Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
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.
GM Studies Amazon to Improve Factory-to-Dealership Vehicle Deliveries
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.
The Dealer 5 | June 26, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Selling Cars Different in and Within Idaho
“You’ve got to sell a car, live with yourself and be proud of what you do,” says Kevin Hanigan of the Idaho Auto Dealers Assn.
The Dealer 5 | June 24, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Mercedes Joins Growing Compact Commercial Van Segment
The Metris may look like a minivan but it isn’t built as one, says the head of the automaker’s U.S. van division.
The Dealer 5 | June 22, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | June 19, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | June 17, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
GM Dealer-Succession Bulletin Causes Consternation
Idaho dealers say they like doing business in a state that's not a land of megadealerships – with one notable exception.
The Dealer 5 | June 15, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
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