CarNow’s Real-Time Retail platform is a comprehensive, live-data technology platform that empowers dealers to seamlessly manage every step of the car-buying journey. Combining all of the customer communication and digital retailing solutions CarNow is known for into a single platform experience, Real-Time Retail empowers dealers to provide unparalleled customer experiences, optimize operations, and drive revenue growth like never before.
From conversational calls-to-action to enhanced showroom processes leading to seamless online to in-store transitions, Real-Time Retail is the dealer retailing system that provides a competitive edge in an evolving market. With CarNow, serve customers in real-time through an end-to-end transaction, defragment the customer experience, and eliminate traditional points of frustration throughout the car-buying journey.
Enhanced Online to In-Store Experiences
CarNow’s showroom tool merges the virtual and in-store showroom experiences into a seamless process, empowering customers to easily continue in the store where they left off online and allowing you to continue negotiating the deal while sitting with the customer.
With live co-browsing features, customers can engage in Q&A and negotiate in real-time with your in-store team, including the ability to activate video chat.
Drive More Conversions
Further enhance the digital retailing experience and generate high-quality leads that are more likely to convert with customizable entry points (deep links).
Seamless Trade Solutions
CarNow’s growing list of trade partner integrations includes KBB, TP, ICO, and TIV, with this process made easier than ever with customer VIN and license plate pull features.
Flexible Credit Checks for Buyers
Offer customers both soft and hard credit pull options during the buying journey via 700Credit, RouteOne, and Dealertrack, while providing an instant customer callback option that populates directly in the UX.
Transparent F&I Processes
Display actual prices of F&I products and vehicle accessories from your providers, giving customers the time, tools, transparency, and confidence to decide without the traditional pressures of the Porsche Center.
Live Insights for Smarter Decisions
With real-time access to customer actions, changes, and data, gain full visibility and better intel for negotiation.
Seamless Integration with Top DMS Providers
CarNow’s platform directly integrates with a growing number of DMS providers, including Reynolds & Reynolds, CDK Global, Dealertrack, and DealerBuilt.
Assisting Agents to Close Deals
Your selling agents can capitalize on qualified, in-the-moment prospects by activating a notification that prompts and prepares a manager to enter the conversation at just the right moment – anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
Engage Customers with Personalized Communications
Using natural language responses, move clients through critical steps of the car-buying journey, including scheduling a test drive, valuing a trade-in, pre-qualifying for credit, and getting an e-price.
Messaging Made Easy
CarNow’s growing list of messaging integrations includes Invite, Facebook, Apple Messages for Business, Google Analytics, CarWars, Impal, LotLinx, Trade, AutoTrader, WhatsApp, Google Inventory (excluding Mazda), Facebook Inventory, and YouTube. The platform also includes click-to-text and video chat functionalities.
Seamless Service Booking Experiences
CarNow’s agents are fully trained to utilize your online service scheduling tools and programs to directly schedule service appointments with your customers.
Engage Customers with Immersive Content
The CarNow platform’s rich content offerings include virtual brochures, vehicle comparisons, e-business cards, YouTube links, and finance application solutions.
Stay Connected Anytime
Easily communicate with your customers on the go with CarNow’s DealerHome mobile app, available in both the App Store and Google Play Store.