Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

Editor of WardsAuto Dealer Business magazine, Steve writes about automobile dealers and retail practices.

Articles
TrueCar Predicts Sales of 17 Million Vehicles in 2015
Other auto-sales predictions for 2015 are close to TrueCar’s, but not quite as bullish at this point.
Does Negotiating Cost Dealers Too Much? 2
Although people often say they disdain negotiating, the reality is they readily partake in it, often initiating it.
The Dealer 5 | December 22, 2014
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | December 19, 2014
Six creative car displays; Plumber's pickup goes to war; Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | December 17, 2014
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | December 15, 2014
"Green" buildings; good deals and cheap gas; 3 misconceptions about the web: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Shoppers Bite at Dealership Sweet Spots
Knowing what to put where on a website no longer is guesswork, says consultant John Quade.
Spin-Off Dealer IT Provider Plans More In-House R&D
The former ADP Dealer Services had followed a strategy of acquiring companies for their technology. CDK intends to change that.
Shared-Platform Auction Project Tricky
Much work remains on developing a system dubbed “the Hub.”
Shared-Platform Auction Project Tricky
Much work remains on developing a system dubbed “the Hub.”
The Dealer 5 | December 5, 2014
"Green" buildings; good deals and cheap gas; 3 misconceptions about the web: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Study: Dealership Employee Turnover Not So Bad After All
Turnover at new-car dealerships is significantly less than the private-sector average, says Ted Kraybill of ESI Trends.
Website Enhancements Aid Both Dealer and Customer, Says Strategist
Dealer websites will offer more “e-commerce enablement,” says Dave Winslow.
Website Enhancements Aid Both Dealer and Customer, Says Strategist
Dealer websites will offer more “e-commerce enablement,” says Dave Winslow.
The Dealer 5 | December 3, 2014
Buyers revenge; black and white and gold all over?; DMS as marketing juggernaut?: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
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