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vAuto Receives 'Highest Rated' Driving Sales Dealer Satisfaction Award


OAK BROOK, Ill.--March 14, 2013: vAuto has received the "Highest Rated" Inventory Pricing Award in the fourth annual DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards, presented at a special event in conjunction with the 2013 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo. vAuto's Provision Suite Pricing Tool received the highest dealer satisfaction ranking in the Inventory Pricing category, as determined by the thousands of auto dealers who are part of the community.

“We are honored to receive DrivingSales award for inventory pricing for the fourth consecutive year”

"We are honored to receive DrivingSales award for inventory pricing for the fourth consecutive year," says Jim Menard, vice president and general manager for vAuto. "Our mission at vAuto is simple'provide superior technology and tools, combined with dedicated performance management, to help dealers improve their used vehicle sales and profitability. This award acknowledges that our collective commitment to our mission and dealer customers makes a critical difference."

vAuto's Pricing Tool is part of the company's Provision Suite of inventory management solutions. The Provision Suite tools are driven by vAuto's pioneering Live Market View technology and integration with and Manheim, the industry's leading retail and wholesale marketplaces. The Provision Suite combines real-time market data and metrics to help dealers more effectively and efficiently appraise, acquire, price and merchandise their used vehicles to maximize profitability, return on investment (ROI) and sales volumes.

"We congratulate vAuto on receiving the 'Highest Rated' Inventory Pricing Award, an accolade we consider to be one of our industry's highest because it comes directly from dealers," said DrivingSales CEO and Founder Jared Hamilton. "With so many hundreds of vendors offering a multitude of products and services, we are proud to help dealers access the vendor information that will help them be more profitable. Our awards help dealers single out products/services like vAuto that are leading the pack in innovation, performance, and customer service."

The DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards measure dealer satisfaction with vendor products and services, and are based on cumulative ratings tallied and verified over the calendar year (January -- December) at Vendor Ratings. Vendor Ratings is the industry's only neutral, comprehensive vendor rating forum featuring real-time peer reviews and honest competitor comparisons, and provides dealerships with important information from actual customers who have hands-on experience using vendor products / solutions in their stores. Each rating is verified as coming from an actual dealership employee.

Full award results are available online at Award winners are showcased in the Q1 2013 issue of the DrivingSales Dealership Innovation Guide which, in addition to being distributed at the 2013 NADA Convention and Expo, is delivered to every new car dealership nationwide, as well as to the top 100 used car dealerships.