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AutoUSA and DriveItNow® to Present Benefits of Online Payment Marketing at Kain Automotive Training’s “Clients & Friends Workshop”

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 6th, 2012— AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today that Tarry Shebesta, President of DriveItNow®, will present at the Kain Automotive Training’s 8th annual “Clients & Friends Workshop” to be held…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on November 6, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Sands Auto Group Reduces Dealership Management System Expense 75% by Switching to Auto/Mate

ALBANY, N.Y. – October 16th, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Pennsylvania-based Sands Auto Group has reduced its dealership management system (DMS) expense by 75%, since switching from its legacy DMS to Auto/Mate. Terry Sands, owner of the Sands Auto Group, also credits Auto/Mate’s flexible, simple reporting tools with helping him see trends and stay competitive when he reviews the…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on October 16, 2012 at 8:06am — No Comments

AutoUSA Welcomes Dealership Internet Sales & Marketing Experts as Panelists for Digital Dealer 13 Workshop

Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 8th, 2012— AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today the addition of five panelists to their scheduled workshop at the 13th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition. Phil DuPree and Josh Vajda will present and moderate “The Five Things in Common That Successful Internet Departments Share” on Tuesday, October 23rd at 3:30 p.m. The panelists, all…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on October 8, 2012 at 8:02am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Relocation of Company Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBANY, N.Y. – August 27th, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (www.automate.com) today announced it has relocated its headquarters from Clifton Park, New York to Albany, New York. The move is due to the company’s continued growth and need for a larger facility. Auto/Mate’s new address is 4 Airline Drive, Albany, New York, 12205.

“Our growth has accelerated in recent years and the new…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on August 27, 2012 at 9:34am — No Comments

Stanley Subaru Increases Service Department Proficiency 20% with Auto/Mate’s Dealership Management System

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – July 9th, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Stanley Subaru of Ellsworth, Maine has increased its service department proficiency by 20% since switching from its legacy dealership management system (DMS) to Auto/Mate in May of 2012.

Service manager Neil Harriman attributes the increased productivity to Auto/Mate’s integrated front-end appointment system and its…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on July 9, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments

AutoUSA’s Internet Leads Have Helped Auto Dealerships Sell 1.3 Million Vehicles

Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 9th, 2012 – AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) today announced a milestone for the company; based on the total number of leads that AutoUSA has delivered from independent auto shopping web sites and the average closing percentage collected from AutoNation, AutoUSA’s Internet leads have contributed to the sale of an estimated 1.3 million vehicle sales since the year…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on July 9, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Open/Mate, Allowing Third-Party Vendors to Fully Integrate with its Dealership Management System

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – June 11, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (www.automate.com) today announced Open/Mate, an open integration program that allows third-party software vendors to fully integrate with Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS). With Open/Mate, all data exchanged between an auto dealer’s DMS and third-party software systems is delivered instantly and securely in both…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on June 11, 2012 at 9:51am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems Recognized with a “Top Workplaces” Award by the Albany Times-Union

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – April 23, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that the company has been recognized with a “Top Workplaces in the Capital Region” award by the Albany Times-Union newspaper. Auto/Mate was featured in a write-up announcing the awards in the Sunday, April 22nd edition of the Times-Union.

 “Our goal…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on April 23, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces DMS Central; A Dealership Management System Resource Blog for Auto Dealers

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – March 26, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (www.automate.com) today announced the launch of a new blog site called DMS Central, (http://blog.automate.com) a dealership management system resource for auto dealers.  The blog site will offer content targeted towards dealership personnel who are current users of Auto/Mate’s DMS, and for those who are considering switching DMS…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on March 26, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments

AutoFerret.com’s AVA Sends 5 Millionth Message to Auto Dealer Customers

Bellingham, WA—February 21st, 2012—AutoFerret.com announced today that its Automated Virtual Assistant (AVA) has sent her five millionth message to auto dealership customers. Considering that it takes an average of two minutes to compose an e-mail, that means AVA has added 10 million minutes of productivity to dealerships’ Internet sales departments nationwide. For each dealer using AVA, that breaks down to more than 16,000 e-mails that the sales team did not have to write.…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on February 21, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

