Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Ally Announces 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year Nominees
A helper of the homeless and an inspirer of youth are among those in the running for top honors.
Dealership Service-Department Marketing Sputters
Dealership prices are competitive. But thinking they’re high, many customers go elsewhere to get their cars fixed.
Dealership Service-Department Marketing Sputters
Dealership prices are competitive. But thinking they’re high, many customers go elsewhere to get their cars fixed.
The Dealer 5 | October 23, 2014 1
Dealership hits brick walls, CarMax is back on AutoTrader, Cars.Com, and which megadealer may be next on the auction block: Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | October 21, 2014
Dogs run wild at dealerships, Tesla poised for another loss, and men who love haggling: Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
Guys Like Car Haggling More, But Do They Get Better Deals?
New study cites the differences between genders while shopping for vehicles.
Guys Like Car Haggling More, But Do They Get Better Deals?
New study cites the differences between genders while shopping for vehicles.
The Dealer 5 | October 16, 2014
South Carolina dealership workers capture escapee, falling used-car prices change the equation, WardsAuto names 2014 Remarketing 150 and more: Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
Falling Used-Car Prices Drop on New-Car Market
With only an occasional downtick, used-car prices have enjoyed a winning streak because of high demand and low supplies. That’s changing.
The Dealer 5 | October 14, 2014
This year's models, blow-up eagles, and new strategies from dealers in China: Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | October 9, 2014
Accident at a dealership, defusing a bad situation, and passing the "airport test": Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
NADA Chairman: Dealer System ‘Good for Everyone’
Competition “makes the auto industry run like a Shelby Corbra,” says Forrest McConnell.
Toyota Minivan Plays It Cool 3
The minivan segment is not what it once was, but it remains important to Toyota.
The Dealer 5 | October 7, 2014
Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.
Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire Megadealer Van Tuyl Group
“The Van Tuyl Group fits perfectly into Berkshire Hathaway from both a financial and cultural viewpoint,” Warren Buffett says
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