AutoSuccess Magazine eNewsletter

June 18, 2019Volume 1 Issue 126

































NADA Returns to New Orleans for its 100th Anniversary

New Orleans, LA – The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), a trade group founded in 1917 that represents new-car and -truck dealerships, returns to New Orleans to kick off its 100-year anniversary.


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2017 NADA Convention
Press event schedule

Thursday, Jan. 26

ATD Industry Roundtable
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Morial Convention Center
Room 260


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At NADA ’17, Rapid Recon to Announce "Group Reporting" for Comparing Time-to-Market Recon Results across Multiple Dealership Rooftops
Shows GMs how they are performing against their peers to drive process improvements

Palo Alto, CA – Rapid Recon, the undisputed leader in Time-to-Market Workflow™ software and reconditioning center transformation, will reveal its powerful reconditioning management tool, Group Reporting, at NADA ’17 in New Orleans next week.


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Outsell Launches New Facebook Ads Feature, Helping Automotive Dealers Acquire In-Market Buyers and Serve Individualized Offers

Minneapolis, MN – Outsell, which drives more revenue for auto dealers by transforming how they engage customers and prospects throughout their lifecycle, launched recently a new addition to its marketing automation platform that helps dealers engage customers via social media. An add-on to its flagship platform, Outsell Social Ads helps dealers reach the unreachable in their database, attract new buyers to their store, and keep active in-market shoppers engaged with relevant, eye-catching ads on the world’s most popular social platform – Facebook. Outsell will demonstrate Outsell Social Ads for the first time at the upcoming NADA Convention & Expo, taking place in New Orleans from Jan. 26-29, 2017.


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VinSolutions Announces New Integration with Dealertrack
Desking tool upgrade makes desking deals more profitable for dealerships

Mission, KS — VinSolutions announced recently the availability of Rates & Residuals, a new upgrade to its Connect Desking tool that integrates Dealertrack’s comprehensive lender data to help with more accurate, efficient and profitable deal making.


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DealerSocket to Introduce Four Technology Advances at NADA to Streamline Automotive Retail

San Clemente, CA – DealerSocket, the automotive retail industry’s leading integrated technology platform developer, will be displaying new technologies that improve dealership sales processes at the upcoming National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo, Jan. 26–29 in New Orleans. Announcements include:


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Borroughs Corporation Expands Automotive Workstation Product Line with New Accessories and Offerings

Kalamazoo, MI – The Borroughs Automotive Workstation is geared towards automotive service managers, mechanics/technicians, and automotive enthusiasts of every nature. Borroughs automotive workstations are designed for the professional who wants reliability, quality and some of the best features in the industry. Increasing efficiency and organization for automotive professionals at your shop is at the heart of our design.


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Hire the Winners Finds Quality People

“Hire the Winners” and “sw Service Solutions” are partnering to help you build the ultimate Professional Fixed Ops Team.


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Dominion Dealer Solutions Unveils Omni-Channel Digital Solution for Automotive Dealership Fixed Operations

Norfolk, VA – Dominion Dealer Solutions announced rcently the launch of an omni-channel digital solution to drive both traffic and revenue for a dealer’s fixed operations.


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Cactus Sky Digital Introduces Integrated Solution for Automotive Dealers
Dealer Influence combines five proven products for one composite solution to raise your starpower

Baltimore, MD – Last year, automotive sales achieved a record number of 17.5 Million units for the year, shattering previous numbers. Forecasters project an even bigger 2017, as the car buying process has changed forever with 95% of shopping and research taking place online. Dealerships have become more accessible to consumers who are previewing the digital showroom, scoping online reputation, and reading reviews before ever visiting the physical store.


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Colors On Parade Launches CarLove Program Nationally at NADA Conference in New Orleans

Conway, SC - Colors On Parade will be launching their CarLove Recon Advantage Program at the NADA Convention in New Orleans on January 26-29th, 2017. CarLove Recon encompasses a master vendor program allowing dealerships to streamline their reconditioning processes. This program has been tested in large markets across the U.S. including Houston and Denver.


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Automotive Compliance Leaders gvo3 and DSGSS Collaborate to Deliver Industry’s First Comprehensive Front End Compliance Platform

Two of the industry’s compliance leaders, gvo3 & Associates (gvo3) and DealerSafeGuardSolutions (DSGSS), have collaborated to deliver the first comprehensive front end compliance platform. This effort provides the first end to end solution, incorporating education, certification, execution, inspection and remediation. As dealers continue to struggle balancing the regulatory demands of consistency and perfection with the market demands of speed from the consumer, manufacturers, and sales force, shortcuts and errors are a fact of life. These missteps can cripple a business. This platform mitigates these risks.


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PERQ Partners with AutoHook to Increase Website Conversion for Dealers
This partnership includes the integration of PERQ’S high-engaging FATWIN platform with AutoHook’s high-converting incentive solutions and sales match attribution data, powered by Urban Science

Indianapolis, IN - AutoHook, powered by Urban Science has partnered with PERQ, specialists in personalized, interactive web engagement technology, to deliver auto dealers a one-two punch when it comes to engaging and converting website traffic. The partnership also enables enhanced lead attribution by streamlining actionable automotive data and reporting.


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DealersLink to Introduce New Mobile Apps at NADA 2017
Offering live demos of DealersLink Marketplace and FastBook 5.0

Broomfield, CO - Mike Goicoechea, CEO of DealersLink, has announced that the company will introduce two new mobile apps at NADA 2017, January 26-29 in New Orleans. The DealersLink MarketPlace app provides dealers with customized inventory feeds directly to their mobile devices, while the FastBook 5.0 booking tool features an improved VIN scanner and other state-of-the art enhancements. Both apps are available from the Google Play store and iTunes.


