The new alliance is aimed at providing industry decision makers with a unique portfolio of automotive information, vehicle and risk management tools.
The Network comprises the CAP portfolio of valuation products plus internet technology and stock location business Autolocate and fleet and dealer sector portals Fleet NewsNet and AM-online.
- the WEBbuilder tool kit, developed with IBM, to enable dealerships to create and manage their website, from its content, editorial and pictures, vehicle search and display facilities boosted by specification and equipment details direct from Cap Network databases, supported by Cap Network staff
- dealership locator to make customer contact easier, with location maps and directions and contact details
- a navigator allowing website visitors to compare vehicles with full details supplied by Cap, finance and tax calculators
used vehicle valuation, including future values
- Cap Connect, a new concept featuring a suite of components for use within dealerships enabling users to access a range of vehicle and market information.
A spokesman for Cap Network said: "The network is a genuine one-stop shop for automotive expertise, giving unrivalled breadth of support across the industry from tried, tested and trusted solution providers."
Cap Network is being launched today at Automotive Management's Digital Dealer Fair at the National Motorcyle Museum, Birmingham.