National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving Quality Independent Automobile Dealers Since 1946

National Corporate Partners

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association is committed to providing its members with the highest quality, competitively priced, leading edge and high impact member services. To accomplish this objective NIADA Member Services has partnered with many industry leaders that offer excellent services to help our members grow their business, protect their assets and enhance their profitability. 

In 2010 the NIADA Member Services National Corporate Partner Program was formed in order to provide our members with an extensive, highly vetted roster of partners they could rely on to provide a broad portfolio of services they utilize on a daily basis. Through discounted affinity agreements NIADA Member Services now offers numerous member benefit services. For those dealers with neither the time nor staff to conduct thorough supplier evaluations, NIADA members look to NIADA Member Services for outstanding partner recommendations and discounts.






AFC is one of the largest providers of independent dealer floorplan financing in North America. AFC’s inventory financing is available for dealer trades and is also accepted at nearly 1000 auctions. AFC, as part of KAR Auction Services, Inc., provides floorplan financing programs for retail and wholesale automobile dealers, RV dealers, motorcycle dealers, salvage and daily rental operators.  For more information about AFC, please phone toll free 1-888-345-0600 or visit us online at www.AFCDealer.com.


Founded in 2005, AiM (Alliance Inspection Management), an innovative North American automotive remarketing service organization, was established to provide the industry with standardized inspections from an independent, third-party company. Winner of the “Best Multiple Platform Provider” award for AiM MarketConnectTM, AiM is leading the industry with innovative technology solutions to deliver process driven accuracy, quality and efficiency. The company supports automotive manufacturers, rental fleet operators, dealers, auctions, finance companies and consumers by providing them with a suite of services including inspections, asset verifications, floor plan audits, claims processing and logistics process improvements. AiM’s national footprint of 1,500 full-time employees conduct more than 13 million inspections every year and more than 8,000 audits with excess of 1.9 million units. AiM is recognized as the trustworthy bridge between buyers and sellers. For more information, visit aiminspections.com.  AiM is a partner of the Cox Automotive family of brands.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a multinational property and casualty insurance company. Founded in 1998 to provide workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses in the United States, the company now operates in three segments around the globe: Small Commercial Business Insurance, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Middle-Market Property and Casualty Program Insurance. AmTrust is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under symbol AFSI and is rated “A” (Excellent), Financial Size XV by A.M. Best. For more information go to www.amtrustgroup.com or call 800-723-1154.

As the most influential, visited and trusted brands in the industry – Autotrader, Dealer.com and Kelley Blue Book connects the most qualified buyers at every stage along their path to the showroom and intentionally leads them through the shopping process. We create a tailored, trustworthy and connected retail experience for consumers that drives more deals for our clients. Autotrader, Dealer.com and Kelley Blue Book are all parts of Cox Automotive.

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States with over 5,000 stores across 49 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Members have access to AutoZone’s “hot-shot” delivery program including discounts on more than 450,000 SKUs in over 60 distinct product categories. For more information, contact us at 866-727-5317 or www.autozonepro.com/NIADA


Carfax helps more than 30,000 dealerships acquire, advertise, retail and service used cars using innovative services like Carfax Used Car Listings and myCarfax. Carfax is a part of 38 manufacturer Certified programs, is integrated into hundreds of management tools, and featured on thousands of automotive websites. For more information, visit www.carfaxfordealers.com or call 877-606-9119.



Dealertrack is the leading provider of innovative technology to the automotive retail industry. Whether you're a dealer, a lender, a manufacturer or a state agency, our unmatched product suite fosters efficiency through integration and enables growth-focused decision-making that yields measurable results. From our pioneering Digital Retailing tools—bridging the gap between the online and in-store experience—to our lender network (the largest in North America) Dealertrack is the only company helping enable the transformation of auto retailing. Dealertrack is a part of Cox Automotive. For more information please visit www.coxautoinc.com.


