NEW YORK, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GoGoCar, leaders in the online car-buying experience, is pleased to announce Stanley P. Thomas has been named chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately.
GoGoCar is on a mission to change the way consumers buy and dealers sell vehicles online. Consumer frustration with the current car-buying process, and the growing importance of online research and negotiations, is creating a unique shift in the automotive landscape. In a recent Accenture survey of over 10,000 vehicle buyers, three-quarters of the respondents stated, "If given the opportunity, they would consider making their entire car-buying process online, including financing, price negotiation, back-office paperwork and home delivery." GoGoCar is committed to making this need a reality by introducing a platform that gives customers the ability to complete all research, paperwork and negotiations online, and only visit the dealership to either test drive or take ownership of their vehicle.
Thomas has been instrumental in the planning of GoGoCar since Founder Tony Urrutia hired T3 Consulting Group to help launch the company. Thomas is co-founder and managing principal of T3, an automotive consulting firm that helps startups, medium sized growth companies, and large enterprise companies grow their teams, solutions, and revenue in the automotive space. As CEO, Thomas will be responsible for the strategic direction of the new company, as well as developing and securing funding, building strategic partnerships, hiring and managing the GoGoCar team, and finally launching and introducing the new platform to the industry.
"Our vision is to simplify the car buying process for the buyer, save consumers money, and ultimately change the entire new car buying and selling process forever," said Urrutia. "With his vast network of automotive partnerships, negotiating and team-building skills, and strategic business expertise, Stan is clearly the right choice for bringing this next big disruptor to the forefront of our industry."
In addition to his role as CEO of GoGoCar and managing principal of T3 Consulting Group, Thomas has held management and executive positions with automotive companies the likes of DealerTrack, DealerUps, eCarList, and JM Family Enterprises.
"As an industry we've needed something like GoGoCar for a long time. Consumers are changing the way they want to interact with dealers when buying a vehicle, and we all need to adapt to fit the new model," said Thomas. "I'm honored to help bring this next big wave to the dealership buying process."
For more information on the launching of GoGoCar in summer 2016, visit www.gogocar.com.
The GoGoCar team comprises a unique mix of professionals dedicated to simplifying the car buying process, saving consumers money, and ultimately changing the car buying and selling process forever. Visit us at www.gogocar.com.
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