Finance & Insurance http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53294/more en Don’t Panic at Prospects of Flat Fees http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/don-t-panic-prospects-flat-fees <div class="field-byline"> John Stephens </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealership finance and insurance staffers should advise more and pitch less.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/don-t-panic-prospects-flat-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/don-t-panic-prospects-flat-fees#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers By Region U.S. Dealerships Finance & Insurance Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:04:00 +0000 1162051 at http://wardsauto.com Study Challenges Government Lending Disparity Allegations http://wardsauto.com/dealers/study-challenges-government-lending-disparity-allegations <div class="node-body article-body">The American Financial Services Assn. commissioned the study after a regulator’s analysis left many people scratching their heads. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/study-challenges-government-lending-disparity-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/study-challenges-government-lending-disparity-allegations#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Finance & Insurance Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:22:00 +0000 1163011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;AFSA&rsquo;s results much lower than what CFPB alleges as problematic,&rdquo; Stinebert says.</strong></p> Subprime Just Fine, Dire Predictions Aside http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subprime-just-fine-dire-predictions-aside <div class="node-body article-body">Conference attendees discount claims the growth in below-prime lending will end badly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subprime-just-fine-dire-predictions-aside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subprime-just-fine-dire-predictions-aside#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Finance & Insurance Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:34:00 +0000 1159651 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subprime customers loyal, Myers says.</strong></p> Vauxhall Downsizes New-Car Warranty Protection http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vauxhall-downsizes-new-car-warranty-protection <div class="node-body article-body">Chairman and Managing Director Tim Tozer cites the changing ownership landscape and significant investment in new technology as keys to the change from 100,000 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vauxhall-downsizes-new-car-warranty-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/vauxhall-downsizes-new-car-warranty-protection#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Opel/Vauxhall Sales & Marketing Finance & Insurance Vehicles in Operation Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:49:00 +0000 1132121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Current warranties remain in effect for original Vauxhall owners.</strong></p> NADA Chairman: Dealer System ‘Good for Everyone’ http://wardsauto.com/dealers/nada-chairman-dealer-system-good-everyone <div class="node-body article-body">Competition “makes the auto industry run like a Shelby Corbra,” says Forrest McConnell. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/nada-chairman-dealer-system-good-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/nada-chairman-dealer-system-good-everyone#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Regulations Retail Finance & Insurance National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:25:00 +0000 1132131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;Government trying to take away customer&rsquo;s right to get discount,&rdquo; McConnell says.</strong></p> Wait for It…F&I Pros Offer Tips on Doing It Right http://wardsauto.com/dealers/wait-it-fi-pros-offer-tips-doing-it-right <div class="node-body article-body">Some of the best in the business tell what it takes to be an effective dealership finance and insurance manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/wait-it-fi-pros-offer-tips-doing-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/wait-it-fi-pros-offer-tips-doing-it-right#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships 2014 WardsAuto F&I 150 Finance & Insurance Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1116251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Speed important at dealership.</strong></p> Online Tool Helps Car Shoppers Weigh Merits of Buying or Leasing http://wardsauto.com/dealers/online-tool-helps-car-shoppers-weigh-merits-buying-or-leasing <div class="node-body article-body">Well informed consumers do their research, Ally Financial’s Andrea Riley says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/online-tool-helps-car-shoppers-weigh-merits-buying-or-leasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/online-tool-helps-car-shoppers-weigh-merits-buying-or-leasing#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Finance & Insurance Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:01:00 +0000 1106811 at http://wardsauto.com Analysis Discounts Subprime ‘Bubble’ Fears http://wardsauto.com/retail/analysis-discounts-subprime-bubble-fears <div class="node-body article-body">“The lending landscape today is not the same as it was in 2007,” says economist Dennis Carlson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/retail/analysis-discounts-subprime-bubble-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/retail/analysis-discounts-subprime-bubble-fears#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Suppliers Finance & Insurance Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 1093281 at http://wardsauto.com Thailand Tailing First-Time Car-Buyer Loan Deadbeats http://wardsauto.com/politics/thailand-tailing-first-time-car-buyer-loan-deadbeats <div class="node-body article-body">The government is seeking to recover the TB100,000 ($3,137) tax refunds paid to buyers on condition they keep their vehicles for at least five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/thailand-tailing-first-time-car-buyer-loan-deadbeats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/thailand-tailing-first-time-car-buyer-loan-deadbeats#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Toyota Politics Finance & Insurance Incentives Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:37:00 +0000 1086161 at http://wardsauto.com Auto Loan Delinquencies Up, But Not Red Flags http://wardsauto.com/retail/auto-loan-delinquencies-not-red-flags <div class="node-body article-body">Delinquency rates remain “extremely low,” but they’re something to keep an eye on, says Experian Automotive’s Melinda Zabritski.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/retail/auto-loan-delinquencies-not-red-flags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/retail/auto-loan-delinquencies-not-red-flags#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Finance & Insurance Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:57:00 +0000 1089291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Some borrowers struggling, Zabritski says.</strong></p>