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Kelley Blue Book Names Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2020

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2020

IRVINE, Calif., November 18, 2020 – While this year’s holiday season may look vastly different than years past, Black Friday is…

Xtime and Sunbit Team to Offer Access to Additional Payment Options in the Service Department

Xtime and Sunbit Team to Offer Access to Additional Payment Options in the Service Department

Expanded flexible financing options allow dealers to offer access to buy now, pay over time payment plans that work for more than 90% of Sunbit consumers* …

New Dealer.com Review Generation Offering Helps Dealerships Take Full Advantage of Customer Reviews

New Dealer.com Review Generation Offering Helps Dealerships Take Full Advantage of Customer Reviews

A simple, personal, and comprehensive approach to customer reviews   Burlington, Vt., November 10, 2020 – As the car shopping journey moves …

Kelley Blue Book, Upper Diamond Earn Brandon Hall Group Awards in 2020 for ICO Training Program

Kelley Blue Book, Upper Diamond Earn Brandon Hall Group Awards in 2020 for ICO Training Program

IRVINE, Calif., November 5, 2020 – Kelley Blue Book, with Upper Diamond, today announced its coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold …

Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book Release All-New Monthly Best Deals Lists for Car Shoppers

Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book Release All-New Monthly Best Deals Lists for Car Shoppers

Top Finance, Lease Offers Now Available on New and Used Cars, Trucks and SUVs   ATLANTA, and IRVINE, Calif., October 22, 2020 – Choosing a…

New Dealer.com Advertising Product Reaches Shoppers Via Connected TV and Over-The-Top Video Channels

New Dealer.com Advertising Product Reaches Shoppers Via Connected TV and Over-The-Top Video Channels

New Advertising Delivers Hyper-Targeted Video Ads in the Age of “Cord-cutting” and Internet TV   Burlington, Vt., October 22, 2020 &nd…

Effects of Resilience Following NADA: A Look at the Past Seven Months and Forward Focus

Effects of Resilience Following NADA: A Look at the Past Seven Months and Forward Focus

It could not have been predicted how important the focus of Cox Automotive’s message at NADA last February was. The Power of Knowing unknowingly pave…

IAA Loan Payoff™ Enhanced with Dealertrack Payoff Quote™ Feature

IAA Loan Payoff™ Enhanced with Dealertrack Payoff Quote™ Feature

New Functionality Accelerates Cycle Time and Supports Digital Claims WESTCHESTER, IL – October 01, 2020 – IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a leading g…

Kelley Blue Book Supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Third Annual Campaign

Kelley Blue Book Supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Third Annual Campaign

IRVINE, Calif., September 22, 2020 – For car owners with a vehicle past its prime and an interest in contributing to a charitable caus…

Kelley Blue Book Names Discontinued 2020 Models and 12 Best Cars Worth Waiting For in 2021

Kelley Blue Book Names Discontinued 2020 Models and 12 Best Cars Worth Waiting For in 2021

IRVINE, Calif., September 15, 2020 – The fall season brings new beginnings and opportunities, even for car shoppers. Now is a great ti…

Strong Showing from Cox Automotive Retail Solutions Brands at 2020 Dealers’ Choice Awards

Strong Showing from Cox Automotive Retail Solutions Brands at 2020 Dealers’ Choice Awards

Cox Automotive Thanks Clients For Successful Effort To Adapt During Tumultuous Year   Atlanta, Georgia, September 8, 2020 – This year, the…

Autotrader & Kelley Blue Book Launch “Drive the Vote” Campaign to Encourage Voter Registration

Autotrader & Kelley Blue Book Launch “Drive the Vote” Campaign to Encourage Voter Registration

ATLANTA, September 2, 2020 – We live in a country built on diversity of thought and culture – one that derives its success from inclusion. Cox …

Dealer.com Launches New SRP Experience To Boost Inventory Search Efficiency

Dealer.com Launches New SRP Experience To Boost Inventory Search Efficiency

Upgraded Search Capabilities Put Customers On A Faster Path To The Right Vehicle Burlington, Vt., August 31, 2020 – The increase in online car sh…

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Most Awarded Cars & Most Awarded Brands of 2020

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Most Awarded Cars & Most Awarded Brands of 2020

IRVINE, Calif., August 27, 2020 – In this age of uncertainty, car buyers are looking for vehicles and brands they can trust to take on…

Unveil of Dealertrack Ready Sign Allows Signing of Any Deal Document Digitally from ANY Location

Unveil of Dealertrack Ready Sign Allows Signing of Any Deal Document Digitally from ANY Location

Dealertrack uniFI now also integrates with Dealertrack DMS Laser Forms for a better streamlined signing ceremony NORTH HILLS, N.Y., August 20, 2020 &nda…

Latest Dealertrack DMS Integrations Help Dealers Re-Organize Workflows Amid Reopening Phase

Latest Dealertrack DMS Integrations Help Dealers Re-Organize Workflows Amid Reopening Phase

New process enhancements help enable dealership staff to spend more time optimizing the customer experience Draper, UT – August 13, 2020 – A…

Dealer.com Launches Inventory Page Widget to Close the Home Services Awareness Gap Among Customers

Dealer.com Launches Inventory Page Widget to Close the Home Services Awareness Gap Among Customers

Burlington, Vt., August 6, 2020 -- As the demand for home services rises among car buyers, an overwhelming majority of dealers have quickly adjusted to off…

