Dealix to Power New Car Leads for Yahoo! Autos
Car Buyers Will Get Quick Access to Quotes from Qualified Dealers and a Better Overall Car Buying Experience; Dealers Will Have the Opportunity to Connect with More In-Market Buyers
Redwood City, CA, July 7, 2009 – Dealix, a division of Cobalt and an industry leader in automotive sales leads for dealers, dealer groups and manufacturers, announced today that it will power the car quote and dealer selector platform on Yahoo! Autos beginning next month. Yahoo! Autos (http://autos.yahoo.com), one of the leading automotive research websites, attracts a broad range of car buyers, with over 6.5 million unique visitors shopping on the site each month, according to May 2009 comScore Media Metrix data.
Car shoppers on Yahoo! Autos can research and compare vehicles, read expert reviews, and get information on vehicle incentives. Once they decide on a vehicle, Dealix’s new Lead Platform will present consumers with a choice of local dealers and quickly deliver the request to the chosen dealer. This will enable dealers to launch a fast response to consumers’ inquiries and deliver a better overall car buying experience.
“Yahoo! Autos’ extensive expertise in delivering a great online shopping experience for millions of car buyers, coupled with Dealix’s leading technology and strong relationships with auto dealers, creates a great experience for the buyer, while speeding sales for U.S. auto dealers,” said Ed Crawford, vice president of strategic planning and business development for Dealix. “Our research and firsthand experience show that when you present qualified, local dealers to car buyers and facilitate a seamless and quick connection between the two, the overall experience is better for the car buyer and helps the dealer to match them with their ideal car.”
Dealix will begin powering Yahoo! Autos New Car Leads on August 15, 2009.