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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