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Cars of Summer 2020

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Cars of Summer 2020

ATLANTA, July 16, 2020 – With record temperatures sweeping the nation, this summer is shaping up to be a scorcher. For those who would rather soak up…

Xtime Launches FlexPay to Offer Improved Service Financing Options to Dealers and Customers

Xtime Launches FlexPay to Offer Improved Service Financing Options to Dealers and Customers

MISSION, Kan., July 7, 2020 – Many service customers struggle to pay for auto repairs out of pocket, making it difficult for dealerships to sell serv…

Autotrader Names 10 Best Used Cars of 2020

Autotrader Names 10 Best Used Cars of 2020

ATLANTA, June 30, 2020 – Finding yourself in the market for a new car during a pandemic might have you asking if now is even the right time to buy or…

Dealer.com Selected as FordDirect Advantage Premier Partner

Dealer.com Selected as FordDirect Advantage Premier Partner

Burlington, Vt., June 23, 2020 – Dealer.com today announced it has been selected as a premier partner in the FordDirect Advantage Digital Advertising…

Honda Selects Dealer.com as a Certified Website Provider

Honda Selects Dealer.com as a Certified Website Provider

Burlington, Vt., Jun. 23, 2020 – Dealer.com announced it has been selected as a choice Honda website and digital advertising provider through the Hon…

Blinker Teams with Autotrader to Deliver Premier Digital Solutions for Private Sellers

Blinker Teams with Autotrader to Deliver Premier Digital Solutions for Private Sellers

Denver, Colorado June 16, 2020 – Blinker today announced an exciting long-term collaboration between Autotrader, a leading automotive marketplace, an…

Autotrader Shows Car Shoppers the Ease of Online Car Shopping in New “Dealer Chats” Campaign

Autotrader Shows Car Shoppers the Ease of Online Car Shopping in New “Dealer Chats” Campaign

ATLANTA, June 8, 2020 – Over the past few months, consumers have adjusted to managing nearly all aspects…

iRecon Enhances Platform to Bring Greater Transparency, Communication & Efficiency to Reconditioning

iRecon Enhances Platform to Bring Greater Transparency, Communication & Efficiency to Reconditioning

Introducing a new and more user-friendly look, feel and functionality to help dealers get used inventory front-line ready faster Oakbrook Terrace, IL. &…

Autotrader Names Best Non-Luxury and Best Luxury Certified Pre-Owned Programs for 2020

Autotrader Names Best Non-Luxury and Best Luxury Certified Pre-Owned Programs for 2020

ATLANTA, May 27, 2020 – A certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle offers some of the advantages of both new and used cars. CPO is a pre-owned car…

Autotrader Names 10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates in 2020

Autotrader Names 10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates in 2020

ATLANTA, May 12, 2020 – The class of 2020 is facing unprecedented times during this global pandemic.  While bittersweet, graduating is a tremend…

Dealer.com Launches All-New Digital Retailing Video Capabilities

Dealer.com Launches All-New Digital Retailing Video Capabilities

Video Chat and CoBrowse, Powered by LivePerson, to Help Dealers to Replicate In-Store Buying Experience From Home BURLINGTON, Vt., April 30, 2020 &…

CallSource and VinSolutions Announce a Deeper Integration and More Robust Partnership

CallSource and VinSolutions Announce a Deeper Integration and More Robust Partnership

Westlake Village, CA: CallSource, the leader in call management and digital attribution, and VinSolutions, a leading automotive CRM, are excited to announc…

Autotrader Debuts New Ad Campaign To Promote Safety and Social Distancing for Car Shoppers

Autotrader Debuts New Ad Campaign To Promote Safety and Social Distancing for Car Shoppers

ATLANTA, April 17, 2020 – An all-new commercial debuted today from Autotrader showcasing how to alleviate consumer concerns surrounding car buying du…

New Remote Signing Capabilities From Dealertrack Let Customers E-Sign From Anywhere

New Remote Signing Capabilities From Dealertrack Let Customers E-Sign From Anywhere

Dealertrack addresses social distancing concerns with a paperless workflow designed to speed up funding NORTH HILLS, N.Y., April 16, 2020 – To hel…

New Website Integration API Delivers Cutting-Edge Third-Party Experience on Dealer.com Platform

New Website Integration API Delivers Cutting-Edge Third-Party Experience on Dealer.com Platform

Ensures an Efficient and Effective Digital Storefront Performance BURLINGTON, Vt., April 16, 2020  -- Dealer.com, a leading automotive in…

Cox Automotive Dealer Software Solutions Brands Launch Business Continuity Resource Hub for Dealers

Cox Automotive Dealer Software Solutions Brands Launch Business Continuity Resource Hub for Dealers

Today, April 9, 2020, Cox Automotive’s Dealer Software Solutions brands, Dealer.com, Dealertrack DMS, VinSolutions and Xtime, will launch a new Busin…

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2020 Brand Image Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2020 Brand Image Award Winners

Tesla Nearly Sweeps Luxury Brand Categories; Subaru Leads Non-Luxury Brands IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2020 – Automotive brands resonate with shoppe…

Xtime Offers Enhanced Resources to Help Service Departments Move Forward Amid COVID-19

Xtime Offers Enhanced Resources to Help Service Departments Move Forward Amid COVID-19

Leading Fixed Ops Solution to Provide Dealers Multiple Key Features at No Additional Charge REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 2, 2020 - Times are changing ra…

Dealer.com Maintains Commitment to Ad Fraud Protection with TAG Recertification Against Fraud

