Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Automotive Lenders ‘Fierce’ Competitors
“Wall Street is throwing money at lenders, lenders are throwing money at dealers and dealers are selling cars,” says an economist.
Why Call Them Auto Dealers?
Some people think auto-retailing name changes are in order.
Dealership Numbers Drop, Potential Buyers’ Interest Stays High 1
Dealership group executives tell what they look for and avoid when considering a store acquisition.
Free Advice for Present and Future Car Buyers
Some people are clueless when it comes to the ins and outs of a vehicle purchase. Financial literacy programs try to change that.
The Dealer 5 | February 25, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Ally Lengthens Its Extended Warranty on Vehicles
Ally Premier Protection pushes ultimate coverage up to 12 years and 150,000 miles.
Configurator Occupies Waiting Customers, Sells Accessories
Many dealers struggle with aftermarket sales. They shouldn’t, says Reynolds and Reynolds President Ron Lamb.
The Dealer 5 | February 23, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Auto Dealers Can Fight Price Competitors, Says Cars.Com CEO
Cars.com says its new RepairPal Certified program differentiates dealerships from national car-repair chains.
VW Golf R Is for Rapid 2
If you so choose, you could get in trouble in this performance car.
Lenders Press Federal Agency to Admit Mistakes
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau gets a letter questioning its lending-discrimination claims.
The Dealer 5 | February 18, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Internet Car Shoppers All Over the Place
Many online auto shoppers start out confused but end up confident, says a digital marketer.
The Dealer 5 | February 16, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | February 11, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
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