Top 20 Automotive Solution Companies - 2020

The recent spurt in disruptive technology innovation is increasing the excitement around driverless cars and new tracking systems. With these developments, the automotive industry is witnessing the manifestation of its long-cherished dreams. With the customer focus shifting toward enhanced experience, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are designing and developing software that is powered by cutting-edge sensors. Leveraging new-age analytics tools and solutions, modern vehicles are being turned into mobility-driven advanced communication systems.

The key focus in the automotive industry today is to improve customer lifecycle management and enhance upselling opportunities. The need for building relationships with customers goes beyond the average four–year upgrade cycle. On the technology side, innovations have intensified around AI. To improve safety and performance, companies are working to extract the capabilities of AI and combine it with deep learning. AI is also being leveraged to explore capabilities around simulation training and image recognition. The last decade saw the rise of optical hardware and software that makes the driving process easy by providing visual aids. On the dealer side, technologies are used to streamline their business processes such as managing reports and maintaining the inventory log of the vehicles sold, and record of customer responses.

Aware of the massive significance of customer engagement, automotive solution providers are introducing intuitive solutions that streamline the communication between the customer and the car manufacturer. With web- and mobile-based customer engagement technologies, automotive solution providers have improved the workflow between dealers and their customers.

This edition of CIOReview brings companies that are providing cutting-edge automotive solutions. We hope the exhaustive information presented in the publication comes in handy for you to choose the right automotive solution partners.

We present to you CIOReview’s, “20 Most Promising Automotive Solution Providers-2020.”

Top Automotive Solution Companies

Top Automotive Solution Companies

As a company that looks for constant growth, 700Credit is drawing a comprehensive roadmap with new products and service initiatives that are potential game-changers in the automobile industry. The company is looking to enhance the digital retail experience by identifying new ways to improve accurate payment quote delivery with automated verification of consumer income and identity verification at the point of sale.Since its inception, 700Credit has been providing credit reports direct or through integration channels, giving dealers access to consumers' credit reports from multiple credit bureaus. Serving over 14,000 customers across automotive, RV, powersports, and marine dealerships for more than 20 years, 700Credit has developed credit report solutions that provide a pleasant buying experience to consumers while helping them reduce the time spent at dealerships

Cidana is a top automotive technology solution provider offering advanced multimedia software and next-generation video coding solutions for the mobile, embedded, consumer electronics, and automotive market. A top automotive technology solution provider, Cidana is a pioneer in advanced multimedia software solutions for the mobile, embedded, consumer electronics, and automotive market. The company provides solutions for a broad array of products, including Digital TV players, multimedia SDKs, and optimized Audio Video Codec components. To top it all, the company extends responsive service and maintenance throughout the entire product lifecycle to ensure high quality

Incepted in 2008, DealerBuilt is a dealer management system provider who is on a mission to make a difference for automotive dealers by utilizing their time, talents, and resources. DealerBuilt integrated modules to fit every individual dealer needs including accounting, parts and service, sales and finance/insurance, payroll, customized reporting, and more. DealerBuilt has developed a full suite of integrated dealer management software modules that enables clients to take complete control of their DMS. DealerBuilt is laser-focused on providing a reliable DMS and the information needed to run a dealership business

DeepMap delivers high-definition (HD) mapping and localization solutions for autonomous driving. Founded in 2016, DeepMap entered the automotive space with the mission of accelerating the development of safe autonomous vehicles. Driven by a team of experienced engineers and product visionaries, the company is pushing the boundaries of autonomous technology. The company promises centimeter-level mapping and localization for a variety of road types and driving conditions

