Notifications & Messages

Jared Hamilton
From: Jared Hamilton
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.
×
Industry Press Releases

Industry Press Releases Industry Press Releases

Exclusive Blog Posts

The Biggest Mistake Dealers Make When It Comes to Customer Retention

The Biggest Mistake Dealers Make When It Comes to Customer Retention

Jim Roche is the Divisional VP of Marketing & Managed Services at Xtime. We asked him to tell us the biggest mistake he sees dealers making today when …

Is 2018 the Year of Customer Convenience?

Is 2018 the Year of Customer Convenience?

It seems that every year has a theme attached to it in terms of where dealerships’ focus will be. Which themes or buzzwords will dominate 2018? We…

Upcoming Webinar: Show with Your Showroom, Sell with Your Website

Upcoming Webinar: Show with Your Showroom, Sell with Your Website

Today's customers walk into your showroom better-informed than ever before. Because they've done their research ahead of time, 89% walk into t…

Tips for Leaving a Voicemail

Tips for Leaving a Voicemail

The Voicemail So you receive an internet lead and you call and they don't answer...now what? We leave a message right? Let's say the customer in…

How to Maintain your Car (Maintenance that every Car Needs)

How to Maintain your Car (Maintenance that every Car Needs)

People will purchase a car with much significance. But, car maintaining schedule is fixed by very few. There are many parts in a car. So, regular maintenan…

eCarList Partners With Carfax, Offers Free Access to TrueTarget™ Mobile App

eCarList opens access to its award-winning iPhone app to all automotive dealers; provides free TrueTarget Mobile service to all Carfax subscribing dealers

DALLAS and CENTREVILLE, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 -- eCarList, one of the fastest-growing automotive software companies, has teamed with Carfax to provide free access to eCarList's innovative TrueTarget Mobile app.  TrueTarget Mobile makes it easy for automotive dealers to appraise, price and merchandise vehicles directly from their mobile phone. Dealers better understand the market when acquiring vehicles and price their inventory to sell faster and more effectively.

TrueTarget Mobile, which was recently named the most innovative dealership solution of the year, includes integration of retail pricing and vehicle history information from Carfax.  Access to the mobile app was previously limited to dealers who subscribe to eCarList's inventory management solution, but is now available to all automotive dealers and provided at no additional cost to dealers who have an active Carfax account.  

"Dealers want anytime access to Carfax Vehicle History Reports," said Dick Raines, president of Carfax. "Having this information at your fingertips during acquisition and retail helps our customers maximize profitability. TrueTarget Mobile is a convenient tool that broadens access to Carfax information and makes a dealer's job simpler."

With TrueTarget Mobile, dealerships can accurately appraise and price vehicles utilizing Carfax Vehicle History Reports, current pricing data from online vehicle marketing websites, and optionally access integrated pricing data from wholesale books. The app allows dealers to filter, organize and view the data geographically and flag pricing from competitive dealerships for the most relevant pricing assessment of each vehicle.

"Carfax Vehicle History Reports are critical to an accurate vehicle appraisal and without this trusted information, dealers cannot effectively appraise, price and merchandise vehicles. We are proud that TrueTarget Mobile is not only being offered for free to Carfax subscribers, but that it is also the first and only mobile product to provide users with free access to the most valuable data from leading retail marketing websites," said Len Critcher, CEO of eCarList.  "Our mission is to make it easy and cost-effective for dealerships to fully own and control the vehicle merchandising process. We are pleased that we can now provide this tool at no cost to Carfax-subscribing dealers."

About eCarList

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList (www.ecarlist.com) provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time. Services include inventory management, inventory distribution, vehicle appraisal and pricing tools, mobile software, dealership health reporting, dealer CRM, custom web design, and digital marketing solutions via a fully integrated software as a service platform. eCarList improves dealership productivity, inventory turn, sales, and profits for its clients by improving and simplifying the way in which inventory is managed, distributed, and viewed by consumers.  One of the fastest-growing companies in the industry, eCarList has award-winning products for each category in which it competes.  eCarList's revolutionary TrueTarget Mobile was recently named the Most Innovative Dealership Solution of 2010. For more information about eCarList, visit www.ecarlist.com.

About Carfax (www.carfax.com)

Millions of used car buyers and sellers each year rely on Carfax, the most trusted provider of vehicle history information. Using the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) found on vehicle dashboards and title documents, Carfax instantly generates a detailed Vehicle History Report on any used car or light truck. Carfax Vehicle History Reports™ provide valuable information that helps used car buyers and sellers make better decisions. For more information or to become a Carfax-subscribing dealer, visit www.carfaxonline.com.

Media Contacts

eCarList

Melanie Webber, mWEBB Communications, (424) 603-4340, melanie@mwebbcom.com

Carfax

Chris Basso, Carfax, (703)-934-2664, publicrelations@carfax.com

 Unlock all of the community & features  Join Now