October 2, 2018 - Industry News
The technology firm this week announced that more than 100 million vehicles have been sold through its software platforms since the company was founded out of the garage of co-founders Brad Perry and Jonathan Ord.
Tags: CRM, DealerFire, DealerSocket, digital, DMS, Inventory+, Precise Price, software
September 24, 2018 - Industry News
ENGINE 6 is an upgraded website builder tool offering drag-and-drop functionality to eliminate the need for coding. It's optimized for mobile and features a multi-device preview mode. The website platform is being initially offered to independent and BHPH dealers.
Tags: DealerFire, DealerSocket, ENGINE 6, Mobile, software platform, website builder
September 18, 2018 - Industry News
The company continues to hire support staff to meet the needs of dealers and has invested millions in technology improvements, officials announced this week.
Tags: CRM, DealerFire, DealerSocket, desking, Equity Mining, Precise Price
September 10, 2018 - Industry News
DealerSocket announced the appointment of Gary Ito, who has worked at several global software and technology organizations over his 30-year finance and accounting career, as CFO.
Tags: DealerFire, DealerSocket, digital retailing, online F&I, Price Promise, software
August 16, 2018 - Industry News
Brink brings to the tech firm’s board of directors more than two decades of experience with General Motors, NASCAR, and Ford Motor Co.
Tags: CRM, DealerSocket, desking, digital marketing, digital retailing, Price Promise, software
June 26, 2018 - Industry News
Bryan Klann’s appointment bolsters DealerSocket’s leadership team and provides the firm’s sales and marketing team with a more than 20-year software industry veteran with a track record of growing revenue.
Tags: CRM, DealerSocket, desking, digital retailing, F&I, Precise Price, Showroom, technology
August 29, 2017 - Industry News
DealerSocket CEO Jonathan Ord is stepping into a new role within the company he co-founded in 2001. Replacing him as president and CEO is Sejal Pietrzak
Tags: CRM, DealerSocket, desking, digital retailing, Jonathan Ord, online F&I
January 30, 2017 - Industry News
Carfax's Snapshot Tool is now available to dealers on the DealerSocket website platform. The feature puts key vehicle history details for specific vehicles on search results pages and VDPs
Tags: Carfax, DealerSocket, technology, VDPs
December 13, 2016 - Industry News
Cutting transaction times was the No. 1 focus for franchised dealers in 2016, but it wasn't the top painpoint for car buyers, according to DealerSocket's 2016 Dealership Action Report.
Tags: Car-Buying Experience, DealerSocket, J.D. Power, Report, Survey, technology
December 5, 2016 - Industry News
Through this integration, customers at independent dealers will be able to look through different car insurance options, secure a quote they like and purchase the coverage on the spot, the company stated.
Tags: DealerSocket, DMS, FetchAQuote, Independent Dealerships
June 29, 2016 - Industry News
DealerSocket’s FEX DMS is now integrated with ProPay’s LenderPay platform. The partnership, the company stated, will allow FEX users to select the credit processor that best fits their dealership’s unique needs.
Tags: Credit Processing, DealerSocket, ProPay, software
October 22, 2015 - Industry News
Hardware and software services provider GoMoto has partnered with DealerSocket and David Maus Volkswagen South to bring an interactive, digital shopping experience to the dealership.
Tags: Dealer Software, DealerSocket, digital, GoMoto, online shoppers
October 1, 2015 - Industry News
Dealertrack unloaded its inventory management solution today, clearing the way for Cox Automotive to complete its acquisition of the software maker. The announcement comes a day after the Justice Department challenged the merger between the two software giants.
Tags: Cox Automotive, DealerSocket, Dealertrack, Department of Justice
September 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit this week to block Cox Automotive’s acquisition of Dealertrack. The regulator said Cox must divest Dealertrack’s inventory management solution business in order to move forward with the transaction.
Tags: antitrust, Cox Automotive, DealerSocket, Dealertrack, Department of Justice, inventory management, monopoly
August 25, 2015 - Industry News
DealerSocket released its annual Dealership Action Report, which emphasized the importance of formal, technology-driven processes to thrive and increase profitability during slow periods.
Tags: data mining, DealerSocket, Online Marketing, parts and service
May 20, 2015 - Industry News
Based on data from 2014's Memorial Day weekend, DealerSocket recommends that dealers focus on phone leads and used vehicles during the upcoming holiday.
Tags: DealerSocket, Memorial Day sales, Study
March 18, 2015 - Industry News
DealerSocket has selected FlickFusion’s Video Marketing Platform as its primary video marketing platform for its DealerFire website customers.
Tags: DealerSocket, Flick Fusion, Video Advertising
January 6, 2015 - Industry News
Dealers using the AutoStar Fusion dealer management system can now update DealerSocket’s customer relationship management software in real time.
Tags: AutoStar Solutions, CRM, DealerSocket, DMS integration
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
The partnership will integrate DMEautomotive’s call center services and mobile app directly into the DealerSocket CRM system, providing secure connectivity for DealerSocket users.
Tags: DealerSocket, DMEautomotive, mobile app, Systems Integration
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
DealerSocket’s CRM tool is now integrated with Auto/Mate’s DMS, allowing for real-time, bidirectional updates of customer, vehicle and deal information in both systems.
Tags: Auto/Mate, DealerSocket
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