Dale Pollak's Blog (6)

vAuto Genius Labs To Release AutoVisor Tool For Dealers

vAuto Genius Labs announces plans to release AutoVisor, a solution to build confidence for dealers and customers in every used vehicle opportunity.

AutoVisor will officially debut at the National Automobile Dealers Association conference in February. The product is the second offering in the new vAuto Genius Labs line, which the company launched last month.

“Dealers constantly worry that their sales teams miss opportunities because they don’t consistently put every used vehicle…

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Added by Dale Pollak on December 18, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Five Key Used Vehicle Challenges in 2013 and Beyond

As we look forward to the coming year, I believe there will be five key challenges that confront every dealer in their used vehicle operations.

Challenge 1: Creating a vehicle segment-specific investment strategy. This means regarding each segment of vehicles (e.g., compact cars, SUVs, vans, etc.) as distinct classes of investment opportunities, and managing them as an investment manager would a client’s portfolio.

Challenge 2: Lower cost sourcing of vehicles.…

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Added by Dale Pollak on December 10, 2012 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

vAuto and AutoTrader.com’s Trade-in Marketplace™ Give Dealers More Power to Acquire Used Vehicle Inventory

AutoTrader.com and vAuto announce the integration of AutoTrader.com’s Trade-In Marketplace (TIM) into vAuto’s suite of inventory management tools.

Integrating TIM with vAuto enables dealers to efficiently acquire more trade-ins and deliver a more market-transparent and customer-satisfying appraisal and purchasing process.

“This integration advances our goal to build greater synergies between AutoTrader Group companies and provide more value for dealers,” says Jim Menard, vice…

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Added by Dale Pollak on August 27, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

vAUTO ACQUIRES AUCTION GENIUS, INTEGRATES MARKET-LEADING TOOLS TO HELP DEALERS BUY WHOLESALE USED VEHICLES ONLINE

OAK BROOK, IL – July 11, 2012 – vAuto announced the acquisition of Auction Genius, creator of a heads-up display for online auto auctions, and the roll-out of initial product integrations between the companies.

 

 “This acquisition advances vAuto’s mission to help dealers become more efficient and effective used vehicle retailers,” says Dale Pollak, vAuto founder. “Auction Genius’ intuitive dashboard offers the perfect blend of sophistication and simplicity. Its…

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Added by Dale Pollak on July 11, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments

VAUTO DELIVERS USED VEHICLE BREAKTHROUGHS FOR DEALERS

vAuto announces the release today of Provision, a powerful used vehicle inventory management engine that will eliminate the pain of finding used vehicles and optimizing inventories for profitability for auto dealers.



“This is a business intelligence break-through for the automotive industry, made possible through our alliance with AutoTrader.com and Manheim,” says Dale Pollak, vAuto founder. “Provision brings game-changing insights and tools to help dealers efficiently and…

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Added by Dale Pollak on November 11, 2011 at 9:59am — 3 Comments

IT'S TRUE!

Today I have the privilege of announcing the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of vAuto by AutoTrader.com. I would like for you to understand how I arrived at this most important decision and what it means for all of us.



Over the past several years, it has become apparent that the used car business is increasingly more and more about the Internet. Further, the growing community of Velocity minded dealers have come to the realization that their business strategy depends on… Continue

Added by Dale Pollak on September 17, 2010 at 1:09pm — 23 Comments

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