Sharon Kitzman Reflects on 26 Years of NADA Attendance

by Dealertrack on February 8, 2017

Each year, automotive industry experts gather at the National Automobile Dealers Association event, or NADA. Now in its 100th year, the annual conference provides an opportunity for dealers, vendors, and technology providers to discuss the current state of the industry as well as its future. For the past 26 years, Sharon Kitzman has been attending...

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Three Questions to Ask About Accelerated Title

by Dealertrack on January 18, 2017

When it comes to car sales and financing, the relentless search for efficiency touches all areas of a dealership.Smart dealer operators are finding steps and tasks that can be connected, automated and perfected; they’re reviewing workflow and expecting time and cost savings. For example, ask yourself this question: When a customer bri...

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Three Questions to Ask About In-State Reg and Title

by Dealertrack on January 13, 2017

It may not happen on the sales floor, or in the F&I office – but the business of "reg and title" is a significant part of the car buying journey.Do it right and you reduce the hassle, delays and errors that can be associated with registering a vehicle. That’s more than business office productivity – it’s one of the last oppo...

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Three Questions to Ask About Menu Selling Technology

by Dealertrack on January 5, 2017

In large and small ways, technology has changed virtually every aspect of the automotive retail experience. Few areas, however, have seen as much of a transformation as menu selling.Sitting down with customers to go over product options for their newly purchased vehicle has gone from a piece of paper in the F&I manager’s office to...

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Three Questions to Ask About eContracting Technology

by Dealertrack on January 3, 2017

Few technology solutions solve a pressing retail issue as efficiently and precisely as electronic contracting.Indeed, virtually every aspect of the contract process is improved through this technology, starting with an improved consumer experience, and ending with a streamlined workflow between dealership and lender. eContracting is a s...

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Three Questions to Ask About F&I Compliance Technology

by Dealertrack on December 29, 2016

The power of automotive retail technology is, in part, about connecting steps in the buyer’s journey to make the process more efficient.But it also handles other, crucial aspects, such as ensuring compliance with government regulations and providing protection against ID fraud. That’s important, and as such it’s vital to make sure...

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Key Dealertrack Technology Solutions

by Dealertrack on December 23, 2016

Let’s face it: the business of automotive retail is changing.Today, car buyers spend more time shopping online and less time going to dealerships; when they do walk into a showroom, it's likely that they know what they want, right down to the amount of time they're willing to spend on the deal. That's where good technology helps,...

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