BHPH Report Staff

More dealer assistance is set to arrive this summer, especially for buy-here, pay-here operators who have to juggle the end-to-end process of finding inventory, reconditioning vehicles and finalizing deliveries. Stemming from dealer feedback to make a challenging audit process easier, NextGear Capital will be... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

When the phone rings at a buy-here, pay-here dealership, it’s not uncommon for customers to be calling the store about a vehicle mechanical problem. To help consumers who might not have the financial resources for major repairs, Confident Financial Solutions (CFS) and WebBank rolled out a new solution, leveraging... Read More

May bankruptcy filings drop 4 percent

BHPH Report Staff

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported May filings dropped both on a sequential and year-over-year comparison. According to data provided by Epiq Systems, total U.S. bankruptcy filings came in at 67,307 in May, representing a 4-percent decrease from the same month last year when 69,732 cases were filed. Officials... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Buy-here, pay-here dealers in California who watch vehicles roll over the curb with buyers who have insurance challenges can take advantage of a new product offered by Westlake Financial Services. The finance company recently announced a new spot delivery insurance program, which is underwritten by Knight Management... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

For operators looking for capital or how to handle the long-term future of their independent dealerships, perhaps Kelemen & Co. might be a financial resource to tap. On Tuesday, Kelemen, a private equity merchant bank that invests in mid-market companies and also offers tailored corporate advisory services,... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Spireon has claimed another accolade for its mantle. The GPS provider recently was named the IoT Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year in the 2018 Compass Intelligence awards. Voted on by a judging panel of more than 40 industry-leading journalists, editors and analysts covering technology and the IoT, mobile devices... Read More

PassTime and Megasys finalize integration

BHPH Report Staff

Two technology services that a wide array of buy-here, pay-here operators use now have finished a collaboration to help dealerships. PassTime, a provider of GPS solutions, and Megasys, a provider of complete loan servicing systems for the consumer finance industry, announced the companies have completed a software... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Perhaps independent dealerships and buy-here, pay-here operators aren’t expecting to see their vehicles roll over the curb at the pace previously seen in recent years.  The economic and corresponding retail sales growth expectations of independent dealers were a bit more subdued to begin 2018 than a year... Read More