Thursday, August 12, 2010
Autobytel Links With DriverSide.com
Irvine-based Autobytel and DriverSide, an online site which provides information about maintaining auto vehicles, said today that the two have teamed together on a relaunch of Autobytel's MyGarage feature. MyGarage was Autobytel's section for tracking auto maintenance and other information about users' cars. The companies said that DriverSide will power the new Autobytel MyGarage feature, providing such features as scheduling of auto maintenance and service, help and advice on solving maintenance issues, and updates on warranties and vehicle recalls. Financial details of the arrangement between the firms was not disclosed. The companies said they expect to relaunch the feature in the fourth quarter of the year. DriverSide is based in San Francisco, and venture backed by Allegis Capital and Catamount Ventures.