In 2017’s opening quarter, auto loan balances registered single-digit growth for the first time in four years. F&I trainers Tony Dupaquier and Shaka Dyson will translate what the trends mean to the F&I office. They'll also offer strategies for uncovering a finance source’s appetite and training the desk on proper deal structure.
August 15, 2017
F&I Think Tank’s ‘The Director’s Chair’ will feature the F&I director for the magazine’s 2016 F&I Dealer of the Year in Tom Andrews, as well as former F&I Pacesetters Dan Mason and Justin Gasman. It will also feature His Madness, Marv Eleazer, as moderator.
August 8, 2017
IAS and Industry Summit have teamed up to present ‘Ask Frenchy,’ a contest that will send five lucky dealers and F&I professionals on a free trip to Industry Summit.
July 25, 2017
Stip Trac was designed to help dealers and their F&I offices track cash flow, collect stips, and keep an open communication line with car buyers before and after their purchase. Dealers can also set contracts-in-transit limits, track money in transit by salesperson and more.
July 18, 2017
Former F&I Pacesetter G.P. Anderson returns to F&I Think Tank to deliver “Art of the Presentation,” a 50-minute look at the process and approach that made him an award-winning F&I director for Park Rapids, Minn.-based Thielen Motors.
July 12, 2017
The new line was created internally based on agent and dealer demand, officials said. It includes ElevateCare, a five-in-one product bundle, and standalone tire-and-wheel protection and key/remote replacement.
July 11, 2017
The company’s newest vehicle service contract offering was designed to cover ‘essential’ new electronic components.
June 26, 2017
The Academy’s Tony Dupaquier will serve as emcee of F&I Think Tank, organizers announced this week. The trainer and F&I futurist will be responsible for guiding the discussions during the F&I 20 Group-like event.
June 20, 2017
F&I trainer Shaka Dyson is bringing his F&I 20 Group to Dallas for F&I Think Tank 2017. The ‘record-breaking’ F&I trainer will also participate in two panel discussions, including F&I Think Tank’s stump the pro-like Shark Tank.
June 13, 2017
F&I and Showroom’s Gregory Arroyo will chair the 20 Group-like event, which will close out Industry Summit 2017 on Sept. 14. This year’s theme: ‘Making F&I Great Again.’
June 8, 2017
UDS’s Brian Crisorio and Auto Dealer Today’s Tariq Kamal will serve as co-show chairs for this year’s Compliance Summit.
June 7, 2017
This year's honor marks four consecutive years the F&I product provider has earned Platinum in the Vehicle Service Contract category of Auto Dealer Today's Dealers' Choice Awards.
June 5, 2017
WiseMVP offers three levels of coverage for vehicles up to 20 years in age and with up to 200,000 miles on the odometer. The new offering includes towing, car rental, and roadside assistance, among other benefits.
May 2, 2017
The organization's newest survey backs the need for F&I protections, finding that 64 million U.S. drivers can't afford an unexpected vehicle repair. AAA also found that one-third of drivers skip or delay recommended services or repairs.
April 4, 2017
Reggie Ponsford was promoted to help drive further growth for the telematics solutions provider in the buy-here, pay-here, automotive retail, rental automotive, powersports and auto finance markets.
March 28, 2017