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May 2, 2018 - Industry News

Podium Adds Webchat to Customer Communications Platform

The software firm’s new feature allows dealers to manage and respond to all webchats from a single dashboard, consolidating SMS/text, Google Business Messaging and Facebook Messenger conversations into one place.

Tags: digital marketing, Podium, technology, Web Tools

August 25, 2016 - Industry News

Amazon Enters the Vehicle-Shopping Business

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The ecommerce site stopped short of saying it's looking to compete against lead sites like, TrueCar, and, describing its new web page as a car research destination and automotive community designed to help 'customers get the information they need when shopping for vehicles, images, videos, customer reviews.'

Tags: Auto Research, Car Shopping, Online Shopping, Web Tools

October 13, 2014 - Industry News

Auto/Mate Integrates With Nissan’s Dealer System

Auto/Mate's dealership management system is now fully integrated with Nissan's dealer communication system, officials announced this week.

Tags: Auto/Mate, dealership management system, DMS integration, Nissan, Web Tools

August 1, 2013 - Industry News

Lojack Launches New Dealer Training Website

The Lojack Learning Management System provides several training modules designed to improve customer satisfaction at the dealership and help sell the LoJack product.

Tags: LoJack, training, Web Tools

May 16, 2013 - Industry News

2 Dealers Receive Dataium’s Web Awards for April

Ron Carter Hyundai and Antwerpen Hyundai Catonsville have each received an award from Dataium for the month of April.

Tags: Awards, dealers, Web Tools, Web traffic

March 14, 2013 - Industry News

Pinterest Introduces Web Analytics Tool

The site's new tool will allow marketers with a verified website to monitor what users have pinned from their site, as well as what pins have been repinned and clicked on the most by other users.

Tags: Pinterest, social media, web marketing, Web Tools, Web traffic

April 3, 2012 - Industry News

Dataium Upgrades Web Reporting Tool

Dataium has upgraded its VisiCogn INSITE, a business intelligence and data reporting application dealers can use to track their websites’ performance and consumer preferences.

Tags: dealer website, web marketing, Web Tools, website metrics

March 8, 2012 - Industry News

NADA University Announces Legal, Regulatory Webinars

NADA University announced it is now offering all of its legal and regulatory webinars — live and on-demand — at no cost to NADA and American Truck Dealer members and their staffs.

Tags: Credit Scores, FEDERAL REGULATION, financial regulation, floorplan financing, Legal, NADA University, Red Flags Rule, Risk-Based Pricing Rule, training, Web Tools

February 9, 2012 - Industry News

FordDirect Debuts DealerConnection Elite Website Service

FordDirect announced the launch of its new website solution for Ford and Lincoln Dealers, DealerConnection Elite.

Tags: automotive SEO, Dealer Websites, Ford, FordDirect, Internet Leads, inventory, lead generation, Lincoln, mobile solution, Web Tools

February 9, 2012 - Industry News Updates SocialRelationship Manager unveiled an enhanced version of its SocialRelationship Manager (SRM) solution, which aggregates every major online social media channel into a single-login access page called ControlCenter.

Tags:, online reputation management, social media, Web Tools

February 7, 2012 - Industry News Launches Advertising Solution announced the launch of Advertising, an integrated automotive advertising solution which pairs paid search and display advertising capabilities with dealers’ inventory and incentives.

Tags:, incentives, inventory, web marketing, Web Tools, Web traffic

February 1, 2012 - Industry News

Vehix and Carfax Announce Further Integration

Vehix and Carfax have extended their partnership to include Carfax vehicle history links with every vehicle listed on

Tags: Carfax, CRM, Vehix, web marketing, Web Tools

February 1, 2012 - Industry News

KBB Values Integrates with Auction Genius

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) announced that its Auction Value solution has integrated with Auction Genius, a web-based software provider for auto dealers buying vehicles at auction.

Tags: Auction Genius, Auto Auctions,, Kelley Blue Book, Web Tools

January 31, 2012 - Industry News

Chrome Enhances VIN Decoding Solution

Chrome Data Solutions LP announced the release of Automotive Description Service (ADS) 7.0, along with a new basic description version of the web-based service.

Tags: Chrome Data Solutions, inventory, Web Tools

January 31, 2012 - Industry News

Auction Genius Launches Auction Software

Auction Genius announced the launch of its web-based software solution for auto dealers buying vehicles at auction.

Tags: Auction Genius, Auto Auctions, Web Tools

January 19, 2012 - Industry News

ResponseLogix, Dominion Synchronize CRM, Lead-Management Solutions

ResponseLogix Inc. and Dominion Dealer Solutions announced a partnership that will provide their customers with integrated functionality.

Tags: CRM, Dominion Dealer Solutions, Internet Leads, lead generation, ResponseLogix, Web Tools

January 3, 2012 - Industry News Launches Online Inventory Posting Solution launched its “3 Steps, 5 Minutes To A New Dealer Website” product, which is designed to assist small to mid-sized auto dealers in automating and moving inventory online.

Tags: Dealer Websites, Internet Leads, inventory, Web Tools

December 9, 2011 - Industry News

RouteOne to Host Social Media Webinar

RouteOne LLC announced that it will host a social media Webinar, titled, “F&I 2.0: Tapping into the Social Economy to Build Your F&I Department,” on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Tags: RouteOne, social media, Web Tools

November 3, 2011 - Industry News

Chrome Systems Launches Expanded Image Gallery for Auto Retail Websites

Chrome Systems Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings Inc., announced the availability of its newly expanded Image Gallery solution, a library of vehicle photographs for enhancing vehicle descriptions and creating online presentations.

Tags: Chrome Systems, Dealer Websites, Retail Sales, web marketing, Web Tools

October 6, 2011 - Industry News

Dealer Fusion Adds Carfax to eMotion Videos

Technology provider Dealer Fusion announced it has added Carfax to its eMotion video marketing solution.

Tags: Carfax, Dealer Fusion, Internet Leads, marketing, web marketing, Web Tools

September 13, 2011 - Industry News

‘Cars Out The Door’ Launches Free Internet Leads Solution

A new solution by ‘Cars Out The Door’ delivers free, unlimited internet leads to car dealerships and moves the entire car selling and buying process to the company’s Website.

Tags: Cars Out The Door, Internet, Internet Leads, internet sales, Internet Shopper, new-vehicle leads, Web Tools

September 8, 2011 - Industry News, TrueCar Launch Auto Buying Service has teamed up with TrueCar Inc. to provide military car shoppers with a hassle-free online car buying service.

Tags: Internet, Internet Leads, Internet Shopper, TrueCar, Web Tools, Web traffic

September 1, 2011 - Industry News

Social Media Challenging Employers, NLRB Report Reveals

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s review of 14 cases involving the dismissal of employees over posts made on social media sites showed just how much technology has outpaced current labor laws.

Tags: Compli, compliance, digital compliance, Internet, policies and procedures, social media, Web Tools

August 15, 2011 - Industry News

DealerRater Launches Employee Review Feature

DealerRater’s Certified Dealer Program includes a new feature that will enable dealers to showcase their top-reviewed employees and their associated review counts.

Tags: Customer Reviews, Dealer Websites,, Internet Shopper, Web Tools

August 9, 2011 - Industry News

J.D. Power Study: Appearance of Carmaker Websites Critical to Shopper Satisfaction

A new study by J.D. Power and Associates found that the appearance of automaker Websites plays a critical role in shopper satisfaction. And for the third consecutive time, Honda’s Website leads the way.

Tags: Internet, Internet Shopper, J.D. Power and Associates, manufacturer Websites, Web Tools, Web traffic

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