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Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, and Inverite Verification, the leading open-banking provider with coverage for over 275 Canadian Financial Institutions, today announced their strategic partnership to increase operational efficiencies for lenders.
Inovatec will integrate with Inverite to increase the speed of lending decisions through income verification, transaction history and risk scores to help…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 22, 2019 at 7:16am — No Comments
Lakeland, FL, October 22, 2019 – With the recent news that the supreme court is allowing cases to move forward against retailers if their websites are not…Continue
Added by Ed Barton on October 22, 2019 at 7:11am — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – October 21, 2019 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has successfully completed all dealership management system (DMS) integrations with Servisell, a technology solution that helps auto dealers sell more new vehicles and take more trades out of their service drives. When fully integrated, sales managers that use Auto/Mate’s DMS to monitor recently opened repair orders…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on October 21, 2019 at 9:17am — No Comments
86% of dealers expect dealership values to increase or remain the same over the next 12 months according to the first-ever Kerrigan Advisors Dealer Survey
Irvine, CA, October 21, 2019 – Kerrigan Advisors, the leading sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers in the U.S., today released results from its first annual dealer survey. The firm’s…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on October 21, 2019 at 6:38am — No Comments
A recent Affinitiv survey of 1,000 automotive consumers reveals that dealerships are falling short when it comes to delivering personalized, online shopping experiences to customers. In the same study, we analyzed a sample of 100 dealer websites to better understand the current level of personalization that dealers are offering.
Why the focus…Continue
Added by Doug Van Sach on October 18, 2019 at 7:22am — No Comments
On a recent trip to NYC, I noticed Facebook had a Times Square advertisement—with an estimated annual cost of $1.5 million--that really wasn’t all that much about…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on October 18, 2019 at 6:23am — No Comments
Retention is vital for long-term profitability and health. Some dealers coast along thinking they have retention covered, when, in fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Sure, offering a great customer experience in service can head you in the right direction. However, it is not just free coffee, donuts, or wi-fi access that bring customers back.…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on October 16, 2019 at 6:43am — No Comments
For those with a tendency to make things more complicated than things really are “Keep It Simple, Stupid” served as a consistent concept that kept Advertising meetings from turning into Geek Speak aka Information Technology (IT) sessions. Instead of discussing advertising…Continue
Swapalease.com Compiled 5 Most Reasonably Priced Automobile Leases Around the Country
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today announced the five best lease deals for the Halloween holiday. Vehicles were selected by Swapalease.com advisors based on new lease price data for the month of October. Swapalease.com customer advisors help guide shoppers into the right lease vehicle that fits their automotive needs.
Added by John Sternal on October 8, 2019 at 6:36am — No Comments
Turning on and off. Starting and finishing. Each on your own terms. What’s not to like about that?
If you ever wonder where the appeal of Instant Gratification exists in the transportation industry, look no further than Uber. And then wonder whether your sales team…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on October 4, 2019 at 6:34am — No Comments
The way to get long-lasting and high performance by your vehicle required various things; By following some tips and making few changes in driving habits can produce great results. With ever-increasing fuel cost, it’s always a feasible solution to implement these tips in your driving habits so that you can reduce the fuel wastage. It will improve your vehicle average and increase its engine life as well. Here are few…Continue
Added by Haris Saeed on October 3, 2019 at 2:18am — No Comments
Longtime area dealer sells successful dealership to Maroone USA, Serra Automotive and Pat Grooms
Irvine, CA, October 2, 2019 – Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised owner Mike Peebles in his recent sale of Longmont Ford, one of the most successful Ford stores in the Metro Denver area. The buyers are a partnership between Maroone USA, owned…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on October 2, 2019 at 6:50am — No Comments
No one denies that culture makes us what we are. Our behavior, our likes and our dislikes, are largely governed by where we come from and the society that surrounds us – that is what psychologists and experts say and we all probably know to be true. So, eCommerce sites should…
Added by Rob on September 29, 2019 at 8:04am — No Comments
Central Florida’s first autonomous shuttles are on the road in Lake Nona, Orlando’s fastest-growing community. The fully electric, driverless shuttles will operate daily on an inaugural fixed route connecting the community’s entertainment district with residential communities. Together, with mobility solutions provider …Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 26, 2019 at 7:19am — No Comments
Inovatec Systems Corp. has chosen CARFAX Canada VIN Scan to help power their industry-leading, cloud-based lending software solutions. The partnership enables Inovatec users to adjudicate lease and finance applications with greater efficiency and accuracy.
CARFAX Canada has billions of data records from thousands of unique sources, including data that can't be found anywhere else. VIN Scan leverages this information to provide high-level insight into key vehicle attributes. The system…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 25, 2019 at 9:02am — No Comments
Amid Ongoing General Motors Strike, the Cadillac Escalade Payment Increases by Nearly 40%
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of September. While the majority of automotive brand prices remained steady into September, some GM models saw price increases.
The Cadillac Escalade increased in price by $326.94 this month, bringing its monthly payment to $799 per…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 25, 2019 at 6:10am — No Comments
A fleet owner needs to navigate through a myriad array of challenges. Right from fuel theft to tracking productivity in the face of increasingly cut-throat competition many problems come up on a daily basis for a fleet owner or manager.
With the use of technology, he can easily keep track of the fleet movement, and coordinate the assets and resources in order to ensure optimum utilization of resources. A fleet management software is one such tech asset that has managed to turn around…Continue
Added by Kavya Sharma on September 25, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments
Engine oil is the lifeblood of a motorcycle. It is really important for a motorcycle and has a lot of functions. It acts as a lubricant and also helps dissipate heat from various parts of the engine. It also works as a housekeeper of the engine, collecting dirt and debris from various engine parts. It also offers protection from oxidation and helps neutralize acids and moisture caused by combustion. Hence, you must choose the…Continue
Added by Kavya Sharma on September 25, 2019 at 1:18am — No Comments
The Shibuya Crossing holds the title of the world’s busiest intersection. Based in Tokyo, the intersection claims that more than 3,000 people cross in one traffic light cycle. A quiet, motionless countdown quickly consumes the street as a chaotic experience which some like to the equivalent of marbles falling…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on September 24, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments
BURLINGAME, CA, September 23, 2019 – Zonic Design, a certified vendor to CDK Global and Reynolds and Reynolds, is urging auto dealers to begin reviewing their vendors’ privacy and data security measures ahead of the January 1 deadline for compliance with California’s Consumer Protection Act (CCPA).
While CCPA is California-specific legislation, its requirements affect dealers and dealer groups having stores in the state,…Continue
Added by Jim Leman on September 23, 2019 at 1:51pm — No Comments