Our Customer Stories

See how AutoPlay customers use our smart digital tools to improve sales performance, accuracy, and efficiency.

Harcourts

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AutoPlay help selected offices within the Harcourts network raise the profile of their online listings with our Virtual Show Home Package. In our first few months of listing video over 10,000 videos were viewed on harcourts.co.nz – immediately making AutoPlay one of the most successful video vendors in this space. We’ve since moved past “proof of concept” and developed iPhone, desktop and iPad applications that allow agents to edit listings from anywhere, at any time. This has become a hugely popular tool and is often used by agents to help with appraisals and in listing presentations.

In early 2015 AutoPlay began providing video to the masses with a new, automated video product exclusive to Harcourts agents & offices. Using the Harcourts API AutoPlay are able to deliver custom videos that include overlaid icons for bedrooms, bathrooms and property size.

“We gave AutoPlay a strict brief – we did not want to have our office admin team spending all day “playing” with video software. If this was to fly it had to fit within our current administration costs. AutoPlay has not only met the brief but has surpassed our expectations – something I have found rare with technology companies”
Brian King, Harcourts Hamilton

toyota new zealand

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Toyota NZ have been working with AutoPlay since 2010 when we took over management of used vehicle inventory across the network – in the process streamlining TNZ’s data processes and dramatically cutting the amount of time wasted on double handling listings in systems that wouldn’t talk to each other.

We provide TNZ with a custom built API that feeds all used vehicle inventory through to individual dealership websites, and toyota.co.nz. We also work closely with the dealership network – providing tools such as Data Import/Export, Virtual Demos, Email Response Tool and Lead Management.

At any one time there are as many as 1,500 videos live on Toyota websites. Through our commitment to improving the quality of dealership listings and increasing the profile of used vehicle inventory AutoPlay have helped TNZ increase online used vehicle enquiry by 110% (Jan 2011 to Jan 2012)

Ray White

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Ray White agents in NZ & Australia have access to an automated video solution custom built for them. With a strong desire to improve the quality of property listings online, Ray White challenged AutoPlay to come up with a cost effective way of automating and streamlining the video creation process. The result was a tailored video solution utilising YouTube and Amazon Web Services to deliver video direct to both youtube.com and raywhite.com.

With integration to the Ray White ‘My Desktop’ system once offices sign up AutoPlay will automatically generate videos from a selection of transition and audio packages – making video accessible and cost effective across the whole network. Ray White offices & agents also have the ability to upgrade to our full Virtual Show Home product to personalise their property listings.

Kia

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Kia New Zealand

AutoPlay have worked with Kia NZ for a number of years – providing Virtual Demos, Live Leads and even dealer websites. At present we provide a custom API to populate the dealer used vehicle listings on kia.co.nz, and provide access to the Sales Pipeline in order to measure activity, performance and ROI throughout the Kia network.

The Sales Pipeline allows individual dealerships to manage leads more effectively and digitise the sales process through built in Test Drive forms and Email Response Tool. Dealers are also able to temporarily reserve KMNZ stock directly through the iPad App. At the brand level Kia are able to view leads, test drives and sales of any Kia, at any Kia dealership. Kia can also measure the true effect of promotional activity and contrast performance vs targets.

"We have worked with the team at AutoPlay for a number of years and have a good working relationship with them. They understand the requirements on both a corporate and dealer level and have shown a commitment to working closely with our dealers to provide the best solution"
Todd McDonald, General Manager, Kia Motors NZ

EMD

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European Motor Distributors New Zealand

The AutoPlay Sales Pipeline is the perfect blend of an incredibly easy to use application that yields extremely powerful results. European Motor Distributors obviously agree and in 2014 we rolled out the Sales Pipeline throughout their Volkswagen and Audi dealership networks to help manage and report on lead, test drive and sales activity.

This involved deploying the Sales Pipeline to over 100 iPads and providing training throughout the network. The Sales Pipeline is proving an extremely effective tool for tracking network activity – which is achieved through an interface with EMD’s Microsoft CRM system. AutoPlay have implemented a number of customisations for EMD dealers including showing EMD stock within each dealers account, and allowing Sales Managers to request assistance from head office directly from their leads in the Sales Pipeline application.

"We believe Autoplay is the most sophisticated and integrated lead management tool on the market at the moment, yet still offers great potential for future development to keep it at the forefront in this area. We have found Autoplay are a responsive New Zealand owned company who are committed to the concept of partnership with ourselves and our dealers."

Avon City Ford

Christchurch, NZ

We have been dealing with AutoPlay since the week they launched...
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North Harbour

Auckland, NZ

North Harbour Ford & Mazda has enjoyed a good working relationship with AutoPlay....
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John Andrew

Auckland, NZ

I would happily recommend Autoplay to anyone looking for assistance in the online automotive world.
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Manakau Toyota

Auckland, NZ

If any Motor Dealer wants to be a step above the rest, AutoPlay is definitely the way to go.
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HMC

Kapiti, NZ

We are loving AutoPlay….so easy and has sped up our daily processes.
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Orix

Auckland, NZ

I can't say enough how very impressed we are with the service AutoPlay offer and how easy...
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Silvester

Auckland, NZ

AutoPlay Account Managers have been exceptionally great to deal with...
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Winger

Hamilton, NZ

The system that you showed me is amazing. I love it and can’t wait to be using it...
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