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Oct 6, 2017

Selly, Wayne Reaves partner to sync sales and inventory data

Selly Automotive announced Wednesday it has integrated its CRM platform with the Wayne Reaves Software DMS to enable sales and inventory data to sync for the company's dealers.

Aug 07, 2017

CBT News - Millennials, Mobile, and Marketing

Zach Klempf, a millennial himself and CEO of Selly Automotive, was a speaker at the GIADA Convention and said whether you’re an independent or a franchise, being data-driven and taking advantage of technology can benefit everyone.

Jul 25, 2017

CBT News - Chip Perry on Selly Automotive

In a recent poll, consumers revealed that, along with politicians, car dealers are among the least trusted people in their daily lives. While some would see that as a negative, Chip Perry, President and CEO of TrueCar, believes it’s a chance to create opportunities for consumers that believe that.

May 22, 2017

CRM a Key Component of Digital Dealership Model

Competition in the used vehicle business is stronger than ever, and it’s coming from all sides.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital has been invested into online sales platforms like Carvana and Vroom. General Motors is selling vehicles direct to the public through its GM Factory Collection. Utility models of transportation are weakening America’s long love a air with car ownership.

Apr 28, 2017

Selly Automotive CEO interview on CBT News

Auto retail disruptors are learning what it takes to keep buyers more engaged throughout the process that offers a level of transparency that is necessary to creating an awesome car buying experience. While some are succeeding, others have not had that success. Zach Klempf, CEO and Founder of Selly Automotive, sat down with CBT’s Joe Gumm in a recent interview to share these three ways to combat the disruptors.

Feb 17, 2017

The Automotive Industry Will Be REDLINED With Disruption in 2017

President Trump, autonomous vehicles, and digital retailing will be in the driver’s seat for automotive disruption in 2017. The old guards of the industry continue to be challenged by new start-ups with totally bleeding edge business models. Merger and Acquisition activity in the auto space has been white hot according to Frazer McCombs Auto Ventures Summit.

Jan 04, 2017

CBT News - January 4, 2016

CEO Zach Klempf shares what your dealership can learn in the wake of the merger between Beepi and Fair.com

Jan 03, 2017

Digital Dealer Jan 2017 Issue

CEO Zach Klempf's featured article JanuaryJanaury 2017 issue of Digital Dealer magazine.

Dec 15, 2016

Auto Dealer Live - Disruption Show

Watch Selly Automotive CEO Zach Klempf on Auto Dealer Live discuss disruption in the automotive space with hosts David Villa and Dave Cribbs.

Oct 02, 2016

Automotive Finance in the Crosshair of a Big Millennial Makeover

None of us know anyone who would look back on their first car purchase and say, "Ah, I miss the good old days of buying and financing a car?"

Sep 13, 2016

What used-car dealers need to know about CRM

SAN FRANCISCO - Today’s car-buying marketplace demands nothing less than a connected, personalized customer experience. Consumers want dealerships to know who they are and what their interests are, and to anticipate the types of cars and services they need. They want to reach their salesperson whenever it’s convenient for them, whether by voice, e-mail, v...

Jun 28, 2016

Automotive Disruption at Mach Speed July 2016 issue

In the past 18 months, over $35 billion in major equity transactions have taken place within the automotive retail space.

Mar 31, 2016

Speeding up customer connections

Zach Klempf knew there had to be a better way, for both dealer management and the sales staff. Klempf envisioned a system that salespeople and managers would be encouraged to use because it was easy and quic...

Feb 25, 2016

Start-ups aim to change how you buy a car

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.market ...

Nov 28, 2015

Automotive Disruption From The Bay Area To Atlanta

The automotive landscape is being disrupted faster than ever before. If you thought the advent of the Internet during the late 1990s and eNever has the traditional automotive business model been under constant siege as it is today from multiple fronts. Technology has not only changed the car-buying experience but it is also relentlessly reshaping the entire ecosystem from dealership go-to-market ...

Sep 03, 2015

Your CRM May Be A Bad Fit With Your Dealership Business Model

Today’s car buying marketplace demands nothing less than a connected, personalized customer experience. Consumers want dealerships to know who they are and what their interests are, and to anticipate the types of cars and services they need. They want to reach their salesperson whenever it’s convenient for them, whether by voice, e-mail, video or text....

