Dealertrack Technologies Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in August 2001. The Company and its web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, aftermarket providers and other service providers. It operates the online credit application networks in the United States and Canada. The Company provides solution for automotive retailers which include; Dealer Management solutions, which provide franchised and independent dealers with a dealer management system (DMS) featuring easy-to-use tools and real-time data access to enhance their efficiency; Sales and F&I solutions, which allow dealers to streamline the in-store and online sales and financing processes as they structure deals from a single integrated platform; Inventory solutions, which deliver vehicle inventory management, merchandising, and transportation offerings to help dealers accelerate used-vehicle turn rates and assisting with the facilitation of vehicle delivery; Interactive solutions, which deliver digital marketing and website offerings to assist dealers in achieving lead conversion rates by helping optimize the maximum amount of shoppers to their websites; Registration & Titling solutions, which include online motor vehicle registration and cross-state vehicle registration services; and Collateral Management solutions, which include electronic lien and titling applications and services, title and collateral administration, as well as its digital contracting processing services. The Company offers product such as; DealTransfer , CreditOnline , SalesMaker , Dealertrack eCarList , et cetera. It competes with automotive finance credit application processors, including AppOne, CUDL, Finance Express, Open Dealer Exchange, and RouteOne; proprietary finance credit application processing systems, including those used and provided to dealers by BMW Financial Services and Volkswagen Credit; dealer management system providers, including ADP, Auto/Mate, AutoSoft, and Reynolds and Reynolds; providers of vehicle electronic registration solutions, including AVRS, CVR, ELS, MVSC, and TitleTec; and vehicle shipping and transportation providers, including uShip, Openlane Transport/CarsArrive Network, and Ready Auto Transport/1Dispatch.com. The Company relies upon a combination of trademark, trade secret, copyright, patent and unfair competition laws, as well as license agreements and other contractual provisions, to protect its intellectual property and other proprietary rights. The indirect automotive financing and automotive retail industries are subject to extensive and complex federal and state regulation.