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Dealerships Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

by Jim Leman, Dec. 31, 2014 - Wards Dealer Business

Malware can steal customer social security numbers from finance and insurance department computers.

With malware known as Keylogger placed into a finance and insurance computer by a hacker, a cyberthief may capture every social security…


Added by Jim Leman on January 5, 2015 at 12:02pm — 3 Comments

Background Checks Leave Much to Be Desired

In ban the box states, an employer can no longer ask a job application about his or her prior (or presumed ongoing) criminal history.

Without the ability now to ask about criminal history, the applicant you hire might be a big risk, to you, your employees and your customers.

Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and many states, and even municipal governments view the use of background checks as an unfair hurdle to those with prior…


Added by Jim Leman on December 15, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Automotive Compliance Consultants to Help Auto Dealers Avoid Pitfalls to Secure F&I Compliance via DealersEdge Webinar

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, Oct. 15, 2013 – Automotive Compliance Consultants said today that given the era’s new focus on F&I practices, its DealersEdge webinar Oct. 24 is designed to provide auto dealers with tips for ensuring compliant F&I…


Added by Jim Leman on October 15, 2013 at 10:49am — No Comments

How Clean are Your Warranty Processes?

For sure, no dealership manages and maintains its warranty claims process as cleanly and thoroughly as they should, but given the nature of the job, probably the best they can.


Still, because processing warranties correctly requires diligence to warranty claim integrity by so many people in fixed operations, the devil can too easily hide in the details. When this particular devil’s left unchecked, the result can be costly to the dealership.


According to a new…


Added by Jim Leman on June 11, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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Want to Know Why Consumers Don’t Trust Us?

Posted by Mike Gorun on November 24, 2015 at 8:57am 0 Comments

The reason that consumers don’t trust us is simple… the…


A Guide to Toyota Warranties Transfer

Posted by Simon Hopes on November 24, 2015 at 6:36am 0 Comments

All Toyota vehicles come with a transferable warranty but there are limitations on these warranties and you should know them before you buy or sell the vehicle. Whether you can transfer the warranty on your Toyota vehicle or not to its next owner…


Simple habits that can keep you healthy

Posted by Megan Bridges on November 24, 2015 at 2:19am 0 Comments

Staying Healthy might be one of the biggest challenges we face today because even food can be dangerous for us. There are so many chemicals added to our foods that we miss out on some of the most essential nutrients and feel weak and uneasy later…


Is Your Online Service Scheduling Application Chasing Your Customers Elsewhere?

Posted by Steve Stauning on November 23, 2015 at 12:41pm 3 Comments

Let me start this post by stating unequivocally that I am big fan of online service scheduling applications for car dealers. When set up correctly, these little tools can save you and your customers the headaches and hassles of numerous service…


TrueCar names Chip Perry chief executive officer

Posted by DealerELITE on November 23, 2015 at 11:01am 0 Comments

TrueCar names Chip Perry chief executive officer

Digital automotive services pioneer begins role next…



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