Steve Finlay

Steve
Finlay
Senior Editor,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
The Dealer 5 | December 17, 2014
Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
The Dealer 5 | December 15, 2014
"Green" buildings; good deals and cheap gas; 3 misconceptions about the web: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Shoppers Bite at Dealership Sweet Spots
Knowing what to put where on a website no longer is guesswork, says consultant John Quade.
Spin-Off Dealer IT Provider Plans More In-House R&D
The former ADP Dealer Services had followed a strategy of acquiring companies for their technology. CDK intends to change that.
Shared-Platform Auction Project Tricky
Much work remains on developing a system dubbed “the Hub.”
Shared-Platform Auction Project Tricky
Much work remains on developing a system dubbed “the Hub.”
The Dealer 5 | December 5, 2014
"Green" buildings; good deals and cheap gas; 3 misconceptions about the web: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Study: Dealership Employee Turnover Not So Bad After All
Turnover at new-car dealerships is significantly less than the private-sector average, says Ted Kraybill of ESI Trends.
Website Enhancements Aid Both Dealer and Customer, Says Strategist
Dealer websites will offer more “e-commerce enablement,” says Dave Winslow.
Website Enhancements Aid Both Dealer and Customer, Says Strategist
Dealer websites will offer more “e-commerce enablement,” says Dave Winslow.
The Dealer 5 | December 3, 2014
Buyers revenge; black and white and gold all over?; DMS as marketing juggernaut?: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Dealership Business Development Centers Debated 1
BDCs aren’t new, but they’re a topic of renewed interest – and debate.
Dealership Business Development Centers Debated
BDCs aren’t new, but they’re a topic of renewed interest – and debate.
The Dealer 5 | December 1, 2014
"Fast and Furious" joyriders; the Holiday selling frenzy; Nostalgia for the New Model season: Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web.
Used-Car Prices Dropping, Not Crashing 1
Rising new-car sales and incentives end a streak for pre-owned vehicle values.
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