Rico Glover to Speak at NYC Event
Auto Dealer Today Top News
Week of February 20, 2017
Top 5 News
1. Rico Glover to Speak at NYC Event
ADT contributor Rico Glover and his team from Bryan Honda will deliver a presentation on dealership digital marketing in New York City next month.
2. Jumpstart: Alfa Romeo, Ford, Kia Had Best Super Bowl Commercials
Jumpstart Automotive Media released its annual report listing the Super Bowl car commercials that drove the most online engagement.
3. F&I Delivers for Asbury in Q4 2016
The group’s F&I operations posted a $60 increase in F&I profit per vehicle retailed during a quarter in which the nation’s eighth largest auto retailer chose volume over margin.
4. GSFSGroup Names New President
The F&I product provider announced this week the appointment of Jeff Parent as president. The 26-year veteran of the automotive business succeeds Steve Amos, who is retiring after nine years as GSFSGroup’s president.
5. Group 1’s U.S. F&I Team Delivers Record PVR
For the year, the nation’s third largest dealer group grew its U.S. F&I per-copy average by $129 from the prior year to $1,644. Company officials, however, tell investors and equity research analysts ‘not to model anything higher.’
Top 5 Articles
1. Service Advisors Are Working Overtime
The Ninth Circuit has reaffirmed that service advisors are not subject to exemption from overtime pay. Compliance expert unpacks Navarro v. Encino Motorcars LLC and the effect it could have on your fixed-ops budget.
2. Minimize Your Loaner Losses
Accounting expert offers a three-step plan for recovering loss of use and value on loaner car damage claims.
3. Nude Photos as Bargaining Chips?
A lawsuit against a Georgia dealership claims a disagreement over a trade-in led to a misguided attempt at blackmail.
4. Live Beyond Your Goals
Reaching your professional peak is only one leg of the journey toward a fulfilling life.
5. Develop Good Habits and Dominate in 2017
It’s a new year and a great time to sharpen your dealer skillset. Top trainer lays out a five-step plan.

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