Connected Car Helps Drive Automotive Retail Consolidation

by Greg Ross December 02, 2021 Originally published in Dealer Marketing Magazine Automotive Retail is Consolidating It’s no secret that significant consolidation of automotive retail is underway. Every week, Automotive News reports additional acquisitions by the leading retail consolidators. Earlier this year, Automotive News reported that the consolidation trend has continued steadily over the past 10 years – even through …

Infomedia Teaming Agreement

Connexion Telematics Ltd (“CXZ”, “Connexion” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise of a Teaming Agreement (“Strategic Alliance”) signed with global automotive software company Infomedia Ltd (“Infomedia”). The Strategic Alliance follows Connexion’s strategy of partnering with high-quality software providers servicing the US automotive industry with products complementary to OnTRAC & CXZTRAC. Based in Sydney, Australia, …

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Carsfast Pilot Agreement

Connexion Telematics Ltd (“Connexion”) is pleased to advise of a Commercial Pilot Agreement (“Pilot”) signed with US automotive software company Digital Dealership USA Inc (“Carsfast”). The Pilot follows Connexion’s strategy of partnering with high-quality software providers servicing the US automotive industry with products complementary to OnTRAC & CXZTRAC. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Carsfast is a …

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Are Dealers Ready for “Telematics Right to Repair?”

by Greg Ross August 23, 2021 Originally published in Dealer Marketing Magazine “Right to Repair” Significantly Expanded In the November, 2020 election, voters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed a ballot initiative, Question 1, by an overwhelming margin (75% approved). Question 1 requires that OEM’s make diagnostic data collected remotely — through OEM telematics systems — available to …

Connected Car Opportunities in Parts and Service

by Greg Ross July 27, 2021 Originally Published in Dealer Marketing Magazine Connected Car Opportunities in Parts and Service There has been a lot of attention paid to opportunities for Connected Car technologies in Sales and F&I, with ideas like personalized shopping, deliveries, and data-based F&I products. But there are also several opportunities for dealers to use …

Tollaid Pilot Agreement

Connexion Telematics Ltd (“CXZ”, “Connexion” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise of a Pilot Agreement (“Pilot”) signed with US automotive software company Tollaid LLC (“Tollaid”). The Pilot follows Connexion’s strategy of partnering with high-quality software providers servicing the US automotive industry with products complementary to OnTRAC & CXZTRAC. Based in Dallas, Texas, Tollaid supplies …

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Using Data to Connect On-Line and In-Person Car Shopping

by Greg Ross Originally Published in Dealer marketing magazine June 28, 2021 Connected Car Opportunities in Parts and Service There has been a lot of attention paid to opportunities for Connected Car technologies in Sales and F&I, with ideas like personalized shopping, deliveries, and data-based F&I products. But there are also several opportunities for dealers to use …

Connected Car Data: Balancing Opportunity with Responsibility

May 7, 2021in Thought Leadership by Greg Ross, Connected Vehicles Practice Lead, motormindz Connected Car Data:  Balancing Opportunity with Responsibility There is no shortage of opportunity for connected car data and commands, but every opportunity to create value can also be an opportunity for mayhem and abuse.  As built-in connections become more widespread and more capable, …