CDK Global launches the Autoline Drive Dealer Management System
14 February 2012, Hungerford, UK – CDK Global International, the leading business technology solution provider to the retail automotive market, announced the UK launch of its latest Dealer Management System (DMS) - Autoline Drive, at their Southern User Group event in Birmingham on Tuesday, 7th February 2012.
This next evolution DMS is designed to enable dealers to meet the needs of an increasingly competitive market in a world where more and more business is transacted online.
Andrew Dean, President of CDK Global International, explains, “Autoline Drive is a significant leap forward in the DMS market. The way consumers wish to engage with a dealership when researching, purchasing a vehicle or booking a service is changing, with footfall reducing year on year”.
Autoline Drive delivers the functionality and capability a dealer expects from a leading DMS. CDK Global has focused heavily on improving the vehicle sales and marketing aspects of the system; so crucial to the success of the modern dealer.
A fully integrated showroom application with strong management controls helps improve bottom line performance. Campaign Manager, the end-to-end marketing application for Autoline Drive allows dealers to plan, execute, track and report on the success of all their marketing activity and use a variety of media including outbound and inbound SMS, html emails and QR codes.
Integrating seamlessly with Autoline Drive, advanced business solutions, called ‘Business Accelerators’ offer strong return on investment capabilities. Campaign Manager, Call Manager and Vehicle Stock Optimiser are available today with others to follow.
Looking forward, Autoline Drive will be a primary delivery platform for technologies including mobile applications, digital marketing and predictive analytics.
Autoline Drive builds on CDK Global’s 30 years of experience in providing DMS solutions and the experience of working with more than 25,000 customers in over 100 countries worldwide.
Paul Bussey, one of the early customers to pilot the system gave his view of Autoline Drive, “It is 12 different products combined into one. It’s a complete business management tool that needs no external ‘bolt-ons’ to run your business.”
About CDK Global International
CDK Global International is a division of CDK Global . Since its inception in 1973, CDK Global has grown to provide integrated business and technology solutions to nearly 25,000 automotive, truck, motorcycle, agricultural, heavy equipment, marine, and recreational vehicle dealers. We currently serve nearly 100 countries worldwide.
Through close collaboration, and local market expertise, CDK Global is dedicated to helping dealers and manufacturers drive measurable results across the business with innovative, user-focused solutions. We are a division of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK Global), one of the
world’s largest providers of business solutions. CDK Global, Inc. is one of only four publicly traded U.S. companies that have an “AAA” credit rating.
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