In late June, Portfolio officially acquired National Automotive Experts and NWAN. The companies’ executives spoke to P&A about what led them to join forces, the changing world of F&I and why this match was the right move for both companies, their agents and dealers.
September 10, 2020
In order to keep up with a rapidly changing industry, dealers need to find new operating efficiencies and build connections with the communities they serve, if they expect to stay a step ahead of their competitors.
September 9, 2020
Do not step over dollars to pick up pennies … picking a formation that is not a good fit will cause exit strategy issues and could cost you ownership of the next formation. Take the time to educate yourself on the different reinsurance formations to ensure success now and in the future.
August 28, 2020
By connecting with the customer and your team, you have the opportunity to make your paycheck and the car buying experience great again.
June 29, 2020
What will selling and servicing cars in the New Normal be like post COVID-19? If you are a professional, know your product, care about your clients, communicate with customers on their terms, and focus on an ownership experience that fits their life, you will succeed.
June 15, 2020
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
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
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
How trends from the past decade will impact F&I in 2020 and beyond.
March 12, 2020
Brand experience centers, at-home maintenance, service pick-up and drop-off: These are the modern automotive dreams, new research shows.
January 22, 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
Dent Wizard announced the promotion of Steve Carpenter to Midwest regional vice president, succeeding the retiring Dean Christian.
December 19, 2019
Tiptree Inc.’s insurance division is set to more than double its presence in the F&I products segment with the acquisition of Smart AutoCare.
December 18, 2019
Former Allstate Dealer Services executive Michael Hurley has been named CFO and vice president of finance and planning for GSFSGroup.
December 11, 2019
iA Financial Group announced the acquisition of IAS, an F&I products and services provider that counts 4,300 dealers in all 50 U.S. states.
December 6, 2019