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5 Tech Upgrades Your Dealership Needs to Sell Cars Online

A recent article in Automotive News states the era of online car sales has arrived. Some dealerships already offer customers the ability to transact most, if not all, of the purchase experience online. AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson said that in January 2017, 30 percent of AutoNation’s new-vehicle sales were transacted online. Experts predict this trend […]

Network Problems? IT Assessments Offer Relief and Guidance.

Are information technology (IT) problems slowing your business down? If your dealership experiences frequent network crashes, slow Internet or complaints from employees about technologies that don’t work properly, it’s time to do an assessment of your IT infrastructure. The world of technology evolves at a rapid pace, so if your dealership hasn’t been keeping up, […]

Upgrade Alert!

ADP Workforce Now will begin to require that users access the site in Internet Explorer 11. In the near future, ADP will no longer support Internet Explorer versions 9 or 10. All users of ADP Workforce Now must update their browsers before June 10, 2017. Users who do not update their browser prior to June […]

Helion Automotive Technologies Issues Proactive Security Recommendations for Auto Dealerships’ Customer Data Breaches

Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading Information Technology (IT) Managed Services Provider, today issued proactive security recommendations for auto dealerships that may experience customer data breaches. The recommendations come on the heels of an incident that occurred last month and was widely reported in news outlets. In February, a disgruntled employee with a CRM vendor circulated […]

Three Technology Upgrades to Attract the Best Millennial Talent

Does your dealership have what it takes to attract the best talent? When it comes to hiring, business owners often promote their pay, benefits, culture, opportunities and other perks. What often gets overlooked–but should be included–is the state of their information technology (IT) infrastructure. Millennials, in particular, are very technology savvy and expect workplaces to […]

Who is Managing Your Warranties?

Think of all the IT equipment at your dealership. PCs, tablets, wireless nodes, servers, and phones just to name a few! Now, think honestly about who manages all of that equipment. Do you have a dedicated IT department? Outsource IT? Maybe it’s your Internet Sales Manager….or worse, maybe no one! Most, if not all of […]

Why Dealerships Need to Be Thinking About PC Age

Do you know how old the PCs in your dealership are? Brand new? 5 years old? Even older? This might be something that doesn’t cross your mind too much as long as your computer seems to be “working just fine”. The truth is however, that the age of your dealership’s PCs have a serious effect […]

6 Things You Should Know About Your PC

A PC is arguably the most important tool you use on a daily basis. It’s used to communicate with customers and your colleagues. It’s used to store documents and other important files. It’s used to run business applications and to access the outside world via the Internet, as well as cloud-based applications. Yet this ubiquitous […]

Preventing Server Failure #FTW!

What would happen if your dealership suffered a complete server failure? You could lose data, email function, printers, PCs – none of it working! How will you run your dealership without those? You won’t. IT downtime can damage your dealership’s reputation, decrease employee morale and cause you to lose loyal customers. Servers should have regular […]

Helion Automotive Technologies Announces New Office Location and Expansion of Technical Support Team in Dallas, TX

IT Provider Hires Staff to Service Auto & Trucking Dealerships Nationwide TIMONIUM, MD, UNITED STATES, January 23, 2017 / — Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading Information Technology (IT) Managed Services Provider, announced today it is moving its current office in Dallas, TX to a new, larger location. The move comes as the company adds more […]