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Compliance expert offers a detailed checklist agents can use to help usher dealer clients into...

Help Build the Perfect Dealership

Compliance expert offers a detailed checklist agents can use to help usher dealer clients into the digital future without sacrificing F&I revenue.

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Secrets to Sustainable Agency Success

Secrets to Sustainable Agency Success

Executive trainer has a plan for onboarding and properly equipping new agents, prospecting dealers, and creating a lasting value proposition that builds trust and loyalty among dealers.

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Prepare your dealer clients for the next FTC compliance sweep by ensuring every used vehicle on...

Enforce the Used Car Rule Amendment

Prepare your dealer clients for the next FTC compliance sweep by ensuring every used vehicle on their lots sports an updated Buyer’s Guide.

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HOT TIP: Using Visuals to Sell Paint Protection

HOT TIP: Using Visuals to Sell Paint Protection

What do a golf ball, a shopping cart and a piece of plastic wrap have in common? What they all have in common is they can increase your income!

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Agents are sensing relief among dealers at the end of the CFPB era, but the FTC, DOJ, and state...

The Federales Are Watching

Agents are sensing relief among dealers at the end of the CFPB era, but the FTC, DOJ, and state attorneys general are actively taking up the once-feared bureau’s cause.

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Challenge Accepted: YDE Takes the Prize

Challenge Accepted: YDE Takes the Prize

Your Dealer Experience’s Steven Apicella delivered the winning presentation at the inaugural Technology Challenge at this year’s Industry Summit, beating out nine competitors to win an electronic vote by an audience of dealers, F&I professionals, and industry members.

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An Interview with Joe St. John

An Interview with Joe St. John

AE builds a digital retailing communications strategy with Joe St. John, head of dealer success at AutoFi.

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At UDS we hold F&I Option Disclosure boot camps and in these boot camps we refine our menu...

HOT TIP: Pace Can Equal Profit

At UDS’s F&I Option Disclosure boot camps, we have found many F&I pros speak way too fast or (less commonly) way too slow. Learn how perfect pacing refines the menu presentation and improves gaining-commitment skills.

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Agents are using checklists and deal audits to reinforce F&I training and ensure every customer...

Your Agency Can Influence the F&I Process

Agents are using checklists and deal audits to reinforce F&I training and ensure every customer has the information they need to make the right decisions for their investment.

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Black Book reports prices for pre-owned compacts such as the Kia Forte fell by 3.3% in November,...

Used-Car Prices Fall 2.5% in November

Black Book’s final depreciation report of 2018 finds prices for used cars and trucks decreased by 2.7% and 2.3%, respectively, with declines among compacts, minivans, and full-size utilities setting the pace.

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Cox: Dealer Pessimism Grows With New Threats

Cox: Dealer Pessimism Grows With New Threats

Cox Automotive’s latest Dealer Sentiment Index finds a ‘notable negative turn’ among U.S. dealers, the majority of whom took a dim view of the fourth-quarter market and their 2019 prospects.

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The S-Class is among the Mercedes-Benz models that features available Magic Body Control, a...

8 Auto Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

Autotrader has announced the Best New Automotive Technology for 2019, a list that skews toward advanced safety systems and smartphone connectivity.

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The 2017 Hyundai Tucson registered the lowest average check-engine repair cost in CarMD’s latest...

Mazda, Hyundai Lead Repair Affordability Rankings

CarMD’s 2018 Vehicle Health Index finds Mazda was the most affordable brand to repair and the 2017 Hyundai Tucson registered the lowest average check-engine repair cost.

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Priority One Adds Medallion, Aqua to EZ-Sign Platform

Priority One Financial Services has added Medallion Bank and Aqua Finance to its EZ-Sign electronic signature process.

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Japanese prosecutors have officially charged former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with...

Ghosn, Nissan Indicted in Japan

Nissan and former executives Carlos Ghosn and Greg Kelly were formally indicted for violations of Japan’s financial instruments and exchange law.

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U.S. electric-vehicle sales forecasted by the Edison Electric Institute would require the...

Number of EVs to Double by 2021

The number of electric vehicles on U.S. roads will double in the next three years, according to a new report from the Edison Electric Institute.

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Mid-size sedans such as the Mazda6 may have fallen out of favor among new-car buyers, but...

Sedans Get Second Chance in Used-Car Market

Experts say a growing affordability gap is driving renewed interest in late-model sedans as new-vehicle buyers and manufacturers go all-in on SUVs and trucks.

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F&I product provider and administrator CornerStone United was ranked among its home state’s...

CornerStone Makes 2018 NC100 List

CornerStone United has been named to the 2018 Grant Thornton list of Top 100 privately owned North Carolina companies.

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Volvo’s two-year subscription program is under fire in California, where the head of the state’s...

CNCDA: ‘Care by Volvo’ Violates Payment Packing, Franchise Rules

The head of the California New Car Dealers Association has asked Volvo to suspend its subscription program in that state, raising concerns over payment packing and unlawful competition.

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Self-driving, revenue-generating taxis have officially hit the streets of Chandler, Ariz., and...

Waymo Rolls Out Self-Driving Taxis

Waymo has set a new standard for driverless-vehicle proponents and ride-hailing providers by launching Waymo One, a revenue-generating autonomous transportation service.

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EasyCare Wins 4 Automotive Communication Awards

EasyCare Wins 4 Automotive Communication Awards

EasyCare won four categories in this year’s Automotive Communications Awards, including Best App for a Mobile Device for SAVY Driver.

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Wise F&I and Mid America Logistics hope to deliver two truckloads of food and goods to those...

Wise F&I Joins Wildfire Relief Effort

Wise F&I has teamed up with Mid America Logistics to collect goods and raise funds to support victims of the California wildfires.

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Ram dealers sold nearly 58,000 new units in November, a 43.5% year-over-year gain that led all...

Sales Down, SAAR Up in November

New-vehicle sales fell by 0.5% in November, but dealers remain on pace to exceed the 17 million-unit mark by the end of 2018.

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F&I Express Adds Zurich to Digital Platform

F&I Express Adds Zurich to Digital Platform

F&I Express has added Zurich North America’s F&I products to its platform of digital solutions.

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The Genesis virtual showroom includes a 3D configurator that uses CAD data taken directly from...

Genesis Unveils Virtual Showroom

Genesis officially launched its new, web-based 3D configurator and Instagram Stories configurator, both targeted to car buyers shopping from home.

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