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AdVantageTec, Cars.com, cDemo Mobile Solutions, DealerTrend and MotorLot are Finalists

Las Vegas, NV -- October 12, 2011 -- DrivingSales (http://www.drivingsales.com) presented Dominion Dealer Solutions’ CarBinder with the DrivingSales Innovation Cup Award for the most innovative dealership solution of 2011 at this week’s DrivingSales Executive Summit in Las Vegas.

The Second Annual DrivingSales Innovation Cup Awards were created to recognize solutions introduced or enhanced in 2011 whose innovative approaches have produced significant results for dealership customers. Dealership solution-providers submitted applications online, vendor names were blanked out, and a panel of dealers assessed each application. Six were selected from dozens of online applicants to present onstage at the Third Annual DrivingSales Executive Summit, where a panel of dealers scored each solution.

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ CarBinder received the highest score. AdVantageTec AV11, Cars.com Dealer Reviews, cDemo Mobile Solutions Mobile Inspector (Mi), DealerTrend CarDealerPress.com, and MotorLot eSignature were named as finalists.

“The Innovation Cup Award raises awareness of the solutions that are moving the needle forward in the auto industry,” said DrivingSales Founder and CEO Jared Hamilton. “CarBinder stood out in an amazing field of competitors. Congratulations to Dominion Dealer Solutions and each of our finalists who are providing winning solutions for dealerships across the country.”

The winner and finalist will be profiled at DrivingSales.com and in the DrivingSales newsletter, and will also be featured in a video interview at DrivingSalesTV. For more information about the DrivingSales Innovation Cup Awards, go to: http://www.drivingsalesinnovationcup.com/.

About DrivingSales.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 (http://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 (http://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 quarterly free 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 won a “Top 25 Under Five” award from the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF), which spotlights outstanding entrepreneurs and start-up companies in Utah; was named a 2011 Fast 50 “Emerging Eight” company by Utah Business magazine, which recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics and revenue growth of Utah’s fastest-growing companies, and received an Interactive Media Award (IMA) in 2011 for Outstanding Achievement in the ‘Automobile’ website category. Additionally, DrivingSales was named one of ten social media gambits for 2009 by Automotive News and one of the Top 10 Companies to Watch in 2010 by Auto Success Magazine.

DrivingSales Media Relations:
Melanie Webber (melanie@mwebbcom.com), mWEBB Communications, 424.603.4340
Angela Jacobson (angela@mwebbcom.com), mWEBB Communications, 714.454.8776

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