Dealertrack Resource Library

Explore our guides, case studies, webinars and more to learn how you can grow your business and be ready for what comes next in our evolving industry.

  • Webinar: Auto Retailing’s Mid-year Pulse Check & Economic Outlook

    Webinar: Auto Retailing’s Mid-year Pulse Check & Economic Outlook

    Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke will cover how the nation is faring overall, as well as how consumers and dealers are responding to — and transacting in —these anything-but-normal times.

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  • Mitigating Auto Loan Risk - Portfolio Protection for Today and Beyond

    Mitigating Auto Loan Risk - Portfolio Protection for Today and Beyond

    With so many millions of registered vehicles on the road and longer financing terms the norm, any number of things can happen to the collateral you’re holding. Explore ways to protect your investment.

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  • Digital Strategies for Lenders - The New Digital Car Shopper

    Digital Strategies for Lenders - The New Digital Car Shopper

    Learn how digital solutions enable shoppers to browse inventory, calculate an affordable payment, apply for credit — even sign contracts — all without leaving their home.

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  • Think your paper contracting process is as fast as eContracting?

    Get the Facts
  • The Keys to Reimagine Your Back Office

    The Keys to Reimagine Your Back Office

    Listen as our registration and titling experts discuss ways your back office can help your dealership overcome key business challenges.

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  • Auto Lending Economic Outlook & Optimization - Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Way Forward1:10:09

    Auto Lending Economic Outlook & Optimization - Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Way Forward

    Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke shares the stage with Dealertrack leaders to review latest industry outlook, COVID-19 DMV impact, and portfolio risk across the entire loan lifecycle.

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  • Webinar: Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Webinar: Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Listen in as two titling specialists discuss how a faster back-office workflow can help power your business growth. With a LIVE demo and Q&A.

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  • Boost Lender efficiency and service like no other.

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  • Take a Closer Look at the Changing Reg & Title Landscape and Solutions You Can Leverage

    Take a Closer Look at the Changing Reg & Title Landscape and Solutions You Can Leverage

    With the rise of online shopping, consumers and dealers are trending digital and adapting to a touchless car-buying process. Hear how and click the map to see how you can adapt for your state.

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  • Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends: See How You Can Keep Up

    Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends: See How You Can Keep Up

    CBT News, Kait Gavin and Jim Fitzpatrick discuss how the registration and title process has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and continues to transform the process.

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  • Thinking about switching your DMS?

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  • 5 Untapped Opportunities for More Efficient Deal Completion

    5 Untapped Opportunities for More Efficient Deal Completion

    Get resources that dive deeper into the untapped opportunities you may have for more efficient deal completion.

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  • Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Get resources that dive deeper into the primary drivers of cash flow and how digital tools can help make your back-office part of the cash flow solution.

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  • Webinar: Maintaining F&I Compliance In & Out of the Showroom

    Webinar: Maintaining F&I Compliance In & Out of the Showroom

    View our webinar on compliance best practices when working with your customer remotely

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  • 5 Must-Dos for Dealerships

    5 Must-Dos for Dealerships

    To help your dealership sell smarter and improve operational efficiencies, we have outlined several actionable steps in the form of dealership “must-dos.”

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  • Webinar: 10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity

    Webinar: 10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity

    Join us for a free online webinar “10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity” with a live demo of our new Remote Signing capability.

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  • New Remote Signing Capabilities with Dealertrack F&I

    New Remote Signing Capabilities with Dealertrack F&I

    Digital Contracting on Dealertrack uniFI® now with assisted Remote Signing.

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  • Virtual Efficency for your F&I Process

    Virtual Efficency for your F&I Process

    You can be more efficient, virtually. Get tips for staying connected to your customers, keeping your F&I process moving forward, and more.

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  • Turn Reg & Title transactions into CSI opportunities.

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  • Current Best Practices & Product Solutions

    Current Best Practices & Product Solutions

    Click here for best practices and product solutions to help you navigate your business through the current environment.

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  • COVID-19 UPDATE – State by State DMV Operating Status

    COVID-19 UPDATE – State by State DMV Operating Status

    Many of the DMV’s need to take some time to understand how they will handle specific transaction types as they adjust their operating procedures. See all updates state by state.

