20 October 2017

CDK Global Partner Program Further Expands Dealer Choices with 350 Partners

More Solutions Added that Enable End-to-End Commerce for Dealers

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, October 20, 2017 – CDK Global (NASDAQ: CDK) announced today that the CDK Partner Program has grown to more than 350 partners and 450 unique applications. As the largest marketplace for automotive dealer software and solutions, the CDK Partner Program is enabling end-to-end automotive commerce to dealers by increasing the levels of data and workflow integration between CDK products and partner applications.

"The continued expansion of the CDK Partner Program plays a critical role in our ability to enable end-to-end automotive commerce for our customers," said Howard Gardner, vice president and general manager, CDK Data Services. "We want to provide dealers with more choices and ultimately help them deliver a better customer experience through increased integration with CDK systems and partner applications. We look forward to further broadening the range of solutions available to support dealer operations and the marketing of dealership inventory and services."

While the program continues to grow, CDK also continues to invest in tools such as Dealer Data Exchange (DDX), which provides dealers with greater visibility to their data integrations. DDX includes features such as a non-authorized integration activity report so dealers can take action to protect their dealership from potential security risks.

The following companies and applications are the newest members of the CDK Partner Program:

Business Management:

  • Dealer Inspire (Naperville, IL) – True ROI provides dealership performance reporting
  • Driven Data (Indianapolis, IN) – Driven Data Dashboard provides dealer dashboards
  • Frogdata.com (San Francisco, CA) – Frogdata provides dealership performance reporting
  • Premier Data Management (Pottstown, PA) - PremierDocUMatch provides document scanning and storage
  • String Automotive Solutions (Groton, MA) – Dealer Positioning System provides dealership performance reporting

Customer Management:

  • Advantage Concepts Inc. (Louisville, KY) – Advantage Concepts provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up and dealership performance reporting
  • Affinitiv, Inc. (Chicago, IL) – Affinitiv Loyalty provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • AutoSweet (Columbus, OH) – Sales & Service Marketing Hub provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Calendar System (Ogden, UT) – Calendar System provides customer relationship management
  • Car People Marketing, Inc. (Port Orange, FL) – Car People Marketing provides CRM - customer marketing, follow-up, and customer retention management
  • Dealer’s Greatest Assets (Ellicott City, MD) – Dealer’s Greatest Assets provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Dealer121 (White Bear Lake, MN) – Echelon provides CRM customer marketing and follow-up
  • eProfit Marketing (Alpharetta, GA) – Digital Conquest Marketing provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • FMT Strategy and Performance (Brossard, QC) – Konducto provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Forensic Data Group (West Palm Beach, FL) – Forensic Data Mail Campaign provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Friendemic (Salt Lake City, UT) – Friendemic Reputation Engagement Suite provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Get Transparency LLC (Wellesley, MA) – Get Transparency Dashboard provides customer retention management
  • Hamlin and Associates (Ormond Beach, FL) – Direct Marketing Solution provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Hype Media Group (Long Beach, CA) – RevGen provides CRM customer marketing and follow-up
  • Jack Brain & Associates (Castro Valley, CA) – Data Driven Marketing provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • NeoMarketing, LLC (Canton, OH) – Direct Marketing provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • P.Auto (Lafayette, LA) – Auto Pro Platform provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • PremierConnect Inc. (Elkridge, MD) – PremierConnect 360 provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Resulto Developpement Web Inc. (Repentigny, QC) – LoyalAction provides CRM - customer loyalty and rewards
  • Revlink, LLC (Savannah, GA) – Revlink provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Sirius Technology Group (Murray, UT) – Contract Administration System provides F&I sales reporting
  • Strong Automotive Merchandising, LLC (Birmingham, AL) – Strong Automotive Merchandising provides CRM - customer marketing and follow-up
  • Dominion Dealer Solutions (Norfolk, VA) - Prime Response provides customer relationship management; Digital Marketing provides marketing services; Web Control provides internet lead management; Autobase provides customer relationship management

