Velocity Automotive

Velocity Automotive is joining forces with Vehlo

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 focused on shortening that critical “time-to-line” for dealer pre-owned inventory by eliminating waste in reconditioning processes. They now extend Vehlo's Dealership Fixed Ops customer experience suite…

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…

The VelocityVideo Wellness Plan – Commit to the Process

By Kalah Hathcock In the auto industry, you can compare the discipline of sending personalized video to increase your close percentage to the act of consistently working out to decrease body fat percentage.  No one will deny that working out improves your health and no one will deny that video will help you close more deals.   We all know…

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.…

Process Deviation – Finding the kinks in your garden hose

By Kalah Hathcock Process Deviation is one of the most important numbers we look at when evaluating your Retail-Ready Time.  The fundamental question:  How do we identify and fix bottlenecks in our recon process? Well, it starts with actually measuring the recon process.  Google defines Process Deviation as a measure of variance that tells 1) whether a given process differs from an agreed-upon requirement…

Take Control Of Your Inventory Investment

By Kalah Hathcock Without proper investment in vehicle information and reconditioning, you can be putting yourself in a financial situation where you are allowing substantial amounts of money to slip through the cracks. Used car sales continue to rise month over month, starting with a 3% increase from January to February 2022 in Q1. In contrast, analysts have reported new…

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,…