GoldStar™ is the leading GPS solution empowering subprime dealers and lenders with insightful data analytics to make financing vehicles easier, less risky, and more profitable. With three product solutions to fit any size Lender, Credit Union, or Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) dealer’s needs, GoldStar delivers predictive insights and tools to facilitate vehicle location, reference verification, easy recovery recourse, and payment collection. It allows dealers and lenders to stay connected and better communicate with borrowers.  All GoldStar solutions are backed by our award-winning NSpire® platform, with built-in secure data redundancy and encrypted digital security, so data is safe and compliant.  For more information call 800-557-1449 or visit www.spireon.com

Manheim® is North America’s leading provider of vehicle remarketing services, connecting buyers and sellers to the largest wholesale used vehicle marketplace and most extensive auction network. The company helps dealer and commercial clients save time and money, reduce risk and grow their business by delivering innovative end-to-end inventory solutions. Manheim registers about 8 million used vehicles per year and makes this wide selection available to 80,000+ independent and franchise dealers. Market expertise, insights and in-lane, digital, upstream and mobile channels offerings enable clients to maximize profits. Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim North America is a Cox Automotive brand. For more information, visit http://press.manheim.com


NextGear Capital is the industry’s leading comprehensive provider of lending products, providing flexible lines of credit for dealers to purchase New and Used inventory at over 1,000 auto and specialty auctions and other inventory sources throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. NextGear Capital is part of the Cox Automotive family of brands. Visit nextgearcapital.com to learn more.


PassTime provides GPS-based technology solutions serving the auto finance, fleet and vehicle theft recovery industries. Headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, PassTime was founded in 1992; PassTime revolutionized the automotive finance industry with the creation of its first Automated Collection Technology (ACT) product in 1997 designed to improve customer payment performance and reduce default and repossession risks. The PassTime suite of products has evolved to include GPS tracking, wireless ACT, theft recovery, and fleet solutions. PassTime prides itself on providing high quality, reliable products matched with a 24/7 Live Customer Support center. Today, PassTime’s innovative products are used by thousands of automotive lenders and dealers, fleets, and consumers. For additional information please call 800-828-1564 or visit
www.passtimegps.com
 


STARS GPS was founded more than a decade ago by Allen Douglas, a GPS services innovator and the original Diamond Sponsor and GPS partner to NIADA. The STARS GPS team brings more than 75 years of industry experience to the table and we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of customer service. We actively lobby with NIADA to promote the value of GPS technology to state legislatures as well as work with our customers on best practices so they are able to help credit challenged consumers get the loans they deserve.Our focus is to deliver the best value to our customers and that’s why we include a Recovery Warranty with every device installed. Customers can feel confident that their assets are secure with STARS GPS. STARS-GPS-Tracking.com


TrueCar helps Dealers sell more cars profitably. Since 2006, TrueCar Dealers have sold over 1,200,000 new and used vehicles. TrueCar partners with some of the nation’s most trusted brands including USAA, Consumer Reports, AAA and TrueCar.com. TrueCar Dealers have access to millions of in-market customers traditional advertising may not have reached.  Members, customers and employees contact you directly from partner branded sites resulting in an immediate transfer of trust. Visit TrueCar.com/Dealer,  niada@truecar.com, or call 888.256.5490


 

vAuto provides premier inventory management solutions for independent dealers across North America. The company’s Provision system arms independent dealers with Live Market View® data to make better appraising and pricing decisions, and increase the velocity of their vehicle sales and profitability. vAuto’s Stockwave solution helps independent dealers efficiently find and acquire auction vehicles that fit their inventory needs and profit objectives. The Inventory Online and Rapid Retail tools also help independent dealers reduce the time it takes to market and merchandise vehicles online. Together, vAuto solutions give independent dealers the ability to increase their used vehicle sales and make more money. vAuto is part of the Cox Automotive family of brands. For more information, visit www.vauto.com.


















