The Potentially Supreme Role of Data

With the nation’s attention on the Supreme Court, many of us are thinking about how the court decides some of the most difficult, contentious issues that ultimately define how all of us live our lives. In automotive, like many other industries with increasing reliance on data sharing, it’s likely only a matter of time before an interesting decision on data…

Why Motive is MIXing it Up

Because automotive retail in 2020 runs on data. Because our industry needs digital retailing…now – and digital retailing requires the vehicle inventory, customer information, manufacturer incentives, trade-in valuation, lender terms, F&I products, etc. to come together in real-time.   Because the connected vehicle needs to be connected – to the OEM and to the dealer.  Service appointments need to be made…

DriveCentric on how MIX helped move business forward

We love our customers, and we love when our customers love us even more!  Check out this 1 minute video testimony from DriveCentric, a leader in the CRM space who is able to divert IT resources from DMS integrations to in-house product development and innovation thanks to Motive Integrator eXchange (MIX). 

Proud to Partner with Autosoft to Support the Free-Flow of Data

This week, Motive Retail and Autosoft formally announced its new partnership via this press release.  In the seven years leading up this exciting new relationship, Autosoft had leveraged Motive Retail’s certification platform, Motive Integrator Certify, to publish specifications, test and ultimately certify partner systems to integrate to Autosoft Flex DMS. In the wake of releasing its next generation DMS, Autosoft…

Shifting to focus on profitability has everyone looking for operational efficiency

In its newsletter this week, Automotive News featured an interview with Nicholas Speeks, CEO of Mercedes Benz USA about finding opportunity in crisis.    As  the global economy waits for demand to rebound, Mr. Speeks talks about shifting from producing volume to focusing on operational efficiency.  This shift is no-doubt common in many industries. If your business relies on data…