Deal Management:

  • EasyCare (Austin, TX) – EasyCare provides aftermarket insurance sales and aftermarket service warranty administration
  • Vision AST, Inc. (Clifton Park, NY) – Vision AST provides F&I performance reporting
  • Dominion Dealer Solutions (Norfolk, VA) – Deal Activator provides equity mining

Digital Marketing:

  • Carbase.com (Sioux Falls, SD) – Carbase provides dealer websites
  • Long Island Media (Commack, NY) – LIUsedCars.com provides dealer websites
  • String Automotive Solutions (Groton, MA) – True Custom Websites provides dealer websites
  • Dealer Mobile Leads (Deland, FL) – Web to Text lead generator provides messaging services.
  • DealerIQ (Buffalo, WY) – DealerIQ Bundle provides messaging, marketing, and vehicle valuation services.
  • Dealerwebb Services (Houston, TX) – PromoWebb DVP provides marketing services
  • Flick Fusion Video Marketing (Urbandale, IA) – Smart Flicks provides video services
  • LiveEventStream Automotive (Manchester, CT) – LiveEventStream provides video services.
  • Monroneylabels.com (Hilton Head Island, SC) – Monroney Labels provides marketing services
  • Perq, LLC (Indianapolis, IN) – FATWIN Web Engagement provides marketing services
  • PureCars Automotive, LLC (Charleston, SC) – PureCars Value Report provides marketing services; PureCars Trade-In Report provides vehicle valuation services
  • Pureinfluencer (Grover Beach, CA) – Live Offer & MySpecials provides marketing services
  • UnityWorks (Bloomington, MN) – Virtual Video Suite provides video services

Parts Management:

  • GS Technology Innovations (Frisco, TX) – Complete Logistics Solution provides parts order tracking
  • Kardex Remstar, LLC (Westbrook, ME) – Power Pick Global provides parts management
  • PartProtection (Richmond, VA) – PartProtection provides extended parts warranty
  • RetailMakr, Inc. (Vancouver, WA) – RetailMakr Mass provides a parts locater
  • Scan Solutions, LLC. (Richmond, VA) – Parts Wizard provides inventory tracking

Service Management:

  • AutoRentalSystems.com, LLC. (Norwood, OH) – AutoRentalSystems provides service loaner services
  • Bridge Performance Group (Mississauga, ON) – E-Pass provides service appointments online and RO notification
  • GoMoto (Philadelphia, PA) – Virtual Service Advisor provides service appointment scheduling and check-In
  • Premier Dealer Services, Inc. (San Diego, CA) – Premier Vehicle Service Contracts provides aftermarket service warranty administration
  • Quik Video (Quincy, MA) – Quick Video provides service analytics

Vehicle Management:

  • AutoSweet (Columbus, OH) – Vehicle Inventory Marketing Hub provides vehicle merchandising
  • Chroma Cars, LLC (Elkhart, IL) – eBait provides websites
  • Decision Dynamics (Lexington, SC) – Premier EVR provides vehicle registration
  • DLRdmv, LLC (Dallas, TX) – DLRdmv provides vehicle registration
  • PassTime (Littleton, CO) – InTouch GPS provides vehicle RFID
  • Protective Asset Group (Chesterfield, MO) – F&I Cafe's Rating and eContracting provides aftermarket insurance sales and warranty sales
  • Spireon, Inc. (Irvine, CA) – Kahu provides vehicle inventory management and vehicle RFID
  • Dominion Dealer Solutions (Norfolk, VA) – Dealer Specialties provides vehicle merchandising

About the CDK Global Partner Program

With the addition of these new partners, the CDK Partner Program now numbers more than 350 partner companies and 450 unique applications auto dealers can use to run their businesses. New vendors join the program every month. The CDK Partner Program is focused on providing better reliability and more choices for its dealer customers and providing the most secure way to connect to CDK systems. For a full list of vendors and applications available through the partner program, go to www.cdkglobal.com//us/partner-program.

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 28,000 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 www.cdkglobal.com.

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