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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'financing' (20)

F&I: A Digital Step in the Right Direction

When you give someone the power to give their honest opinion without consequence, you get the truth. 

It’s why studies like the AutoTrader Car Buyer of the Future study are so important. It says that just 17 of more than 4,000 people surveyed…

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Added by CPI Results on March 6, 2018 at 9:21am — No Comments

Are Consumers Ready for a Completely Out-of-Dealership Experience?

A recent news report on CNBC claims that 75 percent of Americans regularly shops online at Amazon.com.

That online shopping trend is carrying over to automotive sales, according to a survey by Chase, which says that 47 percent of Americans would be…

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Added by CPI Results on March 3, 2018 at 10:57am — No Comments

Auto Loan Insights: 5 Tips for Finding the Right Financing Company

Most people need to finance their car when buying. The choice of financing can have a major impact on the overall cost of the purchase. There are also many possible options for financing, and buyers can save a great deal of money by doing a little research and…

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Added by Dixie Somers on April 28, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Effective Marketing – Don’t Forget the Service Department!

While dealers spend a lot of money on marketing, often, most of that spend is directed at the sales department. But what about service? The largest revenue source for the dealership should certainly be worthy of a decent percentage of that budget. However, sadly that’s not usually what happens.

 

How can…

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Added by Tim Clay on February 15, 2017 at 5:45am — No Comments

Will Customers Finance Their Cars Online?

Your customer is knee-deep in the car-buying process and ready for the final part, the car financing. Finally, after hours of deal making, they sign the terms.

 

But in your customer’s mind, was the long process worth it?

 

It’s a New World Out There

 

The car-buying process has been turned upside down by the advent of online…

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Added by Devin Koskan on February 14, 2017 at 5:29am — No Comments

Keeping the RO in Ho Ho Ho

The holiday season is upon us. That means extra money is needed for things such as traveling, presents and decorations.

This time of year is typically when an increasing number of consumers find themselves in a tight financial situation. And, when it comes to unexpected vehicle repairs, lack of funds can put a…

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Added by Tim Clay on December 15, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Auto Loan Expert: 4 Tricks for Financing Your Car

Financing a new car is not always simple. There are numerous reasons you might find your application for financing is denied, or you might just be worried that your application will be denied when it’s time to buy a new car. Worrying is not productive, but that doesn’t…

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Added by Dixie Somers on October 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Give Them Options & Revenue Will Come

There’s nothing more disheartening to a service advisor than presenting a customer with a list of service recommendations only to hear the customer agree that they need the service, understand its importance and value, but they simply don’t have the available funds to complete it.

 

In such a highly…

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Added by Tim Clay on August 8, 2016 at 9:49am — No Comments

Service Recommendations: When They Want It but Can’t Afford It

There is nothing more frustrating to a service advisor than presenting legitimate service recommendations to a customer only to lose the sale because of a customer’s finances. The service advisor could do a great job building the relationship, presenting the service recommendations and instilling value. However, if the…

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Added by Tim Clay on March 31, 2016 at 9:10am — No Comments


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Make your Service Department the Cinderella Story

In most dealerships, the sales department is typically seen as the favorite child, despite the fact that it’s typically the service department that does all the heavy lifting and keeps the house in order. Because of that, sales is usually where new technologies, website widgets, leads and other digital expenditures are…

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Added by Tony Orlando on December 28, 2015 at 6:34am — 1 Comment


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Car Buying Trends Show Service Is the Future of Dealerships

No one doubts the average age of vehicles on the road has gone up. The current average vehicle is 11 years old and trends in consumer purchases indicate this statistic isn’t going to change any time soon. In fact, indicators suggest average vehicle age might increase.

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Added by Richard Holland on June 4, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Financing Tools Deliver the Most Valuable Website Leads, According to Auto Dealer Internet Marketing Survey by AutoUSA

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 11th, 2013 — AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.AutoUSADealers.com) today announced the results of its 2013 annual auto dealer Internet Marketing survey. Financing tools such as online credit applications and trade-in calculators deliver the most valuable website leads, according to respondents. Other significant results from the survey identify…

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Added by Josh Vajda on November 11, 2013 at 9:12am — 3 Comments

Take Our Survey for a Chance to Win $300!

It's that time again! AutoUSA is collecting responses to its annual Fall Internet Marketing survey. Sales Managers, Sales Directors, Internet Sales Managers, BDC Managers, Internet Directors, General Managers, dealer principals and others involved in auto dealership Internet Marketing are invited to participate.

 

The survey is just 15 questions and will take less than 15 minutes to complete. When all responses are collected, we will randomly select one survey participant to…

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Added by Josh Vajda on September 11, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

How to Leverage Three Credit Trends Affecting Auto Sales

2013 is shaping up to be a good year for auto retailers, with sales expected to top 15 million for the first time since 2007. Several contributing factors to this success are credit-related, with more consumers qualifying for loans, lengthier terms and rising interest rates.

 

In its June 2013 State of the Automotive Finance report, Experian documents that subprime loans are on the rise again and that consumers within all credit tiers were able to obtain financing in Q1…

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Added by Josh Vajda on August 27, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Lifting the Veil: Where do my leads come from?

When a lead arrives from one of your suppliers, do you ever question its origin?

In the initial days of the Internet, it was fairly straightforward. There were few options for the consumer online, and most leads arrived showing…

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Added by Josh Vajda on June 13, 2013 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

No Credit Check Financing News

No Credit Check Financing 

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Added by JB Floyd on May 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Self Funded In House Financing Can Present Legal Snares

What legally defines a merchant who uses a self-funded, in-house financing program?  Any merchant extending credit of any kind to one or more of their customers is this type of merchant, whether they realize it or not.

 

They may be running an in-house financing program using their own money, or they may simply be allowing a customer they’ve known for years to pay a few days late which constitutes…

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Added by JB Floyd on May 26, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

CarFinance Capital Secures $200 Million Credit Facility

Company continues expanding lending programs for the more than one-third of car-buyers with non-prime credit

 

 

Irvine, CA, February 29, 2012– CarFinance Capital LLC (http://www.CarFinanceCapital.com), a specialized provider of non-prime financing for auto dealers, today announced that it has secured a $200 million warehouse credit facility. The new credit line, which is provided by…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 29, 2012 at 6:39am — No Comments

True Car and ZAG - Cyber Bandits or Good for the Business?

Jim Ziegler asks...

I am hearing a lot of discussion about True Car and ZAG.  I continually scratch my head and wonder if  desperate dealers are doing the marketing limbo "How Low Can You Go?" 

Are we so bad at what we do that we have to line up and pay…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 27, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1735 Comments

CarFinance Capital Rolls Out in Texas

 

Following successful launch in CA, CarFinance Capital brings specialized non-prime financing services to auto retailers in nation’s second largest car market 

 

Irvine, CA – June 28, 2011 – CarFinance Capital LLC (www.CarFinanceCapital.com), a new, specialized provider of non-prime auto financing for automotive dealers, today announced that it has launched in Texas.…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on June 28, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

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