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Tap to Lease

Tap to Lease

Honcker’s Nathan Hecht took his dislike of the typical leasing process and turned it into a mobile app that’s delivering ready-to-go deals to dealers in eight states and an experience studies show customers want — even when it comes to F&I.

December 4, 2017

New-Age Sales

New-Age Sales

Roadster’s Andrew Moss and Rudi Thun say they’ve created a digital transactional platform that works both in a buyer’s home and in the showroom. But as they readily admit, not every dealer is the ideal user.

April 10, 2017

F&I to Go

F&I to Go

Sun Toyota’s John Marazzi was already an internet sales evangelist before launching a fully online process in September 2016. In its first month alone, the program delivered 75 closed deals and an F&I per-copy average that was just $45 shy of the in-store average.

February 10, 2017

Out of the Box

Out of the Box

Panelists and presenters at Industry Summit 2015 tackled online automotive retailing and what it means to move F&I out of the box and into the Digital Age.

December 9, 2015

Agents of Change

Agents of Change

Studies show that change is coming to the finance department, and dealerships like Northwest Honda and Southern Chrysler-Jeep are making sure their F&I offices are ahead of the digital curve.

November 25, 2015

Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert

Mansfield Auto World employees were stunned when a seemingly normal online transaction nearly turned into an international crime. Authorities say the dealership was the victim of a troubling new trend in auto theft.

November 25, 2015

Let’s Ask Joe

Let’s Ask Joe

Joe St. John may be the newest F&I trainer at Industry Summit, but he has a long history in the car business and some strong opinions about the future of the F&I office.

August 28, 2015

Price Point

Price Point

The New York attorney general’s crackdown on an F&I product provider and the dealerships that sold its credit repair services comes at a time when federal regulators are expected to tighten the screws on add-on sales.

August 5, 2015

What’s on the Menu?

What’s on the Menu?

The Mad Marv-moderated compliance panel at Industry Summit 2014 addressed supposed menu-governing regulations, the hybrid manager, tablet menus and the CFPB.

November 6, 2014

Colorado F&I Manager Named 2014 F&Idol Winner

Colorado F&I Manager Named 2014 F&Idol Winner

Justin Gasman is having a banner year. Coming off his F&I department’s best month ever, the 11-year veteran was named the 2014 winner of the IAS-sponsored F&Idol award.

November 6, 2014

F&I Products at Center of Legislative Battles in Four States
Consumers Still Keeping Cars Longer

Consumers Still Keeping Cars Longer

The percentage of older vehicles on the road has reached its highest level since 2009, and the average age of vehicles on the road is expected to keep rising.

July 14, 2014

Vehicle Dependability Declines

Vehicle Dependability Declines

In the same month Consumer Reports advised consumers to skip vehicle service contracts, J.D. Power reported that vehicle dependability declined for the first time in 15 years.

May 2, 2014

One-Click Content

One-Click Content

SOCIALDEALER is working to offer dealers the ability to update their social media presence at the click of a button, and Ally Financial has already signed on as the company’s first auto finance partner.

February 24, 2014