U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks fell 12% year-over-year in September, suppressed in part by a Labor Day weekend allotted to August. Few were spared the sting, with all six of America’s and Japan’s biggest factories reporting double-digit declines.
October 3, 2019
National Automobile Dealers Association officials have told the FTC that proposed new provisions to the Safeguards Rule may be unnecessary and could cost smaller dealers more than $400,000 in the first calendar year of enforcement.
September 9, 2019
Fears that F&I would fall victim to advancing technology and bad press appear unfounded as the segment continues to perform for dealers and car buyers.
May 8, 2019
Despite escalating new-car prices and plateauing sales, NADA analysts report little change to American dealers’ per-copy average, penetration rates, and F&I income as a percentage of gross profit in 2018.
April 16, 2019
Attorney Eric Johnson fields questions about the state of the CFPB, the now fully staffed FTC, and the aggressive stance of state attorneys general. He also offers a critical update on the Military Lending Act.
August 6, 2018
F&I talks shop, politics and pride with Mark Scarpelli, president of Raymond Chevrolet and Raymond Kia, and NADA’s 2017 chairman.
December 27, 2016