Web-based architecture and simplified workflows, designed by CDK Global,
help dealers optimize their businesses and provide improved usability
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2019--
Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDK), a leading retail automotive technology
company, today announces the next generation oftheDealer
Management System (DMS), Drive Flex, a first-of-its-kind
Introduced in March 2018, Drive Flex is now available to dealers
with one or two locations, delivering new capabilities and an
improved user interface that increases efficiency and productivity while
reducing install times and learning curves.
“Drive Flex is modernizing automotive retail,” said Rajiv Amar,
executive vice president and chief technology officer, CDK Global. “With
these and other new technologies, dealers have greater ability to
improve the car buying experience and optimize their businesses for
success. We are accelerating our investment by adding more engineers to
efficiently bring this innovative technology to more dealerships of all
sizes in the near future.”
Designed with the full capabilities that dealerships need to run their
businesses, Drive Flex has intuitive and easy-to-use workflows
allowing dealers to hire best-in-class employees regardless of their
prior DMS experience.
“I was able to jump right in and use Drive Flex with practically
no training,” says Cindy Cupp, F&I manager, Cupp Chevrolet, Marceline,
Mo. “I love the simplicity of the F&I and accounting workflows. I can
easily see us becoming much more productive and efficient in how we do
business and serve our customers.”
Operating with web-based architecture, Drive Flex allows secure,
256-bit encrypted access from any internet connected device, helping to
reduce infrastructure costs and provide greater operating flexibility.
Cloud-based form templates new to Drive Flex ensure seamless
integration, and faster customization, archiving and retrieval, with
fewer one-off forms to be built and maintained.
“The simplified processes allow us to spend more time with customers –
that’s big, especially when it comes to providing a better experience
and driving customer satisfaction,” says Pam Guyer, controller and
office manager, Kindred Chevrolet, Smithville, Mo.
Dealers can learn more by visiting the CDK Global booth #5479N in the
North Hall, Moscone Center at the 2019 National Automotive Dealers
Association (NADA) Expo underway in San Francisco.
Learn more at cdkglobal.com/itshere.
About CDK Global
With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK
Global(Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading
global provider of integrated information technology and digital
marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries.
Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides
solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world,
serving approximately 30,000 retail locations and most automotive
manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the
dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and
marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply,
repair, and maintenance of vehicles. Visit cdkglobal.com.
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