The Automotive Association Middle East and North Africa (AMENA Automotive) announced a strategic partnership with CDK Global in pursuit of enriching the regional automotive industry. CDK Global Inc. provides software and technology solutions for automotive retailers across the world.

AMENA Automotive has always been a partnership-led company, and as such welcomes CDK Global as one of its newest partners. With the latter’s support, AMENA Automotive aims to increase transparency and data-driven decision making.

CDK Global is a leading provider of integrated information technology and digital solutions to the automotive retail and related industries. Peter Rodrigues, Product Marketing Director at CDK Global Middle East, stated: “CDK Global considers itself a key partner to the automotive industry and aligns strongly with associations such as AMENA that support dealers, importers and OEMs for the betterment of the industry as a whole.”

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From the left: Justin Ashton, Sales Director MENA at CDK Global, Janne Kilpeläinen, General Manager at CDK Global, and Alan Whaley, Chairman, AMENA Automotive.

The company offers Dealer Management Systems (DMS), a portfolio of layered software applications and services for automotive retailers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and consumers. It also enables other industry participants manage acquisition, sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, and repair and maintenance of vehicles.

With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is the leader in providing online services and digital marketing solutions to automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focusing on end-to-end automotive commerce solutions, CDK Global is the provider for dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. Approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers are served by the firm.

AMENA Automotive is an independent automotive association for manufacturers, dealers, professionals and third party suppliers in the automotive industry in the Middle East and North Africa. The primary goal behind AMENA is to foster prosperity and success in the regional automotive industry. Through knowledge sharing, thought leadership, and market intelligence, AMENA raises the profile of the industry.