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DL Scanner (Customer Input)

With other automotive car dealership CRM for independents, creating CRM entries takes time away from the customer. CarDog’s mobile CRM allows the independent dealer to create that initial profile on the lot, beginning the sale process right away.

Communication (SMS, MMS and Video)

Keeping accurate records is a must for the independent car dealership. CarDog’s communication tools makes setting up inbound or outbound notifications easy. Set up via email, SMS/MMS text, and also call recording from the palm of your hand.

Trade Input (VIN Scan)

Quickly beginning the trade appraisal process can make or break a deal. With CarDog’s mobile CRM, car dealers can expedite trade input. Uploading VIN Scan, vehicle data, and photos to begin the appraisal process is simple and very easy.

Desk Deal (Max Profit)

How do you fine-tune your deals for improved closing rates? Can you also quickly swap credit app data or present figures to potential customers or lenders remotely? CarDog’s mobile automotive CRM allows you to work a deal remotely from any location.

Credit Push (All Lenders)

CarDog gives independent dealerships the flexibility to pull credit remotely. Access 700Credit, Route One, Dealertrack, or CUDL. Users can also push directly to lenders. Access print pre-filled paperwork to help maintain, speed and accuracy.

DMS Push (Most DMS's)

How are you currently expediting deals to through the DMS? Finally, the days of accessing several systems to push a deal through are done. CarDog’s mobile auto dealer CRM saves sales members and customers time. This helps to close deals faster.

Task Automation (Auto-Pilots)

Customize workflow through CarDog’s automation, therefore improving communication with customers. Set up automated alerts that create lead awareness and intensity. These alerts are created via your mobile device, email, and also on-screen desktop alerts.

Reports (On Demand)

Our car dealer CRM is packed with customized reporting tools. First, the activity manager overview (AMO) provides a snapshot of reports that are important to you. Second, customer activity can be accessed from any location. Finally, daily workflow activity is simplified.

Appraisal (Market Analysis)

Improve customer service, expedite trade-in data and also the appraisal process with CarDog. Real-time trade VIN decoding, photo upload, moreover accessing CARFAX, Autocheck, FirstLook and more for accurate appraisals – while talking to customers on the lot.

Target Market (Data Mining)

CarDog CRM can be used to design and also execute marketing campaigns. This certainly drives website and dealership traffic. Our mobile automotive CRM likewise permits you to identify potential customers, review metrics, ROI, and customized reports.

Inventory (Syndication)

Inventory management is simplified with CarDog. Import vehicle data via Mobile VIN Scan, update photos, vehicle descriptions, and instantly add a customer’s vehicle of interest from the point of sale. All of these tools are also mobile compatible.

Websites (Self Manage)

Another feature of CarDog is accessing your website from any device. Review website analytics, edit content, SEO, rebates & incentives, upload pricing rules, vehicle photos and descriptions. Or have CarDog’s web gurus design a custom Adaptive + Responsive website.

Automotive Car Dealership CRM for Independents

CarDog is perfect for the independent car dealership and likewise the automotive professional who demands streamlined efficiency. CarDog is a cloud-based CRM service that is also completely scalable, easy to use, yet robust. It is also accessible through multiple mobile or desktop devices at any time and from any location.


This mobile automotive CRM is filled with user-friendly tools that streamline communication. Send SMS/MMS text messages, automated phone calls, video messaging, and lead management to collect and organize sales leads. 


Manage and access your email, marketing tools or campaigns, and activity workflow with customized automation at your speed. Set up push notifications that create lead awareness and intensity likewise from your mobile device, email, and with on-screen desktop alerts.


Design, identify, and execute marketing campaigns from the CarDog custom dashboard. This mobile accessible auto CRM provides flexibility in managing effective marketing campaigns. Access marketing tools, review metrics, and also ROI.

Automotive CRM with Robust Sales Tools

CarDog’s automotive independent dealer CRM is designed to provide flexibility for time-strapped, privately-owned car dealerships. Our potent sales tools help improve workflows, streamline communication, and enhance the car sales process.

The mobile CRM platform permits sales professional, managers, and other staff to navigate the sales process from any mobile device – and from any location.

