Agents have every motivation to explore new ways to protect and improve F&I production and profitability. Fear of lost sales has prevented many from recommending that dealers adopt and endorse an online option. Experts say it may be necessary to keep pace with the growing number of self-sufficient customers.
Convinced he was framed for financial crimes in Japan, former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn somehow slipped past surveillance and fled to his home in Lebanon.
The federal spending bill being negotiated by House and Senate leaders is not likely to include an extension of the $7,500 tax credit for buyers of electric vehicles.
Kerrigan Advisors’ latest Blue Sky Report finds the pace of U.S. dealership buy/sell activity quickened in the third quarter and could accelerate further in Q4.
AE hits the ground running with Justin Lane, founder and CEO of Line\5.
Franchised dealers in five states can now opt into Cadillac Live, a new sales platform that connects car shoppers with remote agents for real-time online demos.
A joint statement from the nation’s biggest banking regulators expressed cautious optimism toward emerging decisioning models that could generate more auto loans.
All but a few Asian and highline factories reported double-digit gains in U.S. sales last month, priming the industry for a big December and a fifth straight 17 million-unit year.
General Motors has sued Fiat Chrysler in federal court, alleging FCA bribed United Auto Workers officials to secure concessions that included an undue share of lower-wage workers.
Equifax analysts say U.S. auto loan and lease originations declined 0.6% and 3.9% year-over-year in the first half of 2019, but balances for new vehicle loans were up 2.6%.