Dealers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53467/more en The Dealer 5 | July 31, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-31-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-31-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-31-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1324111 at http://wardsauto.com Cyber Thieves See Car Dealers as Great Targets http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/cyber-thieves-see-car-dealers-great-targets <div class="field-byline"> Tony Petcou </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crooks have found they can grab as much data from several small businesses as from one larger enterprise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/cyber-thieves-see-car-dealers-great-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/cyber-thieves-see-car-dealers-great-targets#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Information Technology Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:13:00 +0000 1318941 at http://wardsauto.com Dealers Willing to Pay More for Quality Loan Services http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealers-willing-pay-more-quality-loan-services <div class="node-body article-body">Auto dealerships want lenders to speed up the processing of customer loans and leases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealers-willing-pay-more-quality-loan-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealers-willing-pay-more-quality-loan-services#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1320461 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dealers rank lenders high in commercial financing of inventory.</strong> &nbsp;</p> Acura Works to Enhance Customer Experience http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-works-enhance-customer-experience <div class="node-body article-body">An automaker that prides itself on its R&D wants to improve things at the other end of the spectrum: the dealership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-works-enhance-customer-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-works-enhance-customer-experience#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Acura Dealerships Retail Fixed Operations Internet Marketing Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:24:00 +0000 1322541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Acura pilot program wants dealers to provide A-1 sales and service.</strong></p> The Dealer 5 | July 29, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-29-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-29-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-july-29-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1322471 at http://wardsauto.com Here’s How to Maximize Used-Car F&I http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/here-s-how-maximize-used-car-fi <div class="field-byline"> Jim Leman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Not only aren’t used-car buyers second-class, they’re a better class than new-car buyers,” says consultant Ed French. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/here-s-how-maximize-used-car-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/here-s-how-maximize-used-car-fi#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1321371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Used-car buyers return to dealerships more often than new-car counterparts, French says.</strong> &nbsp;</p> Coming Soon: Virtual Dealerships in Real Dealerships http://wardsauto.com/dealers/coming-soon-virtual-dealerships-real-dealerships <div class="node-body article-body">Car stores of tomorrow are expected to use high-tech visuals to sell product. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/coming-soon-virtual-dealerships-real-dealerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/coming-soon-virtual-dealerships-real-dealerships#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Information Technology Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1320451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi VR experience allows customers wearing a headset to view wide assortment of configured cars. &nbsp;</strong></p> Maybach Designed for Moguls, Not Enthusiasts http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Put yourself in the place of a wealthy businessman in China, who uses the car as a rolling office in giant, traffic-choked cities and it makes perfect sense. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Mercedes Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Product Development Seats Test Drives Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:52:00 +0000 1311101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Opulent rear seating area and ultra-quiet cabin distinguish Maybach S600.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mercedes-Benz photo '16 Maybach S600 http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Maybach S600 rear-seating area is extravagant even by Mercedes S-Class standards, including deep-pile lamb’s-wool floor mats, and airline business-class style seats and fold-out personal tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-maybach-s600#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Maybach Product Development Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1319881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>More legroom and extravagance define Maybach S600.</strong></p> Personalization Requires Some Poking Around http://wardsauto.com/dealers/personalization-requires-some-poking-around <div class="node-body article-body">Some consumers are OK with auto dealers and others collecting data about them. Some aren’t. Some aren’t sure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/personalization-requires-some-poking-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/personalization-requires-some-poking-around#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Information Technology Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:47:00 +0000 1317261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;Trying to lead in this area,&rdquo; Frye says.</strong></p>