GrammaTech is helping the industry save lives and cost by filling the gaps in automotive software for secure interactions between in-house or procured applications and software components, resulting in a better driving experience. GrammaTech’s innovative code analysis solutions help clients identify issues early in the software development lifecycle with both static analysis and software composition analysis. Through static analysis, clients’ development teams can easily zero in on the bugs and vulnerabilities which can lead to unexpected behavior or make the software open to cyber exploitation

iKON Technologies was developed and continues to be improved by dealers for dealers. The company invests its people and technologies to partner with auto dealers to gain complete visibility and access over inventory, while using innovations to improve customer retention, loyalty and trust. The company solves one of the most significant challenges for automotive dealers today—inventory management as its system provides the answers to questions such as where is the vehicle on the lot, for how long, is it ready for sale, is the battery charged; where are the loaner cars, what is in collision repair, what is in the “get ready” process. This allows customers to monitor, protect, and optimize their mobile assets throughout the U.S.

Autel

Autel

Autel specializes in the R&D(Research and Development),production,sales and service of automotive intelligent diagnostics,detection and analysis systems and automotive electronic components,the products are mainly sold to more than 50 countries and regions such as the United States,Germany,the United Kingdom,and Australia,Autel is one of the world's leading providers of automotive intelligent diagnostics,inspection and TPMS(Tire Pressure Monitoring System)products and services.Autel has been deeply involved in the global automotive intelligent diagnosis and testing field for more than ten years,has now built three product lines including automotive diagnostic products,TPMS series for automotive tire pressure monitoring systems and ADAS series for automotive intelligent assisted driving systems.

Autosoft

Autosoft

Autosoft provides streamlined integrations across all departments, increase profits with real-time reporting especially in the automotive industry.Dealers voted and Autosoft came out on top.It's DMS is the all-time most recommended DMS on DrivingSales.com. The commpany deliver innovative solutions that drive better results for you.At Autosoft, they embrace change, encourage out-of-the-box thinking, and listen to our employees to help shape the future of our business. Autosoft is defined by its culture—we recruit and hire individuals that are passionate about their families, careers, and communities

CloudCar

CloudCar

CloudCar’s white-label platform for the automotive industry provides global access to cloud-based infotainment services, all through a single, voice-first interface. With our service integration platform, automakers take full control of the digital ecosystem to deliver a contextualized and personalized user experience in their cockpit of the future.CloudCar’s platform is designed and built for automotive manufacturers. OEMs can retain customer relationships via our white-label platform and capitalize on monetization opportunities by staying in control of the digital ecosystem and vehicle usage data

Cognomotiv

Cognomotiv

Cognomotiv has developed powerful edge- and cloud-AI models that are unique in their ability to perform and report sophisticated fault & failure detection and prediction in a resource constrained environment.Provides realtime services to automotive and transportation industries to certify the safety, security and proper functioning of connected, semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles throughout their operational lifecycle

EasyMile

EasyMile

Founded in 2014 in Toulouse - France we have close to 250 employees from more than 20 nationalities specialising in robotics, computer vision and vehicle dynamics, with more than 30 PhDs. We also have offices in Denver - USA, Berlin - Germany, Adelaide - Australia, Singapore, Tokyo - Japan and Dubai - UAE.a progressive company that develops software to automate transportation platforms without the need for dedicated infrastructure. EasyMile’s cutting-edge technology is revolutionising passenger and goods transportation, offering completely new mobility options. Clients include the world’s largest transport operators, city authorities, airports, corporations, business parks, and universities

ElasticM2M

ElasticM2M

ElasticM2M provides a massively scalable and flexible platform to build connected applications and maximize the value of your data using powerful analytics and machine learning.ElasticM2M offers Turn-key Telematics solutions for Automotive, Fleet, Asset Management and other markets. Our market solutions are branded for both partners and end customers and take full advantage of the Elastic Platform. Features include advanced Geospatial & Tracking, Reporting, Alerting, Analytics, and Branding services. Extend these solutions to consumers, field staff and other mobile works with our Mobile Services Platform

