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General Motors Chooses AutoSoft In A Move To Complete Its North America Integrated Dealership Management System (IDMS) Strategy

West Middlesex, PA – AutoSoft Inc. (ASI) announced today that it has signed a contract with General Motors (GM) to deliver on behalf of GM, Integrated Dealership Management Systems (IDMS) throughout North America.  AutoSoft will utilize its current Windows-based DMS offering as the foundation for the IDMS solution moving forward automating dealerships accounting, parts, service, payroll, finance and CRM to improve overall efficiencies.  Terms of the contract are not being disclosed.

AutoSoft Inc. becomes one of only four “endorsed providers” that will deliver IDMS on behalf of GM to GM-branded dealerships as GM completes its North American IDMS strategy. General Motors dealers now have a wider choice of IDMS providers to choose from to simplify their technology requirements and streamline operations, resulting in improved productivity and increased customer satisfaction. 

AutoSoft is pleased to be part of the GM’s elite group of IDMS “endorsed providers” and looks forward to an equally beneficial relationship with GM.

“The recognition by General Motors of AutoSoft and the signing of this contract further establishes the presence of AutoSoft as the third-largest DMS provider in North America,” said Charlie Prophet, AutoSoft Chief Operating Officer. “We have had a long and successful relationship with General Motors and this move will only enhance our relationship moving forward.”  

About AutoSoft Inc.
A privately held company, AutoSoft has provided technology solutions to new-car dealerships for more than 20 years. AutoSoft today provides DMS solutions and support services to more than 1,700 dealerships nationwide. Its Windows and PC-based AutoSoft DMS operates on PCs and other equipment the dealership may already own, saving users hardware costs. The AutoSoft DMS provides full DCS integration with all domestic and most import manufacturers’ systems, including the GM RIM program, plus integration with many third-party solutions providers such as RouteOne and DealerTrack.


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