Dealer Car Search Joins LeadVenture’s Family of Brands

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LeadVenture welcomes Dealer Car Search to its market-leading portfolio of digital storefront and digital retail services. This acquisition provides a platform for LeadVenture’s growth strategy in the pre-owned auto market.

Dealer Car Search has spent more than a decade refining its proven suite of technology services to help more than 6,000 pre-owned auto dealers grow their revenue. The company’s digital storefront tools and superior customer service levels have won the Dealer Satisfaction Award for six years running. Dealer Car Search will continue to operate as a premier auto retail website and marketing provider under the umbrella of LeadVenture’s brand. Portico Capital Securities served as exclusive financial advisor to Dealer Car Search with respect to this transaction.

“We believe Dealer Car Search is the most full-featured platform with the greatest value proposition for pre-owned auto dealerships. We are thrilled to collaborate with this

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The Automotive Edge Computing Consortium Joins 3GPP as a Market Representation Partner

As an MRP, the AECC Will Provide Connected Car Ecosystem Market Requirements to 3GPP

The Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC), the organization working to explore the data and communications needs of the rapidly evolving connected car ecosystem, announced that it has joined the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) as a Market Representation Partner (MRP). 3GPP produces technical specifications, which are translated by relevant standards bodies into appropriate deliverables, such as standards. MRPs offer market advice to 3GPP about their specific sectors for consideration in the 3GPP’s specification planning and development.

Specifically, AECC plans to bring into 3GPP a consensus view of market requirements such as services, features and functionality that fall within the 3GPP’s scope of work. The AECC Liaison Committee worked with 3GPP to establish the AECC’s MRP.

“We look forward to collaborating with 3GPP, confirming the importance of engaging with other industry organizations that can benefit from the

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