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Vehlo Acquires Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive

By bringing Rapid Recon and Velocity together, Vehlo is now the market leader in helping dealers connect their reconditioning-to-retail processes KNOXVILLE, Tenn., January 23, 2023 — Vehlo, a leading provider of software and financial solutions for the automotive repair industry, today announced the acquisition of Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive — software providers comprising  a category of fixed ops solutions…

A Call to Our Automotive Champions

by SUSAN GIVENS Last year, our team at AutoSuccess started two programs that highlighted outstanding people in the automotive field. The first was our Women at the Wheel awards, where we showcased females making great strides in a male-dominated field. Hopefully you saw the 2022 awards that were in our June issue. You can also find them on our website.…

Automotive Industry Innovator Hugh Hathcock Delivers Record-Setting Gift To Gators

Scott Carter / Senior Writer Longtime Gators donor Hugh Hathcock recently made a $12.6 million pledge to Gator Boosters, the single largest financial gift in the organization's history. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hugh Hathcock's life story intertwines with the University of Florida like Hogtown Creek weaves its way through town. There are starts and stops, straightaways and bends along the path. But Hathcock,…

Velocity Automotive Receives “Hightest Rated/Top Rated” Drivingsales Dealer Satisfaction Awards

Ranked #1 in Dealer Satisfaction, Velocity Automotive/VelocityRecon/VelocityEngage wins awards in Inventory Management Category and Digital Retailing Destin, Florida, March 11, 2022 – Velocity Automotive has received a “Highest Rated” Inventory Management Award and a “Top Rated” Digital Retailing Award in the eleventh annual DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards, presented at a special event today in conjunction with the 2022 National Automobile…

Velocity Automotive, Snapcell partner to integrate video engagement with the Velocity Automotive platform

Destin, Florida, March 11, 2022 – Velocity Automotive and SnapCell, industry leaders in reconditioning and digital retail enhancement solutions, announced today they have signed a product partnership to integrate SnapCell’s dynamic suite of automotive video tools, that includes a mobile and desktop app, SnapCell Live, Snap360 and SnapCell MPIexpress, to the Velocity Automotive Platform. “We are excited to partner with…

Velocity Automotive Is Connecting Recon to Retail at NADA 2022

Destin, Florida, February 21, 2022 - Velocity Automotive, the industry’s fastest-growing and only single platform solution that helps dealers acquire used inventory at the right price, optimizes the reconditioning process for expediting speed to market, and enhances the sales team and customer experience with digital retailing, will be exhibiting at the 2022 NADA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 11-13,…

Think Differently: Maximize Your Auction Success with Window Stickers (Part 2)

In last month’s article, Think Differently: Window Stickers Matter on Pre-Owned Vehicles, we talked about the importance of sharing the OEM window stickers with customers for your pre-owned inventory to create transparency and trust. In today’s competitive market, consumers expect a superior digital experience with all the information at their fingertips. This begins the moment they visit your website and…

Think Differently: Window Stickers Matter on Pre-Owned Vehicles (Part 1)

When customers are shopping your new inventory their first go-to item is the OEM window sticker as it holds the main points of interest for them, price and vehicle features. You anticipate this as you know they’ve done their homework, have a specific vehicle and features in mind, and they’ve identified a set price that they are willing to pay.…

Digital Dealer Oct 12-14, 2021 Las Vegas

It was great to networking with our friends and dealer partners at Digital Dealer this year in Las Vegas. We had a lot of fun with giveaways and prizes, while meeting new people in the business from all across the country. #digitaldealer2021

Jim Fitzpatrick with Casey Coffey, CEO of Greenway Automotive & Hugh Hathcock

Jim Fitzpatrick with Casey Coffey, CEO of Greenway Automotive & Hugh Hathcock Discuss The Benefits Of VelocityEngage Marketing Solution. The used car industry is a huge part of the Greenway platform. Coffey says ReconVelocity gives them the ability to move cars rapidly and have complete transparency for all the managers. One of the challenges, Coffey has had was running a…