Autobytel Inc., is an online leader offering consumer purchase requests and marketing resources to car dealers and manufacturers and providing consumers with the information they need to purchase new and used cars, pioneered the automotive Internet when it launched autobytel.com in 1995. Autobytel continues to offer innovative products and services to help consumers buy, and auto dealers and manufacturers sell, more used and new cars. Autobytel has helped tens of millions of automotive consumers research vehicles; connected thousands of dealers nationwide with motivated car buyers; and helped every major automaker market its brand online. Through its flagship website Autobytel.com®, its network of automotive sites, including Car.com℠ and MyGarage.com® and its respected online partners, Autobytel continues its dedication to innovating the industry’s highest quality Internet programs to provide consumers with a comprehensive and positive automotive research and purchasing experience, and auto dealers, dealer groups and auto manufacturers with one of the industry’s most productive and cost-effective customer referral and marketing programs.
As Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor® and through the MyGarage® vehicle ownership experience, Autobytel offers valuable shopping and research features to help consumers buy, sell and maintain their vehicles, including new and used car research, new and used car price quotes supplied by dealers and other vehicle sellers, used car vehicle listings as well as information and links to providers of insurance, auto finance, and other products and services. Autobytel’s specialty finance leads program provides consumers who may not be able to secure loans through conventional lending sources the opportunity to obtain vehicle financing and other services from dealers or finance institutions offering vehicle financing to these consumers.
By providing a convenient and comprehensive automotive consumer experience across the purchase and ownership lifecycle, Autobytel provides new value and touch-points for automotive marketers. The company’s web-based advertising and marketing programs help dealers and manufacturers build relationships with customers, as well as help them to efficiently manage and convert online business. Through Autobytel’s marketing network, the company connects dealerships with a steady, diverse stream of exceptionally motivated, serious shoppers, while providing both dealers and manufacturers with precision-targeted brand and product marketing opportunities. Autobytel supports automotive dealers with a range of tools, programs and value-added services to help them manage more customers, more efficiently. The Company’s specialty finance leads program provides incremental, efficient, often high-margin business to dealerships nationwide.