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.Cars / .Car / .Auto Domains Globally Launch into General Availability


Santa Monica, CA -- January 20, 2016 – Cars Registry, a joint venture between XYZ and Uniregistry, today announced public availability of its domains ending in .Cars, .Car, and .Auto. Dealerships, manufacturers, and all other businesses can now register auto-specific domains on a first-come, first-served…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 20, 2016 at 7:14am — No Comments

3+ Hour Vehicle Transaction Times Still the Norm, But Vendor Cooperation Could Help Says Auto Dealer Survey


 40% of dealers report start-to-finish transaction time of 3 hours or more in eLEND Solutions survey; lack of vendor integration and data exchange seen as key obstacle to faster process by majority of dealership respondents


Foothill Ranch, CA – January 13, 2016 – A new survey of dealerships from eLEND Solutions™ shows that dealers continue to struggle with shortening…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 13, 2016 at 7:25am — No Comments

.Cars / .Car / .Auto Domains Open Registration to General Public Today

Cars Registry’s Early Registration Begins with Automotive Domains like Hybrid.Cars, Midsize.Car, and Dallas.Auto Now Available; First-Come, First-Served

Santa Monica, CA -- January 12, 2016 – Cars Registry, a joint venture between XYZ and Uniregistry, today announced the first opportunity for the…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 12, 2016 at 7:16am — No Comments

Patent Awarded to CarStory Market Reports’ Technology


Patent covers similarities engine that enables CarStory Market Reports to automatically generate relevant and like vehicle recommendations to car buyers, helping facilitate a better, more informed car selling/buying experience




Added by Crystal Hartwell on December 9, 2015 at 2:12pm — No Comments

eLEND Solutions Continues Expansion: Joins DealerVault’s Premier Network; Appoints Chief Sales Officer; Doubles Office Space

Company names Pogo Parr as Chief Sales Officer and doubles office space to manage extensive growth plans

Mission Viejo, CA – December 2, 2015 – eLEND Solutions™, a technology company delivering integrated credit, identification and finance solutions to auto dealers, announced it has joined DealerVault’s Premier Network. DealerVault is a first-of-its-kind…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on December 2, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

New Domains .Cars, .Car, and .Auto Launching Specifically for the Auto Industry

Cars Registry makes shorter and more memorable domain names available to trademark holders exclusively through January 12

Santa Monica, CA -- December 2, 2015 – Cars Registry, a joint venture between XYZ and Uniregistry, today announced the availability of…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on December 2, 2015 at 9:17am — No Comments

Innovative Start-Ups Friendemic, Nuve and PartPic Voted Top Business Ideas at AutoVentures 2015

Creative investment opportunities recognized at auto industry’s first innovation and investor conference; SRO conference, packed with investors, dealerships & PE firms, reviewed over 20 start-ups representing the best of the auto industry’s…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on November 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ken Garff Auto Group Adds CarStory® Market Reports to its Dealer Websites; Giving In-Market Used Car Shoppers Direct Access to Detailed Used Car Data

Auto group integrates Inline CarStory Market Reports into its nearly 50 dealership websites; information-rich reports increase consumer engagement and trust…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on September 29, 2015 at 10:47am — No Comments

Dealer Car Search to Offer CarStory® Market Reports to Network of 5,000 Dealers


Reports deliver direct engagement on VDPs, reducing lead leakage from dealer websites


Austin, Texas – September 22, 2015 – CarStory, the industry’s largest provider of search and inventory data and analytics on used vehicles, today announced that Dealer Car Search is making Inline CarStory Market…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on September 22, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Chad Bockius of CarStory Named to “40 Under 40” list for Remarketing & Used-Car Industry


Auto Remarketing list honors outstanding leaders under 40 whose innovations are making an impact; Bockius recognized for role in launching CarStory Market Reports which use big data to tell every used cars unique story.


