AutoSoft International (ASI) hopes to take most of the hard work out of selling automobiles. The company provides dealer management software that automotive retailers use to manage functions including inventory, accounting, customer relations, and service operations, as well as financing and insurance offerings. Other applications provide direct communications between the dealer and such manufacturers as DaimlerChrylser, Ford, and General Motors. ASI also provides professional services such as support, training, and consulting. Founded in 1988, the company provides its products and services to thousands of automotive retailers located throughout the United States.