Dealer.com Maintains Commitment to Ad Fraud Protection with TAG Recertification Against Fraud

Helping Dealers Protect Return on Investment as More Shopping and Advertising Shifts Online BURLINGTON, April 2, 2020 – For the third co…

Dealer.com Receives Two Automotive Website Awards

Dealer.com Receives Two Automotive Website Awards

Winner of U.S. Websites and Experience Optimization BURLINGTON, April 1, 2020 – Dealer.com, the premier end-to-end digital marketing solution…

Autotrader Names Best New Cars for 2020

Autotrader Names Best New Cars for 2020

ATLANTA, March 25, 2020 – As shoppers shift online across all categories for both every day essentials and aspirational needs, they are facing a…

Autotrader Debuts Dealer Home Services

Autotrader Debuts Dealer Home Services

Offers Virtual Vehicle Tours, Test Drives at Home and Local Vehicle Delivery ATLANTA, GA, March 24, 2020 – As consumers continue to social distanc…

Dealer Satisfaction with DealShield Contributes to Two Key Milestones

Dealer Satisfaction with DealShield Contributes to Two Key Milestones

Purchase protection solution gives dealers greater confidence, peace of mind with vehicle purchases. ATLANTA – February 20, 2020 – What do t…

Autotrader Names 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000 for 2020

Autotrader Names 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000 for 2020

ATLANTA, Ga., February 19, 2020 – A new car’s exterior design may get noticed first, but in reality, drivers spend most of their time inside th…

Autotrader Donates Vehicle to Nonprofit Organization in Collaboration with Turner Sports

Autotrader Donates Vehicle to Nonprofit Organization in Collaboration with Turner Sports

ATLANTA, Ga., February 18, 2020 – Autotrader teamed up with Turner Sports and the National Basketball Association for the fourteenth consecutive year…

Manheim Introduces All-New Manheim.com Experience for Clients

Manheim Introduces All-New Manheim.com Experience for Clients

Digital gateway offers unmatched access and personalization, enabling smarter and faster decisions. ATLANTA (February 15, 2020) – The digital revo…

Dealertrack and NCC Unveil Enhanced Financing Process with New Credit Bureau Service Integration

Dealertrack and NCC Unveil Enhanced Financing Process with New Credit Bureau Service Integration

NCC credit bureau service now integrates directly into Dealertrack’s online deal jacket with access to exclusive new capabilities NORTH HILLS, N.Y…

vAuto Announces a New Way to Look at New Car Inventory with Conquest Enhancements at NADA 2020

vAuto Announces a New Way to Look at New Car Inventory with Conquest Enhancements at NADA 2020

Enhancements provide insights to make more profitable trades for dealers Oakbrook Terrace, IL. – February 13, 2020 – vAuto an…

Kelley Blue Book’s Featured Auto Repair Center Attracts Dealership Service Skeptics

Kelley Blue Book’s Featured Auto Repair Center Attracts Dealership Service Skeptics

New data demonstrates heightened awareness and increase of new customers in dealership fixed ops IRVINE, Calif. – February 13, 2020 – By pro…

Manheim Express to Make Dealer-to-Dealer Sales Easier than Ever

Manheim Express to Make Dealer-to-Dealer Sales Easier than Ever

Manheim taps into an underserved area of the wholesale market to help ease fund collection and titling for dealers who sell direct. ATLANTA – Febr…

Dealertrack and StoneEagle F&I Partner to Bring Dealers Faster Visibility into Business Performance

Dealertrack and StoneEagle F&I Partner to Bring Dealers Faster Visibility into Business Performance

Addition of SEcureMetrics F&I allows every phase of the deal to be conducted and analyzed on one platform NORTH HILLS, N.Y. and RICHARDSON, TX., Feb…

Clutch and Xtime Announce Cox Automotive Mobility Solution for Fixed Ops

Clutch and Xtime Announce Cox Automotive Mobility Solution for Fixed Ops

- Cox Automotive deployment of on-demand owner experiences designed to help dealers drive more customer loyalty and service revenue. - Xtime S…

Kelley Blue Book Instant Cash Offer Integration with vAuto Provision Helps Dealers Win More Trades

Kelley Blue Book Instant Cash Offer Integration with vAuto Provision Helps Dealers Win More Trades

Enhanced Functionality Brings Tools Together to Help Dealers Improve Efficiency and Overall Gross Profits During the Appraisal Process IRVINE, Calif., F…

New Features from HomeNet Help Dealers Create a Differentiated Merchandising Experience Online

New Features from HomeNet Help Dealers Create a Differentiated Merchandising Experience Online

Enhancements introduce added efficiency, customization and visibility to the digital merchandising arena for dealers EXTON, Pa., February 11, 2020 &ndas…

Dealertrack Partners with Darwin Automotive

Dealertrack Partners with Darwin Automotive

Industry leaders to deliver aftermarket presentation on any device creating one paperless workflow on one platform with one deal jacket; Dea…

Zach Hallowell Tapped to Lead Manheim Digital as Vice President

Zach Hallowell Tapped to Lead Manheim Digital as Vice President

Key role designed to help dealers meet the challenges of the digital transformation era ATLANTA – February 7, 2020 – Manheim has named Zach…

Dealertrack Launches Enhanced Nationwide Registration and Titling Solution

Dealertrack Launches Enhanced Nationwide Registration and Titling Solution

Only 50 state solution offering new features to help seamlessly transition from F&I office to back office NORTH HILLS, N.Y., February 7, 2020 &ndash…

