The F&I product provider’s new board member spent 24 years with Ford Motor Co., where she served as director of global marketing for Ford, president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, and president of sales operations for Volvo Car Corp. in Sweden.
March 1, 2018
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.
February 20, 2018
Add TagRail to the growing list of companies offering a digital retail platform. The company’s online car-buying tool is designed to close more online shoppers through a frictionless online transition from their living room to the showroom.
January 18, 2018
Born out of the F&I product provider’s 2015 and 2016 F&I Innovator of the Year competitions at Northwood University, EFG Companies’ Driver’s Advocate mobile app features a host of service-retention tools, including a loyalty rewards tracker, and doubles as an inventory-management tool.
December 5, 2017
The new online tool allows service departments to enter multiple claims and multiple jobs at once without having to call in the claim. Company officials said claims can be submitted through the portal in about two to three minutes.
December 5, 2017
Finance teams of the future will be staffed with professionals whose goals align with those of the dealer and whose jobs are supported — not replaced — by new and emerging technology.
October 11, 2017
Fastlane offers dealers an Amazon-like checkout process for consumers who want to buy their car online. It has chosen Market Scan to provide its ecommerce platform with real-time payment and rebate information from every car manufacturer, bank and credit union in the country.
October 11, 2017
Top trainer lists four ways to build an interdepartmental culture that rewards customers while maximizing the opportunity for F&I product sales.
October 10, 2017
With both systems fully integrated, all data entered into the Darwin F&I application is instantly and securely updated in Auto/Mate’s DMS, and any changes made in the DMS are reflected in the Darwin F&I application in real time.
July 17, 2017
Cox Automotive’s Jason Barrie, who has helped drive Dealertrack’s evolution from credit application portal to an enabler of sales and F&I workflow since 2005, says technology won’t kill F&I. He will be at Industry Summit 2017 to explain why.
July 11, 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
The F&I product provider rolled out a new virtual F&I model aimed at powersports and independent dealers, but the executive overseeing the service offered several scenarios in which Simplicity Finance and Insurance can help franchised dealers.
June 7, 2017
Owners of a GWC Warranty contract simply enter their last name and either an ID card number or the last six digits of their VIN to access a coverage snapshot. A new coverage details link also allows drivers to access a soft copy of their contract.
April 10, 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
The F&I product provider’s full suite of F&I protections will now be available through Darwin’s prescriptive-based F&I selling software. The F&I tech firm will also provide erating and econtracting capabilities of Wise F&I’s products.
March 8, 2017