December 12, 2017 - Industry News
Add Cox Automotive to the growing list of tech vendors and dealers alleging that CDK and Reynolds and Reynolds Co. conspired to eliminate competition for data integration services and seize control over dealer and third-party data.
Tags: CDK Global, Cox Automotive, data, DMS, DMS integration, Reynolds & Reynolds
May 25, 2017 - Industry News
String’s marketing intelligence platform will be matched with Experian’s own data-driven insights. The combination will direct dealers on how to spend marketing dollars and where to target their conquesting efforts, officials said.
Tags: data, digital marketing, Experian Automotive, String Automotive
May 24, 2017 - Industry News
CDK Global has entered into a definitive agreement with Auto/Mate to acquire the technology company, which provides a suite of DMS products and solutions to more than 1,000 new-car dealerships. The transaction is expected to close later this summer.
Tags: Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, CDK Global Inc., data, DMS, DMS integration, Mike Esposito
April 19, 2017 - Industry News
KAR Auction Services will acquire the company that operates as DRIVN for $43 million. The company was founded in 2015 as CarCo Technologies by Groupon cofounders Brad Keywell and Eric Lefkofsky.
Tags: data, DRIVIN, Kar Auction Services
January 12, 2017 - Industry News
automotiveMastermind, a predictive analytics and marketing automation technology company for automotive dealerships, today announced that Toyota dealerships across the country will now be able to partner with it.
Tags: automotiveMastermind, data, marketing, technology, Toyota
October 18, 2016 - Industry News
DealerVault and its holding company, Data Specialty Group LLC, have merged into Authenticom LLC, creating one company serving more than 15,000 dealerships across the company, the companies announced today.
Tags: Authenticom, data, DealerVault, Merger
August 11, 2016 - Industry News
United Datacom Networks Inc. (UDNI) announced the launch of Dealers Edge, a new IT support program designed to help dealers meet their legal obligations with respect to data privacy and security. Services include remote management and 24/7 monitoring.
Tags: data, IT, management, Safeguarding
February 4, 2014 - Industry News
The NADA issued at its annual convention an addendum to the dealer data guidance it released this past summer. It includes a sample vendor agreement that lays out limitations on what data tech vendors can access from dealers.
Tags: data, dealership management system, Federal Trade Commission, identity theft, NADA Convention & Expo, National Automobile Dealers Association, Senate Banking Committee
September 6, 2013 - Industry News
The NADA issued a memo to members last week that outlines regulatory requirements for protecting the consumer information they collect. The memo follows warnings about data access from the FTC and F&I and Showroom columnist Jim Ziegler.
Tags: Brittany-Marie Swanson, data, data protection, DMS, Federal Trade Commission, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, NADA, National Automobile Dealers Association
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