Mike Esposito
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Auto/Mate Expands Sales & Marketing Teams; Alan Heaton Promoted to Vice President, Sales

Albany, N.Y. – February 12, 2018 – Auto/Mate announced today it has re-structured and expanded its sales and marketing teams. Alan Heaton, former National Sales Manager, has been promoted to vice president, sales. Michael Siomacco, former regional sales manager, is now East Coast district sales manager and John Everhart, former regional sales manager, is now West Coast district sales manager. In his new role, Heaton will be responsible for growing and optimizing Auto/Mate's sales force.…See More
Feb 12
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Auto/Mate Achieves NPS Score of +59

Net Promoter Score is nearly 2X industry average, indicating overwhelming customer loyalty among auto dealersAlbany, N.Y. – February 4, 2018 – Auto/Mate has achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of +59 on its 2018 customer loyalty survey conducted in Q4 2018. This score places Auto/Mate above some of the most respected brands in the world and is nearly double the software industry average of +31. The score is also 31 percent higher than the last time Auto/Mate conducted the survey in Q2 2016,…See More
Feb 4
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Auto/Mate Completes DMS Integrations with Jaguar Land Rover

Albany, N.Y. – January 26, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has successfully completed all dealership management system (DMS) integrations with Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) dealer communications platform. The interfaces allow JLR franchise dealerships to expedite critical transaction processes to and from the manufacturer, while significantly reducing data errors. "These integrations streamline OEM communications and will save JLR dealers valuable administrative time," said…See More
Jan 26
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Auto/Mate Announces West Coast Expansion

New customer support and installation teams in Arizona will accommodate growing demand from auto dealers nationwideAlbany, N.Y. – January 14, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it will open a new office in Chandler, AZ in late Q2 of 2019. The expansion to the west coast is in response to the rapid growth Auto/Mate has experienced since a planned acquisition by CDK Global fell through in March 2018. Since that announcement, pent-up demand…See More
Jan 14
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Auto/Mate Releases eDEAL™️ Signature Capture and eSign for Cashiering

New features allow auto dealers to collect and store digitally signed documents, streamlining F&I and fixed ops processesAlbany, N.Y. – January 7, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has released its eDEAL™ Signature Capture feature, a digital contracting tool that allows F&I managers to easily capture signatures, store electronically signed documents and email digital deal jackets to customers. In conjunction with eDEAL™, Auto/Mate has also released eSign, allowing cashiers, as well as…See More
Jan 7
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Auto/Mate's Dave Druzynski Presents Workplace Harassment Prevention Workshop at NADA 2019

Albany, N.Y. – January 2, 2018 – In today's age of social media, Weinstein and the #MeToo movement, dealers can't afford to be passive about workplace harassment. At the upcoming NADA Convention & Expo, Auto/Mate's Chief People Officer Dave Druzynski will present the legal and monetary repercussions of a harassment claim, and offer best practices and training recommendations to prevent a claim from happening in the first place. "Nowadays, harassment allegations are hitting mainstream media…See More
Jan 2
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Auto/Mate’s User Summit Draws Record Number of Customer Attendees and Sponsors

Albany, N.Y. – November 19, 2018 – Auto/Mate’s annual User Summit in San Antonio was its most successful to date. The three-day event offered 145 Auto/Mate customers a variety of workshops, presentations, and training sessions designed to help them better utilize their dealership management system (DMS) and increase productivity. Representatives from seventeen exhibitors and sponsors also attended the event, along with twenty staff from…See More
Nov 19, 2018
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Auto/Mate Wins "Best Places to Work" Award in New York’s Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. – November 12, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has been named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New York's Capital Region by the Albany Business Review. Auto/Mate is one of 12 companies honored in the “large companies” category with more than 150 employees. This is the ninth consecutive year that Auto/Mate has received the award. “After nine years we don't take this award for granted. We are dedicated to creating an environment where people enjoy coming to…See More
Nov 12, 2018
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Auto/Mate Announces Integration with Kelley Blue Book

Albany, NY – November 5, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems today announced the integration of its DMS with Kelley Blue Book® Values. Auto/Mate customers no longer have to visit another website or utilize a separate application to calculate the value of a vehicle. Kelley Blue Book Values for new vehicles include Invoice, MSRP and New Car Fair Purchase Price. Kelley Blue Book Values for trade-in vehicles include Typical Listing Price, Used Car Fair Purchase Price, Lending and Auction. “The…See More
Nov 5, 2018
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Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with DocuBizz

