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J.D. Power pans in-car voice recognition systems

In-car voice recognition systems work so poorly that automakers should give up trying to add new features and go back to the basics, said Kristin Kolodge, JD Power's executive director of driver interaction.  » READ
 

GM Financial subpoena opens new front in auto lending crackdown

 

Chrysler Capital seeks to regain retail share lost in Q2

 

Ally's insurance operations reap fewer revenues in Q2

 

Penske taking steps to improve F&I revenue

 

GM's subprime auto lending draws attention of U.S. investigators

 

GM Financial says Justice Dept. seeks subprime loan records

 

Lenders listen to satisfy dealers

 

Volume hot, profits not, for GM Financial, Ford Credit

 

Dahlheim named CEO of VW Credit

 

BMW Group tops dealer finance satisfaction survey

 

Group 1 leads peers in F&I revenue per vehicle; Penske trails again

 

Near-record auto lending drives Ally Q2 profit higher

 

Outstanding U.S. auto loans hit all-time high, Equifax says

 

F&I revenue growth slows in Q2 for some major dealership groups

 

Some worry about F&I product regs, but not Jackson

 

Capital One, Huntington target more prime loans

 

Credit union backs off ads blasting dealer reserve

 

Credit union scraps ad campaign slamming rate markup

 

Chase, Wells Fargo ease auto loan growth

 

CFPB scrutiny could force fixed F&I prices

 

Sales staff gets more responsibility, higher pay

 

Shoppers wary of dealer loans

 

Dealer: Customers judge a service contract by its cover

 

Chrysler Group's lease rate rises; Dodge Double-Up builds traffic

 

Dealers are responding well to flat fees, BMO Harris says

 

Roaring Westlake on prowl for its next lion

 

Loan application blasts could be a blow to dealers

 

Dealer-backed laws limit captives' power to compel sales of branded F&I products

 

Courting F&I business: A primer for lenders

 

Hyundai Capital offers free credit scores

 

At Miami store, no more 'beat up' customers

 

CFPB promises clarity on discrimination; NADA skeptical

 

For some, buy-here, pay-here makes sense – and profits

 

The elusive 1-hour transaction

 

Why it's time to put F&I online

 

Subprime lenders finance smaller share of CarMax sales

 

There are glitches in 60-minute deals

 

Quicker trade-in process keeps focus on new-car deal

 

High-volume Chevy dealership attacks sticking points that slow deals

 

Sonic targets 1-price, 45-minute transactions

 

The case for selling service contracts well after a new-vehicle purchase

 

Lenders: Battle for auto loans heating up

 

Automakers driving banks from buoyant new-car market, financing

 

SunTrust expands auto lending westward

 

Most big dealership groups lift F&I revenue

 

Ding-and-dent products gain from leasing, bundling

 

U.S. House bills would constrain CFPB

 

Dealer doesn't charge for powertrain warranty for now

 

Why the 72-month auto loan isn't causing jitters -- yet