Articles by: Matthew Wood

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How to Attract (and Retain) Millennial Talent

For companies looking to attract a growing millennial workforce to their organization, management needs to take a broader approach and find what changes they can make to the company culture to appeal to all types of employees, Scott Gunnell, vice president of sales strategy and development at JM&A Group, toRead More

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4 Fundamental Ways to Bolster Human Resources Development

Technology in the auto industry and the workplace are constantly growing and updating, but if finance companies and dealerships aren’t careful, these changes could leave them with an uninformed and unprepared workforce. The emergence of disruptive technologies and practices such as ridesharing, autonomous vehicles, and online direct dealing are alreadyRead More

Disruptive Economy Offers ‘Big Role’ for Auto Lenders, GM Financial CEO Says [VIDEO]

Disruptive Economy Offers ‘Big Role’ for Auto Lenders, GM Financial CEO Says [VIDEO]

Mobility and disruptive technology continue to develop in the automotive industry, and there’s a “big role” for auto finance companies in a disruptive economy, according to Dan Berce, president and chief executive of General Motors Financial Co. As General Motors Co. — GM Financial’s parent — takes more strides intoRead More

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Online Financing Improves Consumer Perception of Dealerships, Study Finds

Customers who perform their car financing online are found to have a more favorable experience at the dealership, increasing the likelihood that they will return in the future, according to a new survey by SpringboardAuto. SpringboardAuto — which connects consumers, lenders, and dealers through it’s mobile-friendly platform — conducted aRead More

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Large Percentage of Customers Prefer to Complete Car Buying in a Dealership

Most consumers prefer to complete the majority of their car buying online, but a large percentage choose to finish the transaction inside the dealership, according to a new study from Cox Automotive. In Cox Automotive’s Future of Digital Retail study, the company found that 83% of consumers want to completeRead More

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Luxury Vehicle Lessor Finds Small Percent of Its Borrowers Go Full Term

Premier Financial Services — a finance company that specializes in leasing luxury, exotic vehicles to consumers — found that a “very small percentage” of its lessees go full term, Mitch Katz, the company’s chief executive and founder, told Auto Finance News. Consumers can sign up to lease an exotic vehicle throughRead More