June 20, 2017 - Industry News
The Academy’s Tony Dupaquier will serve as emcee of F&I Think Tank, organizers announced this week. The trainer and F&I futurist will be responsible for guiding the discussions during the F&I 20 Group-like event.
Tags: Dealer, digital retailing, F&I director, F&I manager, F&I process, F&I Think Tank, Industry Summit, Objection Handling, Online F&I
June 8, 2017 - Industry News
F&I and Showroom’s Gregory Arroyo will chair the 20 Group-like event, which will close out Industry Summit 2017 on Sept. 14. This year’s theme: ‘Making F&I Great Again.’
Tags: Career Advice, F&I director, F&I manager, F&I process, F&I products, F&I Think Tank, F&I training, Industry Summit
January 27, 2017 - Industry News
Industry Summit moves to Dallas in September for its biggest annual event yet. It is scheduled for Sept. 11–14, 2017, at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.
January 25, 2017 - Industry News
The new solution was designed to provide streamlined lot management, a new F&I profit center, and proactive maintenance reminders.
Wise F&I's product lineup is now integrated with OptionSoft's menu software.
January 17, 2017 - Industry News
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the fuel efficiency rules that will guide the federal greenhouse gas and CAFE standards for 2022-2025 model-year vehicles.
Tags: CAFE Regulations, EPA, Fuel Economy, GHG
March 30, 2016 - Industry News
Jim Ziegler is headed to Tampa, Fla., to deliver his Profit Masters seminar at Dealer Summit, which is scheduled for May 3-5 at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel. Register by April 1 to save $100 off a full conference pass.
Tags: Dealer Summit, F&I Think Tank, Jim Ziegler, On the Point, Profit Masters
March 29, 2016 - Industry News
Protective Asset Protection’s Rich Moore will present a session dedicated to hiring and training Millennial workers at the upcoming Dealer Summit, organizers announced Monday.
Tags: Dealer Summit, Hiring, Millenials, Protective Asset Protection Division, Rich Moore
July 16, 2015 - Industry News
IAS and F&I and Showroom magazine have launched a new contest that will send five F&I managers to Industry Summit 2015. The competition will be used to tee up a special F&I manager- and agent-only workshop session at the magazine’s annual conference.
Tags: Ask Joe, F&I director, F&I manager, F&I products, F&I training, IAS, Industry Summit, Innovative Aftermarket Systems, Joe St. John
June 2, 2015 - Industry News
With government regulators keeping a close eye on the auto finance industry, Finance Express unveiled a new online system designed to help finance sources expedite recovery of ancillary product cancellation refunds.
Tags: auto finance, F&I Product Refunds, Finance Express, Finance Sources, Rich Apicella
The company rolled out its new Ally Premiere Protection after completing a three-month pilot. Test dealers gave Ally high marks for training and product transition.
Tags: Ally, Ally Premiere Protection, vehicle service contracts
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
Stronger pricing activity and fuel price trends highlighted a better-than-expected 2014 for used-vehicle prices, which outperformed 2013 levels and beat Black Book’s initial expectation.
Tags: Black Book, used-vehicle values
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
A new study released by the American Financial Services Association finds bias and high error rates in the CFPB's proxy methodology for determining disparate impact.
Tags: American Financial Services Association, CFPB, CFPB study
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
A House committee released a report this week that raised questions about how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration responded to consumer complaints regarding faulty ignition switches on GM vehicles.
Tags: Congress, General Motors, General Motors Recall, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld a lower court’s ruling that dealers did not have grounds to challenge Tesla Motors’ ability to sell vehicles in the state.
Tags: franchise, Lawsuit, Massachusetts, ruling, Tesla, Tesla Motors
September 2, 2014 - Industry News
The preconference seminar is designed for general managers, sales managers, BDC and Internet department directors, and F&I directors. The all-day seminar is being offered as a value-add for registrants of Industry Summit.
March 6, 2014 - Industry News
The biweekly and early loan payoff service kicks off a new campaign that touts its 10-year history in the automotive industry.
Bad weather causes drop in used sales, but conditions appear to have favored franchised dealers, the market research company found.
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
Clinton told dealers during the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Expo in New Orleans this week that building and selling cars 'helped create the American middle class.'
Tags: auto dealer, car dealer, economic recovery, economy, Hillary Clinton, NADA, NADA Convention & Expo, New Orleans
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Jeff Teague of Teague Ford Lincoln in El Dorado, Ark., was named 2014 TIME Dealer of the Year during a special ceremony at the NADA Convention & Expo.
Tags: 2014, Ally Financial, Jeff Teague, NADA, New Orleans, TIME Dealer of the Year
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Edmunds.com’s Price Promise now delivers leasing options for dealership customers.
Tags: Edmunds.com, haggle, leasing, PricePromise, Seth Berkowitz
January 16, 2014 - Industry News
A new study by comScore and initiated by Facebook shows that automotive campaigns on Facebook drive up consideration for brands and models advertised. They also drive down searches for competing brands.
Tags: Facebook, facebook advertising, social media, social media marketing
September 10, 2013 - Industry News
Cal Worthington, best known for his iconic TV ads that played on the most imaginative stunts to get customers to 'Go See Cal,' passed away Sunday afternoon.
Tags: advertising, auto dealer, Cal Worthington, car dealer, Ford, Go See Cal, marketing, obituary, Stephanie Forshee, TV commercial
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