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Prime Response Unveils Next Gen Social Media Advertising Capabilities
Equity mining, fixed ops, dynamic retargeting and predictive ads now available for automotive dealers

Norfolk, VA – Dominion Dealer Solutions announced recently that Prime Response, its award-winning provider of reputation and social media management tools for auto dealers,has launched next gen automotive social ads for fixed ops, dynamic retargeting, predictive advertising, and equity mining.


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Auto/Mate Announces Updates to Fixed Ops Suite, Including VIN Scan and myCarfax.com Service Shop Integration

Albany, NY – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced recently the addition of two feature updates to its dealership management system (DMS) Fixed Ops Suite. The new features are designed to increase efficiencies and revenue in auto dealership service departments and will be demoed at Auto/Mate's booth #1707 at the NADA Convention & Expo in New Orleans, LA.


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Pearl Technology’s ShowroomXpress Conducts Successful Pilots with Garff and Cochran Automotive Groups
Streamlined in-store retail process cuts traditional 3.5 hour transaction down to 35 minutes

Dallas, TX – Pearl Technology Holdings, LLC, (Pearl) recently announced that its ShowroomXpress platform (SRX) has successfully launched in-store pilot programs for both the Garff and Cochran Automotive Groups. The new express retail platform enables dealers to reduce the current and painful 3.5 hour retail process to under 35 minutes. SRX provides fluid integration from its online website widgets to in-store tablets, pads and desktop computers, revolutionizing the way dealers retail vehicles. Salespeople never have to leave a customer as the platform has a built in real-time communication flow to management.


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AutoLoop 2016 Automotive Digital Engagement Study Finds Declining Loyalty Among Modern Vehicle Owners
Study uncovers wide disparity in meaning of customer loyalty to Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials

Clearwater, FL – AutoLoop LLC, the leading provider of auto industry marketing and customer relationship management solutions that successfully drive the Sell, Service, Repeat cycle, recently announced the results of its 2016 Digital Engagement (ADE) study which uncovered new insights into the value of engagement for auto dealers.


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New JVTN Course Helps Auto Dealers Sell More Units Before, During and After Their Special Events
New “events” course debuts at the 2017 NADA Convention at Joe Verde Booth #2819

Orange County, CA - Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., (JVSMT) recently announced the launch of a new training course: “Sell More Units Before, During And After All Of Your Events.”


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CFS Expands into Large Dealer Groups due to Wide Success with Auto Repair Financing and Service Marketing Initiatives

Boulder, CO – Confident Financial Solutions, (CFS) a consumer finance company that offers auto repair financing to service centers and their customers, today announced that due to the success of its auto repair financing program, and it’s highly effective service marketing integration, it has become a top choice for large dealer groups including Larry H Miller, Berkshire Hathaway (formerly Van Tuyl), Group1 and Rick Case. The company is experiencing strong growth and is now in about 1,100 retailers in 38 states, including over 400 franchised new-car dealers.


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Dominion Dealer Solutions Launches Equity Plug-In for Industry CRMs
Provides automotive dealers the flexibility to use any automotive CRM in conjunction with DealActivator’s equity mining tool

Norfolk, VA – Dominion Dealer Solutions announced recently that its industry leading automotive equity mining solution, DealActivator, has launched an automotive equity plug-in tool. This allows dealers using DealActivator for equity mining to integrate with any industry customer relationship management (CRM) system regardless of vendor.


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VehicleXchange to Allow Dealers Nationwide to Conquest Expiring Leases
New Pearl Technology effort leverages Experian’s data on millions of U.S. expiring vehicle leases

Dallas, TX – Pearl Technology Holdings, LLC, (Pearl) recently announced a new effort with Experian that will enable it to deliver expiring consumer auto lease data to its VehicleXchange (VX), OEM and dealer partners. According to Experian, there are approximately 3 million expiring leases in the United States in the next 12 months. Having this information at their fingertips will enable an OEM or dealer utilizing the VehicleXchange marketing platform to identify and extend a firm offer of credit to all qualifying customers with expiring leases within a market, or by ZIP Code.


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Clarivoy Announces Native Integration of Multi-Touch Attribution Solution into Google Analytics
Multi-Touch Attribution solution now integrates with both Google AdWords and Google Analytics

Columbus, OH – Clarivoy recently announced the native integration of its industry-leading Multi-Touch Attribution solution into Google Analytics.


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Car-O-Liner to Exhibit at NADA Expo Highlighting Benefits of Dealership Collision Repair
Increase customer satisfaction and retain customers through this integral profit center

Wixom, MI - Car-O-Liner®, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, will be exhibiting in booth #3325 at the NADA Convention & Expo, January 27-29, 2017 in New Orleans, showing dealers the best products to maximize productivity in their collision center.


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Manheim Enhances Technology for More Efficient Dealer Experience
Faster, simpler, easier tools to be demonstrated at NADA

Atlanta, GA - The days of waiting in line at the auction to check out, get titles and floor plan purchases are no longer required at Manheim thanks to the organization’s efforts to improve the client experience and increase speed to market. Enhancements to Manheim.com and the Manheim Mobile App, along with location operational adjustments, allow clients to simultaneously manage their business across multiple Manheim locations, access services on-demand and on-the-go, enjoy less paperwork and spend less time in line.


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