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  • Help ensure cash flow on trades with a virtual solution.

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  • Unpack the Myths around eContracting

    Unpack the Myths around eContracting

    There are many misconceptions around electronic contracting, learn about all of them.

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  • The Road to Consensus

    The Road to Consensus

    A DMS switch is a large undertaking that impacts everyone. So how do you make this process more manageable? Get your team on board immediately with stakeholder consensus creation.

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  • Insight into Technology use of the Modern Dealership

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  • Find a DMS That Checks All the Right Boxes

    Find a DMS That Checks All the Right Boxes

    When it comes to finding the right DMS, you've probably got questions. This checklist includes questions you should consider when choosing the right technology to run your dealership.

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  • Data Integration Fee Calculator

    Data Integration Fee Calculator

    There may be a hidden cost lurking within your Dealer Management System (DMS), and it’s hiding in plain sight. You could be spending as much as $42,000, per year, on integration fees alone!

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  • Insider Insights

    Insider Insights

    Thought-provoking articles and leadership trends impacting Dealer Principal Owners looking to maximize the profitability and efficiency of their dealership.

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  • Dealertrack uniFI® Infographic

    Dealertrack uniFI® Infographic

    Dealertrack uniFI® is a single platform that seamlessly connects the entire deal process with open integration to all dealership providers in one seamless flow.

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  • Key Takeaways: Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Key Takeaways: Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Looking for data-driven practices to take back to your team? Download our on-the-go PDF that highlights the key takeaways from our on-demand webinar, "Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices"

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  • Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices43:32

    Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Discover the ways data can help your dealership run more efficiently. In this on-demand webinar, you’ll explore all the ways your dealership can leverage data for more profitable operations across fix

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  • Don't Fear a Technology Transition

    Don't Fear a Technology Transition

    While a technology transition can seem intimidating, staying stagnant with an old DMS is much, much worse.

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  • Dealertrack Lender eBook

    Dealertrack Lender eBook

    Dealertrack Lender Solutions offers the most comprehensive, integrated solutions for originations, contracting, and vehicle title management.

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  • Auto Dealership Staffing Struggles

    Auto Dealership Staffing Struggles

    Employee turnover is rampant in the automotive industry, and staffing problems are a money problem. Discover resources that help you smash through hiring obstacles at your dealership.

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  • Electronic Lien & Title eBook

    Electronic Lien & Title eBook

    Make auto lending a smooth ride with the Dealertrack Lender eBook. This eBook offers tips for optimizing your auto lending workflow.

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  • The Dealership Guide to eContracting

    The Dealership Guide to eContracting

    eContracting replaces the traditional and mistake-prone approach of manual data entry and calculations, paper contracts with “wet” signatures, and overnight delivery of funding packages.

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  • 5 Tips Compliance eBook

    5 Tips Compliance eBook

    5 Tips Toward F&I Compliance Peace of Mind eBook outlines 5 rules to protect your deals and dealership.

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  • Hire Better, Not More1:00:11

    Hire Better, Not More

    Discover practical methods for building a winning culture in this on-demand webinar.

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  • Dealers' Digital Ecosystem

    Dealers' Digital Ecosystem

    This guide summarizes a 3rd party research study of over 200 senior leaders at franchise dealerships. The findings provide insights into technology use in the modern franchise dealer.

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  • 5 Ways a Modular DMS Platform Opens New Possibilities for Profit

    5 Ways a Modular DMS Platform Opens New Possibilities for Profit

    Unfortunately, many DMS platforms make it difficult for vendors to integrate and access data. In this guide, we explain five ways your dealership can benefit from open access to your own data.

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  • Hiring for Your Digital-Forward Dealership

    Hiring for Your Digital-Forward Dealership

    Whether you’re looking to bring back former employees or need to attract a new pool of talent to drive results at your dealership, the experts at Hireology share tips for success.

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  • Reimagine Your Dealership Staff

    Reimagine Your Dealership Staff

    Dealertrack DMS VP, Mandi Fang, and Dale Pollak, EVP of vAuto, share tips on hiring, training, and reboarding your staff as you return to work.

