Larry Dorfman will step aside as chief executive of APCO Holdings, the company he founded 35 years ago and grew to include the EasyCare, GWC Warranty, and Covideo brands, yielding the company’s chairman and CEO position to former J.D. Power head Finbarr O’Neill.
Brown & Brown Inc. has acquired the assets of United Development Systems Inc., the F&I performance and compliance management provider founded by Randy Crisorio in 1982.
F&I products provider and administrator Dealer Owned Warranty Company announced a new partnership with Allstate Dealer Services.
Organizers of November’s Industry Summit will offer free show passes to the first 100 dealers and dealership GMs who sign up online when registration opens this summer.
A survey of Automotive News’ top 150 U.S. auto retailers finds per-copy averages grew 4.6% to $1,482 in 2018, fueling a 7.5% increase in total F&I revenue.
Alpha Warranty Services earned a Workplace Wellness Award from the Utah Worksite Wellness Council.
Dealers and dealership personnel are invited to recognize their favorite industry partners by completing the online Dealers’ Choice Awards survey by May 31.
National Automotive Experts and NWAN named former Ford and CarSaver executive Grant Grigorian as the F&I product provider and administrator’s new chief financial officer.
This year’s Industry Summit will be held Nov. 4–6 at the New Orleans Marriott, offering the nation’s premier advanced F&I training curriculum, new and returning tracks and events, and free admission for the first 100 dealers and general managers who sign up when registration opens this summer.
The annual forecast for U.S. light-vehicle sales fell to 16.41 million as volume fell 2.3% year-over-year in an April that was expected to bring the year’s first gain following an underwhelming first quarter.
Edmunds analysts say it keeps getting harder for shoppers to afford a new car as prices continue to rise and interest rates remain elevated.
Former Assurant and The Warranty Group executive Justin Thomas has joined PayLink Direct as the financial services provider’s new president and COO.