Want better results? Auto Search Technologies, Inc (AST) is a nationwide software development firm that offers affordable online solutions for dealers of all shapes and sizes. Specializing in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) we can help improve your online results by increasing your website's visibility. Let us take you to the next level with our proven search placement, and push thousands upon thousands of visitors to your website each month. AST has all of the tools necessary in today's online market for dealerships to attract traffic and convert into leads. Wither you are an independent, special finance/BHPH or franchise dealership AST has a solution. (888) 750-6845 www.autosearchtech.com



Black Book is best known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent, and accurate vehicle pricing information, and is available to industry qualified users through our subscription products, mobile applications and licensing agreements.   A leading provider of marketplace insight since 1955, Black Book continues to evolve, embracing technological advances and delivering quality products and services throughout the automotive industry. For more information, please visit BlackBookAuto.com or call 800.554.1026
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DealerCenter is a web-based DMS and BHPH platform with industry-leading innovations that enable dealers to do more than any other platform. With ease of use and unlimited free training and support, DealerCenter is committed to helping dealers run their operation efficiently and effectively. Access booking services, credit reports, vehicle history reports and total multi-lender management featuring the only direct, two-way integrations with Dealertrack and RouteOne. Additional modules include hosted websites, online marketing, complete CRM system, and fully integrated mobile app technology. For more information, please visit www.DealerCenter.com or call 888-669-2669.



Get the values you trust from NADA Used Car Guide, now J.D. Power Valuation Services.  We offer weekly new vehicle values and auction values as well as monthly trade-in, loan and retail values for passenger cars and light-duty and commercial trucks. We provide accurate vehicle values available in print, online, mobile & data integration. Call us at 866.975.6232 or visit www.nada.com/b2b. Use promo code NIADAWEB to take advantage of the special NIADA members price discount for NADA Values Online, our premier 24/7 web-based application with mobile access. It provides multiple users with easy access to 10 different guidebooks for used vehicle valuations. For more information, go to www.nada.com/ValuesOnline. NIADA member dealers can quickly scan VINs and get NADA Values (auction, trade-in, loan and retail) with NADA MarketValues mobile app. Download the app now for a 30-day free trial and subscriptions start at just $50/month! For more information, go to www.nada.com/MV.











ACV Auctions is a dealer-only, online auction platform and end-to-end service provider. Our teams inspect and list vehicles for auction pre and post-trade. Every vehicle ACV lists comes with an impartial, comprehensive condition report that includes 30-40 hi-res photographs, OBD2 scans, paint meter readings, and tire-tread depths. Plus, we provide payment processing, title transfers, transportation, and arbitration. Sign up now at
acvauctions.com
or call 1-800-553-4070. First-time buyers get a $350 buy fee credit.



American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is an indirect automotive lending institution that provides financing to emerging credit consumers from coast to coast. ACA manages more than $1.8 Billion in assets and has successful relationships with nine of the top ten automotive dealer groups and thousands of independent dealerships across the nation. Headquartered in beautiful Spartanburg, South Carolina, ACA employs over 650 associates and has an A rating with the BBB. Spartan Financial Partners, a division of ACA, specializes in providing capital solutions including Lines of Credit and Bulk Purchases for Buy Here Pay Here dealers and Independent Auto Finance companies across the country. For more information, visit http://acacceptance.com/ or 855-233-3605.



Autosoft provides a complete dealer management system (DMS) that has received three Highest Rated DMS awards from DrivingSales. With affordable month-to-month contracts, Autosoft’s DMS improves processes and reduces operating costs in over 2,000 automotive dealerships. Autosoft’s DMS delivers powerful functionality for robust accounting, efficient parts and service, and profitable sales and F&I. Easy-to-use and intuitive software helps dealers focus on their customers' needs. To learn more about Autosoft, call 844.888.8200, email sales@autosoftdms.com, or visit www.autosoftdms.com.


CarGurus helps car shoppers search local car listings and find great deals from great dealers. Founded in 2006 by TripAdvisor co-founder Langley Steinert, we now have the largest audience, the most mobile monthly unique visitors, and the best technology among major 3rd party sites. Every month, more than 23 million unique users visit our desktop and mobile sites to find their next car. With a technology foundation designed to make car shopping better for both dealers and customers, CarGurus partners with dealers to deliver informed, ready-to-buy shoppers at a scale that can drive results. Learn more by calling (855) 219-5421 or visiting https://www.cargurus.com/signup/NIADAPartnership18 .