Dealertrack Powers Up Dealers’ Digital Workflow Through Faster Funding

Dealertrack Powers Up Dealers’ Digital Workflow Through Faster Funding

New partner integrations and enhanced capabilities deliver one paperless workflow on one platform with one dea…

New Xtime End-to-End Service Platform Capabilities Help Drive Owner Loyalty, Grow Fixed-Ops Revenue

New Xtime End-to-End Service Platform Capabilities Help Drive Owner Loyalty, Grow Fixed-Ops Revenue

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 6, 2020 – As fixed operations continue to play a dominant role in dealership profitability, service departments m…

Making More Money with the Right Inventory Metrics

Making More Money with the Right Inventory Metrics

*This article originally published on Dealer Marketing Magazine. vAuto founder Dale Pollak recently told a group of dealers: “We’re not in t…

New Dealer.com Digital Storefront Solutions Deliver Competitive Edge for Dealers at 2020 NADA

New Dealer.com Digital Storefront Solutions Deliver Competitive Edge for Dealers at 2020 NADA

BURLINGTON, February 5, 2020 – Dealer.com, a leading automotive industry end-to-end digital marketing solution, announces new enhancements to it…

VinSolutions Reveals New Personalization Capabilities by Unlocking Data Potential

VinSolutions Reveals New Personalization Capabilities by Unlocking Data Potential

Mission, Kansas, February 5, 2020 – VinSolutions is introducing new personalization capabilities at NADA 2020 that will help dealers unlock data pote…

Kelley Blue Book Names 2020 5-Year Cost to Own Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Names 2020 5-Year Cost to Own Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., February 5, 2020 – While many shoppers think negotiating a good deal up front is the best way to save money when buying a new vehicle…

Autotrader Announces Bold Solutions to Help Personalize Consumer Experience, Increase Dealer Profit

Autotrader Announces Bold Solutions to Help Personalize Consumer Experience, Increase Dealer Profit

ATLANTA, February 4, 2020 – With the NADA Show 2020 on the horizon, Autotrader is taking the lead with bold new solutions to improve consumers’…

Dealertrack DMS Debuts Fully Integrated Solutions to Help Dealers Eliminate Operational Complexity

Dealertrack DMS Debuts Fully Integrated Solutions to Help Dealers Eliminate Operational Complexity

New integrations give dealers the connectivity and efficiency necessary to optimize operations Draper, UT – January 31, 2020 – Dealertrack …

Autotrader Names 10 Coolest Cars for Winter 2020

Autotrader Names 10 Coolest Cars for Winter 2020

ATLANTA, January 30, 2020 – Winter weather is in full swing from coast to coast, with wet, snowy and icy roads challenging drivers across the nation.…

Hireology & Dealertrack DMS Partner on Integrated Payroll & HR Administration Solution for Dealers

Hireology & Dealertrack DMS Partner on Integrated Payroll & HR Administration Solution for Dealers

Industry-leading solution powered by Netchex with superior functionality and end-to-end integration addresses dealers' hiring, payroll and compliance p…

Manheim Announces New General Managers in East and West Regions

Manheim Announces New General Managers in East and West Regions

ATLANTA (January 23, 2020) – Manheim rang in the New Year with two new general manager selections in the East and West Regions. Tom Rastelli has been…

Kelley Blue Book Names 2020 Best Resale Value Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Names 2020 Best Resale Value Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., January 21, 2020 – Many new-car buyers have heard the common expression, “penny-wise and pound-foolish.” As it relates to…

Manheim Express Brings the Sights and Sounds of Vehicles to Dealers with New Features

Manheim Express Brings the Sights and Sounds of Vehicles to Dealers with New Features

New audio and video tags plus interior 360 imaging – an industry first – give dealers greater confidence when buying digitally. ATLANTA &nda…

Manheim Debuts Its Largest All-Digital Heavy Truck Sale

Manheim Debuts Its Largest All-Digital Heavy Truck Sale

Auction Delivers a Safer, More Efficient Experience for Customers, Employees and the Environment ATLANTA – (January 14, 2020) – Manheim lau…

Autotrader Names 15 Best Cars of the Past Decade

Autotrader Names 15 Best Cars of the Past Decade

ATLANTA, January 8, 2020 – The auto industry has seen drastic shifts in product offerings over the last decade, ranging from the rise in alternative-…

Manheim Names Joe Kichler to Vice President of Manheim Logistics

Manheim Names Joe Kichler to Vice President of Manheim Logistics

Kichler to Lead the Transformation of Manheim’s Logistics as the Company Accelerates Its Transition to Digital ATLANTA, Ga. (Jan 7, 2020) –…

Manheim Express Makes Ordering Transportation Easier than Ever

Manheim Express Makes Ordering Transportation Easier than Ever

New Ready Logistics integration enables dealers to access full-service transportation with just a few clicks. ATLANTA – December 19, 2019 – …

From Coast To Coast, Manheim Employees Make the Holidays Brighter This Year For Their Community

From Coast To Coast, Manheim Employees Make the Holidays Brighter This Year For Their Community

Gift-giving included socks for the homeless, bikes for an after-school program, dinner baskets for a food bank, and supplies for an animal shelter ATLAN…

Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions Joins CDK Global Partner Program

Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions Joins CDK Global Partner Program

New data sharing capabilities drive reliability from start to finish for deals worked between Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions and CDK Global D…

Autotrader Names Best New Automotive Technology for 2020

Autotrader Names Best New Automotive Technology for 2020

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2019  -- With the accelerating pace of automotive technology, new-car shoppers entering the market may be surprised by the inno…

