The automotive industry has seen an unprecedented loss in sales over the past few months and F&I departments are facing serious challenges amidst these losses. We spoke with five leaders in F&I training, and they shared their thoughts, advice, and predictions on what to do today to help prepare for tomorrow.
June 2, 2020
We’ve all heard scary stories of identity theft and the stolen cars resulting from it. We need to slow down to speed up and use all the tools in our arsenal to prevent identity theft.
June 1, 2020
Due to a multitude of factors, including vehicle sales, household debt and unemployment, automotive lenders will be affected differently depending on their market segment and their loan origination process.
May 27, 2020
Understanding the differences in target audiences, their feelings about brand, loyalty, preferences, and shopping habits is vital for success.
May 26, 2020
As vehicle margins continue to compress, dealers need to differentiate themselves beyond vehicle prices and offer consumers a premium experience. An excellent reputation and finding the right vendor to manage it are vital first steps.
May 19, 2020
The dynamics of the auto retail industry have dramatically shifted over the past few weeks. The good news here, is that while the backdrop has changed, many dealers still have the capability to work deals remotely.
May 4, 2020
When Tony Wanderon of National Auto Care decided to launch a relief fund for F&I professionals, it was a personal thank you to all that F&I professionals have done to take care of providers in the past.
April 29, 2020
GMs need to keep employees excited, not just present.
April 27, 2020
What does the future hold for our industry?
March 31, 2020
Dealerships are in a unique position to capitalize on the shift towards a future filled with electric vehicles by transforming the customer experience.
March 25, 2020
How trends from the past decade will impact F&I in 2020 and beyond.
March 12, 2020
There are thousands of different levels of transparency, varying widely from one dealership to another. Where does your dealership fall on the scale?
March 5, 2020
At least 6.4 million flu cases were reported between October and December 2019. Given that influenza is a serious medical condition, do dealerships have a role to play in limiting its spread?
February 24, 2020
Glenn, Shawn, and Trent Polk reflect on the history and corporate culture that led to Glenn Polk Automotive Group winning F&I and Showroom’s 2019 Dealer of the Year Award.
January 21, 2020
The digitization of the auto retail and finance industry has helped level the playing field for dealers who are willing to invest in new tools — no matter your size or location.
December 9, 2019