ALBANY - Auto/Mate Dealership Systems today announced the integration of its DMS with Kelley Blue Book® Values. Auto/Mate customers no longer have to visit another website or utilize a separate application to calculate the value of a vehicle. Kelley Blue Book Values for new vehicles include Invoice, MSRP and New Car Fair Purchase Price. Kelley Blue Book Values for trade-in vehicles include Typical Listing Price, Used Car Fair Purchase Price, Lending and Auction.

“The trade-in valuation process is one of consumers’ least favorite parts of buying a car,” said Mike Esposito, president and CEO of Auto/Mate. “Consumers trust Kelley Blue Book valuations, and being able to quickly assess that information allows salespeople to complete the sale faster and increase customer satisfaction.”

Kelley Blue Book helps streamline the vehicle trade-in and purchase process from online to in-showroom with information and services to promote confidence among all parties involved. Valuations can be accessed through the Desk/Mate and Vehicle Merchandising modules in the Sales Suite.

"With the latest valuation information readily available, buyers and sellers can make the best possible vehicle decision,” said Damon Bennett, senior director of syndication for Kelley Blue Book. “Both parties come to the table with the same trusted information, helping facilitate the negotiation with ease, using data backed by more than 90 years of expertise.”

Auto/Mate's integration program, Open/Mate, is based on open standards, allowing third-party vendors to easily integrate with the DMS.

For more information visit www.automate.com

Originally posted on Agent Entrepreneur

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