CRM for Independent Dealers. With more than a decade of experience and higher than 90% CRM customer retention rate, DealerSocket is specialized for the independent market. Join the trusted leader with more than 3,500 dealers and over 120,000 active users. Visit us at id.dealersocket.com or call us at 888.992.9689


Dominion Dealer Solutions improves dealers' lives by developing advanced technologies including: reputation and social media management, responsive websites, digital advertising, SEO, SEM, multichannel marketing, and custom market reports. Coupled with award-winning lead management, inventory merchandising, equity mining, customer relationship (CRM) and dealer management (DMS) solutions, Dominion redefines automotive retail by delivering first-class customer experiences for today's automotive dealerships. Every OEM and more than 10,000 U.S. dealers depend on Dominion's foundation of innovation, integrity, excellence and teamwork to provide them with results at every turn. For more information, visit https://www.drivedominion.com/


Car shopping destination
Edmunds.com serves nearly 20 million visitors each month and was named one of “The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Automotive” by Fast Company. Through its “Used+” used car sales program, dealers present their used vehicle inventory to in-market shoppers with a 30-day/1,000-mile warranty, 12-month roadside assistance and a FREE gas card, underwritten and administered by Edmunds. Edmunds’ CarCode customer texting tool is available for free to every car dealer and is proven to help close deals faster. Dealers can reach Edmunds at 1-855-EDMUNDS and by email at dealersupport@edmunds.com

 

Auto Dealer insurance is one of the most important purchases an independent dealer has to make. Dealers shouldn't have to worry whether they are underinsured or do not have the appropriate coverage's in the event of a loss. The NIADA Independent Auto Dealer Insurance Program offers exceptional insurance products to protect members nationwide. The program provides members affordable and easy payment terms and excellent claims handling for the essential coverage's to insure their business; Liability, Inventory, Property, Crime, Excess Liability/Umbrella, ID Theft Recovery (education, assistance & credit monitoring) and Workers Compensation. For more information, go to www.EEHall.com or email us at QuoteMe@edwardehall.com or call us at 888.302.4342. 

 

Equifax Online Solutions for Independent Auto Dealers: Equifax ePort allows independent dealers to (1) Clear lender stipulations with instant income and employment verifications; (2) Access multiple credit scores to get on the same page with your lenders; (3) Streamline fraud and compliance checks to stay focused on selling.  Equifax ePort gives you safe and secure access to the daily data and insights that independent dealers need to work more efficiently with both consumers and lenders. Contact us today for special NIADA member introductory pricing, www.equifax.com/automotive or call (800) 879-1025.

 

Experian Automotive provides information services and market intelligence that enables results-driven professionals to gain the fullest possible understanding of the market, the vehicles and the people who buy them. Its North American Vehicle DatabaseSM houses data on nearly 700 million vehicles and, when combined with Experian’s credit, consumer and business information, provides an integrated perspective into the automotive marketplace. Experian Automotive’s AutoCheck® vehicle history reports provide dealers and consumers with in-depth information, allowing them to confidently understand, compare and select the right vehicles. For more information, visit www.experian.com/NIADA or 888-880-8291.
    

 

InterActive Financial Marketing Group, LLC has been at the forefront of marketing solutions for car dealers for over 25 years with its online lead generation program, CARLOAN.com and telephony solutions, 1-800-CAR-LOAN.  IFMG is able to leverage all of its top web site brands to create one of the best online marketing programs for car dealers today.  Combined with its patent pending credit modeling systems Intelli-Lead, IFMG delivers only the best credit qualified car buyers online today. 
Leveraging its core systems and functionality, IFMG has developed a number of marketing solutions specifically for the independent dealer.  Its online lead platform, NoHassle, gives the independent dealer the ability to buy internet leads on their terms. No Minimum purchase, No Minimum Term, buy what you want when you want at prices that make sense for you. IFMG’s newest marketing solution is texting based. Every dealer today knows they need to be texting their customer, but they are scared of the various compliance issues. IFMG has developed TextFuel, an easy to use and complaint solution that is built for the car dealer.  We enable the dealer’s main dealership phone number to send and receive text messages giving managers of stores the transparency they need on what is being said and peace of mind that they are following the TCPA. Plans are very affordable, starting at $19.99, with no hidden fees. Current NIADA members get a FREE Trial. IFMG is proud to be a NCP with NIADA to help its member dealers sell more cars. 