Gubagoo

Gubagoo

At the core of our solution is Gubagoo’s patented behavioral and scoring algorithm which makes each human interaction more intelligent and highly personalized, and contributes to superior lead conversion.The leader in conversational commerce for automotive providing digital retailing solution to activate the online car buying experience from the clients website or Facebook.More than 6,500 dealerships, including 90% of America’s top 150 dealer groups and certified OEM programs, rely on Gubagoo to sell more cars and create more satisfied customers

LeanTec

LeanTec

LeanTec is an inventory management solution that organizes products inside secure cabinets, carts & stock rooms and tracks their usage–all while gathering & reporting important data. This system helps Repair Facilities increase profits & efficiency and helps Distributors automate the ordering process and retain their customers

LotLinx

LotLinx

Underpinned by AI and machine learning technology, LotLinx’s patented inventory management platform, empowers automotive dealers to preemptively target specific aging vehicles and drive incremental customer engagement on them to avoid costly aging cycles. Way ahead of commercial applications, LotLinx’s platform utilizes deep machine intelligence to take into account different factors that influence and determine consumer buying behavior. Be it competitive stocking or pricing, turn rates, market demand, in-market shoppers, online activity, or even the weather, the platform covers everything to identify the specific units that are either going to pile up or sold at cut-rate prices and channelize the demand toward them

PDCommand

PDCommand

PDC is a fully web-based application. It houses all product data in its central repository providing users a single source for all information pertaining to their products. It allows users to leverage existing data by giving them the ability to import product data from spreadsheets, CSV files as well as other data sources and formats. Users can also create product information directly through the user interface. Products can be related to one another and images, PDF’s and other non-structured data can be attached to those products.PDC allows users to create custom or industry standard maintenance hierarchies. This is how users can categorize their products. PDC gives users the ability to quickly locate products with the use of it’s powerful parametric search capability or through Google-like key word searches. This allows users to manage a single or group of products quickly.

Recogni

Recogni

Recogni was incorporated in 2017 to help auto manufacturers reach Level 2+ vehicle autonomy, but our roots go way back to 2013.Recogni’s mission is to design a vision-oriented artificial intelligence system from the ground up. The system will deliver unprecedented inference performance through novel edge processing, allowing vehicles to see farther and make driving decisions faster than humans while consuming minimal amounts of energy. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. with operations in Munich, Germany and is backed by leading venture capital firms including GreatPoint Ventures with participation from Toyota AI Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Faurecia, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, and DNS Capital

Vayyar Imaging

Vayyar Imaging

Vayyar Imaging is a global leader in 4D radar imaging technology, providing highly advanced sensors to a wide variety of industries and the first to close the gap between the robustness of radars and the resolution of LiDAR. Vayyar started with a vision to develop a more effective way of detecting early-stage breast cancer using radio frequency technology. As our technology matured, we created new opportunities including automotive, smart home, robotics, retail, RF testing and medical. Our intelligent sensors can see through walls and objects and track and map everything happening in an environment in real-time. Unlike other products that rely on cameras and optics, Vayyar’s sensors do not collect any optic data, protecting users’ privacy at all times.

Zendrive

Zendrive

Analyzing billions of miles and millions of drivers, Zendrive has the world’s largest and fastest-growing data set for our mobile driving behavior tools. We’re taking on some of the biggest challenges in data science, machine learning, and more to make the world’s roads safer and to help apps take advantage of the new era of Mobile + Auto.The company significantly extends existing OBD-II product and telematics offerings with an effective software-first solution that works for every industry and end-point

Zonic Design

Zonic Design

Zonic provides a full range of Call Center and BDC services. These services are retail automotive focused delivered either on-shore or off-shore. Our US Territory operation in Puerto Rico specializes in “white glove” Spanish and English retail customer communications. Our “backstop” CRM solution allows our agents and your dealer personnel to work “virtually” together managing your portfolio of customers.Zonic provides all clients their program results via individual proprietary reporting portals. Program results can be observed while the program is occurring……all happening in a seamless near-real time process.