Dealer Management System
Key to recovery: DMS accessSept. 4
Authenticom wins first round in suit against Reynolds, CDKJuly 14
Rivals expect benefits from CDK acquisition of Auto/MateJune 5
Survivors of DMS shifts tell their talesMay 8
CDK, Reynolds sued over access to DMS dataFeb. 6
Motor Vehicle Software has filed an antitrust lawsuit against CDK Global, Reynolds and Reynolds and their joint company, Computerized Vehicle Registration. The suit charges the dealership software giants with illegally blocking the electronic vehicle-registration concern from accessing their DMS systems.
Reynolds sells a revolutionNov. 14, 2016
Reynolds and Reynolds President Ron Lamb has reinvented the software giant, with new code and products built around his vision of the dealership of the future. Now he has to win over dealers, including those soured on the company due to its history of high prices and litigiousness.
CDK Global sees earnings boost from cost-cutting, improved efficiencyNov. 3, 2015
CDK Global CEO Steve Anenen said today that the dealership software company should see $10 million in savings over the next nine months from consolidation of its customer support staff and better software implementation processes.
Cox, Dealertrack chiefs hit road to explain $4 billion acquisitionOct. 1, 2015
Cox President Sandy Schwartz and Dealertrack CEO Mark O’Neil will be going on the road together over the next two weeks to meet with auto retailers to explain their $4 billion combination. The acquisition closed today.
Dealertrack to sell inventory-management business to clear way for Cox mergerAug. 20, 2015
Dealertrack Technologies has moved to clear a regulatory impediment to its merger with Cox Automotive by agreeing to sell its inventory-management software business to DealerSocket for $55 million in cash.