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March 21, 2018 - Industry News

J.D. Power Taps Technology Visionary as President and CEO

Dave Habiger, a seasoned technology sector visionary who has led several initial public offerings and served as CEO of multiple public companies, succeeds Finbarr O’Neill as the data and analytics firm’s new chief executive.

Tags: Analytics, data, Dave Habiger, Finbarr O'Neill, J.D. Power

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Bosch Debuts Virtual Assistant at NADA

‘Charlie’ is a new virtual service assistant designed to make dealership service faster while training techs in the process.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

RouteOne, ODE Alliance Targets Longstanding F&I Challenges

Officials with both companies said the technology convergence resulting from the new alliance will eliminate the need for traditional system-to-system integration and creates the broadest access point in the industry for dealers to connect with finance sources, OEMs, and F&I product providers.

Tags: digital retailing, econtracting, F&I technology, online F&I, Open Dealer Exchange, RouteOne

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Manheim Adds Intelligent Search to OVE

The auction provider’s new personalized search tool was designed to offer dealers greater speed, more relevant results, and greater accuracy.

March 21, 2018 - Industry News

Zurich Joins Dealertrack Network

Zurich North America has joined Dealertrack’s aftermarket network in a move designed to help dealers deliver a ‘more digitized’ experience for car buyers.

Tags: Dealertrack, digital retailing, F&I process, online F&I, Zurich

March 20, 2018 - Industry News

FTC Blocks CDK Global's Acquisition of Auto/Mate

The regulator had charged in an administrative complaint that the proposed sale violates federal antitrust laws. The two companies subsequently announced they are abandoning the proposed merger. Auto/Mate officials said the technology company is no longer for sale.

Tags: antitrust, Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, CDK Global, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, merger and acquisition

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Darwin Partners With RouteOne

A new partnership between Darwin Automotive and RouteOne was designed to connect dealers with online car shoppers without compromising F&I production.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

TradeRev Unveils AI for Digital Auctions

TradeRev’s ‘H’ is a new suite of machine learning and imaging capabilities designed specifically for auto dealers.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

DealerDNA Launches Synergie Marketing Engine

DealerDNA’s newest offering was designed to bring trim-level payment-driven inventory marketing to auto dealers.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Launches Online Sales and F&I Website

Ford Motor Co. has launched Ready.Shop.Go., a new ‘online experience’ designed to allow car buyers to find a vehicle, make a deal, and apply for financing.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

KBB Launches Trusted Advisor Program

Kelley Blue Book’s new program was designed to streamline the vehicle trade-in and purchase process.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Dominion Adds Mobile App for Inventory Management

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ new inventory management mobile app was designed to improve on-the-lot mobility and data reliability.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

Appeals Court Vacates Some FCC Rules on Robocalls

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the FCC’s rule clarifying what devices qualify as automated telephone dialing systems, saying the agency’s explanation ‘invites conclusions that all smartphones are autodialers.’

Tags: compliance, digital marketing, Federal Communications Commission, marketing, Robocalls, Telephone Communications Protection Act

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

NextGear Adds Rapid Pay for Non-Auction Units

NextGear Capital’s Account Portal now includes a feature designed to help dealers purchase and finance dealer-to-dealer and trade-in units.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

vAuto Offers Enterprise-Level Inventory Insights

vAuto will debut Provision Enterprise at NADA 2018, offering dealer group owners and operators a new tool designed to drive efficiency across rooftops.

March 19, 2018 - Industry News

myKaarma Adds Video Walkaround App

Designed specifically for auto dealers, myKaarma’s new mobile app promises to speed check-in, reduce damage claims, and increase upsell opportunities.

March 15, 2018 - Industry News

J.D. Power’s Finbarr O’Neill Joins APCO Holdings Board

Finbarr O’Neill, who is set to retire from J.D. Power this month, was weighing his options for retirement when the vehicle service contract administrator invited him to join its board of directors.

Tags: APCO, EasyCare, Finbarr O'Neill, GWC Warranty Corporation, J.D. Power, vehicle service contracts

March 15, 2018 - Industry News

Auto/Mate Updates Open/Mate Integration Interface

The latest update to Open/Mate’s API was designed to enable auto dealers to use third-party systems to create repair orders.

March 15, 2018 - Industry News

AutoLoop Adds New MPI Tool

AutoLoop’s new multipoint inspection tool was designed to help dealers earn service customers’ trust and sell more recommended work.

March 15, 2018 - Industry News

RouteOne, MaximTrak Streamline F&I Process With New Functionality

The new functionality allows product documents from the 110-plus F&I product providers connected to MaximTrak’s sales and F&I solution to be included in RouteOne’s econtracting package for a single, electronic consumer signing ceremony,

Tags: auto finance, econtracting, F&I process, F&I products, F&I solutions, MaximTrak, RouteOne

March 14, 2018 - Industry News

Manheim Releases Mobile App for Dealers

Manheim Express is a new mobile application designed to offer dealers new ways to list and sell inventory in the Manheim Marketplace.

March 13, 2018 - Industry News

DealersLink to Unveil Vehicle Pricing Tool at NADA

The new tool lets users know who their new-car competitors are and features in-depth descriptions, rebate and incentive management, automated updates, and supply-and-demand insights.

Tags: digital marketing, inventory management, inventory merchandising, Pricing

March 13, 2018 - Industry News

myKaarma Launches SmartAssist AI for Fixed Ops

myKaarma’s new artificial intelligence tool was designed to help dealership personnel communicate with customers throughout the service process.

March 13, 2018 - Industry News

Pearl to Debut Pre-Owned Marketing Platform at NADA 2018

Pearl Technology Holdings plans to unveil a ‘next-generation’ used-vehicle sales platform at this month’s NADA convention.

March 13, 2018 - Industry News

vAuto Debuts Dealership Digital Assistant

Billed as the first digital assistant designed specifically for auto retail, vAuto’s Nexi was designed to drive efficiency in inventory management and sales.