Dealers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53467/more en Forecast: LV SAAR Should Hold Steady in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-lv-saar-should-hold-steady-august <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.53 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.3 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-lv-saar-should-hold-steady-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-lv-saar-should-hold-steady-august#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:31:00 +0000 1338881 at http://wardsauto.com The Dealer 5 | August 28, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-august-28-2015 <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-august-28-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-august-28-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1338821 at http://wardsauto.com How to Secure Auto Dealer Bond Despite Bad Credit http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-secure-auto-dealer-bond-despite-bad-credit <div class="field-byline"> Eric Halsey </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Picking the right agency and demonstrating your experience in the auto industry can lead to success – and at a reasonable premium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-secure-auto-dealer-bond-despite-bad-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-secure-auto-dealer-bond-despite-bad-credit#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Management & Strategy Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1337131 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda Dealerships Go From Orange and Green to Black and White http://wardsauto.com/dealers/mazda-dealerships-go-orange-and-green-black-and-white <div class="node-body article-body"> “Retail Evolution embodies the spirit and direction of the Mazda brand,” says the head of Mazda North American Operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/mazda-dealerships-go-orange-and-green-black-and-white" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/mazda-dealerships-go-orange-and-green-black-and-white#comments Public Dealers North America Dealerships Retail Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:13:00 +0000 1338501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda&rsquo;s new dealership look.</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Payment Gap Widens for New and Used Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/payment-gap-widens-new-and-used-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">Higher new-car prices account for the increasing difference in monthly payments, says Experian’s market report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/payment-gap-widens-new-and-used-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/payment-gap-widens-new-and-used-vehicles#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Retail Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:06:00 +0000 1338181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Consumers look for ways to keep payments affordable, Zabritski says.</strong></p> Car Dealerships Enjoy Good Times; But Mind Those Costs http://wardsauto.com/dealers/car-dealerships-enjoy-good-times-mind-those-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Many dealers tend to focus more on sales and gross profit than expense management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/car-dealerships-enjoy-good-times-mind-those-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/car-dealerships-enjoy-good-times-mind-those-costs#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1336741 at http://wardsauto.com The Dealer 5 | August 26, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-august-26-2015 <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-august-26-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-august-26-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1337451 at http://wardsauto.com Let’s Talk About Talking to Car Dealership Customers http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/let-s-talk-about-talking-car-dealership-customers <div class="field-byline"> Nate Marquardt </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technology helps. How else would a dealer remember a customer’s favorite color? But it’s no replacement for conversation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/let-s-talk-about-talking-car-dealership-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/let-s-talk-about-talking-car-dealership-customers#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Internet Marketing Social Media Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:12:00 +0000 1336141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nate Marquardt</strong></p> Many Drivers Don’t Use Pricey Vehicle Technology http://wardsauto.com/north-america/many-drivers-don-t-use-pricey-vehicle-technology <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/many-drivers-don-t-use-pricey-vehicle-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/many-drivers-don-t-use-pricey-vehicle-technology#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Retail Vehicles & Technology Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:20:00 +0000 1336241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Many vehicle owners use smartphones over in-vehicle technology, J.D. Power&rsquo;s Kolodge says.</strong></p> Attorneys Wonder If CFPB Would Win in Court http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/attorneys-wonder-if-cfpb-would-win-court <div class="node-body article-body">A federal regulator has won lending- discrimination settlements against two automotive finance companies. More filings might follow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/attorneys-wonder-if-cfpb-would-win-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/attorneys-wonder-if-cfpb-would-win-court#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Ally Dealerships Honda Retail Regulatory Agencies Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:14:00 +0000 1336111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>CFPB Director Cordray &ldquo;has not backed down.&rdquo;</strong></p>