Data Shows Dealers Realize Importance of Digital Merchandising but Struggle to Differentiate Online

Data Shows Dealers Realize Importance of Digital Merchandising but Struggle to Differentiate Online

New HomeNet Automotive meta-analysis suggests consumer insights hold keys to improving digital merchandising EXTON, Pa., December 12, 2019 – Today…

Autotrader Offers Insights on Scoring a Great Year-End Car-Shopping Deal

Autotrader Offers Insights on Scoring a Great Year-End Car-Shopping Deal

ATLANTA, GA., November 25, 2019 – With the holidays quickly approaching, shopping is at the top of people’s to-do lists as they consider buying…

Manheim Surpasses Two Million Digital Transactions in 2019

Manheim Surpasses Two Million Digital Transactions in 2019

Clients are increasingly turning to digital options to gain efficiencies. ATLANTA – November 21, 2019 – Manheim’s investment in g…

Manheim Surpasses Two Million Digital Transactions in 2019

Manheim Surpasses Two Million Digital Transactions in 2019

Clients are increasingly turning to digital options to gain efficiencies. ATLANTA – November 21, 2019 – Manheim’s investment in g…

KELLEY BLUE BOOK ANNOUNCES 2020 BEST BUY AWARD WINNERS

KELLEY BLUE BOOK ANNOUNCES 2020 BEST BUY AWARD WINNERS

Prestigious Annual Awards Name Kia Telluride Best New Model for 2020 IRVINE, Calif., November 20, 2019 – Following head-to-head testing, evaluatio…

Dealertrack F&I Enhances Integration to Streamline Lease Contract Workflow for Dealers & Lenders

Dealertrack F&I Enhances Integration to Streamline Lease Contract Workflow for Dealers & Lenders

Dealers on CDK Global DMS can now import both retail and lease deals into Digital Contracting on Dealertrack uniFI® platform; Lenders gain greater abil…

Manheim Names Julie Picard to New Role as Vice President of Industry Partnerships

Manheim Names Julie Picard to New Role as Vice President of Industry Partnerships

Picard to foster collaborative relationships with NAAA, NIADA, IARA and others to influence the future of automotive remarketing ATLANTA, Ga. (Nov 12, …

Dealertrack & IAA Combine Solutions to Expedite Total Loss Settlement & Lien Payoff Digitally

Dealertrack & IAA Combine Solutions to Expedite Total Loss Settlement & Lien Payoff Digitally

New Strategic Partnership Brings Dealertrack Accelerated Title to the Total Loss Market  NORTH HILLS, N.Y. & WESTCHESTER, Ill.--Dealertrack ann…

New Manheim Research Shows Vehicle Certifications Increase Wholesale Values, Sales

New Manheim Research Shows Vehicle Certifications Increase Wholesale Values, Sales

ATLANTA (November 7, 2019) –  It’s often said that for every car there is a buyer, however, the key to making the sale is giving buye…

VinSolutions and INFINITI ICAR-X App Integration Enhances the Digital Showroom Experience

VinSolutions and INFINITI ICAR-X App Integration Enhances the Digital Showroom Experience

Increased Real-time Access to Key Client Information Streamlines the Car Buying Process  MISSION, KANSAS, November 7, 2019 — VinSolutions and…

Checkered Flag Foundation Partners with Autotrader to Honor Veterans in 2020

Checkered Flag Foundation Partners with Autotrader to Honor Veterans in 2020

Statesville, NC (Nov. 1, 2019) – Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation and Autotrader announced the return of the Tribute 2 Veterans…

Scott Maybee Named President of NextGear Capital

Scott Maybee Named President of NextGear Capital

- Maybee joined Cox Automotive in 2017 as general manager of Manheim Northstar Minnesota. - Maybee, a Nissan North America veteran, brings 10 years of a…

Autotrader Tips Off Its 16th Season of NBA Partnership

Autotrader Tips Off Its 16th Season of NBA Partnership

ATLANTA, Ga., October 23, 2019 – Autotrader is tipping off its 16th season of partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), featuring s…

Dealer.com Selected for Hyundai Dealer Website Certification Program

Dealer.com Selected for Hyundai Dealer Website Certification Program

Dealer.com’s Digital Marketing Innovations Help Hyundai Dealers Attract, Engage, and Convert Online Shoppers. Burlington, Vt., October 18, 2019 &n…

Xtime, CenPOS Bring Better Streamlined Service Check-Out to Auto Dealerships

Xtime, CenPOS Bring Better Streamlined Service Check-Out to Auto Dealerships

Consumers save time by making online and in-lane payments directly through Xtime REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 -- Dealers using Xtime ca…

Dealer.com and Cartender Introduce New Digital Video Advertising Services to Dealers

Dealer.com and Cartender Introduce New Digital Video Advertising Services to Dealers

Burlington, Vt., October 16, 2019 – Dealer.com, a Cox Automotive brand, recently teamed up with Cartender, a provider of digital marketing techn…

Dealertrack Takes Paperless Mainstream

Dealertrack Takes Paperless Mainstream

Introduces More Connected Workflow with Launch of Digital Contracting on Dealertrack uniFI® Addition to Dealertrack uniFI brings truly paperless pro…

Kelley Blue Book Launches All-New Auto Repair Guide

Kelley Blue Book Launches All-New Auto Repair Guide

New functionality provides values for repairs and makes service appointment scheduling easier IRVINE, Calif., September 30, 2019 – Kelley Blue Boo…

Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Data Now Available for Syndication via API

Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Data Now Available for Syndication via API

Customers Can Leverage Industry-Leading Ownership-Cost Data from KBB.com IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2019 -- Kelley Blue Book's 5-Yea…

Consumers & Dealers Agree: Personalization Via Automation & A.I. Will Improve Car Buying & Ownership

Consumers & Dealers Agree: Personalization Via Automation & A.I. Will Improve Car Buying & Ownership

- New study from Cox Automotive shows 67% of consumers believe personalization technology will improve the car-buying process.  …

Xtime To Host Xperience: A First Of Its Kind Virtual User Summit

Xtime To Host Xperience: A First Of Its Kind Virtual User Summit

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., September 20, 2019 – Xtime clients are invited to attend Xperience, a cutting edge virtual user summit taking place entirely on…

New iRecon, vAuto Provision Integration Offers End-to-End Used Vehicle Inventory Management

New iRecon, vAuto Provision Integration Offers End-to-End Used Vehicle Inventory Management

Dealers can now manage inventory and reconditioning through one, integrated workflow in vAuto Provision Oakbrook Terrace, IL. – September 19, 201…

James M. Cox Foundation Awards $50K Grant to Spectrum Youth & Family Services

James M. Cox Foundation Awards $50K Grant to Spectrum Youth & Family Services

Grant Will Help Renovate Spectrum's Community Center Spectrum Youth & Family Services was awarded a $50,000 grant award by the James M. Cox Foun…

Kelley Blue Book Eases Car-Buying Process with Instant Cash Offer Tool Enhancements

Kelley Blue Book Eases Car-Buying Process with Instant Cash Offer Tool Enhancements

Improved Consumer Experience Increases Transparency, Efficiency IRVINE, Calif., September 18, 2019 – Kelley Blue Book is making the trade-in and …

Xtime Invite Introduces Text Marketing Offering A New Channel To Increase Customer Engagement

Xtime Invite Introduces Text Marketing Offering A New Channel To Increase Customer Engagement

Redwood City, CA, September 16, 2019 — In a world where email is just one of many channels consumers use to communicate, dealers who neglect one or m…

Dealer.com Selected as a General Motors Websites Provider Through Dealer Website Choice Program

Dealer.com Selected as a General Motors Websites Provider Through Dealer Website Choice Program

Burlington, Vt., Sep. 13, 2019 – Dealer.com, a Cox Automotive brand, announced today its selection as a website and digital advertising provider…

Autotrader Names 12 Best Electric Vehicles for 2019

Autotrader Names 12 Best Electric Vehicles for 2019

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2019 — Whether a new-car shopper’s motivation for buying an electric vehicle (EV) is environmental, political or f…

NextGear Capital Donates American Red Cross Emergency Vehicle on Behalf of Otto Hahne

NextGear Capital Donates American Red Cross Emergency Vehicle on Behalf of Otto Hahne

TROY, MI – NextGear Capital and Cox Automotive donated a Chevy Malibu to Troy, Michigan’s local American Red Cross chapter on behalf of Otto Ha…

VADA Expands Preferred Endorsement of Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions

VADA Expands Preferred Endorsement of Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions

Dealertrack’s Accelerated Title solution gives Virginia dealers faster vehicle payoff and title release on top of existing expedited registration and…

Cox Automotive Rates & Incentives Now Delivers Data Faster, With Better Accuracy Than Ever

Cox Automotive Rates & Incentives Now Delivers Data Faster, With Better Accuracy Than Ever

Atlanta, GA. - September 10, 2019 – With new-vehicle sales declining, it’s more important than ever that dealers seize the opportunity to close…

Dealers Get Upgraded Buying Experience on Manheim Express

Dealers Get Upgraded Buying Experience on Manheim Express

App will provide dealers greater control with offer management and personalized vehicle recommendations ATLANTA (September 5, 2019) – Since launch…

KBB.com Names 2019 Vehicle Retirees Offering Closeout Deals, Favorite New 2020 Models Worth the Wait

KBB.com Names 2019 Vehicle Retirees Offering Closeout Deals, Favorite New 2020 Models Worth the Wait

  IRVINE, Calif., September 5, 2019 – Whether you’re on the hunt for a bargain on an outgoing model or eagerly anticipating the hottest…

VinSolutions Hosts Annual VinWorx User Summit for Auto Dealers

VinSolutions Hosts Annual VinWorx User Summit for Auto Dealers

MISSION, Kan., Sept. 3, 2019 -- VinSolutions will host its annual VinWorx user summit from Oct. 7 through Oct. 9, where automotive industry insid…

Autotrader Changes History for the Better in New "Finally, It's Easy" Campaign

Autotrader Changes History for the Better in New "Finally, It's Easy" Campaign

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2019  -- From sleds to horse-drawn carriages and now, with today's modern vehicles, people from all eras have been fac…

Manheim Adds Personalized Vehicle Inventory for Dealers to Manheim Market Report Valuation Tool

Manheim Adds Personalized Vehicle Inventory for Dealers to Manheim Market Report Valuation Tool

Powered by Manheim M LOGIC, MMR introduces relevant inventory suggestions that help dealers find the right vehicle at the right price even faster. ATLAN…

Manheim Bids Farewell to Nick Peluso After a Distinguished 30-Year Career

Manheim Bids Farewell to Nick Peluso After a Distinguished 30-Year Career

An industry icon recognized for his bold vision, technological innovation and dynamic leadership ATLANTA, Aug 29, 2019 – Manheim today announ…

