Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
The Dealer 5 | July 10, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
5 Deadliest Mistakes Made in Credit-Bureau Disputes
“Five years ago, it was acceptable for credit reporting to be last on your list of worries, but that’s no longer the case,” AutoStar’s Richard Hudson says.
The Dealer 5 | July 8, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
84-Month Loans Slow Car Buying, Mazda Exec Says 4
The marketing vice president of the Japanese automaker’s U.S. unit talks about long loans, fresh product and the company’s non-interest in self-driving vehicles.
The Dealer 5 | July 6, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Five Dysfunctions Drag Down Car Dealerships 1
Available on demand is a WardsAuto/Ally webinar, “No More Turf Battles: Keeping Sales and F&I Teams Connected.”
Car Shoppers Get Serious on Fourth of July
Studies: Dealership phones will ring this weekend; certain models hit used-car lots faster than others; brand interest varies by region.
The Dealer 5 | July 1, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Dealer Group’s ‘Digital Army’ Amazes
Three stand-out car dealerships are different but share certain positive traits.
Dealer Group’s ‘Digital Army’ Amazes
Three stand-out car dealerships are different but share certain positive traits.
GM Studies Amazon to Improve Factory-to-Dealership Vehicle Deliveries 1
Chevrolet Silverado pickup at GM plant in Fort Wayne, IN, loaded on train car for shipping to dealership.
The Dealer 5 | June 29, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Confirming Appointments Reduces No-Show Rates
Nearly 90% of dealership customers and prospects will schedule a service appointment, if asked.
Confirming Appointments Reduces No-Show Rates
Nearly 90% of dealership customers and prospects will schedule a service appointment, if asked.
The Dealer 5 | June 26, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
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