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myKaarma Launches SmartAssist AI for Fixed Ops

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Dealer solutions provider myKaarma announced the release of SmartAssist, a new artificial intelligence tool. SmartAssist was designed to act as a personal assistant for service advisors, researching and providing answers to customer questions. SmartAssist also provides information on previous recalls, assists ... Read More »

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Pearl to Debut Pre-Owned Marketing Platform at NADA 2018

DALLAS — Pearl Technology Holdings announced it will introduce a new pre-owned marketing platform at this year’s NADA convention in Las Vegas. Pearl Pre-Owned will exclusively focus on pre-owned profitability with “consumer-centric” vehicle sourcing tools and “targeted and efficient” marketing modules. The platform seamlessly incorporates ... Read More »

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vAuto Debuts Dealership Digital Assistant

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — vAuto announced the launch of Nexi, billed as a digital assistant for dealerships. Nexi will debut at the 2018 NADA convention in Las Vegas. Through a “skill” for Amazon Alexa, available on Echo Devices, Nexi helps dealers access their inventory, sell cars ... Read More »

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TD Auto Finance Commercial Services Announces National Expansion

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — TD Auto Finance today announced the national expansion of TDAF Commercial Services, which leverages TD Bank N.A. to provide floorplan financing and commercial lines of credit to automotive dealerships. “We are incredibly excited to continue growing our commercial business,” said TDAF ... Read More » Tags: , , , ,

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Jaguar Columbia Receives Pride of Jaguar Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Jaguar Columbia was honored with Jaguar Land Rover North America’s Pride of Jaguar Retailer Excellence Award, making it one of the automaker’s top dealerships in the nation. The Pride of Jaguar and Land Rover Pinnacle awards are handed out annually to retailers ... Read More » Tags:

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Edmunds Lists Five Star Dealer Award Winners

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Edmunds announced the 2018 Five Star Dealer Awards, recognizing 363 car dealers nationwide for their outstanding customer satisfaction ratings. Edmunds also honored 25 dealers with the prestigious Edmunds Five Star Premier Dealer designation, which recognizes the dealers with the highest overall ... Read More »

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