In case you missed it over the Memorial Day weekend, Autobytel has acquired Dealix, a move that puts a leading provider of online automotive services connecting consumers with dealers together with Dealix Corporation and Autotegrity, Inc.for $25M cash.
The acquisition adds approximately 600 retail new dealers and 300 retail used dealers to the Autobytel network, for a combined total of approximately 4,954 dealers.
One of the most substantive benefits to the dealer clients of both companies is enhanced analytics, consumer acquisition strategies, & product development teams.
V2V or Vehicle to Vehicle communications that will avoid car accidents are being perfected by advancing research, development, and testing.
More than One Million people are killed by automobiles worldwide every year, including over 30,000 deaths and 5 M crashes in the U.S. alone
This breakthrough technology in cars that talk to each other will avoid accidents, loss of life, and extensive vehicle damage.
V2V is said to have a greater impact on vehicle safety than autonomous or self-driving vehicles. Linking cars wirelessly will have a big effect on road safety.
Vehicle manufacturers face complex challenges from car computers processing data, hackers, and human interface issues but GM, U of Michigan and NHTSA working to solve all constraints.