FORT WORTH, Texas — J.D. Byrider announced the opening of a new franchise in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The new facility is just one of four locations expected to be opened over the next five years by the Alabama-based franchisees. "Within about two years, we anticipate that 150 customers will be walking... Read More

CBA to Share New Finance Study Results at Conference

AUSTIN, Texas — As in years past, the Consumer Bankers Association will release the findings of its Automobile Finance Study at its National Automobile Finance Conference & Trade Show, March 18-20 at the Austin Hilton. Leading executives from retail banking and finance companies will gather at this... Read More

Used Car Market Report Features Subprime Market Info

ATLANTA — Manheim Consulting recently released its Used Car Market Report, which summarized market conditions last year. Reflecting the growing importance of the subprime sector in the overall used-car industry, Manheim devoted quite of bit of discussion to this arena in its report. Starting with the... Read More

DealerTrack Can Help Dealers in the Subprime Business

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — DealerTrack considers itself a vital resource for dealers working with credit-challenged consumers. The company boasts it has partnerships with all the leading lenders in subprime industry. "We've seen significant growth in the subprime industry," David Trinder, senior vice... Read More

Compli, AAS Partner to Expand California Services

PORTLAND, Ore. — Compli and Auto Advisory Services announced they are collaborating to expand Compli's Dealership Compliance Management System with additional products and services to help California dealerships effectively manage the broadening compliance requirements. AAS and Compli said they plan to... Read More

YORBA LINDA, Calif. — In addition to reporting two new partnerships, Flex Fund Financial Services LLC, which specializes in providing inventory financing, announced it has relocated to a larger corporate headquarters in Yorba Linda, Calif. "Our new offices better accommodate our current needs, while at... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans Well-Informed on Automobile Retailing Economics recently launched a new Web resource to assist consumers with research in auto financing. The Auto Financing Learning Suite is available in both English and Spanish. AWARE is a nonprofit organization that specializes in auto financing... Read More

ffNEW YORK — Several industry professionals banded together in early 2006 to found Wolters Kluwer Financial Services as an offshoot of a large global company. The financial services division of Wolters Kluwer specializes in lessening the compliance risk to dealers and financial institutions by providing a wide... Read More