February 14, 2018 - Industry News
The F&I product provider issues a call to action to dealers, finance sources and its partners, warning that data security is one of the largest areas of concern in 2018.
Tags: breach, data security, digital retailing, EFG Companies, online F&I, technology
February 1, 2018 - Industry News
Dr. Ed White, who co-founded White Clark Group in 1992, was awarded the International Auto Finance Network’s Technology Hall of Fame award for his contributions to the industry.
Tags: auto finance, Fintech, technology, White Clarke Group
January 18, 2018 - Industry News
Add TagRail to the growing list of companies offering a digital retail platform. The company’s online car-buying tool is designed to close more online shoppers through a frictionless online transition from their living room to the showroom.
Tags: auto finance, digital retailing, F&I products, online F&I, TagRail, technology
Drive Motors’ dealer clients sold almost three times as many cars online on Christmas Day 2017 than they did the same day in 2016 thanks to its digital retailing platform, the firm revealed this week.
Tags: auto finance, digital retailing, Drive Motors, online F&I, technology
January 17, 2018 - Industry News
The firm today announced the appointment of Gary Peek, a more than 20-year software industry veteran, as CIO. Also joining the company is Mike Llewellyn, who will serve as product manager for F&I Express’ ecancellation solution, Express Recoveries.
Tags: digital retailing, F&I Express, online F&I, technology
January 4, 2018 - Industry News
Automakers should be able to increase global sales of fully autonomous vehicles to 33 million by 2040 from 51,000 in 2021 — the first year of significant volume, according to a forecast from IHS Markit.
Tags: automatic braking, Autonomous Driving, IHS Markit, Safety, technology
January 3, 2018 - Industry News
The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) has projected that 95% of registered vehicles in the U.S. will be equipped with automatic emergency braking in 2045 and equipped with adaptive headlights sometime after 2050.
Tags: Automatic Emergency Braking, Safety, technology
December 4, 2017 - Industry News
RouteOne officials said the availability of finance sources like Exeter has led to notable growth in the tech firm’s noncaptive econtracting share, which has more than doubled every year since 2014.
Tags: auto finance, econtracting, RouteOne, software, technology
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 25, 2017 - Industry News
A new survey from Roadster shows that when it comes to millennials, the car business ranks just behind 'politician' and 'tax collector' as occupations they'd like to avoid.
Tags: car dealerships, digital retailing, Millennials, online F&I, Roadster, technology
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
Online shoppers who land on a dealer's website equipped with Fastlane's platform can pick out their vehicle, get a value for their trade-in vehicle, get pre-approved for financing and even educate themselves on F&I products and vehicle insurance.
Tags: digital retailing, Fastlane, online F&I, Startup, technology
July 26, 2017 - Industry News
The connection removes the complexity of adding econtracting for finance sources utilizing MeridianLink’s LoansPQ loan origination system, according to officials.
Tags: econtracting, MeridianLink, RouteOne, software, technology
July 18, 2017 - Industry News
Stip Trac was designed to help dealers and their F&I offices track cash flow, collect stips, and keep an open communication line with car buyers before and after their purchase. Dealers can also set contracts-in-transit limits, track money in transit by salesperson and more.
Tags: auto finance, Contracts in Transit, dealers, F&I manager, F&I office, software, Stips, technology
July 17, 2017 - Industry News
Tracey Reyes, who previously headed up the marketing departments for Digital Air Strike and Dealertrack, has joined the information technology services provider to help increase awareness of its offerings.
Tags: Helion Automotive Technologies, Information Technology, software, technology
January 30, 2017 - Industry News
Sixty percent of respondents to the technology provider’s dealer survey indicated that they are not considering using tablets in either their sales or F&I departments. Aside from resistance to change, respondents cited cost and an undefined ROI as reasons for not using mobile tablets.
Tags: digital retailing, eLend Solutions, tablet menu, technology
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
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
January 11, 2017 - Industry News
The integration will allow dealers to search for vehicles they wish to purchase directly from consumers by year, make, model and trim, according to the company.
Tags: Equity, marketing, Pearl Technology, technology
AutoGravity is adding First Investors Financial Services’ indirect business onto the AutoGravity platform, the two companies announced this week.
Tags: AutoGravity, Financing, Fintech, technology
January 9, 2017 - Industry News
The online vehicle deal generation company has enhanced its site with year, make and model data from NADAguides to help further enhance the customized car-buying experience it offers consumers.
Tags: KosLo, NADA, NADAguides, technology, Website
December 29, 2016 - Industry News
ForeverCar, a vehicle service contract technology provider, has launched a new dealer-branded VSC sales platform designed to help dealers sell protection products on older, higher mileage vehicles. The platform is also designed to help dealers recapture 'lost' VSC opportunities from prior lead investments.
Tags: Digital F&I, technology, VSC
December 21, 2016 - Industry News
This year saw a slew of companies enter the automotive space looking to push vehicle sales into the Digital Age. With the New Year’s bells within earshot, several of them offered their 2017 predictions in the areas of marketing and F&I.
Tags: 2017, Drive Motors, Outsell, Predictions, technology
December 19, 2016 - Industry News
As part of the integration, dealerships that use both vendors’ solutions will now receive automatic and seamless updates from their Auto/Mate Automotive Management Productivity Suite (AMPS) software into their DealerOps Platform.
Tags: Auto/Mate, Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, DealerOps, Mobile Applications, technology
December 15, 2016 - Industry News
In addition to confirming basic income and employment information, dealers can now use this new verification technology to view an applicant's job tenure, officials said.
Tags: Employment Verification, Equifax, Income, technology
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