Mike Esposito
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Times Union Names Auto/Mate a Winner of the Albany 2018 Top Workplaces Award and Special Award for Managers

Albany, NY – April 16, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that it has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by the Times Union. Auto/Mate ranked as a Top Workplace in the midsize category, and also took…See More
Apr 16
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Auto/Mate Adds Credit Card Processing from Worldpay

Albany, NY – April 9, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has added a new Credit Card Processing feature to its dealership management system (DMS). Credit Card Processing from Worldpay (formerly Vantiv) integrates the Worldpay credit card device and merchant services into Auto/Mate’s Cashiering features in its Parts, Service and General Cash Receipts modules.…See More
Apr 9
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Auto/Mate's Dave Druzynski to Present "How to Spot Liars with Effective Interviews" At Digital Dealer 24

Albany, NY – April 2, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced that Chief People Officer Dave Druzynski will present "How to Spot Liars with Effective Interviews” at the upcoming Digital Dealer 24 Convention & Expo in Orlando, FL. Druzynski’s session is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11…See More
Apr 2
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Auto/Mate's David Druzynski to Present “Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover” at Innovative Dealer Summit

Albany, NY – March 26, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that David Druzynski, Chief People Officer at Auto/Mate, will present “Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover” at the upcoming Innovative Dealer Summit in Denver, CO, on April 3-4, 2018. In his presentation, Druzynski will share four proven human resources strategies to help dealers improve recruitment, hiring and retention…See More
Mar 26
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Federal Trade Commission Blocks Acquisition of Auto/Mate Dealership Systems by CDK Global

Albany, NY – March 20, 2018​ – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has blocked Auto/Mate Dealership System’s pending acquisition by CDK Global. In April 2017, the two companies signed an agreement outlining terms of a sale that was subject to FTC approval. After an extensive 11-month review, the FTC decided that it was in the best interest of auto dealers to have Auto/Mate remain as a strong competitor in the marketplace. “It seems that the FTC thought we were too unique and too well positioned…See More
Mar 20
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Auto/Mate Updates Open/Mate Integration Interface, Enabling Auto Dealers to Create ROs Using Third-Party Systems

Albany, NY – March 14, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has updated its Open/Mate application programming interface (API). The Fixed Ops department can now use third-party service solutions to create new repair orders (ROs) and add job lines to existing ROs, increasing efficiency and improving the customer experience in the service lane. “This feature benefits our dealers that use X-Time, ELEAD1ONE, Ford SMARTT and service lane products…See More
Mar 14
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Auto/Mate Streamlines Loaner Car Process for Auto Dealers with Bluebird Auto Rental Systems Integration

ALBANY, N.Y. – Feb 26, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Bluebird Auto Rental Systems, a leading provider of cost-effective software to vehicle rental companies, has completed integration with Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS). Auto/Mate customers that use Bluebird Auto Rental's LoanerTrack for their service loaner fleets will benefit from…See More
Feb 26
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Auto/Mate Presents “Turnover Costs Dealerships Billions: How to Retain Your Best Employees” in Automotive News Webinar

ALBANY, N.Y. – Jan 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) will present a free Automotive News PowerTRAINING webinar titled “Turnover Costs Dealerships Billions: How to Retain Your Best Employees.” The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. EST.   "Your top-performing employees are the most valuable assets in your dealership. Yet, dealerships are still experiencing a sales turnover rate as high as 75 percent," said Mike…See More
Jan 8
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Auto/Mate Integrates DDMS with DealerFenix Reporting and Workflow Automation System

ALBANY, N.Y. – Dec 4, 2017 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems dealership management system (DMS) is now fully integrated with DealerFenix, a reporting and workflow automation system designed for auto dealers. DMS integration enables DealerFenix users to easily track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), automate dealership workflow processes and eliminate time-consuming, manual tasks. “There are many processes in dealerships that require…See More
Dec 4, 2017
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Auto/Mate Named a "Best Place to Work" in New York's Capital Region for Eighth Consecutive Year

ALBANY, N.Y. – Oct 30, 2017 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has been named a "Best Place to Work" in New York's Capital Region by the Albany Business Review. This is the eighth consecutive year that Auto/Mate has received the award, and the first year that Auto/Mate has placed in the category for large companies, defined as those with more than 150 employees. "When we first won this award in 2010 Auto/Mate ranked in the mid-size companies category, as we had fewer than 50…See More
Oct 30, 2017
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Auto/Mate Wraps Up Annual User Summit in San Antonio

ALBANY, N.Y. – Oct 23, 2017 – More than 100 Auto/Mate customers walked away with the tools and resources they need to make their dealerships successful, according to the DMS provider, which just wrapped up its annual User Summit in San Antonio this past week. The three-day event provided dealership employees a variety of educational workshops, presentations and training sessions to better utilize the Auto/Mate system and see what features are new and lined up for release. “I am so proud to…See More
Oct 23, 2017

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Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with Kimoby, Helping Dealers Improve Customer Communications and CSI Scores

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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.

 

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Auto/Mate Announces DMS Integration with Vitu, Helping Dealers Streamline Tax, Title and Registration Processes

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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…

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Auto/Mate Integrates with Quik Video, Helping Dealers Improve Service Customer Retention and Satisfaction

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:20am 0 Comments

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…

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Auto/Mate Announces Dates for its National Customer User Summit in San Antonio, TX; Issues Call for Sponsorships

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 10:43am 0 Comments

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).…

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