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Cars.com Enhances Car Shopping Experience With Latest Feature, Salesperson Connect

CHICAGO, September 12th, 2017 – Cars.com is announcing its latest car shopping feature, Salesperson Connect, which helps connect dealership salespeople directly to in-market shoppers before visiting the dealer lot, creating a more personalized car shopping experience for consumers. DealerRater, a Cars.com company, launched DealerRater Connections earlier this year to help connect consumers directly with dealer salespeople through …
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TransparencyAI Acquired by Semcasting

Bringing Deterministic Attribution to the Auto Industry NORTH ANDOVER, MA – (August 23, 2017) – Semcasting, creators of the patented IP targeting technology Semcasting Smart Zones®, today announced the acquisition of Orlando-based Transparency AI (TAI), an automotive marketing attribution company. The transaction was a purchase of assets for an undisclosed amount. Since September 2015 Semcasting …
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LotLinx Integrates with VistaDash, a Premier Marketing Analytics Tool

Strengthens TURN and Gives Dealers More Efficiency in Tracking and Measuring Results CHICAGO, August 17, 2017 — LotLinx, the leading VIN-specific digital marketing solution for the auto industry, today announced its collaboration and mission with VistaDash to give dealers unbiased marketing metrics and greater insight into how to better achieve their business goals. VistaDash is …
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Drive Motors Raises $5.2 Million, Expands Online Checkout for Automotive Dealerships

SAN FRANCISCO (August 2, 2017) — Drive Motors, which builds ecommerce solutions for the largest car dealerships in the country, officially announced today that it has raised $5.2 million in total funding with the completion of its seed round, led by Bullpen Capital, with participation from existing investors: Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures, Perkins Coie LLP, …
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Mobile Car Shopper Conversion-Enhanced Product Suite Now Available to Dealers from LotLinx

CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 — LotLinx, the leading VIN-specific digital marketing solution for the auto industry, today announced an expansion of their award-winning VS product suite with new CX solutions that enhance and customize the customer experience to generate more high-quality conversions for car dealers. New products include CX – Photo AI, which uses artificial …
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Contact At Once! Buys Outsell’s Chat Business

Minneapolis, MN and Alpharetta, GA – December 11, 2013 – Outsell (www.outsell.com) and Contact at Once! announced today that Contact At Once! has purchased Outsell’s Direct Chat business and the companies have entered into a strategic agreement to integrate Contact At Once! live chat software with Outsell’s Digital Engagement Platform for mutual customers. Outsell CEO …
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Cars.com Launches Cars360

Cars.com Launches Cars360 to Help Automotive Dealers Influence Local Car Shoppers Throughout Their Online Journey CHICAGO – Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, launched Cars360, an audience extension solution designed to help automotive dealerships extend their reach and influence Cars.com shoppers even after they have left the site. …
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ActivEngage Employees Raise $2,600 for Cancer Research and Relay For Life

May 21, 2013 (Orlando, FL) — ActivEngage, the most trusted brand in automotive live chat, and its employees participated in a local Relay For Life event and raised over $2,600 for the American Cancer Society. ActivEngage began participating in the Relay for Life event two years ago and were excited to continue the tradition in …
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CarChat24 receives a DrivingSales Award

CarChat24 PRESENTED WITH DRIVINGSALES DEALER SATISFACTION AWARD CarChat24 receives a “Top Rated” Award for Dealer Satisfaction in Chat Products Category PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Feb. 11, 2013 – CarChat24, an industry pioneer with cutting-edge Dealership Website Live Chat Software, is the recipient of a “Top Rated” Chat Product award in the fourth annual DrivingSales Dealer …
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Carfax, ActivEngage Inc. Partner to Provide Consumers with Vehicle History Information Through Live Chat

Carfax and ActivEngage Inc. Partner Carfax and ActivEngage, the most trusted provider of automotive live chat, have teamed up to help dealers provide Carfax Vehicle History Reports™ to online shoppers through live chat. Carfax-subscribing dealers can make extensive vehicle history data available to used car shoppers in real-time during a live chat conversation, therefore creating …