Jul 14, 2015

MOBILE FIRST STRATEGY IS A KEY CRM TREND IN 2015

Selly Automotive is featured on the cover of the July issue of Dealer Solutions. Selly Automotive is a mobile centric, social savvy, sales management platform purpose built for the modern dealership. Our goal is to save dealerships time and money while accelerating deal closures with an intuitive CRM interface delivered at a fraction of the cost of competitors.

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CRM a Key Component of Digital Dealership Model

May 22, 2017| Zach Klempf

Competition in the used vehicle business is stronger than ever, and it’s coming from all sides.Hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital has been invested into online sales platforms like Carvana and Vroom. General Motors is selling vehicles direct to the public through its GM Factory Collection. Utility models of transportation are weakening America’s...

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The Automotive Industry Will Be REDLINED With Disruption in 2017

February 23, 2017| Zach Klempf

President Trump, autonomous vehicles, and digital retailing will be in the driver’s seat for automotive disruption in 2017. The old guards of the industry continue to be challenged by new start-ups with totally bleeding edge business models. Merger and Acquisition activity in the auto space has been white hot according to Frazer McCombs Auto Ventures Summit. In...

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Automotive Finance in the Crosshair of a Big Millennial Makeover

October 4, 2016| Zach Klempf

None of us know anyone who would look back on their first car purchase and say, "Ah, I miss the good old days of buying and financing a car?"

Even baby boomers and Generation Xers recall their first car financing deal with groans more normally associated with root canals. Millennials in particular, with their one second click-to-load screen tolerance, have zero...

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What used-car dealers need to know about CRM

September 20, 2016| Zach Klempf

SAN FRANCISCO - Today’s car-buying marketplace demands nothing less than a connected, personalized customer experience. Consumers want dealerships to know who they are and what their interests are, and to anticipate the types of cars and services they need. They want to reach their salesperson whenever it’s convenient for them, whether by voice, e-mail, video or...

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Start-ups aim to change how you buy a car

July 29, 2016| Althea Chang

Start-ups aim to change how you buy a car

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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."I'd go as far to say that Silicon Valley is becoming the new Detroit for the automotive...

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Automotive Disruption at Mach Speed

July 1, 2016| Zach Klempf

In the past 18 months, over $35 billion in major equity transactions have taken place within the automotive retail space. In fact, 2013 and 2014 were two of the biggest years for private equity transactions in the sector since 2002. Not since the land speed record of Mach 1.020 was set by Andy Green in October 1997 has the space moved as fast. Clearly, digitizing...

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Every Car Dealership NEEDS the RIGHT CRM/ILM

May 24, 2016| Zach Klempf

It’s 2016 and never has the used car industry faced so much disruption! Over $450 million in venture capital has been invested into new automotive start-ups like Beepi and Carvana. Moreover, GM recently announced they will sell more than 30,000 vehicles direct through their pre-owned Lease/Fleet ‘GM Factory Collection,’ and Millennials are quickly adopting utility...

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Start-ups aim to change how you buy a car

February 7, 2016| Althea Chang

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. "I'd go as far to say that Silicon Valley is becoming the new Detroit for the automotive industry," said Zach Klempf, CEO of Selly Automotive, a firm that sells software...

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Automotive Disruption From The Bay Area To Atlanta

December 1, 2015| Zach Klempf

This post originally appeared on Tech Crunch via http://tcrn.ch/1YDLOKs

Never has the traditional automotive business model been under constant siege as it is today from multiple fronts. Technology has not only changed the car-buying experience but it is also relentlessly reshaping the entire ecosystem from dealership go-to-market strategies to the automobile...

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Your CRM May Be A Bad Fit With Your Dealership Business Model

September 5, 2015| Zach Klempf

Today’s car buying marketplace demands nothing less than a connected, personalized customer experience. Consumers want dealerships to know who they are and what their interests are, and to anticipate the types of cars and services they need. They want to reach their salesperson whenever it’s convenient for them, whether by voice, e-mail, video or text.

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