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Modal (formerly Drive Motors) is a company providing eCommerce solutions for the automotive industry. It offers Modal Checkout, a product that transacts users inside store webpages and provides financing, electronic documents, appointment scheduling, targeted upsells, and verified trade-ins capabilities; Modal Shop, a suite of tools for interactive shopping, remote desking, check-in; and Modal Trade, a tool that enables users to provide vehicle photos and documents to verify a trade value.
TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitemodalup.com

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)22

Key People/Management at Modal

Aaron Krane

Aaron Krane

Founder and CEO

Modal Office Locations

Modal has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
235 Pine St #850, San Francisco
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Modal Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

Modal total Funding

$11.7 m

Modal latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Modal investors

Modal's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Modal has raised $11.7 m
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Modal Operating Metrics

Nov, 2019

Technology Partners

60
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Modal Online and Social Media Presence

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Modal News and Updates

Drive Motors Is Now Modal, Announces $5 Million From New Investors To Expand Its Automotive Digital Commerce Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Drive Motors, which provides digital commerce for some of the world's largest auto retailers and brands, today officially announced that it has changed its name to Modal (www.modalup.com), and raised $5 million of venture capital from...

Drive Motors Hires Lithia, Dealer.com Exec To Drive Strategic Partnerships With Auto Lenders And Manufacturers

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Drive Motors, which builds online car-buying solutions for the largest car-dealer groups, banks, and brands in the country, today announced Chris Gugliotta as its Head of Strategic Partnerships, a newly created position. Reporting to CEO Aaron...

Research Report on China's Electric Vehicle Drive Motor Industry, 2018-2022 - Chinese Drive Motors Surged From CNY 470 Million in 2013 to CNY 9.27 Billion in 2017

DUBLIN, Aug 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Research Report on China's Electric Vehicle Drive Motor Industry, 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. With government support and technological progress, the global electric vehicle market is developing rapidly....

Modal Blogs

Fireside Chat with Current Automotive

Chat with Seneca Giese, Co-Founder of Current Automotive, and discover how they are transforming the car-buying experience in Naperville, Illinois.

Webinar Recording: The 5 Biggest Online Retailing Challenges

As customer expectations continue to evolve, more and more dealers are turning to online retailing to reduce friction and surpass those expectations.Learn the 5 biggest challenges to effective online retailing and how to overcome them, profitably. 

The 5 Biggest Online Retailing Challenges

As customer expectations continue to evolve, more and more dealers are turning to online retailing to reduce friction and surpass those expectations.Learn the 5 biggest challenges to effective online retailing and how to overcome them, profitably. 

30-Second Product Spotlight: Seamless Sales

Order and lead information includes all the details you need to close the deal, delivered directly into your CRM - so you can make follow up even more frictionless.

Drive Motors is now Modal

Today, we’re excited to announce that Drive Motors is now Modal, the transparent digital commerce platform for automotive. Our new name reflects our singular focus on transparent technology and design, and we’re excited to share it with you!

Drive Motors Lands New Partnership with Mercedes-Benz USA

Recently, Mercedes-Benz USA selected Drive Motors as one of four certified vendor-partners for the Mercedes-Benz Digital Retailing Program to provide their customers with a seamless online-checkout platform. As an extension of the in-store experience, Drive Motors will enable Mercedes-Be…
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Modal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Modal founded?

    Modal was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Modal key executives?

    Modal's key executives are Aaron Krane.

  • How many employees does Modal have?

    Modal has 22 employees.

  • Who are Modal competitors?

    Competitors of Modal include RealTruck.com, ForeverCar and Quikr.

  • Where is Modal headquarters?

    Modal headquarters is located at 235 Pine St #850, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Modal offices?

    Modal has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Modal have?

    Modal has 1 office.