Austin, Texas September 10, 2015 – Chad Bockius, Chief Marketing Officer of CarStory, the industry’s largest provider…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on September 10, 2015 at 9:27am — No Comments

Vehicle Service Interval Adherence Decreases by 15.6%


New research from DMEautomotive reveals vehicle age, and lack of awareness of manufacturer recommendations, contributing to drop in number of consumers following manufacturer recommended service intervals


Daytona Beach, FL – August 25, 2015 – New research from DMEautomotive analyzes the factors influencing the decrease in the number of consumers who adhere to manufacturer’s recommended service intervals for their…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 25, 2015 at 10:29am — No Comments

Dealerships Losing 84% of Phone-Ups

Analysis by IHS Automotive, Commissioned by CallSource, Reveals Auto Dealers are Missing Out on Important Phone Leads


Westlake Village, CA – August 18, 2015 Over eighty percent (84%) of a dealership’s inbound sales calls are not converted to a sale[1] by that dealership, according to recent IHS Automotive analysis…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 18, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

Chad Bockius of CarStory Selected to Present at the 2015 DrivingSales Executive Summit


Bockius presentation Big Data Strategies to Capitalize on Your Used Car Marketing will be co-presented by Tom White, Jr. from Subaru of Wichita; Bockius and White were selected to speak by auto dealers in a highly competitive process; joining an agenda with four award-wining authors and other industry experts




Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 17, 2015 at 6:41am — No Comments

DMEa to Present Breakthrough System for Forecasting Dealer Fixed Ops Revenue and Retention Rates at Auto Retailing Industry Events in 2015

Gross Revenue Optimization (GRO) to be presented to automotive dealers at four key conferences: DealerSocket User Summit; Digital Dealer Conference & Expo; DrivingSales Executive Summit and Fixed Ops Conference & Expo


Daytona Beach, FL – August 13, 2015 – DMEautomotive (DMEa) today announced that Gross Revenue Optimization (GRO), its groundbreaking methodology built upon a foundation of statistical analysis…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 13, 2015 at 8:39am — No Comments

Gubagoo, Inc. Enters Strategic Partnership with Zimmerman Advertising

Company named preferred chat and telephony partner for Zimmermans retail automotive division


West Palm Beach, FL - August 12, 2015 – Gubagoo Inc., the fastest growing chat and website engagement provider for automotive dealerships, today announced a strategic partnership with Zimmerman Advertising. Gubagoo’s high-converting “smart” chat and…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 12, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments

eLEND Solutions™ Launches First Instant Prequalification Solution for Retail Auto Finance: Significantly Cutting Credit Report/Compliance Costs


New “PreQual” feature revolutionizes online dealership financing; makes it easy for consumers to prequalify for financing without impacting their credit score


Mission Viejo, CA – August 12, 2015 – eLEND Solutions™ today announced the addition of “Get Prequalified in Seconds” to CreditPlus™, giving automotive dealers the first-ever online, instant prequalification lending solution and…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 12, 2015 at 8:08am — No Comments

DMEautomotive Completes Certification Process in Reynolds Certified Interface Program for the ERA® DMS

Certification means safer, more reliable data exchange between the Reynolds and Reynolds ERA® system and DMEautomotive’s award-winning suite of omni-channel customer retention and loyalty marketing products, from Journey NXT to Driver Connect

Daytona Beach, FL – August 11, 2015 – DMEautomotive (DMEa) today announced that it has completed the certification process in the Reynolds Certified Interface (RCI) Program for the Reynolds…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 11, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

DMEautomotive Named a Finalist for B2B Brand of the Year


DMEautomotive recognized by MarketingProfs Bright Bulb Awards for innovation and for pushing the boundaries of traditional B2B marketing


Jacksonville, FL–July 29, 2015 – DMEautomotive (DMEa) today announced that the company has been named a finalist for 2015 B2B Brand of the Year by MarketingProfs Bright Bulb B2B Awards. The Brand of the Year award recognizes a B2B brand, product, or…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 29, 2015 at 10:53am — No Comments

Auto Industry’s First Innovation & Investor Conference Announced


AutoVentures Conference, produced by DrivingSales and Fraser McCombs Capital, will connect entrepreneurs with investors, innovative retailers, and industry vendors to foster investment in, and adoption of, new technologies in the auto industry


Salt Lake City, UT – July 22, 2015 – DrivingSales and Fraser McCombs Capital today announced AutoVentures, the auto industry’s first conference to foster…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 22, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments

New Study: Three in Four Used Car Shoppers are Lead Loyal; Lead Switching Patterns Offer Cross-Selling Insights



 Lead Loyalty and Intent to Buy Online white paper from CarStory tracks used car shoppers brand loyalty path from online search to lead submission


  • Ford shoppers have greatest lead brand stickiness
  • Honda/Toyota shoppers have greatest reciprocal lead…

Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 15, 2015 at 8:54am — No Comments

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