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Car Wars and VinSolutions Announce Improved Integration, Partnership

The new partnership will allow for enhanced communication between the two automotive

solutions, giving mutual clients heightened lead management capabilities.

 Dallas, Texas, and Mission, Kansas – March 7, 2019 - Car Wars and VinSolutions have announced an improved integration that brings enhanced lead management capabilities to dealers utilizing both VinSolutions Connect CRM and Car Wars. With the improved integration, the Car Wars dealership call tracking software automatically attaches a recording of every outbound sales call to an existing customer record in Connect CRM.

In addition to attaching call recordings to Connect CRM customer records, the Car Wars tool also generates and attaches written call recaps, which streamlines workflow and allows dealership staff to personalize customer interactions without listening to every call.

This automation provides lead management capabilities in VinSolutions’ platform and streamlines productivity for BDC agents, salespeople and management teams.

“Dealers today understand how critical it is to connect with customers in a personalized, relevant way. This integration enhances Connect CRM users’ ability to provide the personalized car-shopping experience their customers want,” said Lori Wittman, general manager of VinSolutions and senior vice president of Dealer Software Solutions at Cox Automotive. “This collaboration between Car Wars and VinSolutions will help dealers achieve their dual goals of better connecting with customers and improving efficiency and productivity.”

The new integration also enables pre-authenticated, direct access to Car Wars reporting and insights through Connect CRM, which is the main day-to-day activity hub for many dealership staff.

Tracking every outbound call between the systems will be easier than ever with a streamlined click-to-call workflow, which allows sales agents to work out of customer records in Connect CRM with a holistic view of each customer’s interactions and call history. This complete understanding of a customer’s interactions with a dealership enables salespeople to heighten the customer’s experience.

“This has been a long time coming,” said Cassie Broemmer, Partner and Executive Vice President of Business Development at Car Wars. “We’re excited to begin rolling out the new integration to our mutual clients. As the phone is the number one conversion channel for dealers, we understand partnership with leading CRM providers like VinSolutions is crucial to success.”

In addition to strengthening the integration between the two platforms, VinSolutions will also be implementing Car Wars’ new comprehensive communication dashboard, Call Box, at its Contact Center. The new system will allow users to click directly into a customer record in VinSolutions Connect CRM while on a live call, as well as utilize click to call. Call Box allows unprecedented real-time insight into calls before and as they’re happening, providing the perfect hub for call center activity.

To learn more about VinSolutions’ suite of dealership software solutions, please visit vinsolutions.com. For more information on Car Wars, please click here.

About Car Wars

Car Wars leverages human reviews, artificial intelligence and CRISP metrics to equip Sales and Service departments with everything they need to Own The Phone. By listening to and categorizing every inbound and outbound call at a dealership, Car Wars provides managers with insight into how every call is handled, alerts them when an opportunity needs attention, and actively improves phone performance in both sales and service.

Car Wars uses competition and transparent accountability alongside live call insight to create a high-powered phone culture that helps more callers faster and, ultimately, converts more phone calls into booked appointments.

 About VinSolutions

As the provider of Connect CRM, a leading dealership customer relationship management system, VinSolutions helps more than 5,000 dealers make every connection count. VinSolutions products integrate dealership systems, processes and tools to deliver a single view of the customer across the business – so dealers can focus on building relationships throughout the sales cycle. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Mission, Kansas, VinSolutions fosters dealership success by providing a fully customizable suite of solutions, including equity mining, market pricing and desking tools, combined with the continuous, personal support of a designated Performance Manager. VinSolutions is OEM certified by every major manufacturer and is Autosoft, CDK, Reynolds & Reynolds and Dealertrack DMS certified. VinSolutions is a Cox Automotive™ brand.

Media Contacts:

 

Lisa Aloisio

VinSolutions

Lisa.aloisio@coxautoinc.com

m. 404-725-0651

 

Mike Haeg

Car Wars

mike@carwars.com

m. 214-613-1170

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