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  • 3 Keys for Reimagining your Back Office Infosheet

    3 Keys for Reimagining your Back Office Infosheet

    Learn keys for reimagining your back office with a quick guide on steps to help improve process efficiency.

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  • Leverage Your DMS and Become a Data-Driven Dealership: Continuity and Recovery Perspectives1:02:25

    Leverage Your DMS and Become a Data-Driven Dealership: Continuity and Recovery Perspectives

    Dealertrack DMS VP of Operations, Mandi Fang, joins Dale Pollak to share insights KPIs for improved performance, utilizing the DMS to become a data-driven organization.

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  • The Dealertrack DMS Roadmap to Resilience

    The Dealertrack DMS Roadmap to Resilience

    Dealertrack DMS VP of Operations, Mandi Fang, challenged team members to move forward with an innovative spirit, to seek to disrupt the status quo and think differently.

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  • A Dealer's Guide to Recovery & Growth in Your Service Department32:33

    A Dealer's Guide to Recovery & Growth in Your Service Department

    Dealers are making big changes to ensure the safety of their staff and clients as we all emerge from our shelter-in-place status.

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  • Webinar: How to Win Deals and Adapt to New Consumer Behaviors

    Webinar: How to Win Deals and Adapt to New Consumer Behaviors

    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to optimize your dealership’s digital retailing presence, identify and prioritize the best opportunities, and win deals with the experience your customers expect.

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  • Webinar: Digital Marketing Practices for Today's World

    Webinar: Digital Marketing Practices for Today's World

    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to adjust your dealership’s marketing strategies for today’s new operating models.

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  • Webinar: Effective Service Department Communication to Boost Consumer Confidence

    Webinar: Effective Service Department Communication to Boost Consumer Confidence

    Join this webinar to discuss what your customer needs to know today and how to deliver it so they feel good about scheduling that next service appointment.

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  • Optimizing Parts Processes: Creating A New Normal 52:32

    Optimizing Parts Processes: Creating A New Normal

    Join Dealertrack Performance Manager Michael Panozzo to learn about 6 parts processes you should be utilizing to find success.

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  • Economic Outlook and Digital Strategies for Lenders

    Economic Outlook and Digital Strategies for Lenders

    Dealertrack and AFSA share market updates and insights to help you navigate the current business landscape.

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  • Process Efficiency Leads to Profits

    Process Efficiency Leads to Profits

    If your dealership’s strategy for tackling the new normal today is to adopt short-term or one-off practices designed to save your business, Mike Panozzo has bad news for you.

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  • Discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers.

    Discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers.

    See all the discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers available to Cox Automotive clients.

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  • 5 Untapped Opportunities Infosheet

    5 Untapped Opportunities Infosheet

    From your front office to your back-office, there’s opportunity to develop a more efficient deal completion process for your staff and customers.

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  • Accelerated Title Drivers of Cash Flow Info Sheet

    Accelerated Title Drivers of Cash Flow Info Sheet

    Keeping these considerations in mind will help you improve your back-office process to promote cash flow at your dealership.

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  • Making the Digital Shift to the New Business Environment

    Making the Digital Shift to the New Business Environment

    With so much disruption forcing dealers to make large-scale changes to their business environments, could there possibly be a silver lining to all of this?

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  • Drive to Success: The Road to Recovery

    Drive to Success: The Road to Recovery

    A series of unprecedented challenges is forcing the auto industry to revolutionize its strategies, redefine goals, and adapt seemingly overnight.

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  • Leverage Technology to Overcome Operational Challenges

    Leverage Technology to Overcome Operational Challenges

    Brad Horton, CEO and founder of Proton Dealership IT, shares solutions in this recorded webinar. Here are the top tips to get started.

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  • Best Practices for Utilizing and Protecting your Network33:10

    Best Practices for Utilizing and Protecting your Network

    Join us as we welcome Brad Holton from Proton IT into the studio to discuss opportunities to leverage your network to improve the digital transformation of your dealership. We'll also cover best pract

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  • Business as (Un)Usual: Optimizing Your Dealership in a New Environment

    Business as (Un)Usual: Optimizing Your Dealership in a New Environment

    Discover five helpful auditing procedures from Dealertrack DMS to help keep the business running and bring the dealership to the driver.

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