Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Mazda Dealerships Go From Orange and Green to Black and White
“Retail Evolution embodies the spirit and direction of the Mazda brand,” says the head of Mazda North American Operations.
Payment Gap Widens for New and Used Vehicles
Higher new-car prices account for the increasing difference in monthly payments, says Experian’s market report.
The Dealer 5 | August 26, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Many Drivers Don’t Use Pricey Vehicle Technology 2
Owners who say their car dealer didn’t explain a feature are more likely not to use it, according to a J.D. Power study.
Attorneys Wonder If CFPB Would Win in Court 1
A federal regulator has won lending- discrimination settlements against two automotive finance companies. More filings might follow.
The Dealer 5 | August 24, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
3D Printing Will Change Auto Industry, From Manufacturers to Dealers
Carlisle & Company predicts up-and-coming technology will allow auto dealerships to make about a third of their replacement parts.
The Dealer 5 | August 14, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Car Dealer Willing to Pay Price for Customer Happiness
Shaun Del Grande tells how his stores use social media for fun and profit.
The Dealer 5 | August 12, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | August 10, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | August 7, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
In a BTW, TrueCar Tells of Scott Painter Leaving as CEO
Some people say the company founder is good for the industry. Some people say he is bad for it. Either way, he sure has changed it.
The Dealer 5 | August 5, 2015
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Auto Dealers Sway Purchase Decisions
A study says the dealership experience is just as influential – and increasingly so – among younger buyers.
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