Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR) is a nonprofit, dues-paying organization whose members include dealers, manufacturers, business system providers, and automotive related industry organizations. More....
As a member of STAR, you will have the opportunity to help develop voluntary industry information technology (IT) standards, which can improve the operational performance, effectiveness, timeliness and competitiveness of your company and it’s business partners...More...
The existence of an international standard for automotive credit data that supports web services allowed Ford Motor Credit's GDI to provide a single, consistent inter- face across multiple markets. As GDI expands to additional dealer systems and markets, we have a proven, widely accepted message structure to offer our partners.
– Ford Motor Credit Company , Dearborn, Michigan
We have enjoyed having to develop once, and to customize as other members need enhancements. This has provided a good ROI on our Development team, and provides a much shorter timeline to complete applications!
– PBS Financial Systems , Calgary, AB, Canada
Inefficiencies of the past become problems and roadblocks in this new agile technology world. Cloud systems, autonomous distributed platforms powered by AI require efficient interoperability standards. STAR provides the platform where automotive retail can establish common interfaces and standards. The STAR standards are flexible enough to allow innovation, while adhering to important integration contracts.