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ADT Announces Winners of 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards

TORRANCE, Calif. — The publishers of Auto Dealer Today have announced the winners of the 14th annual Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards are based on a survey open to dealers and dealership personnel throughout the month of May. This year’s program includes a total of 100 first-place Diamond, second-place Platinum, and third-place Gold awards for 70 winners. ... Read More »

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Portfolio Again Recognized with Top Ranking in the Annual Dealers’ Choice Awards

Lake Forest, Calif. – Portfolio, one of the nation’s leading reinsurance program managers for automotive dealers, has been voted for the 11th consecutive year as a top provider of Vehicle Service Contract Reinsurance in the annual Dealers’ Choice Awards national survey sponsored by Auto Dealer Today magazine. Portfolio earned this year’s first place Diamond award, ... Read More »

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SouthwestRe Wins Second Straight Gold Award for Service Contract Reinsurance

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — SouthwestRe Reinsure Inc. (SouthwestRe) has been awarded the 2018 Dealers’ Choice Gold Award for Service Contract Reinsurance. This marks the second year in a row that SouthwestRe has won this prestigious award. The Dealers’ Choice awards are determined by a survey sent to readers of Auto Dealer Today and F&I and Showroom magazines. Voting was open ... Read More »

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F&I Tip of the Week: Power of the Pause

F&I Tip of the Week: Power of the Pause

When we communicate, the words we use only account for 7% of the communication. Voice tone and inflection account for 38%, while body language makes up the rest. F&I trainer John Tabar explains what that means in the F&I office in his latest F&I Tip of the Week.

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Dealers’ Choice Awards Voting Ends Today

TORRANCE, Calif. — Voting for the 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards ends tonight, the publishers of Auto Dealer Today announced. The survey will remain open until midnight Eastern time. This year’s survey includes 34 categories. Each voter must manually enter their industry partners’ company names for each category, and each voter must complete five categories for their votes to register. ... Read More »

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Ziegler: They Said I Was a Crackpot

Ziegler: They Said I Was a Crackpot

Jim Ziegler holds Uber responsible for the death of an Arizona woman who was run down by an autonomous SUV in March, but he doubts executives will face criminal charges. In They Finally Killed Somebody, the Alpha Dawg traces the so-called demand for driverless vehicles to the handful of businesses that stand to gain the most — including some of your closest partners. Click here to read the story.

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Voting Opens for 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards

TORRANCE, Calif. — The publishers of Auto Dealer Today announced that voting for the 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards will begin tomorrow and continue through May 31, 2018. The annual program was designed to recognize the industry’s best vendors, suppliers, and finance sources based on an online survey open only to dealers and dealership professionals. Voters can click here to ... Read More »

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Ziegler to GMs: Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Ziegler to GMs: Don’t Sell Yourself Short

If you are an executive general manager making $500,000 a year, this video is not for you. If not, listen up, because Jim Ziegler is here to help. In an exclusive to Auto Dealer Today, the Alpha Dawg lists the 20 Things a GM Must Do Every Week to become an executive GM, take your dealership to new heights, and maximize your personal income. Click here to read the story.

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F&I Tip of the Week: Lease-Complementing F&I Protections

F&I Tip of the Week: Lease-Complementing F&I Protections

Most people are drawn to a lease because of the options they have at the end of the lease. But leasing does involve some obligations. F&I trainer John Tabar says it’s those responsibilities that represent an opportunity for producers to increase product enrollment on lease deals.

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Compliance Summit 2016

The ACE Certified Compliance Specialist program review session and test were provided to...

More than 160 dealers, agents, and industry executives took part in the inaugural West Coast Compliance Summit, one of three concurrent events featured at Industry Summit 2016. And more than 80 of them successfully completed the event’s compliance certification component.

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Industry Summit 2016

Industry Summit 2016

The magazine's 2016 conference, held Aug. 29-31 at Paris Las Vegas, featured Compliance Summit and an all-new compliance certification component created by Automotive Compliance Education. Check out our photo gallery from this year's events.