“Ituran USA is the leading GPS solution partner for Sub-Prime Finance companies and BHPH dealers. Since 1995 Ituran is a GPS service company who is manufacturing the hardware in Israel, developing the software inhouse and providing 24/7 live customer service and tech-support.  Ituran is a publicly traded company (NSDAQ: ITRN) presenting an ongoing financial growth, stability & large R&D investment. With DMS integrations, unique & patented features such as the Parking Behavior Report, Payment Reminder, Smart Starter Interrupt, Landmark/Impound Scanner and many more, Ituran is your partner not only for recovery purposes but also a collection tool and inventory management solution to reduce your overhead expenses and improve efficiency and cash-flow.”  For more information contact 866.543.5433 or visit https://www.ituranusa.com/control-it/ .


Nicholas Financial is a true “Common Sense” lender serving the independent dealer with customized subprime lending solutions in the local markets we operate.  We offer guidelines, not rules, and judge each application and deal on its own merit.  With Branch Managers who are equipped with full underwriting and funding authority, the entire process from application to approval to funding is handled out of our conveniently located, one-stop shops.  You deal with one manager and one office staff, so you always get the best in personalized service.  Sign up online or call us at 800-237-2721 to find the local office nearest you!  https://nicholasfinancial.com/?page_id=7220

Protect Tomorrow. Embrace Today.TM

Protective Asset Protection has been providing F&I solutions for the automotive industry since 1962. We proudly serve over 8,000 franchise and independent dealerships in the auto, marine, powersports and recreation vehicle industries by providing innovative products, solutions and training. Our portfolio of vehicle protection plans, GAP coverage and credit insurance programs provide opportunities to generate revenue with products that help consumers protect their tomorrow, so they have the freedom to embrace today. Our parent company, Protective Life Corporation, has been serving the needs of customers since 1907. Collectively, four core values guide everything we do: Do the Right Thing, Serve People, Build Trust and Simplify Everything. Contact us to learn more at protectiveassetprotection.com or 1-800-670-6032.



Reynolds and Reynolds is the leading documents supplier to automobile retailers throughout the United States and Canada. Reynolds products deliver better business results by streamlining dealer processes, reducing compliance risk and promoting dealerships powerfully and consistently. In addition to forms and sales contracts, Reynolds provides decals, key tags, service reminder systems, windshield stickers, seat covers, filing systems, promotional items and most dealership supplies. Special for NIADA members, through March 2016 Reynolds will waive License Plate Frame die charges and Advertising License Plate proof charges for orders of 500 or more. Additionally, order both and receive an additional 15% discount! 
For more information, click here. To contact Reynolds, call 877.912.3651 and reference the NIADA.



U-Save has been in the rental car business for more than 35 years, with over 200 car and truck rental locations around the world. U-Save provides car rental discounts to businesses, individuals, and families with fast, friendly, economical service – all with a personal touch. From your neighborhood or local airport to the nation's major markets and most popular vacation spots, U-Save provides discount car rental prices with top-of-the-line auto rental customer service. U-Save has teamed up with NIADA to offer franchise opportunities to existing used car dealers. U-Save can be easily added to your existing facility, which helps drive traffic, create inventory to retail, and provides additional revenue for your location. We have a state-of-the-art reservation system with multiple booking channels, customized corporate and local websites, location-specific marketing plans, excellent training programs, and access to insurance. Existing NIADA members will receive a $1,000 discount off the initial franchise fee, and we will contribute $1,000 to the member’s home state chapter. For more information, please contact Jason Brown at (601) 707-3947 or jbrown@usave.com, or visit www.usave.com/Franchise.aspx