Digital Tool Adds Black Book Valuations
Black Book will power the online vehicle valuation resource for MyDealerOnline.
MyDealerOnline is a wholesale-to-retail digital product that allows car dealers to broker auto auction inventory straight from their own websites. MyDealerOnline partners with wholesale auctions and various vehicle supply channels and places a custom inventory feed directly onto subscribing dealers’ websites.
Using Black Book's valuations, dealers can make online vehicle offers to interested car shoppers.
DealerSocket Integrates Partners
DealerSocket has been rebuilding its technology solutions to produce a fully integrated platform through which independent dealers can run their entire operation.
DealerSocket’s latest integrations reduce data entry, increase efficiencies and maximize profitability for dealers.
DealerSocket is actively integrating outside partners into its platform. Dealers can now access more than 70 providers through the platform.
City Launches Electric Vehicle Sharing Program
Los Angeles recently launched the BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program, the nation’s largest electric vehicle sharing program for disadvantaged communities.
The pilot program will serve portions of Westlake, Pico Union, Koreatown, Echo Park, and Downtown Los Angeles.
The program is funded in part by a $1.7 million grant through California Climate Investments (CCI), a statewide program that puts billions of cap-and-trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health -particularly in disadvantaged communities.
Ultimately, the service will bring 100 electric cars and 200 chargers to self-service stations across the city, available to anyone 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license.
NIADA Teams with Ebay Motors for CPO Program
The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association has launched an enhancement to its certified pre-owned program, powered by eBay Motors.
This strengthened CPO program gives more power to dealers who manage listings on eBay Motors by providing tools that efficiently export CPO inventory to third-party digital marketing auto portals, including dealers' own websites.
It also allows them to process and print standardized buyers guides and window labels.
The program also provides trend data on what is selling.
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Black Book Partners with GoGoCar
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TradeRev Expands in Northeast
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Company Sees Boost in Digital Use
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Manufacturer Adds Satellite Subscription
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NADA Names Digital Media Director
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Carfax Introduces Snapshot Tool
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Firm Offers Mobile Search For Used Cars
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Many Car Shoppers Turn to Social Media, Few Find It Useful
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New App Targets Private Used-Car Sellers
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