Dealer http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660931/more en Autoline Daily http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/autoline-daily <div class="node-body video-body">Chicago Adds EV Garbage Trucks to Fleet, UK Car Prices to Soar, Has the U.S. Hit Peak Auto Sales?</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/autoline-daily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/autoline-daily#comments Public Industry Dealer News & Analysis Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:47:00 +0000 830251 at http://wardsauto.com <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="paddings-wrapper"> <tbody> <tr class="paddings-wrapper__bottom_tr"> </tr> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="article-main__content-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="article-main__portrait-body"> <p class="article-main__readmore">&nbsp;</p> <p class="article-main__source">&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> <td class="paddings-wrapper__right_td" width="20">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr class="paddings-wrapper__bottom_tr"> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Security Experts Offer Car Dealers Advice in Era of Digital F&I http://wardsauto.com/f-i/security-experts-offer-car-dealers-advice-era-digital-fi <div class="field-byline"> Jim Leman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Safeguarding confidential information is critical to a dealership’s success,” says Justin Sprague of CDK Global.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/f-i/security-experts-offer-car-dealers-advice-era-digital-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/f-i/security-experts-offer-car-dealers-advice-era-digital-fi#comments Public F & I Dealer Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:29:00 +0000 1897181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Make security forethought, not afterthought, Maxim says.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> He Gets Car Dealership VIP Treatment But It Takes Too Long http://wardsauto.com/fixed-ops/he-gets-car-dealership-vip-treatment-it-takes-too-long <div class="node-body article-body">A VP of customer satisfaction has an unsatisfying experience. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fixed-ops/he-gets-car-dealership-vip-treatment-it-takes-too-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/fixed-ops/he-gets-car-dealership-vip-treatment-it-takes-too-long#comments Public Fixed Ops Dealer Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:47:00 +0000 1900481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;If dealers value customers, they must figure out how to help them,&rdquo; says Ferrara.</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> New Used-Car Rule Compliance Worth Double-Checking http://wardsauto.com/dealer/new-used-car-rule-compliance-worth-double-checking <div class="field-byline"> Vic Lance </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new rule, in effect since January, is meant to provide complete information for buyers so they are aware of the conditions of the used-vehicle sale and to protect consumers from potential unlawful practices by vehicle sellers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/new-used-car-rule-compliance-worth-double-checking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/new-used-car-rule-compliance-worth-double-checking#comments Public Retail Dealer Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:15:00 +0000 1896551 at http://wardsauto.com Mega-Store Puts All Three PSA Brands Under One Roof http://wardsauto.com/dealer/mega-store-puts-all-three-psa-brands-under-one-roof <div class="node-body article-body">The site is designed to support a full-year sales target of 4,320 vehicles (3,120 new and 1,200 used) and a volume of 40,000 hours of servicing per year in the brands’ after-sales workshop.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/mega-store-puts-all-three-psa-brands-under-one-roof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/mega-store-puts-all-three-psa-brands-under-one-roof#comments Public Retail Dealer Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:45:00 +0000 1897321 at http://wardsauto.com <p>PSA DS7 Crossback among offerings at new PSA mega-store.</p> Scary Truth About Dealership Data Security http://wardsauto.com/dealer/scary-truth-about-dealership-data-security <div class="field-byline"> Sharon Kitzman </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People often think business data is stolen by tech hackers working in basements. The problem usually is closer to home.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/scary-truth-about-dealership-data-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/scary-truth-about-dealership-data-security#comments Public Dealer Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:30:00 +0000 1885961 at http://wardsauto.com FCA Announces Dealer-Allocation Plan for ’18 Demon http://wardsauto.com/dealer/fca-announces-dealer-allocation-plan-18-demon <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers can begin ordering a Demon as early as Wednesday if they sold more than one Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in the past 12 months, but can order only as many Demons as they are allocated.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/fca-announces-dealer-allocation-plan-18-demon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/fca-announces-dealer-allocation-plan-18-demon#comments Public Engines Retail Technology Dealer Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:32:00 +0000 1899081 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Demon production begins in late summer, hits showrooms in fall.</strong></p> Used-Vehicle Show a Hit Among Spanish Consumers http://wardsauto.com/dealer/used-vehicle-show-hit-among-spanish-consumers <div class="node-body article-body">The Used Vehicle Show has become one of Spain’s premier automotive events, as used cars are the first option for 80% of buyers, up from 70% two years ago, according to a survey by GANVAM, the main association of Spanish auto dealers, vendors and repairers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/used-vehicle-show-hit-among-spanish-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/used-vehicle-show-hit-among-spanish-consumers#comments Public Retail Dealer Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:16:00 +0000 1890041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Used Vehicle Show saw 3,820 vehicle change hands over 10 days.</strong></p> Customer Retention Comes in Different F&I Packages at Dealerships http://wardsauto.com/f-i/customer-retention-comes-different-fi-packages-dealerships <div class="field-byline"> Jim Leman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers use a specific tire-protection program both to get a competitive advantage over aftermarket competitors, and also warm customers to purchasing value-added F&I products. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/f-i/customer-retention-comes-different-fi-packages-dealerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/f-i/customer-retention-comes-different-fi-packages-dealerships#comments Public F & I Dealer Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:09:00 +0000 1858291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tire-related plans can keep customers coming back to dealerships.</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Subprime Becomes Too Rich for Some Lenders’ Blood http://wardsauto.com/f-i/subprime-becomes-too-rich-some-lenders-blood <div class="node-body article-body">“Serious auto-loan delinquency rates are approaching levels not seen since the recession,” says TransUnion’s Brian Landau, adding that it’s important to keep it in perspective. He does so in a WardsAuto Q&A. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/f-i/subprime-becomes-too-rich-some-lenders-blood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/f-i/subprime-becomes-too-rich-some-lenders-blood#comments Public F & I Dealer Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:15:00 +0000 1888451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>No crash looming, says Landau. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m confident in saying that.&rdquo;</strong> &nbsp;</p>