The non-intimidating dashboard and display screens are simple to read, access, and navigate, on laptops, desktops, tablets, and also your mobile device. As sales increase and your dealership expands, you have the flexibility to expand CarDog solutions on a scalable level.

Most importantly though, each CarDog service is fully supported and backed by a team ready to help.


Finally, an Automotive Car Dealership CRM for Independents that makes communication easy. The CRM is mobile friendly, is easy to use, and is loaded with tools that help reduce mistakes.

First of all, CarDog allows users to send SMS or video text messages to contacts saved. Second, users can also automate phone calls, review voice mails, and also follow-up with leads. Finally, it can be used by anyone at the dealership, from managers to sales associates.

MMS and SMS Text

Send and store mobile video or photos from contacts in the CRM. Because of these features, you can better access and send information from your mobile device. Therefore, communication is simple and easy.

Communicate Faster with Mobile Car Dealer CRM

The CarDog car dealership CRM can be configured to send automatic text messages to leads, customers, the sales team, vendors and more. Above all, the tools listed below are simple to use so users can simplify their communication.

Telephony Mobile Call Recording and Organization

Manage the impact of phone calls to customers so you can improve sales conversions. Save the phone calls and access them from the mobile CRM at any time.

Lead Management – Organize and Collect Sales Leads

Almost all car dealerships experience delays in lead management. The CarDog mobile CRM allows the sales team to collect and catalogs all leads. This means even more opportunity for follow-up and also improved sales conversions.


First of all, sales begin with collecting data. CarDog’s mobile CRM improves the task of data collection, from scanning a driver license, to likewise uploading VIN numbers from the lot.

Another benefit of this mobile CRM is remote inventory control. Users can create trade information, print documents, and also create deals. Furthermore, users can push deals to different departments for faster approvals.

Driver License Scanner

Rather than walking inside the office to take a photocopy why not scan the driver license from the lot? Take a picture of the driver license bar code and automatically populate a new customer CRM file.

Inventory VIN Scan

While some dealers have to manually input VIN numbers, with CarDog this is automated. As a result, vehicle data can be uploaded to the CarDog cloud, therefore improving sales efficiency and saving dealers time.

Upload Photos to Vehicle Profile

Many dealerships struggle with inserting relevant information to a vehicle profile. With CarDog, users can take photos with their mobile device and also upload and assign them. Users can also enter vehicle details remotely and likewise forward to the appraisal or trade department.

Desking Made Simple with EZ View

This single-screen, one-click desking tools can also be accessed from your mobile, desktop, or tablet. Therefore, sales productivity and accuracy are  improved. Users can also store and print pre-filled documents to finally improve the accuracy and speed of sales.


Automation at the dealership increases efficiency across the board. First and foremost, the CarDog Automotive Car Dealership CRM for Independents allows users to set up automated reports, notifications, and more. The Activity Workflow and Autopilot set up is likewise easy and flexible.

Activity Workflow – Autopilot Setup

Workflow, sales automation, and also communication can be set up with automatic tools from the Autopilot. Users can most noteworthy create automated reports to be sent to the dealership staff. As a result, work is streamlined and improved.

Notifications – Action-Based Alarms

Create action-based alarms with CarDog’s automated features. Desktop notifications, text or also email updates create lead awareness and intensity. Therefore, opportunities for sales and lead follow up are improved.

Our Solutions > License Scanner

Customer Input From the Lot

CarDog’s mobile CRM allows sales professional to begin a customer relationship on the right foot. Sales associates can scan the driver license and automatically populate a CRM individual customer profile. This provides a platform to store customer data, vehicles of interest, and better opportunities for follow-up.

Driver License Scan

With CarDog mobile technology, you can scan and upload a customer's driver license quickly - directly from the lot.

Auto Populate CRM

Once the license is scanned, CarDog will create a new customer profile or allow you to assign to an existing contact.

Build Relationships

The days of leaving the customer alone while you head into the office to make a photo copy are done.

Better Follow-Up

Access the customer records at anytime, which provides more opportunity for follow-up during slow times on the lot.

Our Solutions > Communication

Send, Receive, Store Text & Video

CarDog allows users to send, receive, store, organize, and access SMS or MMS video/picture text messages from customer profiles, vendor accounts, and more. 

Send and Receive Text

Recall customer contact information from the app, and directly send and receive text messages from them - without toggling between screens.

