DriveTime relocates NC dealership

BHPH Report Staff

DriveTime has a new facility to serve customers in one of North Carolina’s largest cities. This week, DriveTime announced the relocation of its Tryon, N.C., dealership. Located in the Charlotte metro area, DriveTime’s newest dealership sits at 6431 N. Tryon St., with 9,646 square feet of space and... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

AGORA recently landed another industry connection to help establish itself as a prominent platform for bulk portfolio transactions. AGORA, a Texas-based provider of technology solutions for the financial services industry, announced a joint, newly launched integration functionality relationship with... Read More

Selly CRM integrates with Lot Wizard DMS

BHPH Report Staff

Two platforms used by an array of independent and buy-here, pay-here dealerships now work together. According to a news release distributed on Wednesday, Selly Automotive’s customer relationship management (CRM) platform is now integrated with Friday Systems Lot Wizard dealer management software (DMS). The... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

An operation with deep roots in buy-here, pay-here is rolling out a solution within the alternative-data space. Tricolor, one of the nation’s largest used-vehicle retailers focusing on Hispanic consumers, announced that it has reached a licensing agreement with WorkRecords to broaden the company’s platform... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Buy-here, pay-here dealers who are looking to bolster their business development centers now have another training opportunity. A new online video education series for automotive retailers — PDS On the Rocks — has attracted the attention of thousands of car dealers, managers and employees across the country... Read More

Q3 begins with rise in bankruptcy filings

BHPH Report Staff

The second half of the year started with an upturn in bankruptcy filings, and an industry leader discussed a possible reason for the movement.  According to data provided by Epiq Systems, the American Bankruptcy Institute reported total U.S. filings increased 1 percent year-over-year in July. Officials tallied up... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Here are more numbers that might please independent dealerships. The 2018 NIADA Convention and Expo might have been the 72nd such event in the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association’s long history, but it is No. 1 in all sorts of categories. NIADA’s first combined Mega-Conference since its... Read More

Steve Levine, Ignite Consulting Partners

This one cuts close to home because the dealer in question is local to us at Ignite Consulting Partners, and I fear that a significant number of BHPH dealers are similarly vulnerable. And now, there is yet another case on the books that casts BHPH dealers in a negative light. Without losing a lot of you by going into... Read More