Invoice workflow solution streamlines accounts payable processes in auto dealershipsAlbany, NY – October 15, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with DocuBizz, experts in automated invoice workflow solutions. Auto/Mate customers can now streamline their accounts payable process with DocuBizz’s intelligent and intuitive workflow solution. "DocuBizz is an innovative, cloud-based software that can easily save hundreds of hours per month at a…See More
Oct 15, 2018
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WardsAuto Named as Media Partner for Auto/Mate’s National Customer User Summit; Larry Schlagheck to Keynote

Albany, N.Y. – October 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems today named WardsAuto, a global leader in automotive intelligence, as media partner for its upcoming User Summit. Additionally, WardsAuto Managing Director Larry Schlagheck will be the keynote speaker at the event to be held Nov. 7-9 in San Antonio, TX. "WardsAuto has been a respected publication in the auto industry for many years, and we’re pleased they chose to cover this exciting…See More
Oct 8, 2018
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Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with Kimoby, Helping Dealers Improve Customer Communications and CSI Scores

Albany, NY – September 17, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Kimoby, a leading provider of web-based communications solutions. Auto/Mate customers now have the opportunity to use Kimoby’s advanced texting, multimedia messaging and mobile payment platform. "Kimoby allows dealers to communicate more effectively with service customers by leveraging their customers’ preferred communication channel," said Mike Esposito, president and CEO…See More
Sep 17, 2018
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Auto/Mate Announces DMS Integration with Vitu, Helping Dealers Streamline Tax, Title and Registration Processes

Albany, NY – June 18, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Vitu, Motor Vehicle Software Corporation’s (MVSC) market-leading national electronic tax, title and registration platform for automotive dealerships (known as “DMVdesk” in California). Through its integration program, Open/Mate, Auto/Mate customers who use the Vitu platform can now perform processes in real-time – such as pull deal data, generate Virtual Reports of Sale and…See More
Jun 18, 2018
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Auto/Mate Integrates with Quik Video, Helping Dealers Improve Service Customer Retention and Satisfaction

Albany, NY – June 4, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Quik Video, a provider of video technology to dealership service departments. With the addition of Quik Video, Auto/Mate customers have the option to create and send videos that can change multi-point inspection (MPI) identified work into MPI sold work, while helping to increase…See More
Jun 4, 2018
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Auto/Mate Announces Dates for its National Customer User Summit in San Antonio, TX; Issues Call for Sponsorships

ALBANY, N.Y. – May 14, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) today announced dates for its national Customer User Summit, scheduled for Nov. 7-9, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. The User Summit spans three days and features breakout sessions offering in-depth training on how to get the most out of Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS). "This event offers our customers a great opportunity to ask us questions, make suggestions and…See More
May 14, 2018
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Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with Dealer Wizard’s Database Intelligence Solutions for Auto Dealerships

Albany, NY – April 23, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Dealer Wizard, a provider of database intelligence solutions for auto dealerships. Dealerships that use both Auto/Mate’s DMS and Dealer Wizard’s suite of equity mining, performance metrics and service drive solutions will benefit from the real-time data exchange between the two systems.  "Dealer Wizard offers a…See More
Apr 23, 2018

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Auto/Mate Expands Sales & Marketing Teams; Alan Heaton Promoted to Vice President, Sales

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Albany, N.Y. – February 12, 2018 – Auto/Mate announced today it has re-structured and expanded its sales and marketing teams. Alan Heaton, former National Sales Manager, has been promoted to vice president, sales. Michael Siomacco, former regional sales manager, is now East Coast district sales manager and John Everhart, former regional sales manager, is now West Coast district sales manager.

 

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Auto/Mate Achieves NPS Score of +59

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Net Promoter Score is nearly 2X industry average, indicating overwhelming customer loyalty among auto dealers

Albany, N.Y. – February 4, 2018 – Auto/Mate has achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of +59 on its 2018 customer loyalty survey conducted in Q4 2018. This score places Auto/Mate above some of the most respected brands in the world and is nearly double the software industry average of +31. The score is also 31 percent…

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Auto/Mate Completes DMS Integrations with Jaguar Land Rover

Posted on January 26, 2019 at 8:47am 0 Comments

Albany, N.Y. – January 26, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has successfully completed all dealership management system (DMS) integrations with Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) dealer communications platform. The interfaces allow JLR franchise dealerships to expedite critical transaction processes to and from the manufacturer, while significantly reducing data errors.

 

"These integrations streamline OEM communications and will save JLR dealers…

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Auto/Mate Announces West Coast Expansion

Posted on January 14, 2019 at 9:45am 0 Comments

New customer support and installation teams in Arizona will accommodate growing demand from auto dealers nationwide

Albany, N.Y. – January 14, 2018Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it will open a new office in Chandler, AZ in late Q2 of 2019. The expansion to the west coast is in response to the rapid growth Auto/Mate has experienced since a planned acquisition by CDK Global fell…

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