Motive Retail and Subaru of America, Inc. Bring Real-Time VIN Inquiry Integration Offering to DMS Providers

We are excited to announce our latest project that we have launched in collaboration with Subaru of America (SOA). Motive started working with SOA in January of this year to help bring highly valued Vehicle Service History and VIN specific information to their retailers. This data is now available to be integrated directly into the Dealership Management Systems (DMS) by way of our…

Don’t Let Another Deal Slip Over Systems Integration!

  Folks, there is no doubt about it, being able to effectively implement and manage systems integration continues to emerge as a necessary evil in the dealership system provider (DSP) space.  No matter how you look at it, your company has to be able to quickly and efficiently deliver on integration needs for both your prospects and customers. If you…

Tips To Maintaining a Successful Integration Partner Program

Having been exposed to the world of automotive retail technology for several years now, I’ve learned that there is no end in sight to the ever-changing needs of the market. Ultimately what continues to evolve is the demand for tighter holistic systems integration. At this point in my career, my greatest success has come by way of building and growing…

Bring on the Automotive CRM Shift!

I came across this article written by Todd Smith President and CEO of 360Converge, Inc. “7 Seismic Shifts Coming to Automotive CRM,” a few days ago.  The title speaks for itself as to what the article is about, but what really caught my attention and what I hope becomes a reality are three things:   Enhanced Lead Data and the potential that a STAR format can be…

Proving Success Solving Complex Problems

Arguably, there might not be a more powerful value proposition than being able to illustrate successful use-cases of current clients who entrust in your products and services to help them solve their complex problems. Recently Jaguar Land Rover North America (JLRNA) engaged Motive Retail to help them pave a path for certifying more DSP partners to quickly and easily integrate…