NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. and ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TSD (tsdweb.com) and Clutch Technologies (driveclutch.com) today announced a strategic alliance to bring together TSD's fleet management solutions and Clutch's leading automotive subscription and consumer mobility platform. The alliance will enable interoperability between the companies' technology platforms and will create a wide range of capabilities for the automotive industry.
"Together we will offer best-in-class solutions such as pick-up and delivery and telematics-enabled fleet management that forward-thinking OEMs and dealers are seeking," said Shawn Concannon, Executive Vice President at TSD.
Dealers and OEMs, many of whom are customers of both TSD and Clutch, are actively evolving loaner fleets into "mobility fleets" to provide consumers with convenient and flexible access to vehicles. Through the integration of TSD's automotive loaner management platform and Clutch's mobility platform, the automotive industry will now be able to:
- Provide "Pick-up and Delivery" capabilities using service loaners coordinated via intelligent workflow and scheduling tools.
- Provision telematics services for service loaners to enable real-time fleet status and recovery of fuel and toll charges.
- Integrate service loaner vehicles into consumer mobility programs including subscription, rental and other offerings.
"Technology is enabling new ways for the automotive industry to provide vehicle access and experiences to consumers," said Vince Zappa, President of Clutch. "Together with TSD, we will enable better retail and service experiences, new operational capabilities, and unlock opportunities for dealers to monetize service loaner fleets in mobility."
For more than 30 years, TSD has designed and delivered cutting-edge fleet management software solutions to help our clients manage their rental and loaner car fleets. Our solutions are used by dealerships, rental companies, auto manufacturers and public auto groups worldwide. We're proud to drive the temporary transportation industry forward. Discover TSD at www.tsdweb.com
About Clutch Technologies
Clutch Technologies is the leader in consumer subscription and mobility software for the automotive industry. Clutch's technology platform enables mobility services that provide convenience and flexibility for every driver. Clutch is fueling services for more than 40 dealers and OEMs in 27 states around the country. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Automotive. Learn more about Clutch at www.driveclutch.com.
SOURCE Clutch Technologies