At the end of October, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its expansion of the Safeguards Rule to better protect consumer financial information from cyberattacks and security breaches. The amended Rule’s most significant requirements will take effect one year from the date it’s published in the Federal Register, which means dealers will need to comply likely by the fourth quarter of 2022. Here are five things you need to know.
December 27, 2021
The digitization of the auto retail and finance industry has helped level the playing field for dealers who are willing to invest in new tools — no matter your size or location.
December 21, 2021
The "this is the way we've always done it" mindset infects every industry, and auto dealerships are not immune. Using PO systems and getting rid of checks is not a new idea, but it's been surprisingly slow to catch on.
December 14, 2021
Dealers who build a used inventory strategy can now use it as a backbone of their success moving forward.
December 7, 2021
Unlocking critical data through a digital-first approach is the most important step in understanding long-term patterns, trends, and issues, while also driving continuous improvement.
October 13, 2021
How electric vehicles will spark new opportunities in dealerships ready for change.
October 5, 2021
If you have been using digital retailing primarily as a lead generation tool, or if you are still using archaic contact requests, it’s time to put some serious thought into the middle ground of the digital retailing revolution.
September 23, 2021
There are many benefits of going mobile with your CRM — explore how dealers can retain control through the process.
August 16, 2021
The way people want to buy cars has changed, and those changes are here to stay. Here are a few ways dealerships can lean on their auto dealership software to appeal to today’s consumer shopping habits.
July 8, 2021
Innovative auto dealers and retailers are keen to deliver the new purchase experience consumers want, and the technologies needed are now sophisticated enough to make it a reality.
June 29, 2021
There are many barriers in the transformation to digital, but they can be largely overcome via a two-part interdependent strategy.
June 24, 2021
Business Intelligence tells us how we can connect with our clients, helps us to promote products and brands, and is essential to optimizing any business plan or strategy.
June 1, 2021
Consumers want digital options in their car-buying process, and dealerships and lenders that provide it will be the big winners.
May 20, 2021
2021 offers an extremely promising year with the implementation of new technologies adding to the automotive value chain, and digital automotive retailing is predicted to see an observable lift.
May 10, 2021
As a dealership, you can’t afford to ignore the individual players in your own omnichannel – listen to them and reap the rewards.
May 3, 2021