and labor up sells.

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February 12, 2010 - Industry News

TimeHighway.com Announces Updated Service Scheduling Solution

www.timehighway.com today announced the preview of a new user interface for its real-time, online service scheduling solution at the 2010 NADA Convention and Exposition in Orlando, FL, February 13-15 at booth 2580. The new customer-facing interface will streamline the appointment process for the customer.

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February 10, 2010 - Industry News

Automotive Internet Media Re-launches Autosales.com

Every day millions of people use search engines such as Google and Yahoo to search for new and used vehicles. The challenge for most car dealerships is trying to keep up with the ever changing world of SEO, the different social media networks, Blogs, Video and the way to win online every day.

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February 10, 2010 - Industry News

Dealer Specialties Launches Inventory Manager 3.0

Dealer Specialties, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive inventory management solutions, websites and marketing tools, is excited to announce the newest version of their industry-leading inventory management tool.

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February 9, 2010 - Industry News

OPENLANE and Carfax Partner to Offer Vehicle History Reports at OPENLANE.com

OPENLANE, Inc., a leading online auction company in North America for automotive dealers to buy and sell wholesale vehicles, has partnered with Carfax so that dealers can quickly and easily check a vehicle’s history before they purchase cars on OPENLANE’s open auction site.

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February 9, 2010 - Industry News

DealerUps Helps Auto Dealers Better Target Customers With Polk Lead Scoring Integration and Database Enhancement Services

Parayil & Mann Dealer Services Inc. (PMDS), a leading retail automotive consulting and technology provider, today announced the integration of R. L. Polk & Co.’s Lead Scoring into its DealerUps Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

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February 9, 2010 - Industry News

Dealer Specialties Launches Enhancements for the Analyzer

Dealer Specialties, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive inventory management solutions, websites and marketing tools, has enhanced its pricing analytics and appraisal tool, "The Analyzer".

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February 8, 2010 - Industry News

zAutos Chooses DataOne Software as its Automotive Content Provider

DataOne Software, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, and a leading provider of automotive content and media, has been chosen by zAutos to support its suite of hosted online e-brochures and lead generating modules, which are integrated with common social media marketing hubs such as Facebook and MySpace.

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February 5, 2010 - Industry News

AVV Updates Web Control Customer Relationship Management System

AVV’s Web Control, the leading independent lead management tool for automotive dealers, and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, has been redesigned and enhanced to keep dealers competitive.

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February 4, 2010 - Industry News

Autobase to Release All-New Campaign Management Tool Featuring Video Content Delivery at NADA

Autobase, Inc., the premier provider in automotive CRM for auto dealers nationwide, and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, today announced that it will release Market Center, an all-new campaign management solution and AutoStream, a video content delivery tool, at NADA 2010.

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February 4, 2010 - Industry News

Carloan.com and New Vision Sales Enhance Special Finance Lead Sales

“We’re excited to be working with New Vision Sales,” said Tom Feary, general manager for Interactive Financial Marketing Group. “Their approach to treating consumers with respect and integrity is in sync with our process which has been in place since 1989. We anticipate immediate lift for our nationwide network of dealers.”

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February 4, 2010 - Industry News

DealerTrack to Multiply NADA's $200 'Stimulus Package' 5X for New Subscribers to DealerTrack AAX at Orlando Show

DealerTrack is partnering with the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) in its "Stimulus Package" program to provide even more value for dealers attending the upcoming NADA convention

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February 3, 2010 - Industry News

Dale Pollak to Speak at 2010 NADA Convention

High-tech entrepreneur, former new and used car dealer and author of just-released Velocity 2.0: Paint, Pixels, and Profitability Dale Pollak believes that it is imperative to rethink the retail automotive business in order to survive in today’s challenging marketplace.

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February 3, 2010 - Industry News

Dealerskins Releases New Mobile Website Platform

Dealerskins, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and leader in innovative website solutions for automotive dealers, has released a new mobile website platform that allows Dealerskins websites to be viewed on mobile devices such as iPhone, BlackBerry, Palm Treo and many others.

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February 3, 2010 - Industry News

Autobase Releases Mobile Response Technology for Auto Dealers

Autobase, Inc., the premier provider in automotive CRM for auto dealers nationwide, and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, today announced the release of Mobile Response technology.

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February 2, 2010 - Industry News

XIGroup Releases Mobile Websites for Auto Dealers

XIGroup, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, has launched mobile websites for franchise and independent automotive dealers, allowing dealerships to meet the changing needs of consumers on the go.

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February 2, 2010 - Industry News

Autobase and @utoRevenue Announce Integration for Enhanced Dealership Offering

Autobase, Inc., the premier provider in automotive CRM for auto dealers nationwide, and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, today announced integration between Autobase CRM and sister company http://www.autorevenue.com/ @utoRevenue, leader in multi-channel marketing for the automotive industry.

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February 1, 2010 - Industry News

Dealer.com Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

“David has a solid understanding of our business and goals, along with the necessary financial expertise to manage the rapid growth that Dealer.com has experienced,” said Mark Bonfigli, Dealer.com president and CEO. “In addition, his reputation for integrity, energy and creativity indicate an ideal cultural fit with our company.”

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February 1, 2010 - Industry News

DealerUps adds New Marketing Tool to Drive Business into Auto Dealer Service Departments; ServiceUps Powered by CIMA Systems

Parayil & Mann Dealer Services Inc. (PMDS), today announced it has added the powerful CIMA Systems suite of service customer communications and profit-building tools to its http://www.dealerups.com/ DealerUps Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

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February 1, 2010 - Industry News

Cross-Sell to Introduce Online Account Tool

Cross-Sell, the leading provider of market analysis reports for automotive dealers and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, has announced that it will launch online report access and customized, on-demand reports for its auto dealer clients.

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January 29, 2010 - Industry News

vAuto Customers Continue to Set Performance Records

Ramsey Nissan of Upper Saddle River, NJ., retailed 40% more Pre-Owned vehicles in 2009 than in 2008. “I am a firm believer there is no such thing as luck,” says John Creran, Ramsey’s General Sales Manager. “Luck is when opportunity meets preparation. We thank vAuto for all their assistance, insight and foresight.”

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