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October 22, 2023
“Savvy buyers who time their purchases around redesign releases, year-end clearances, tax season or other demand shifts can secure substantial savings,” said Zach Klempf, chief executive of Selly Automotive, a San Francisco-based software company.
This guide explains which weeks to mark on your calendar if you’re shopping for discounts on a car, and why these strategies hold true year after year.
September 29, 2023
Buying a car at a dealership gives you a chance to test-drive and comparison shop. A hands-on evaluation is especially helpful when comparing different models of the same car, said Zach Klempf, a former car salesperson and chief executive of Selly Automotive, a platform for used car dealerships.
September 23, 2023
The car-buying process has undergone significant changes recently, with experts noting shifts in the auto industry that result in less choice, higher prices, and fewer discounts. However, these experts also highlight the rise of online tools that enable potential buyers to manage negotiations, financing, and even delivery from the comfort of their homes. As buyers embark on their purchasing journey, they are advised to decide on buying versus leasing, set a clear budget, and maintain flexibility regarding the car's make and model, utilizing online resources for comprehensive comparisons.
Oct 12, 2022
“Some consumers have had as much as $10,000 in positive equity on their 2019 leases,” said industry expert, Zach Klempf, Founder and CEO of Selly Automotive. "This is the first time in history where non-collectible, common vehicles have significant positive equity.”
Oct 6, 2022
In this episode of the Auto Remarketing Podcast, Selly Automotive founder and CEO Zach Klempf returns to the show to talk about the origins of his company — which he founded at age 23 — why he decided to focus on the independent auto dealer software space and his company's recent merger with AutoManager DMS.
August 16, 2022
This summer, a start-up customer relationship management (CRM) firm merged with a private equity- backed dealer management system offering independent dealers a new option for their businesses.
AutoManager Acquisition Inc., a subsidiary of The Beekman Group- backed AutoManager Holdings Group LLC, a provider of dealer management system and website builder tools to independent auto dealerships, merged with CRM pro- vider Selly Automotive.
June 20, 2022
The Beekman Group-backed AutoManager Holdings Group, LLC (“AutoManager”), a provider of dealer management system and website builder tools to independent auto dealerships, has completed a merger between subsidiary AutoManager Acquisition, Inc. and A1 Software, Inc. (dba Selly Automotive) (“Selly”).
January 1, 2020
Today, we’re pleased to welcome back Zach Klempf, founder
and CEO of Selly Automotive, to discuss the latest trends and
disruptors in the auto retail industry.
June 15, 2021
Today, we’re pleased to welcome back Zach Klempf, founder and CEO of Selly Automotive, discuss used car marketplace, digital retail, customer buying experience, and text messaging for dealers.
November 6, 2020
At Selly we started out with a mobile-first solution that’s a cloud-based SaaS product and we still integrate with the legacy desktop-based applications. We are providing state-of-the-art software that’s modern and simple to use for the used car dealer market and we’ve achieved a lot of growth through this strategy.
Jun 19, 2019
Operators might have some knowledge about cloud computing, but Selly Automotive founder and chief executive officer Zach Klempf went into great detail about what this technology can do for dealerships, especially independent stores looking to keep costs under control.
Mar 1, 2019
We now live in a customer-centric world. Thanks to the internet, car-buyers have more information and more choices than ever, fundamentally changing the way the auto industry works.
Jan 31, 2019
Are independent used car dealers ready to jump on the technology train? Zach Klempf, an Emory University graduate who “fell in love with” the car business while working at a dealership part-time during his college days, believes that used car dealers are prepared to up their game by employing some of the same customer-relationship tools that franchised new-car dealers rely on.
February 26, 2016
Car shoppers are increasingly making purchase decisions using the Web, mobile devices and apps, leading a few Silicon Valley start-ups to think the U.S. retail auto market may soon have a new home.