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DRIVINGSALES ANNOUNCES DEALER SATISFACTION AWARDS

45 vendor products receive awards for the best in overall dealer satisfaction on Vendor Ratings

San Francisco, CA – January 30, 2019 –DrivingSales  presented Dealer Satisfaction Awards at a special event in conjunction with the 2019 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo. Awards were presented to the “Highest Rated” and “Top Rated” products.  The results were determined by the thousands of auto dealers who are part of the DrivingSales.com community.

The winners were as follows:

Chat Products and Services:

Highest Rated: CarNow MessageNow

Top Rated: Gubagoo ChatSmart

Top Rated: Dealer Car Search Website Texting

 

CRM – Fixed Ops:

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE SERVICE1ONE

Top Rated: Solera | AutoPoint Multipoint

Top Rated: Xtime Spectrum

 

CRM – Sales Department

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE CRM

Top Rated: DealerSocket CRM

Top Rated: VinSolutions Connect CRM

 

Desking:

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE Desking

Top Rated: VinSolutions Connect Desking

Top Rated: ProMax Desking

 

Digital Retailing:

Highest Rated: CarNow BuyNow

Top Rated: Drive Motors Online Checkout

Top Rated: Dealer Inspire Online Shopper

 

DMS:

Highest Rated: Reynolds and Reynolds POWER DMS

Top Rated: Auto/Mate AMPS

Top Rated: Dealertrack DMS

 

Inventory Merchandising:

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE Inventory

Top Rated: vAuto Conquest

Top Rated: VinSolutions Connect Inventory Management

 

Lead Management:

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE ILM

Top Rated: Dealer Car Search Integrated Lead Management

Top Rated: Dealer.com LeadMachine

 

Marketing Solutions

Highest Rated: TRADEPENDING SNAP

Top Rated: AutoLoop Essentials

Top Rated: Edmunds Ad Solutions

 

New Car Leads:

Highest Rated: CarGurus New Car Leads

Top Rated: TrueCar New Car Leads

Top Rated: Cars.com NewLeadsPlus

 

Owner Marketing:

Highest Rated: ELEAD1ONE GoldDigger

Top Rated: AutoAlert

Top Rated: automotiveMastermind

 

SEM/PPC:

Highest Rated: DealerLeads Digital Marketing

Top Rated: Dealer eProcess CAROi

Top Rated: DealerOn Digital Advertising Suite

 

SEO:

Highest Rated: Dealer.com SEO

Top Rated: DealerOn Elite SEO

Top Rated: Customer Scout SEO

 

Used Car Advertising:

Highest Rated: CarGurus Used Car Leads

Top Rated: Carfax Used Car Leads

Top Rated: TrueCar Used Car Leads

 

Websites:

Highest Rated: Dealer Car Search Responsive Websites

Top Rated: Dealer.com Websites

Top Rated: Dealer Inspire Websites

“We congratulate this year’s winners on receiving the awards.  The Dealer Satisfaction Award is an accolade we consider to be one of our industry’s most important because it comes directly from dealers,” said DrivingSales CEO and Founder Jared Hamilton. We feel especially proud that DrivingSales Vendor Ratings continues to help dealers make smart and informed decisions through thousands of peer reviews that lead them to outstanding service providers. The recipients are recognized as the best-of-the-best by the people to whom their services count the most: the dealer community.”

The DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards measure dealer satisfaction with vendor products and services, and are based on cumulative ratings tallied and verified over the calendar year (January – December) at DrivingSales.com Vendor Ratings.  DrivingSales.com Vendor Ratings is the industry’s only neutral, comprehensive vendor rating forum featuring real-time peer reviews and honest competitor comparisons, and provides dealerships with important information from actual customers who have hands-on experience using vendor products/solutions in their stores. Each rating is verified as coming from an actual dealership employee.

Full award results are available online at http://dealersatisfactionawards.com/. Award winners are showcased in the Q1 2019 issue of the DrivingSales Buyer’s Guide which, in addition to being distributed at the 2019 NADA Convention and Expo, is delivered to every new car dealership nationwide, as well as to the top 100 used car dealerships.

 
About DrivingSales

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