Video MMS Messaging

Take a video on your mobile device or tablet, then send directly to a potential customer, vendor, lender, managers and more.


Receive instant notification of incoming communication, and select between phone, text, email, and desktop answering.


CarDog's mobile platform allows you to organize text/video messaging and assign them to contacts in your CRM.

Our Solutions > Trade Input

Speed Up the Trade In Process

Don’t let the appraisal department slow your sales potential down. With CarDog, you can scan VIN number, access vehicle history reports, upload photos and video, and push forward to the decision makers – all from your mobile device.

VIN Scan

Take a photo of the VIN bar code, and let the CarDog eat. Automatically populate vehicle data to begin the trade in and appraisal process.

Update Vehicle Data

Quickly and easily insert important trade details including mileage, vehicle condition, or any special upgrades or features.

Upload Pictures

With the CarDog mobile app, sales associates can take photos of the vehicle, and upload them to the cloud-based CRM.

Retail Market Analysis

Scan within 150 miles to compare against similar year/make/model/trim vs how long it’s been in inventory. Filter options help assign an accurate price.

Our Solutions > Desk Deal

Work A Deal From Anywhere.

CarDog helps to reduce the headaches and frustration associated with working a deal. Our mobile technology allows sales associates and managers to pull data, input finance info, swap applicants, show customers figures, then push forward to sales managers for quicker approval. 

Desk Deals

Sales professionals and managers can desk deals to maximize profit by choice among four scan types, (selling or retail price, profit percentage, max profit or generic) ​

Tablet Enabled​

The CarDog App is tablet enabled, allowing sales managers and others to easily share screen data with customers, for quicker review and approval.

Credit App​

The CarDog App is tablet enabled, allowing sales managers and others to easily share screen data with customers, for quicker review and approval.

Push Forward to Approval​

Once everybody agrees on terms, the deal can be pushed forward via email, text or desktop notification for the managers and decision makers to review and approve.

Our Solutions > Credit Push

Expedite the Credit Process

Dealership sales and finance members can both use CarDog to expedite the credit approval process. Remotely pull multiple credit reports from 700Credit, Route One, Dealertrack, or CUDL and push directly to lenders.

Pull Credit

CarDog's mobile technology permits sales professional and finance department to pull credit from multiple agencies at the same time.

Access Pre-Printed Docs​

Upload and store customized pre-printed paperwork such as credit applications from different lenders, secondary credit app forms and print to any remote printer.

Improve Accuracy​

CarDog allows dealerships of all size to improve paperwork control, reduce errors, and protect their customers private data through our secure platform.​

Push Forward

When all credit info has been collected, sales team can quickly push data forward to finance and managers for faster approval and improved closing rates.​

Our Solutions > DMS Push

Faster Input to the DMS

We designed CarDog to integrate smoothly with most dealer management systems. This means reduced time pushing deals forward, faster data input, reduced need to insert duplicate information, and fewer mistakes.


Scan the VIN to instantly populate a new inventory record. Create a trade form, enter vehicle data, pictures, assign to customer profiles, and push forward through the DMS.

Sales History

CarDog's robust platform can be configured for personal taste or job specific access. Review sales history, access custom reporting, and review metrics remotely.

Deal Status

Connecting to all departments through an easy-to-navigate mobile app improves the approval process, which means quicker access to deal updates.

Customer Lookup

The convenience and flexibility of mobile access provides a quicker platform for looking up customer-specific sales and inventory records.

Our Solutions > Task Automation

Automate - Everything - Important

The Auto-Pilot task puts the power of automation in the palm of your hand. Set up automated actions to schedule events from the initial data input. CarDog will notify you whenever new communication, reports, or customer activity is sent in your direction.

Text Alerts​

CarDog gives multitasking sales professionals and dealership associates to set up automated text messaging alerts, accessible through any device you use CarDog.​

Email Alerts​

Never miss an email from customers, prospects, vendors or management, by setting up automated alerts that will let you know anytime an important email is sent your way. ​

Desktop Alerts

The desktop alert platform will populate an easy to read review of incoming information into the CarDog Platform. This feature works on both desktop or laptop devices. ​

Activity Workflow

A CRM is useless if it's not easy or convenient to use. The Activity Workflow set-ups can be configured to the personal preferences of each user, which provides a higher ROI for dealerships.

