Kelley Blue Book Turns Old Vehicles Into Life-Saving Support For St. Jude Children’s Hospital

St. Jude Children's Hospital
IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2019 - Kelley Blue Book was honored with the St. Jude Children's Hospital Partner Campaign of the Year Award for its 2018 "Turn Your Car into Good Karma" partnership with Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS). Throughout the campaign—July 2018 through September...

Eddie Hall III Receives Cox Automotive and NAMAD Rising Star Award

Rising Star Award
ATLANTA, July 12, 2019 – Cox Automotive, in partnership with the National Association of Minority Automotive Dealers (NAMAD), awarded its Rising Star Award to Eddie Hall III, general manager at The Hall Automotive Group in Royal Oak, Michigan. Hall was chosen based on nomination...

Hyundai Dealers that Subscribe to CDK Hailer Service to Offer Lyft Rides for Service Customers

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 25, 2019 – In the next several months, Hyundai dealers across the country that subscribe to Hailer service through CDK Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDK) can give millions of owners easy access to Lyft rides while their vehicles are being serviced. Through Hailer™, a first-of-its-kind application developed by...

Larry Dorfman Steps Aside as Chairman and CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC.

APCO Holdings
NORCROSS, Ga. — May 16, 2019 —After 35 years, Larry Dorfman has decided to step aside as Chairman and CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC. and assume a role as Senior Advisor to the company to allow himself more time to focus on his family...

CDK Global and NAMAD Announce Third Annual Fueling Careers Scholarship Program

Mar 26, 2019--CDK Global, Inc.(Nasdaq: CDK), a leading retail automotive technology company, together with the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), announced today that the third annual Fueling Careers scholarship program is now accepting applications. The scholarship program was established to support talented minority...

Lyft to be Integrated Into Cox Automotive’s Xtime Fixed-Ops Software Platform

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Cox Automotive, Lyft to Bring New Ride-Hailing Option to Thousands of Dealership ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 – Today, Cox Automotive announced plans to integrate Lyft’s ride-sharing service with Cox Automotive’s Xtime, the leading integrated software platform for retail automotive service departments, providing car owners with a...

Autotrader Releases their List of 10 Best Car Interiors for 2019

Car Interiors
ATLANTA, 2019 – American drivers spend on average more than 290 hours behind the wheel each year, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey data. With so much time spent in their vehicles, consumers deserve an interior that factors in style, comfort, design and the...

Cox Automotive Integrates LivePerson Automotive Messaging Platform in Digital Retailing Apps

Cox Automotive
ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2019 -- LivePerson Automotive and Cox Automotive announced today that consumers using Cox Automotive Digital Retailing applications will now be able to contact dealers through live chat while they are completing digital retailing steps on desktop or mobile. The new integration,...

Cox Automotive Presents its 14th Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award

Gail Miller
ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2019 – Cox Automotive presented its annual Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award to Gail Miller, owner and chairman of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. This honor is awarded to women who demonstrate business leadership and community advocacy, as well...

Autotrader Drives More Leads for Dealers with New Personalized Digital Car-Shopping Experience

Autotrader
ATLANTA, January 22, 2019 – Autotrader, one of the most-used third party car listings site, will showcase new capabilities at the upcoming 2019 NADA Show that simplify, streamline and deliver a personalized, online car- buying experience to consumers and drive more value for dealers. The ongoing...
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Over the past two years I have heard consistently from dealers that their websites are less productive than they used to be. There are...

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Current Trends and Challenges in Fixed-Ops

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