Your Local Automotive Marketplace
DriveCities™ is a network of hyper-local automotive marketplace websites that allow automobile dealers, associations and other partners to join together and create their own community automotive marketplace. Dealers will finally have a voice in how they connect with buyers and sellers and do so with a minimal investment.
We are dedicated to providing dealers with an automotive marketplace with features never before combined in order to maximize the dealer's ability to connect with consumers. The largest investment your dealership will make is time and we realize this is far more valuable than the cost of joining DriveCities™. DriveCities is your partner and your success is ours.
Explore the DriveCities™ features below and please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or suggestions. Join us as we build America's Local Automotive Marketplace.
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SEO / Search Engine Optimized
Maximum vehicle marketing exposure. Every day potential customers are searching for automotive related content from shopping for a vehicle, looking for upcoming sales and events, service coupons, dealer searches to automotive financing and job listings. DriveCities™ is specifically designed to appear in organic search results which drives customers to the site. We have spent years perfecting our SEO techniques and continue to evolve in providing relevant results for customer searches. Every page is designed with search optimization in mind. Real dealers, real inventory, and relevant information for customers.
- All pages on the site are SEO optimized
- Search engines index (spider) sites continuously
- More vehicles = more visitors = more sales
DriveCities™ is committed to providing content that is accessible on mobile devices and tablets. It's a mobile world and consumers are on the go and our site is based on responsive design so that all screen sizes work beautifully.
- All content is mobile and tablet ready
- URL's are search engine friendly
Social Media Integration
Multiple channels to engage with customers and your content is integrated into the site.
Pre-Owned & Certified Inventory
List your entire used & new car inventory . Up-to-date new, certified, and pre-owned (used) inventory from dealers is the core product of each DriveCities™ site. Each dealer partner has the ability to display all of their inventory. Our flexible search forms allow potential buyers to browse a dealers' vehicles or narrow their selection down using a preset selection of criteria such as year, make, model, body style, price, mileage and even payment. Searches are lightning fast and typically performed in milliseconds. Unparalleled quality and accuracy is our goal and each dealer can upload multiple photos, detailed descriptions, and custom comments. Dealers can refresh their inventory multiple times throughout the day, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to ensure their vehicle data is accurate. We also use smart forms that remember a customers name and contact info so they don't need to retype it. In addition to the local DriveCities™ site, a dealers inventory will be broadcast to our additional partner websites such as DriveCertified.com.
- Dealers can "refresh" inventory multiple times throughout the day
- Smart Forms so that customers don't need to re-enter info
- Multiple photos, detailed descriptions and custom comments
- Inventory broadcast to additional partner sites
Verified Dealer Profiles
Get your dealer Verified! Dealers are provided with a "profile" in which they are encouraged to add as many details about their dealership as possible. These dealer"profile pages are indexed by all of the major search engines and greater content provides greater search results. In each profile, dealers can provide customers with coupons and discounts. Customers can search dealers by makes they sell, services offered, return policies, and warranties available to name a few.
- Verified Dealer Directory
- Photos of salespersons & dealership
- Offer coupons and other discounts
- Provide info about return policies and warranties
Sales Events & Calendar
Post and promote your sales events! Keep your customers up to date with a calendar of local automotive events, upcoming sales and much more. Have an upcoming Auto Show? Post it! Don't just stop there. Inform your audience about everything automotive related in your area from local car club gatherings, weekend drives, and even local sales. The more content you provide the more potential customers you will engage.
- Keep customers informed of upcoming events
- Post related gatherings such as car clubs meet-ups
- Offer coupons and other discounts
- Promote upcoming sales
News and Blog
Dealers and partners have control of one of the most effective methods of communicating on the web; the blog. Take charge of getting your message out to your customers. Inform your customers about a variety of topic that you choose. Search engines love blogs and your articles and topics will appear in searches thus driving traffic to your site. In addition, the articles you contribute are mobile optimized and can be read easily on any mobile device.
- Write articles about issues you feel are important
- Allow customers to comment on your articles *on approval
- Promote a variety of topics
- Post service repair tips
Accept finance applications from customers
- Accept finance applications
- Post special financing offers
Service & Parts
Every dealer can post their service and parts specials and offer coupons. This is the most under-utilized area of most websites and your service and parts manager will love an opportunity to attract new customers via the web. Accept service scheduling online and post coupons for service and order parts.
- Service Appointment scheduling
- Parts inquiries
- Post coupons
Jobs // Employment
Job postings can be very costly for dealers and DriveCities™ includes the ability for dealers to post jobs for every position available.
- Quickly post, re-post and remove jobs
- Easy to manage incoming job applications
Website Integrated Apps
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- Integrate your social media feeds
- Widgets for your website for Jobs, Coupons, and Events