Finance & insurance

Adapt or perish : in hard times, F&I managers race to adjust to the newest profit challenge while anticipating the next. -- When credit crisis hit, Ford captive provided stability : domestic rivals pulled back, but Ford Credit moved quickly to help dealers, market to consumers. - Auto loan applicants face tougher scrutiny : dealers must heed lenders' demands for proof of income, residency, phone bill. -- GMAC bets on greated demand for wear-and-tear plans. -- Dealer's long warranty lures traffic. -- Service contract vendor rides out 25 years of ups and downs : creating powertrain program for Subaru distributor Ernie Boch Sr. led to grwoth. -- Dorfman : dealers must choose service plans wisely to avoid scams. -- Subprime car buyers can still find credit : customers face larger down payments, shorter loan terms.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 27-36 : ill.
  • Serial:
    • Automotive News
    • Volume: 84
    • Issue Number: 6380
    • Publisher: Crain Communications, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0005-1551

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01143531
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Nov 3 2009 7:39AM