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Making space in F&I

Discrimination, doubt, distrust and sexual harassment all stand in the way of the expansion of women into F&I, women finance managers say.

InformedIQ analyzes F&I product sales trends

InformedIQ identified add-on purchase trends by analyzing about 300,000 documents collected from the first nine months of 2023.

Porsche dealer is using a digital tool to bring in more customers

Porsche Brooklyn is a brand-new store in an urban area, not a takeover of another dealership, which has made customer reviews key to its success.

Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey finds fewer Q3 auto loans

Only 1 of 48 banks had eased their requirements for car loans in the three months leading up to the Federal Reserve's latest quarterly Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey. The rest tightened or preserved their policies.

Nissan sues Ill. dealership for fraudulent warranty repairs

A suburban Chicago dealership's service department had a "pervasive culture of fraud" and "a pattern of false and/or fraudulent warranty schemes" that "undermined consumer confidence in the brand," according to a $2.5 million lawsuit filed by Nissan North America.

1 Thing We're Talking About: Nominations open for Techs Rock Awards

TechForce Foundation is taking nominations for its sixth annual Techs Rock Awards that recognizes technicians and student technicians. TechForce has partnered with Mecum Auctions for the awards.

New-car sales on pace for double-digit gain in Nov., trade group predicts

Retail sales of new sedans, crossovers, SUVs and multipurpose vehicles are on track to advance 26 percent to 2.08 million in November, the China Automobile Dealers Car Association predicted.

Guest commentary: A major auto dealer worries about electric vehicles

Jack Fitzgerald expressed skepticism about going all electric too fast and overlooking emerging challenges to EVs.

Iowa dealer opens home to community for lights, Santa

Carl Moyer of Karl Auto Group started inviting people to visit his elaborately decorated residence for a socially distanced Christmas celebration during the pandemic.

New Jersey joins 10 states in banning sales of new gasoline vehicles by 2035

Under California's Advanced Clean Cars II regulation, automakers would need to ensure 43 percent of their annual production volume by the 2027 model year is made up of zero-emission vehicles.

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