Cadillac Launches $1,500 a Month Subscription Service
F&I Magazine Top News
Week of January 23, 2017
Top 5 News
1. Cadillac Launches $1,500 a Month Subscription Service
Cadillac has launched a subscription-based, on-demand vehicle utilization program that provides access to Cadillac vehicles without a commitment to buy or lease.
2. House Republicans Allege CFPB Director Violated U.S. Law in New Report
A new report released by Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee charges CFPB Director Richard Cordray with violating federal law when the regulator published its Larger Participant Rule in June 2015.
3. Study: Reviews, Social Media Drive Sales and Service
Digital marketing firm Digital Air Strike has released its sixth annual “Automotive Social Media Trends” study, which includes statistics relating to the importance of online reviews and social media engagement among car buyers and service customers.
4. Pearl Technology Connects VehicleXchange to Experian’s Expiring Lease Data
The technology provider has transformed its service drive equity tool into a full-service marketing platform. With its new connection to Experian's expiring lease data, OEM and dealer users will be able to identify and extend a firm offer of credit to all qualifying customers with expiring leases within a market or by ZIP code.
5. gvo3, DSGSS Collaborate on New Front-End Compliance Platform
Compliance firms gvo3 & Associates (gvo3) and Dealer Safeguard Solutions (DSGSS) have teamed up on a comprehensive front-end compliance platform that incorporates education, certification, execution, inspection and remediation.
Top 5 Articles
1. Stop Abusing Bank Reps
F&I trainer recommends changing the way you treat your auto finance partners before your production — and your professional reputation — suffers.
2. There's an App for That
AutoGravity’s Andreas Hinrichs believes his mobile financing app can serve as the ‘digital glue’ between dealers and finance sources, delivering ready-to-buy consumers to dealer showrooms.
3. Balancing Act
We hate to burst your bubble, but there is no bubble to burst. Auto finance expert breaks down the third-quarter results.
4. Disarming Silent Saboteurs
Unmotivated and aggrieved employees can undermine your leadership and kill your profits. Operations expert offers a comprehensive plan for preventing the next act of dealership sabotage.
5. Relationships Matter Again
With the sales pace slowing, auto finance insider believes dealer relationship management will be a top priority for finance sources in 2017.

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