Dealers take GM-Reynolds agreement in stride

Chappell, Lindsay
May 2000
Automotive News;5/29/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5876, p43
Trade Publication
Reports on the subdued reaction of automobile retailers to General Motors (GM) Corp.'s proposed 10 percent ownership of the retail computer services provider Reynolds & Reynolds Co. Announcement of Reynolds that it would become GM's preferred provider of dealer management systems; Reynolds' access to confidential financial data from dealers; Blurring of borders between industry rivals.


Related Articles

  • GM dealers ponder Reynolds: Stay or go? Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;4/7/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6302, p8 

    The article offers information regarding the settlement between General Motors Corp. and its dealers concerning the use of a GM Integrated Dealer Management System (IDMS), supplied and maintained by Reynolds & Reynolds Co. It's stated that as part of an out-of-court settlement of GM-Reynolds...

  • GM, Saturn: What's after Reynolds? Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;2/18/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6295, p93 

    The article reports on the reaction of automobile dealers of Saturn Corp., a division of General Motors Corp. (GM), when chairman Bob Brockman of Reynolds and Reynolds Co. announced that the company will no longer sell its GM Integrated Dealer Management System in the U.S. It is stated that many...

  • Saturn will choose store system soon. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;3/24/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6300, p36 

    The article reports on issues related to a dealership management system to be installed by Saturn Corp., a division of General Motors Corp. (GM). As reported, Reynolds and Reynolds Co. had not installed the system in any Saturn dealership when it dropped out. It is further reported that Reynolds...

  • Dealers must choose: Reynolds, GM -- or start over. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;5/5/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6306, p44 

    The article reports that automobile dealers have to choose between Reynolds and Reynolds Co. and General Motors Corp. (GM) Integrated Dealer Management System (IDMS) for service contracts. Reynolds does not expect a mass exodus of these dealers, even though GM is actively encouraging them to...

  • ADP snipes at GM-Reynolds deal for Saturn. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;2/6/2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6188, p100 

    This article reports on the complaint made by ADP Dealer Services Inc. executives that General Motors Corp. (GM) used Saturn dealers as a bargaining chip to negotiate price concessions from Reynolds & Reynolds Co. GM said in December 2005 that its Saturn dealerships must switch to a Reynolds...

  • IT rivals see opportunity in Reynolds-GM spat. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;12/3/2007, Vol. 82 Issue 6284, p55 

    The article reports that as General Motors Corp. (GM) and Reynolds & Reynolds Co. battle in court, other vendors of information technology see a chance to grab business from Reynolds. Reynolds sued GM in November 2007 contending the automaker breached a contract by ordering it to rewrite its...

  • Reynolds lands Saturn deal. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;12/19/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6181, p3 

    This article reports that Saturn Corp.'s 440 dealerships in the U.S. will switch to a Reynolds and Reynolds Co. computer system starting in 2007. The Reynolds system will replace the existing dealer management system from ADP Dealer Services of Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Reynolds CEO Finbarr...

  • GM minority dealers can buy supplies on Net.  // Automotive News;12/17/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5962, p38 

    Reports the agreement between Reynolds and Reynolds Co. and General Motors Minority Dealers Association to provide membership with capability to buy supplies online as lower prices in Dayton, Ohio.

  • GM encourages dealers to use Reynolds or Quorum systems. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;1/9/2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6184, p1 

    The article reports that General Motors Corp. is asking its 7,300 dealerships in the U.S. and Canada to use computer systems and services from either Reynolds and Reynolds Co. or Canadian vendor Quorum Information Technologies Inc. The average monthly cost of a dealer management system is about...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics