Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

In addition to efficiency gains, Grappone Automotive Group's Mark Brown says Roadster's Express trade tool has brought its stores increase opportunity for customer loyalty. “They really appreciate the fact that we give them a firm offer that is competitive and relevant to the third-party... Read More

Debjit Mukerji, next47

As a long-time car enthusiast, I can’t help but get excited by all the attention being lavished on the automotive industry right now. There are times as a venture capitalist, however, when I wonder if the spike in financings and associated high valuations are signs that we are in a bubble that’s about to... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

On Wednesday, Pearl Technology Holdings introduced its newly enhanced VehicleXchange (VX) marketing platform that's been redesigned to give users an easy-to-use daily workflow on both desktop and mobile devices. VX is now integrated with three other Pearl subsidiaries and several CRM functions have also been... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

CarStory announced Thursday that its CarStory Market Reports for used-vehicle insights are now available to all Ford and Lincoln dealers with a FordDirect website at no charge. Ford and Lincoln dealers have access to CarStory's proprietary vehicle and market analytics tool, which uses the industry's largest... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Cars.com said Wednesday it has agreed to purchase Dealer Inspire and Launch Digital Marketing, which are privately held companies providing digital solutions to dealers — including digital retailing, among many other services.   The deal is worth $165 million upon closing plus “additional consideration... Read More

Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

Leveraging the mobile phone is a must because a growing number of consumers are accustomed to being able to shop for just about every and anything thing online, says Carvoy co-founder and chief executive officer Daniel Yuabov. “There’s a study that actually shows that more people have a phone... Read More

Carvoy CEO talks Carvoy Ignite launch

Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

Carvoy's co-founder and chief executive officer says he decided to launch Carvoy Ignite for dealerships after his startup was able to understand just how car shoppers operate online. “When we first started leasing cars online, we facilitated the entire transaction on our own website,” explained... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

AutoLoop announced Friday that its proprietary service platform is now a Hyundai certified Service Lane Technology solution. Via the integration with the AutoLoop system, U.S. Hyundai dealers can modernize the service retail experience to help increase both profitability and customer satisfaction, the company... Read More