BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the STAR organization (Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail) announced that Tekion, a technology company, has joined STAR. Tekion is founded and led by Jay Vijayan, former CIO of Tesla, Inc., who was responsible for building Tesla’s digital and information systems and software platform from the ground up during the company’s early stage through its hyper-growth phase. Tekion is in the process of rolling out its Automotive Retail Cloud™ (ARC) products which are built using true cloud-native, cutting-edge technology, modernizing the end-to-end automotive retail experience, and connecting consumers, dealers, and OEMs.” data-reactid=”12″>BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the STAR organization (Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail) announced that Tekion, a technology company, has joined STAR. Tekion is founded and led by Jay Vijayan, former CIO of Tesla, Inc., who was responsible for building Tesla’s digital and information systems and software platform from the ground up during the company’s early stage through its hyper-growth phase. Tekion is in the process of rolling out its Automotive Retail Cloud™ (ARC) products which are built using true cloud-native, cutting-edge technology, modernizing the end-to-end automotive retail experience, and connecting consumers, dealers, and OEMs.

Nov 2019 Tekion has already gained dealer customers in 23 states and is growing rapidly.  ” data-reactid=”13″>Tekion has gained national attention in 2020 with its impressive platform, strong and proven leadership and notable investment and integration partners. Since the launch of its ARC platform in Nov 2019 Tekion has already gained dealer customers in 23 states and is growing rapidly.  

Rafael Maldonado (Vice President and CIO of the National Automobile Dealers Association) commented; “We are very excited that Tekion has joined STAR and we look forward to adding Tekion’s expertise to the STAR teams as we move forward with our objective of providing a broad framework and related standards for the secure interchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of auto retail information. As STAR membership grows, we continue to gain the collaboration and momentum necessary to realize our mission of delivering industry standards that allow for secure, global data interoperability using modern standards and technologies.”” data-reactid=”14″>STAR Chairman Rafael Maldonado (Vice President and CIO of the National Automobile Dealers Association) commented; “We are very excited that Tekion has joined STAR and we look forward to adding Tekion’s expertise to the STAR teams as we move forward with our objective of providing a broad framework and related standards for the secure interchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of auto retail information. As STAR membership grows, we continue to gain the collaboration and momentum necessary to realize our mission of delivering industry standards that allow for secure, global data interoperability using modern standards and technologies.”

California’s Silicon Valley, Tekion employs over 400 innovators globally. For more information visit https://www.tekion.com/.” data-reactid=”21″>Tekion provides leading edge business applications on the cloud and is currently focused on transforming the automotive industry through its Automotive Retail Cloud™ (ARC) products. Tekion inherently uses cutting-edge technologies to bring modern consumer experiences to life including IoT and ML/AI. Born in California’s Silicon Valley, Tekion employs over 400 innovators globally. For more information visit https://www.tekion.com/.

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