Executives representing leading auto finance sources gathered at the American Financial Services Association’s 2018 conference to discuss the present and future consequences of inflated lease returns, declining used-car values, and rising interest rates.
May 7, 2018
Johan De Nysschen has left the company to pursue other interests. The news comes nearly four years after he was named head of General Motors’ luxury brand.
April 24, 2018
The firm named Hyundai as the brand with the lowest cost to own and Acura as the lowest cost luxury brand. Top vehicles were selected in 22 categories.
February 12, 2018
Industry Summit’s executive panel convened to discuss and debate the effects of Hurricane Harvey, the status of the used-car and subprime markets, the GM mandate, and the digitization of the F&I process.
December 4, 2017
New-car affordability continued to be a challenge for car buyers, with the average transaction price closing in on $35,000 in September.
October 3, 2017
The editor provides an up-close look at the topics he hopes to cover during his Industry Summit 2017 panel session. He’d also like to hear your take on these hot-button issues.
September 18, 2017
General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealer trade groups believe the OEM’s stated goal of enhanced ‘safety and transparency’ is not the real reason for the new policy.
September 18, 2017
In a surprise addition to the P&A Leadership Summit agenda, Matthew Bartle and David Marcus of Bartle & Marcus LLC will address General Motors’ recent directives regarding the sale of non-OEM parts and service contracts.
August 29, 2017
General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealers who don’t comply face possible termination of their franchise agreement.
August 24, 2017
The editor opens up about his time in the car audio industry and how that experience shaped his thoughts about the internet, telematics, and the connected car.
August 19, 2017
Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Cadillac Protection is now onboarding and training GM’s U.S. dealers on MaximTrak’s Digital F&I Retailing Suite, which consists of interactive F&I menus, electronic contracting tools, dashboard reporting solutions, and a service drive menu.
August 9, 2017
J.D. Power’s annual dependability rankings include a strong showing from a number of mass-market manufacturers, including Toyota, General Motors and Hyundai.
February 22, 2017
General Motors is investing $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations and will move production of axles for its pickup trucks from Mexico, the company announced on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
January 17, 2017
Cadillac has launched a subscription-based, on-demand vehicle utilization program that provides access to Cadillac vehicles without a commitment to buy or lease.
January 9, 2017
Ford's decision to idle production of its F-150 pickup last week has followed several months of slowing demand in retail and fleet channels and may point to a larger trend in pickup sales.
October 25, 2016