Manheim Provides Another Boost to Buyer Confidence with Flat Rate Pricing for Automatic Inspections

Manheim Provides Another Boost to Buyer Confidence with Flat Rate Pricing for Automatic Inspections

- Automatic inspections help ensure the vehicles dealers purchase in the wholesale vehicle marketplace don’t have unexpected issues, saving busine…

Autotrader Unveils Best Cars for Dog Lovers & Limited-Edition Dog Goggles this National Dog Day

Autotrader Unveils Best Cars for Dog Lovers & Limited-Edition Dog Goggles this National Dog Day

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2019 — Autotrader recognizes that most things in life are not one size fits all – including searching for the ideal vehi…

DealerSocket’s Precise Price Digital Retail Platform Integrates with F&I Express

DealerSocket’s Precise Price Digital Retail Platform Integrates with F&I Express

F&I Express to Power Dynamic F&I Experience Within DealerSocket’s Digital Retail Offering DALLAS-- At their User Summit this week,&nb…

Manheim Boosts Investment in Simulcast Technology as Dealer Usage Continues to Rise

Manheim Boosts Investment in Simulcast Technology as Dealer Usage Continues to Rise

Growth Fuels More Than 1.3 Million Vehicles Sold to Digital Buyers Through July ATLANTA – When Manheim’s Simulcast technology was intro…

Dealer.com Hosted Governor Phil Scott and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger at Headquarters

Dealer.com Hosted Governor Phil Scott and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger at Headquarters

Burlington, VT, August 13, 2019 – Dealer.com was honored to host Vermont Governor Phil Scott and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger at a barb…

NextGear Capital’s Self Reconciliation Auditing Tool Passes 60 Percent Adoption

NextGear Capital’s Self Reconciliation Auditing Tool Passes 60 Percent Adoption

Dealers taking advantage of NextGear Capital’s Self Reconciliation tool are clearing their audits faster than ever while benefitting from a better cl…

Tips for Creating Effective Digital Listings from a Manheim Express Concierge

Tips for Creating Effective Digital Listings from a Manheim Express Concierge

Manheim Express Concierge Specialist, Chenita Willis, shares key insights to help any dealer create listings that sell. ATLANTA, Ga. (August 7, 2019) &…

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2019

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2019

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2019  -- The 2019-2020 school year is right around the corner, and many parents and students are thinking about thei…

Dealer.com Improves Car-Buying Experience for Customers Through Premier Digital Storefront Solution

Dealer.com Improves Car-Buying Experience for Customers Through Premier Digital Storefront Solution

BURLINGTON, Vt., August 1, 2019 –Dealer.com, the premier digital marketing solution and partner for auto dealerships, understands the consumer’…

Manheim Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Manheim Express with Two New Enhancements for Dealers

Manheim Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Manheim Express with Two New Enhancements for Dealers

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 25, 2019) – Manheim Express officially turns one year old this month—and there’s a lot for dealers to celebrate. Since…

Kelley Blue Book Turns Old Vehicles Into Life-Saving Support For St. Jude Children's Hospital

Kelley Blue Book Turns Old Vehicles Into Life-Saving Support For St. Jude Children's Hospital

IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2019  -- Kelley Blue Book was honored with the St. Jude Children's Hospital Partner Campaign of the Year A…

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Used Cars for Summer 2019

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Used Cars for Summer 2019

ATLANTA, July 24, 2019 – Cannonballs into pools won’t be the only thing making a splash this summer. Thanks to Autotrader, car shoppers can spe…

Manheim Launches Apprentice Program to Address Nationwide Shortage of Skilled Auto Technicians

Manheim Launches Apprentice Program to Address Nationwide Shortage of Skilled Auto Technicians

As a leader in the remarketing industry, Manheim takes a “Grow Our Own” approach to fill the gap in developing auto technician talent. ATLAN…

Younger Generations Could Provide Answer to Dealership Turnover Issue

Younger Generations Could Provide Answer to Dealership Turnover Issue

ATLANTA, July 23, 2019 – As employee turnover across the U.S. reaches new heights and competition for talent redefines the workforce, …

AudioEye Expands Relationship to Become Dealer.com’s Premier Partner for Digital Accessibility

AudioEye Expands Relationship to Become Dealer.com’s Premier Partner for Digital Accessibility

TUCSON, Ariz. – July 18, 2019— AudioEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEYE), a leading developer of digital accessibility solutions that provide barrier-free …

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Most Awarded Cars, Brands of 2019

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Most Awarded Cars, Brands of 2019

IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2019 -- With more than 350 automotive models available in the marketplace and new nameplates being introduced each …

Local Charities Win Big in Manheim Corporate Challenge

Local Charities Win Big in Manheim Corporate Challenge

Cox leadership donates $20,000 between two charities in San Antonio and the Philadelphia area ATLANTA, Ga. (July 16, 2019) – An organization that …

Xtime Launches New Service Tracker to Help Bring Trust and Transparency to Service Visits

Xtime Launches New Service Tracker to Help Bring Trust and Transparency to Service Visits

Introducing real-time vehicle service status updates from the palm of your hand REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 17, 2019 – Dealerships and customers ca…

Auto/Mate Integrates with Xtime’s Inspect for Higher Customer Retention, Loyalty

Auto/Mate Integrates with Xtime’s Inspect for Higher Customer Retention, Loyalty

Redwood City, Calif. – July 15, 2019 – To help dealers build stronger customer relationships and drive lasting customer retention in the servic…

