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Emil Banga Named to the Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

by Dealertrack on August 14, 2018

Emil Banga, senior director of product management for Dealertrack, has been named to Auto Remarketing’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. This distinction honors young professionals taking leadership roles in the auto industry and impacting the remarketing and used car business. Since joining Dealertrack in 2007, Emil has played a key role in the gro...

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Drive to Success: Efficiency in Your Fixed Ops

by Dealertrack on August 13, 2018

Unlike the periodic fluctuations in the numbers and margins of new and used car sales, service lanes provide consistent opportunities for profit. But many dealerships fail to place adequate emphasis on their fixed operations departments. By focusing on hiring quality service lane employees, experimenting with alternative pr...

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How a Technology Switch Helped Goode Motors Keep Growing

by Dealertrack on August 8, 2018

The moment a dealership realizes that its legacy DMS can’t keep up with business growth, everything changes. Suddenly, there’s a crossroads between hanging on to the familiarity of the past and embracing the promise of the future. But while the prospect of growth can be exciting, the transition to new technology isn’t always easy.  ...

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Drive to Success: Women in Dealership Positions

by Dealertrack on August 6, 2018

Women play an important (and traditionally undervalued) role in dealerships. At least half of all car-buyers are women, many of whom prefer to deal with other women during the sales process. And female managers and sales reps consistently rank among the top performers at dealerships. Yet problems with hiring and even mistreating women persist in th...

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3 Ways to Modernize Your F&I Process in the Age of the Customer

by Dealertrack on August 2, 2018

In the current Age of the Customer, car shoppers are doing a significant amount of research online before ever contacting a dealership. Once they arrive to the store, car shoppers want their time in the dealership to be productive and efficient. To enable a better customer experience, dealers should be offering a personal,...

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Five Keys to a Mystery-Free DMS Switch

by Dealertrack on August 1, 2018

Technology is just as integral to the operations of your dealership as the cars you sell. But for one reason or another, while selling cars comes easy to most dealers, technology (and especially the implementation of new technology) remains somewhat of a mystery. Many dealers either ignore the need for change or try to force their old technology to...

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Drive to Success: Hiring Quality Talent

by Dealertrack on July 30, 2018

The business of auto sales isn’t just about moving metal. It’s about fostering a culture of committed employees devoted to the long-term goals of the dealership. When employees take pride in their jobs, they connect better with customers, work more efficiently, and contribute to improved profit...

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Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions Wins Contract Award

by Dealertrack on July 27, 2018

Company scored highest in RFP process to provide third party title and registration solution statewide  GROTON, CT –July 25, 2018 – Dealertrack Registration and Title Solutions has been recommended for a contract award by the state of Indiana to expand both in-state and out o...

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Moving F&I Online

by Dealertrack on July 26, 2018

Car buyer preferences are shifting toward more online research, and 83% of consumers today want to complete at least one automotive purchase activity online, according to the Cox Automotive 2017 Future of Digital Retail study. As dealers move toward a...

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Streamline Operations and Boost Satisfaction

by Dealertrack on July 25, 2018

Think for a moment about the interactions your dealership has with your customers. How many people really want to spend more time buying or servicing a vehicle? They want to get in, get out, and get on with their lives. But the unfortunate reality is that most customers dread the in-dealership experience. And it has more to do with the da...

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Drive to Success: Improving Your F&I Department

by Dealertrack on July 23, 2018

F&I managers have a difficult job. Not only are they expected to make sales that customers don’t always understand, but their jobs are constantly scrutinized by their employers and consumers alike. In fact, many dealerships are opting to change or even eliminate the F&I manager position completely. But, when dealerships emphasize the impo...

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