Hey - It’s time to join the thousands of other dealer professionals on DrivingSales. Create an account so you can get full access to the articles, discussions and people that are shaping the future of the automotive industry.
Automotive Computer Services, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1992 and has done business as ACS since that time. The name was very carefully chosen - although ACS sells computers and software to automotive companies, more importantly, ACS provides a service. ACS provides Access to all dealership information.
From its inception, the long term goal of ACS has been to develop an affordable, fully integrated, state-of-the-art computer system for automobile dealers. In meeting this goal, ACS would become the single source provider to automobile dealers for all of their computing needs. ACS has never lost sight of this goal.
Even in 1992, the logical platform for such a system was a PC network. Today, a mid-line server is more powerful than the small mainframes and mini-computers available then. As a matter of fact, workstations today have much more power than our original servers, while servers are now capable of supporting hundreds of users.
As ACS has designed and developed all of