Our Solutions > Reports (AMO)

Activity Manager Overview

Reporting sales, payroll, customer satisfaction, and also lead follow-up is simple with CarDog. This car dealer CRM offers customized reporting that can also be configured for personal preference. The activity manager overview (AMO) provides a snapshot of reports relevant and critical for your success. 

Access Reports Anywhere

The mobile connectivity of CarDog allows users to access reports anywhere on the lot, on the road, in meetings, and from their smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop.

Customer Activity Updates

Never miss a customer related alert. Stay on top of updates of customer activity including approvals, trade-allowance, emails, text messages, missed phone calls and more.

Schedule Reports

Save time and receive accurate reporting. The CarDog platform can be configured to deliver automatic reports. Data should find the Dealership - not the other way around.

Reporting Snapshot

CarDog can be configured to provide managers, sales associates and other dealership employees with reporting snapshots of important and relevant to their job reports and customer data.

Our Solutions > Appraisals

Rapid Retail Analysis.

Improve the trade-in process with CarDog’s Appraisal App. Receive real-time trade updates, process VIN decoding, upload photos, while accessing CARFAX, Manheim MMS, Autocheck, and more for accurate retail analysis – without leaving the customer alone.

VIN Scan & Populate

Simply scan the VIN bar code on the vehicle, and the CarDog mobile car dealers CRM will auto-populate a new trade or vehicle input report.

Easy Data Input

Our data input fields are easy to use. Enter vehicle-specific data including mileage, vehicle condition, special features, and other relevant information.

Upload Photos

No more back and forth trips to the office to upload and send photos. The CarDog mobile app allows sales professionals to take and upload pictures to the cloud.

Automatic Descriptions

With CarDog's automatic descriptions, you'll maximize your SEO by inserting relative and search-friendly vehicle information – not cheesy lines.

Our Solutions > Target Market

Lead Data Collection Made Easy.

The CarDog mobile automotive CRM gives dealerships the flexibility to identify and target potential customers, organize data collection, review metrics, ROI, and customized reporting features.

Locate Potential Leads

CarDog's powerful tools allow users to create customized lead collection campaigns based on demographics, vehicle interest, and other criteria.

Organize Data

With each lead submission, the data can be organized in custom files, for easier access and improved opportunity for follow-up.

Review Metrics

All lead collection campaign can be individually reviewed for key performance indicators - which are also customized for each dealerships goals.

Fine-Tune for Success

Users can then fine-tune all campaigns to improve capture or closure rates, for improved sales opportunities and enhanced dealership profitability.

Our Solutions > Inventory

Update Vehicle Inventory

Improve your inventory management with CarDog. Users can import vehicle data through mobile VIN Scan, update vehicle descriptions, upload photos, and more. Assign vehicles of interest to a customers profile, for improved opportunities for follow-up.

Scan VIN

Simply take a photo or scan the VIN bar code and CarDog's mobile technology will upload the vehicles basic data.

Input Vehicle Specifics

Each text field is easy to access and use. Just type in vehicle specifics including mileage, special features, and save.

Insert Photos

Sales professionals can take photos with their mobile phones, upload to the vehicle profile, and save to the CarDog CRM.

Assign to Customers

The inventory tool permits sales associates to assign a vehicle of interest for specific customer profiles.

Our Solutions > Websites

Self Manage Your Website.

Access and edit your website content, data, inventory and tools – instantly from any device. Review your analytic data, update rebates & incentives, vehicle inventory, video and photos and more. website analytics, and edit content, SEO, rebates & incentives, upload pricing rules, vehicle photos, and descriptions.

Update Website Content

Make changes to the content on your website from any location. Edit or add content to home pages, sub-sections, inventory, and more.

Add or Delete Inventory

With CarDog's mobile technology, dealers can instantly add or delete vehicle inventory from the lot or as soon as the sale is finalized.

Rebates & Incentives

Running a special for the weekend? Want to set up or edit current rebates or dealer incentives remotely? CarDog makes that simple, flexible and convenient.

Custom Websites

Looking to have a professional automotive website development company build your business a custom site? CarDog's team is ready.

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