July 23, 2018 - Industry News
Industry Summit’s annual ‘From the Boardroom’ session will feature executives from F&I product providers and software firms, who will tackle the big questions facing F&I offices as the industry continues to push for a more digitized car-buying experience.
Tags: compliance, digital retailing, F&I process, F&I products, Industry Summit, online F&I, Showroom
July 9, 2018 - Industry News
The company’s web-based merchandising platform is now available in Philadelphia, Louisville, Ky., Long Island, N.Y., and northern New Jersey. It allows dealers to instantly create and customize an infinite array of point-of-sale visuals.
Tags: branding, LotMonkey, marketing, point of sale, Showroom
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
May 1, 2018 - Industry News
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
January 31, 2018 - Industry News
Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. became the latest captive to join AutoGravity’s digital marketplace. The captive's financing options are currently available on the firm's mobile app in California and will be available nationwide in mid-2018.
Tags: AutoGravity, digital retailing, mobile app, online F&I, Showroom
January 29, 2018 - Industry News
The online retailer will introduce a series of enhancements designed to deliver higher quality leads to auto dealers and add transparency and speed to the customer experience.
Tags: Autotrader, digital marketing, digital retailing, online F&I, Showroom, Third-party leads
October 31, 2017 - Industry News
Flynn guided the company’s multi-year transformation effort. The executive is now set to replace Robert. N. Karp, who is leaving the company in December.
Tags: CDK Global, Daniel Flynn, Showroom, technology
October 12, 2017 - Industry News
The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index reached a record high in September for the fifth consecutive month, while the SAAR rose to its highest September reading in three decades. The main driver was replacement demand caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Tags: Manheim Index, new-vehicle sales, SAAR, Showroom, used-vehicle sales, used-vehicle values
September 6, 2017 - Industry News
Industry Summit 2017 (Sept. 11-14) is quickly approaching. American Financial & Automotive Services' John Vecchioni, the conference’s master of ceremonies, explains why it’s the premier event in the F&I industry.
Tags: F&I managers, F&I Think Tank, Industry Summit, Showroom, Vehicle Sales
August 22, 2017 - Industry News
Roadster is on the move. The startup has secured $7.25 million in additional funding and added the largest Toyota dealership in the world to its digital retailing platform.
Tags: digital retailing, online F&I, Roadster, Showroom, technology
June 26, 2017 - Industry News
The new ebook was developed to guide auto dealers through the process of turning managers and employees in various departments into one cohesive, productive and motivated team.
Tags: digital retailing, F&I office, online F&I, Pay Plans, Showroom
June 7, 2017 - Industry News
With wholesale used-vehicle prices rising in May, the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index rose to a record 127.9. The firm noted that dealers purchased the most vehicles at Manheim auctions for the month of May since 2008.
Tags: Manheim Index, new-vehicle sales, Showroom, used-vehicle values, Wholesale Pricing
January 25, 2017 - Industry News
Launched in 2016, the portal acts as a cross-channel, integrated platform that applies ‘customer-centric principles’ to the dealer staff experience, officials said. Usage is role based, personalized and mobile friendly.
Tags: captive finance, ChannelNet, digital retailing, Hyundai Capital, salesperson, Showroom, Vehicle Sales
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
The open concept floorplan offers business transparency and upscale décor featuring natural materials. The first Retail Evolution dealership built from the ground up to this exacting standard will be Mazda of Everett in Seattle, Wash., which opened late last month.
Tags: Mazda, Redesign, Showroom
June 24, 2015 - Industry News
A! Software has rolled out a freemium mobile CRM sales app that allows salespeople to manage prospects, manage and showcase inventory and manage their appointment schedule.
Tags: A1 Software Group, CRM, Mobile Applications, Mobile CRM, salespeople, Showroom
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
Autobytel has made a strategic investment in GoMoto’s cloud-based HUB, a large touchscreen display that allows showroom customers to browse new- and used-car inventory, research, build and price vehicles.
Tags: Autobytel, GoMoto, HUB, Internet customer, Showroom
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
DMEa Mobile Rewards offers ready-made program designed to drive showroom and service traffic; includes geo-fencing to reach consumers with relevant offers and coupons.
Tags: application, car dealer, DMEa Mobile Rewards, DMEautomotive, mobile wallet, service drive, Showroom
October 22, 2013 - Industry News
Edmunds.com will “take over” the showrooms of Bommarito Nissan/Honda/Volkswagen/Ford of Hazelwood to provide St. Louis with an exclusive car-shopping experience.
Tags: Bommarito Ford, Bommarito Honda, Bommarito Nissan, Bommarito Volkswagen, Edmunds.com, PricePromise, Showroom, take over
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