Manheim & Remarketing by Element to Provide Emergency Response Vehicle to the American Red Cross

Manheim & Remarketing by Element to Provide Emergency Response Vehicle to the American Red Cross

ATLANTA, Ga. (June 27, 2019) – For the second year in a row, Manheim Statesville’s exceptional efforts in the annual “Race to Give”…

ADAI Renews Preferred Endorsement of Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions

ADAI Renews Preferred Endorsement of Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions

Expedited registration and title processing enables Indiana dealerships to meet customer expectations, streamline experience online North Hills, NY, Jun…

NextGear Capital Honors Otto Hahne, 2019 National Quality Dealer

NextGear Capital Honors Otto Hahne, 2019 National Quality Dealer

Emergency response vehicle to be donated to dealer’s local American Red Cross chapter LAS VEGAS – Otto Hahne of City of Cars, Inc. in Troy, …

iRecon Launches Vendor Mobile Application

iRecon Launches Vendor Mobile Application

Vendors can now manage work requests and dealer relationships right at their fingertips Oakbrook Terrace, IL. – June 20, 2019 – iRecon annou…

vAuto Introduces Key Market Metrics In Stockwave

vAuto Introduces Key Market Metrics In Stockwave

Company’s integrated suite of market data now available to all dealers using Stockwave Oakbrook Terrace, IL. – June 12, 2019 – vAuto i…

Manheim Selects Tony Markese as Vice President, Reconditioning

Manheim Selects Tony Markese as Vice President, Reconditioning

Strategic leadership role designed to strengthen operations, reconditioning processes to meet growth in the emerging fleet and mobility sectors  A…

TCI Partners With Dealertrack to Deliver Same-Day Contract Processing

TCI Partners With Dealertrack to Deliver Same-Day Contract Processing

New integration enables increased efficiency, faster funding for more lenders North Hills, NY, June 10, 2019 – Teledata Communications, Inc. (TCI)…

Manheim Launches Its First All-Digital Auction

Manheim Launches Its First All-Digital Auction

Manheim Tucson Becomes Company’s First 100 Percent Digital Site To drive greater efficiencies for clients while helping to create a safer auction …

NextGear Capital to Hold Second Annual Thank You Month for Independent Dealers

NextGear Capital to Hold Second Annual Thank You Month for Independent Dealers

Will forgive one dealer loan for every business day in June Carmel, Ind., June 4, 2019 — Throughout the month of June, NextGear Capital will be th…

Autotrader Names 10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates in 2019

Autotrader Names 10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates in 2019

ATLANTA, May 21, 2019 -- After years of late nights in the library and the local pizza shop, a new set of graduates is finally ready to enter the "rea…

Autotrader Names 10 Best Non-Luxury and Luxury CPO Programs for 2019

Autotrader Names 10 Best Non-Luxury and Luxury CPO Programs for 2019

ATLANTA, May 16, 2019 -- There's no worse feeling than falling in love with a vehicle and later having your heart broken from sticker sh…

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Coolest New Cars Under $20,000 for 2019

Kelley Blue Book Names 10 Coolest New Cars Under $20,000 for 2019

IRVINE, Calif., May 15, 2019  -- While the average new car on the road today costs nearly $37,000, there are still plenty of vehicle op…

Introducing Ride: Kelley Blue Book's New Resource for Educating Consumers on Their Mobility Options

Introducing Ride: Kelley Blue Book's New Resource for Educating Consumers on Their Mobility Options

Ride.Tech website provides news, editorial features and video content on fast-evolving transportation technology IRVINE, Calif., May 14, 2019 …

Making the Most of the Growing CPO Market

Making the Most of the Growing CPO Market

Shopping for a new car can be like going on a first date. You’re excited about the prospects of what’s ahead but anxious to get more details an…

Spring Cleaning for Your CRM

Spring Cleaning for Your CRM

After what has been a long, snowy winter for many across the country, spring is finally here! That means it is time for an annual dose of spring cleaning. …

Why Ride-Sharing Services Could Solve a Major Issue for Fixed Ops

Why Ride-Sharing Services Could Solve a Major Issue for Fixed Ops

This is a blog post by Tracy Fred, vice president and general manager,  Xtime.       With the SAAR dropping below 17 mill…

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2019 Brand Image Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2019 Brand Image Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2019 – Automotive brands are among the most recognizable, most valued brands in the world. There are few products more ubiq…

Car Buyers Visiting Fewer Dealerships, Making Faster Decisions as Online Engagement Rises

Car Buyers Visiting Fewer Dealerships, Making Faster Decisions as Online Engagement Rises

ATLANTA, April 15, 2019 – According to a new study released today by Cox Automotive, budget-minded, time-strapped, tech-savvy U.S. car buyers ar…

HomeNet Automotive, J.D. Byrider Partner to Elevate Buy Here Pay Here Consumer Experience

HomeNet Automotive, J.D. Byrider Partner to Elevate Buy Here Pay Here Consumer Experience

New integration enables J.D. Byrider store operators to connect more consumers with inventory online EXTON, PA – April 10, 2019 – J.D. Byrid…

Autotrader Names Best New Cars for 2019 Award Winners

Autotrader Names Best New Cars for 2019 Award Winners

ATLANTA, April 11, 2019 – Finding your perfect match can be difficult, and everyone is searching for that one vehicle that checks all the boxes. With…

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