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eBay Motors, SHIFTMobility partner to drive independent repair shop parts sales

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 06:00
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SHIFTMobility Inc. (www.shiftmobility.com), creator of a telematics-enabled automotive platform, today announced a partnership with eBay Motors. It combines SHIFTMobility's mobile automotive aftermarket service center solutions with eBay's robust inventory of auto parts. 

Today's consumers have become accustomed to seamless experiences on their mobile devices, and automotive professionals are no exception. On eBay Motors, a single car part is purchased every three seconds via mobile devices. Couple this mobile-first preference with the rise of the connected vehicle and it's clear the automotive industry is poised for explosive growth on the right platform.

Today's repair order processes are costing repair shops an average of 15 minutes, but technology can enable a quicker experience. By integrating with eBay's APIs, ShopLite™  connects automotive repair shops to eBay's vast selection of aftermarket automotive parts. With ShopLite™, discovering and ordering the right part is a one-click affair. 

"Through this partnership with SHIFTMobility, we are extending our technology and expansive selection of automotive parts to independent repair shops," said Matt Thomas, Director of Merchandising, eBay Motors. "This relationship allows us to further provide a powerful and simplified shopping experience for these critical business customers."

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"We're excited to partner with eBay Motors and provide our users with access to one of the world's largest marketplaces of OEM, aftermarket, and hard-to-find parts," said Pavana Jain, CEO and co-founder of SHIFTMobility. "With our revolutionary connected service network comprised of repair centers, parts distributors, manufacturers, and vehicles, SHIFTMobility makes it easy for automotive service centers to estimate, order parts, connect to vehicles, and build customer loyalty through transparency."  

The integration with SHIFTMobility is part of a broader API initiative undertaken by eBay to help connect buyers and sellers together seamlessly. 

For additional information, visit www.shiftmobility.com. To get started using ShopLite™ powered by eBay, visit www.shiftmobility.com/ShopLite, or download the app from the Apple App Store® or Google Play™ store.


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