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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- February 5, 2011 -- eCarList (www.ecarlist.com) won a "Top Rated" Inventory Pricing award in the second annual DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards, presented at the 2011 NADA Convention and Expo.
"We are honored to receive this award from DrivingSales. Doing a good job for our dealership customers is our number one mission and this recognition, which comes directly from dealers, is truly an honor," said Len Critcher, CEO of eCarList. "Appropriately appraising and pricing inventory is critical to staying competitive and increasing turn rates – especially in an economy that continues to challenge. We are proud that our unique TrueTarget technology has not only made it easy for dealerships to take ownership of their merchandising, but that it is also having a positive impact on their bottom line."
eCarList is one of the nation's fastest-growing automotive software companies, and its award-winning inventory management and online marketing solutions make it easy for dealerships to fully own and control the vehicle merchandising process through one unified platform. The company's TrueTarget Mobile product was named the Most Innovative Dealership Solution of 2010 in the DrivingSales Innovation Cup Awards.
The DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards measure satisfaction with services provided by vendors by allowing dealers to rate and review their vendors online at DrivingSales.com. Only vendors who achieved top rankings in dealer satisfaction in each category, as determined by the thousands of auto dealers who are part of the DrivingSales.com community, received awards.
"We are proud to present a DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction 'Top Rated' Inventory Pricing Award to eCarList," said DrivingSales CEO and Founder Jared Hamilton. "This award is a reflection of the excellent results eCarList has generated for dealerships across the nation, and we are proud to recognize their accomplishment."
Full award results are available online at www.DrivingSales.com/dealersatisfactionaward. Full broadcast coverage of the DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards ceremony is available at drivingsalestv.com.
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.
DrivingSales is the auto industry's fastest-growing, most influential trade media property focused on delivering actionable profit-building information to auto retailers and industry professionals. DrivingSales' media network includes flagship property DrivingSales.com (www.drivingsales.com), the world's largest car dealer social network where thousands of dealership professionals collaborate and share best practices in a 20-group-style setting; DrivingSalesTV (www.drivingsalestv.com), an interactive web channel which helps car dealers and auto professionals keep tabs on their industry and emerging technologies 24/7; DrivingSales University, an on-demand training platform where dealerships learn the latest web strategies from top e-commerce experts; DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) the industry's leading conference where progressive dealers collaborate and learn from world renowned experts; and DrivingSales Dealership Innovation Guide, a free quarterly publication featuring case studies of the industry's most innovative dealerships, solutions and best practices.
DrivingSales encourages innovation and excellence in the industry with its annual Dealer Satisfaction and Innovation Cup Awards, whose winners are determined solely by the dealer community. Founded by Jared Hamilton, a third generation car dealer, DrivingSales was named one of ten social media gambits for 2009 by Automotive News and one of the Top 10 Companies to Watch by Auto Success Magazine.
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