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July 17, 2017 Release

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Setup Dealership account number fields increased

Benefit:  Accurately record your store’s account numbers for state, OEM, and other regulatory requirements.

Details:  The account number accessible from the Dealership Stores page for OEM, RRMC, Sales Tax, Business License, Dealer, and Zone have all increased from 10 alphanumeric characters to 16 alphanumeric characters.

To access these Account Number fields, follow these steps:

Step 1. Click the Setup button in the left navigation bar. The Dealership Information page will open.

Step 2. Click the Stores button on the button bar below the Dealership Summary Card. A list of stores will open.

Step 3. Select a store from the Stores list. A pop-up will open containing that particular store's information. The Account Numbers card at the bottom of the pop-up lists the store's various account numbers and allows you to add or remove account numbers as needed. 

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Sales Vehicle card in Deal can now be collapsed

Benefit:  Reduce scrolling in the Vehicle section of a deal.

Details:  We have added the ability to collapse the read-only Vehicle Summary Card in the Vehicle section of Deals. To collapse the card, simply click on the blue caret next to the Year/Make/Model description of the vehicle on the information card. Clicking the caret again will expand the Vehicle Summary Card. The system will automatically save your last setting as a user preference.

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Platform Initial address types defaulted to Physical

Benefit:  Save time inputting addresses throughout the system.

Details:  The first address type entered for customers and buyers throughout the system now default to Physical. You may change the default value at any time. Subsequent addresses will not default.

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Vehicle NHTSA link added to Vehicle cards

Benefit:  Never miss an important recall--whether for vehicles you’re selling, purchasing, or taking on trade.

Details:  A new button labeled with the NHTSA logo has been added to every vehicle card within the application (including selling vehicles and trades within the Sales application, inventory items within the Vehicle application, and customer vehicles within the Customer application.) Clicking this button will open the safercar.gov website in a new browser tab with the VIN preloaded, allowing you to quickly check whether there are any NHTSA recalls open for the vehicle.

There is no charge for use of this feature.

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Note:  The safercar.gov website may require that you validate the usage of the site with a CAPTCHA verification process. This process is not within Autosoft's control. 

 

Vehicle Integration with CarFax® and Autocheck® Vehicle History Reports

Benefit:  Increase your pre-owned sales and decrease surprises with trades and acquisitions right from your Autosoft DMS.

Details:  New buttons labeled with CarFax® and AutoCheck® logos have been added to every vehicle card within the application (including selling vehicles and trades within the Sales application, inventory items within the Vehicle application, and customer vehicles within the Customer application.) 

Clicking these buttons will run the corresponding vehicle history report for the vehicle. The vehicle history report will open in a new browser tab.

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Note:  A subscription to CarFax® and/or Autocheck® is required to use this feature. These subscriptions are not offered through Autosoft.

Setting Up CARFAX Unlimited Integration

Setting Up AutoCheck Integration

 

 

 

 

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