Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Enough With Millennials, How Will Gen Z Shop for Cars?
As eventual car buyers, people born in 1996 and later are expected to enter the market with their own set of traits, tastes and expectations.
Vehicle-Financing Industry Gears Up to Fight Regulator 5
Republicans taking control of Congress means more elected officials “willing to listen to us,” says American Financial Services Assn. CEO Chris Stinebert.
Car Payments Come First, As Always
A look at financial data rebuts a claim that people switched from making mortgage payments a top priority.
The Dealer 5 | January 21, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Auto Analyst Sees Stricter Lending Standards
Auto financing practices are returning to “more normal” levels, says Bank of America’s John Murphy.
GM’s ‘Tesla Fighter’ No Threat, Elon Musk Tells Detroit
The CEO of electric car maker Tesla is low-keyed in the Motor City.
Technology Would Give Car Shoppers Partial Access to Dealer-Only Auctions
Alteso’s proposal calls for consumers to see wholesale inventory. But restrictions would apply.
Technology Would Give Car Shoppers Partial Access to Dealer-Only Auctions 2
Alteso’s proposal calls for consumers to see wholesale inventory. But restrictions would apply.
The Dealer 5 | January 14, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Honda Comes on Strong at Product-Palooza Press Conference
The automaker isn’t saying if its upcoming dedicated hybrid will bear the Insight name.
Toyota Welcomes More Compact Pickup Competitors
’16 Toyota Tacoma wastes no time showing up at the Detroit Auto Show.
Here’s Hoping This Alfa Romeo Spider Won’t Bite
Alfa left the U.S. amid chronic complaints of product unreliability. The returning Italian automaker says this time it’s different.
The Dealer 5 | January 12, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Dealers Plan to Amp Up Digital-Marketing Efforts
NADA Chief Economist Steve Szakaly tells what to expect in the dealer world in 2015.
Dealers Plan to Amp Up Digital-Marketing Efforts
NADA Chief Economist Steve Szakaly tells what to expect in the dealer world in 2015.
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