Dealerships Using AutoFerret’s Automated Virtual Assistant (AVA) Achieve Average Lead Closing Rates of 28%

Bellingham, WA—February 13th, 2012—AutoFerret.com announced today that vehicle sales data analyzed during the month of January 2012 reveals that its Automated Virtual Assistant (AVA), offers proven ROI for auto dealerships. Eight random dealerships that use AVA allowed AutoFerret.com to access their data for the purpose of analyzing ROI. The average closing rate on leads contacted by AVA was 27.8%, compared with an industry average of 6-12%. Additionally, AutoFerret.com…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on February 13, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Introduces Desk/Mate, Advanced F&I Desking System for Auto Dealerships

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – February 6 , 2012Booth #320, NADA 2012  Convention & Expo—Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today the introduction of Desk/Mate, an advanced F&I Desking System for auto dealers that is available as part of Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS) software. Desk/Mate allows sales managers to easily compare multiple retail, lease and balloon payment options; as well as…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on February 6, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Dick Brooks Honda Increases Sales, Lowers Cost Per Sale with AutoUSA’s ShowPro Incentive Program

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 30th, 2012 – BOOTH 1415, NADA 2012—AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today that Dick Brooks Honda in South Carolina has generated an average of 60 showroom visits per month using one of AutoUSA’s products, ShowProSM, powered by HookLogic. ShowPro is an incentive marketing program that offers consumers a $25 gift card for showing up at a particular…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on January 30, 2012 at 7:59am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Launches Guard/Mate; First-of-its-Kind Data Protection Service for Auto Dealers

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – January 30th, 2012Booth #320, NADA 2012  Convention & Expo—Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (www.automate.com) today launched Guard/Mate, the industry’s first data protection service for auto dealerships. In response to the growing concerns of many auto dealers about third-party vendors’ access to dealership data, Auto/Mate is taking a proactive approach to help dealers manage vendor…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on January 30, 2012 at 7:57am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces 20% Growth in 2011; New Installations at an All-Time High

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – January 23rd, 2012 – Booth #320, NADA—Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today a 20% increase in new auto dealer clients in 2011, along with a record number of new installations. The dealership management system (DMS) provider also announced that the franchises with the highest rate of growth in switching to Auto/Mate’s DMS solution in 2011 were Ford, GM and Toyota…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on January 23, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments

AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions To Feature New Product Line-Up at NADA in Las Vegas

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 23rd, 2012 – Booth 1415, NADA—AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced it will feature its new product line-up at NADA in Booth #1415. The products are designed to help auto dealer Internet sales departments address their biggest challenges, including staffing issues, adhering to written processes, increased competition and more. AutoUSA recently re-positioned itself,…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on January 23, 2012 at 7:55am — 57 Comments

Auto/Mate Completes Integration of its DMS with Subaru of America

AUTO/MATE COMPLETES INTEGRATION OF ITS DEALERSHIP MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) WITH SUBARU OF AMERICA

 

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – December 12, 2011 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that it has completed integration of its dealership management system, Automotive Management Productivity Suite (AMPS), with…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on December 12, 2011 at 8:22am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Voted "Best Places to Work" Second Year in a Row

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – November 28, 2011 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today they were named one of the “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by The Business Review journal. It is the second year in a row that Auto/Mate has received the honor.

“One of the best ways to create a successful business is to create a positive work environment for its employees,” said Mike Esposito,…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on November 28, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

AutoUSA Announces Annual Auto Dealer Internet Marketing Survey Results

Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 27, 2011 – AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today the results of its 2011 auto dealer Internet marketing survey. The survey results reveal the economy is having a significant influence on customers’ abilities to buy cars, and that staffing issues continue to be a major concern for Internet Sales Managers. But, despite an uncertain economy, 72% of respondents do not plan to…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on September 27, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Integrated Service Pricing Guides (SPG’s) for AMPS Dealership Management System for Auto Dealers

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – September 12, 2011 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today the addition of a Service Pricing Guide module into its dealership management system’s (DMS) Service System. Service Pricing Guides, better known as SPG’s, allow service department employees to quickly produce accurate estimates for both labor and parts for prospective service…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on September 12, 2011 at 5:25am — No Comments

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