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July 20, 2012 - Industry News

AOL Autos and CarWoo! Partner to Deliver Consumers Best Access to Auto Pricing and Purchasing Power on the Internet

To meet the needs of car buyers shopping online for vehicles, AOL Autos and CarWoo! today announced a partnership that enhances the car-buying experience for consumers. The partnership provides "Best Offer" deals from 10,000+ U.S. dealers.

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July 19, 2012 - Industry News

Cochran Acquires Five New Brands, Strengthening Position as Region’s Largest Automotive Retailer

#1 Cochran, Western Pennsylvania’s largest automotive retailer, announced today that it has acquired Charapp Automotive in Natrona Heights, adding five new brands into the #1 Cochran portfolio: Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram.

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July 19, 2012 - Industry News

Bryan Anderson Announced as Speaker at 2012 CRM Convention

Auto Dealer Monthly is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan Anderson as a speaker at the upcoming 2012 CRM Convention, part of the 2012 Industry Summit sponsored by Auto Dealer Monthly and F&I and Showroom. Mr. Anderson will be shedding light on “10 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing a CRM.”

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July 17, 2012 - Industry News

Dave Keller Announced as Speaker at 2012 Subprime Conference

Auto Dealer Monthly is pleased to announce the addition of Dave Keller as a speaker at the upcoming 2012 Subprime Conference, part of the 2012 Industry Summit sponsored by Auto Dealer Monthly and F&I and Showroom.

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July 12, 2012 - Industry News

Flagship Credit Acceptance Announces Inaugural Issuance of $109 Million Asset-Backed Securitization

Flagship Credit Acceptance LLC, a national indirect automobile finance company, today announced the issuance of its first asset-backed securitization of $109 million, which was completed on July 12, 2012.

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July 11, 2012 - Industry News

vAuto Acquires Auction Genius, Integrates Market-Leading Tools to Help Dealers Buy Wholesale Used Vehicles Online

vAuto announced the acquisition of Auction Genius, creator of a heads-up display for online auto auctions, and the roll-out of initial product integrations between the companies.

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July 11, 2012 - Industry News

Alan Ram Announced as Speaker at 2012 Subprime Conference

Auto Dealer Monthly is pleased to announce the addition of Alan Ram as a speaker at the upcoming 2012 Subprime Conference, part of the 2012 Industry Summit sponsored by Auto Dealer Monthly and F&I and Showroom.

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July 9, 2012 - Industry News

AutoUSA’s Internet Leads Have Helped Auto Dealerships Sell 1.3 Million Vehicles

AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions today announced a milestone for the company; based on the total number of leads that AutoUSA has delivered from independent auto shopping web sites and the average closing percentage collected from AutoNation, AutoUSA’s Internet leads have contributed to the sale of an estimated 1.3 million vehicle sales since the year 2000.

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July 9, 2012 - Industry News

Stanley Subaru Increases Service Department Proficiency 20% with Auto/Mate’s Dealership Management System

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that Stanley Subaru of Ellsworth, Maine has increased its service department proficiency by 20% since switching from its legacy dealership management system (DMS) to Auto/Mate in May of 2012.

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July 3, 2012 - Industry News

Joe Verde’s Training Network Releases New Course on Critical Skills Salespeople Need to Sell More Units

A new course offered on Joe Verde’s Training Network® provides salespeople and managers in the automotive industry training on the most critical skills needed to sell more vehicles.

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July 2, 2012 - Industry News

Auto Dealers Now Hot Targets on Thieves’ and FTC’s Radars

Automotive Compliance Consultants, the only dealership-exclusive compliance experts in the auto industry, cautioned auto dealers are attractive candidates for failure to protect consumer financial information.

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June 29, 2012 - Industry News

Westlake Renames and Simplifies Finance Programs

Westlake Financial Services, a full spectrum auto finance company, announces the first major overhaul of its finance programs since the company was founded over twenty years ago.

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June 28, 2012 - Industry News

DealerTrack Credit Application Network Now Exceeds 1,200 Active U.S. Lenders

Reaching a new milestone in its history, DealerTrack today announced the number of active lenders connected to the DealerTrack credit application network has exceeded 1,200 U.S. lenders.

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June 28, 2012 - Industry News

Payless Car Sales Announces Expansion in Florida

Payless® Car Sales, America’s Used Car Company®, is pleased to announce that Germain Automotive Partnership has joined the Payless automotive franchise family.

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June 27, 2012 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Motors Adds Ally Financial as Preferred Finance Provider, Begins Mitsubishi i Lease Program

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has selected Ally Financial to be a preferred provider of leasing and financing for the company's breakthrough 100 percent electric-powered 2012 Mitsubishi i.

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June 25, 2012 - Industry News

SOCIALDEALER Introduces Buyer Referral Program: Social Referrals

SOCIALDEALER, a leading social media management company that helps automotive dealers create, manage and monitor their social activities through one centralized web platform, is excited to announce the addition of Social Referrals to their product suite.

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June 18, 2012 - Industry News

Dataium ASI: Toyota and Nissan Counter Negative Trend with Strong Sales Events, Incentives and New Models

Dataium, the largest aggregator of online automotive shopper behavior, today released its monthly ASI report.

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June 11, 2012 - Industry News

GSFSGroup Launches Hiring Winners HR Tool

GSFSGroup introduces Hiring Winners, a proprietary software system designed to revolutionize the way retail automotive dealers approach the new hire process.

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

United Development Systems, Inc. Celebrates 30 Years

United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) celebrates 30 years of excellence in the F&I Performance arena.

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

GWC Warranty Announces Expansion of Strategic Alliance with Dealer Funding

GWC Warranty, a leading vehicle service contract provider, announces the expansion of their strategic alliance with Dealer Funding throughout the Southeast and Midwest.

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June 5, 2012 - Industry News

AUL Corp. Rolls-out New Company Logo

AUL Corp., America’s largest national provider of used car service contracts announces the launch of a new logo and corporate identity.

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May 29, 2012 - Industry News

Westlake Begins Originations in Massachusetts, Marks Milestone

Westlake Financial Services, a full-spectrum auto finance company, will mark a milestone as they begin loan originations in the state of Massachusetts beginning June 1.

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May 29, 2012 - Industry News

New Black Book Online Mobile & Social Features Help Auto Dealers Generate More Leads

Black Book Online, the leading online vehicle trade-in sales lead generator, today announced an upgrade to its Activator platform with features designed to help automotive dealers generate more high quality trade-appraisal leads via mobile technology and social media.

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May 23, 2012 - Industry News

CallSource Appoints Andrew Price as President Automotive Division

CallSource, Innovators in telephone lead tracking, business analytics, and employee evaluation and training is pleased to announce Andrew M. Price as the new President of their Automotive Division.

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May 23, 2012 - Industry News

OnlineBKmanager.com Announces New Advanced Features

The automotive industry’s leading bankruptcy marketing service, www.OnlineBKmanager.com, announces the release of new advanced features and upgrades for dealer’s web-accounts.

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