Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Deluxe Pickups Combine Utility, Comfort
Gone are the days when truck interiors came in three trim levels: bare, barer and barest.
75% Say They Would Buy Vehicles Online
The A-to-Z digital purchase would include financing, negotiating, completing paperwork and arranging delivery.
75% Say They Would Buy Vehicles Online 2
The A-to-Z digital purchase would include financing, negotiating, completing paperwork and arranging delivery.
Tandem Conferences Take on Hot Topics
Auto marketers and dealers to discuss customer-centricity and social-media effectiveness.
Ally Replaces Mitsubishi’s Captive Lender
Broadening an existing relationship, a new agreement brings all of Ally’s financial products and services to the automaker’s nearly 380 U.S. dealers.
Auto Dealerships On Right Road But Not There Yet, Study Says
Cox Automotive President Sandy Schwartz cites three failed businesses as cautionary examples of not keeping up with the times.
The Dealer 5 | April 27, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Are 1-Hour Deals Doable at Car Dealerships? 3
eLend Solution’s Pete MacInnis believes a typical car purchase takes too long, and the culprit is F&I.
Are 1-Hour Deals Doable at Car Dealerships?
eLend Solution’s Pete MacInnis believes a typical car purchase takes too long, and the culprit is F&I.
The Dealer 5 | April 24, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Wrong Car Dealership Staffers Stuck Fielding Customer Questions 2
Service advisers and auto technicians say they’ve got other things to do than explain how infotainment systems work.
Auto Execs Cite Diesel Opportunities, Hurdles in U.S.
Market share for diesel-powered light vehicles was 2.7% in the U.S. last year. For gasoline counterparts, it was 93.8%
The Dealer 5 | April 22, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Auto Dealership Service Dept. Relationships Need Repairs
Two groups with different backgrounds and pay plans don’t often see eye to eye.
The Dealer 5 | April 20, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
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