WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Dealers who are happy with their financial providers will send more business to those providers in the future, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Dealer Financing Satisfaction Study. However, the study also found that dealer satisfaction takes more than just low interest rates and... Read More

ATLANTA, Ga. (Aug. 11, 2006) -- CAR Financial Services, which is an affiliate of CompuCredit Corp., announced it has teamed up with Payment Protection Systems to assist buy-here, pay-here dealers. Through the partnership, CAR Financial Services will now be able to support the use of PPS' ON TIME starter interrupt... Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 9, 2006) -- Thanks to solid loan originations and fewer charge-offs, AmeriCredit executives said business in the fourth quarter of the 2006 calendar year continued to prove strong. Quite simply, executives credited a favorable economic environment in the quarter for AmeriCredit's ongoing... Read More

Leedom to Host Sales Manager Workshop

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2006) -- Leedom and Associates recently announced it is offering a Sales Manager Workshop, Sept. 12-13, in Orlando, Fla. The event will also highlight a Four-Square Desking Process session taught by Johnny Dangerfield, one of the top retailers in the nation. "The program is likely the... Read More

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Aug. 8, 2006) -- Edmunds.com recently ranked vehicles that would show the highest residual values after a five-year period, assuming 75,000 miles on the odometer. According to the company's lists announced this morning, the Honda S2000 and the Mini Cooper come in first and second, retaining the... Read More

NABD to Add New Resource to Its Web Site

HOUSTON, Texas (Aug. 7, 2006) -- The National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers announced it is adding a News & Views section to its Web site, which will offer such information as industry trends, benchmarks, legal updates and more. The new section is expected to be complete and available Aug. 31. Ken Shilson,... Read More

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (Aug. 7, 2006) -- DealerTrack announced it now has 250 finance sources in its network. Executives also reported that the company's president will be leaving. Company executives recently said that Vincent Passione, president of DealerTrack, intends to leave the company to pursue other... Read More

Manheim POINT Adds Black Book s Vehicle Values

ATLANTA (Aug. 3, 2006) -- To further enhance Manheim POINT, Black Book vehicle values have been added to existing vehicle valuations in the product, company executives announced Wednesday. Other recent enhancements include increased market data, which is designed to allow dealers to compare results to others in their... Read More