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Developing a Written Incident Response Plan. On October 27, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission finalized its long-awaited updates to the Safeguards Rule. The changes require financial institutions, including auto dealers…
There can be forks in the road, dead ends, and detours on the way to a sale that sometimes seem simply inexplicable. Of course, factors out of your control–inventory issues,…
Catalytic converter thefts are at historic highs.During the worldwide pandemic, auto parts thieves have been going wild and catalytic converters top the list of their targeted items. Once a crime…
On January 25, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission released a proposed settlement in an advertising enforcement action and related business education materials that should be required reading for any company…
Auto financing trends are rising, according to Experian’s Q4 State of Auto Finance Market report. Vehicle financing continues to reflect the impacts of the chip shortage, most notably, in sharp…
Mike Alford will be installed as the new chairman of the National Automobile Dealer Association next month. He is dealer principal of Marine Chevrolet in Jacksonville, N.C., and Trent Buick…
Understandably, the number one focus of any business, not just dealerships, is accelerating revenue. That usually involves investment in technology, inventory, and marketing. But if you’re relying on your people…
Guidepoint Systems, a 20+ year global provider of vehicle telematics and Software as a Service (SaaS) for automotive OEMs, new and pre-owned vehicle dealerships, rental agencies and commercial fleet managers,…
Transparency is a widely used term in retail automotive, but what does it really mean? The term transparency can mean a lot of things to different people, so I think…
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