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October 2014

Digital dealer lease calculator launches today

GM dealers have a new tool to help their lease business. A new and improved dealer lease calculator was launched this month. .


September 2014

Commercial Lending gets busy with dealer satisfaction

Customer service is the name of the game, and our Commercial Lending Services (CLS) team knows how to win.
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Gear up, for a ticket to the College Football Championship

Football season is back, and to celebrate, GM Financial is kicking off a one-of-a-kind event.
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Stay in compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

GM Financial takes compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) very seriously.
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July 2014

GM Financial funds first-ever lease for business customers

Over the past several months, GM Financial has been gearing up to launch its Commercial Vehicle Lending program. .

Prime retail program now available for GMF floorplan dealers

GM Financial has been hard at work expanding our product offerings so we can better support GM dealers nationwide. .

GMF engages GM dealers as business grows captive capabilities

Every quarter, GM Financial invites some of the top dealer principals in the country to meet with our executives and senior leadership to report on what the business is doing for GM dealers and how we can improve our goal of helping GM sell more vehicles. .

GM All Field Meeting rallies sales team, emphasizes customer retention

Earlier this summer, GM Financial’s Dealer Services Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents of Sales and Regional Sales Managers, travelled to Detroit for GM’s annual All Field Meeting. .

February 2014

Accelerate dealership growth with The Winning Drive

If you were fortunate enough to attend the 2014 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo in New Orleans last month, then you couldn't miss the buzz surrounding our industry right now. .

Motor Inn Auto Group of Iowa chooses GM Financial for floorplan needs

In November 2013, GM Financial established a floorplan relationship with the Motor Inn Auto Group of Iowa. .

Rock Your Shocks Off coming to an auction near you

Tom Petty said it best when he sang, "There's somethin' good waitin' down this road. I'm pickin' up whatever is mine…" .

November 2013

Dealer Training launches Subprime Workshop

GM Financial’s Dealer Training Department has launched subprime workshops for dealer principals, sales managers, F&I managers and sales personnel .

GM Financial now marketing Chevy, Buick, Cadillac & GMC extended protection plans

GM Financial has begun marketing three new extended protection plan products on behalf of General Motors .

RouteOne eContracting coming soon for GM Financial contracts

GM Financial is pleased to announce that, beginning in December, we will offer eContracting through RouteOne for all retail contracts. .

June 2013

GM Financial's auction inventory improving significantly in 2013

GM Financial's auction inventory has experienced a significant shift with the addition of more late-model, lower mileage vehicles in our lanes over the past year. .

GM Financial All-Star Elite Sale at Manheim Pennsylvania, a "home run" success!

GM Financial hit a home run last month, when buyers lined up to take part in the All-Star Elite Sale event on May 17 at Manheim Pennsylvania. .

Customer Service sees big improvements

GM Financial's Customer Service department has always been focused on providing the best customer experience for all of its consumers. As the company continues to grow… .

Dealers: Let your voice be heard, take the Auto Finance Performance Survey

Our relationship with you is extremely important, and the results of this survey will enable us to further enhance the value we provide… .

February 2013

Executive Update with Kyle Birch – February 2013

We were pleased to wrap up 2012 having made significant progress helping GM consistently increase its market share to 8.1 percent in the non-prime segment, compared to… .

Crack the Code with GM Financial at NADA

If you are headed to Orlando, Florida for the 2013 NADA Convention and Expo, do not pass up the opportunity to visit the GM Financial booth… .

GM Financial helps you connect with the subprime consumer

There's no doubt that there are more subprime shoppers visiting dealerships than ever before. Subprime auto loan approvals jumped by at least 40 percent during each of the… .

GM Financial's auction vehicles better than ever in 2013

Over the past year, the GM Financial auction inventory has seen the addition of more late-model vehicles with lower mileage in our lanes, a trend that will continue in 2013 as the strength of our… .

Meet Josh Blevins, Senior Dealer Training Consultant

There's no one better to train a dealer's sales team than someone who has spent significant time on the showroom floor. That's one of the key reasons why Josh Blevins… .

November 2012

Executive Update with Kyle Birch – November 2012

Plenty of momentum, excitement and opportunity could be felt at the recent Chevy Dealer Meeting in Las Vegas, where several members of the GM Financial leadership team were… .

GM Financial launches GMFDealerSource.com for vehicles coming off lease

Providing an end-of-lease process that is simple and easy to navigate is vital to both our dealer partners and our lease customers. In early November, we launched GMFDealerSource.com… .

GM Financial expands nonprime retail program to Canada

In April 2011, GM Financial delved into the Canadian market with the purchase of FinanciaLinx – one of the largest independent leasing companies in Canada. After 18 months, GM Financial Canada has made an impact in Canada's leasing space, and… .

Timely funding is critical to our business

When dealers submit a contract to a financial services company, speed of funding is important. That's why during the past year, GM Financial's Funding team has gone through many changes in an effort to reduce funding times and provide consistency to the dealerships. .

Meet DRM Erynn Real

Toronto Dealer Relationship Manager (DRM) Erynn Real has only been with GM Financial for a year, but she's already shown she has what it takes to get the job done. Recently, Real played an instrumental role as GM Financial introduced… .

June 2012

Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch – June 2012

GM Financial started off 2012 with a strong first quarter. We had approximately $1.8 billion in new loan and lease originations and earned $112 in net income, giving us… .

GM Financial Celebrates Stasney's Buick GMC as First Floorplan Customer

"Big box banks really don't know the needs of a small store like mine," says Buddy Stasney, "They don't fully understand our day-to-day business – they want all or nothing." And that's exactly why… .

MY Generation: Heard Loud and Clear

They're known as Millennials, Generation Next or Echo Boomers – the kids of Baby Boomers who are all grown up – and their increase in numbers in the U.S. parallels their parents' generation. .

Meet DRM Katie Slevin-Pierce

Katie Slevin-Pierce hasn't been in the lending game long, but she's already made her presence felt in a big way. In April, the North Carolina-based dealer relationship manager played a big role… .

Remember to use the proper lien code when titling

In many states, a title correction is a costly and time consuming process. Providing the proper lien code on the title reduces the number of errors made. .

April 2012

Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch – April 2012

Heading into a seasonally stronger selling period, and following our first full year as a General Motors company, GM Financial is more focused than ever to help you increase vehicle sales. .

Not Your Standard 'Realignment' Service

In addition to rolling out the new gmfinancial.com website and fully incorporating the GM Financial brand into our operations, another project was quietly in the works… .

FICO Research Identifies Consumer Credit Behavior

Last November, Fair Isaac Corporation, the company behind the FICO credit score, released a study entitled, "How Much is U.S. Credit Behavior Changing?" .

When it Comes to Advertising, Know the Rules!

GM Financial is bound by legal restrictions when it comes to advertising directly to consumers. Our marketing efforts are focused solely on business-to-business… .

Meet GM Financial's Erik Snyder, Dealer Relationship Manager

Dealer Relationship Manager Erik Snyder has experienced the auto industry's highs and lows. A veteran in the business since 1993 and a GM Financial employee since 2006… .

December 2011

Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch - Dec.2011

It's been just over a year since GM Financial became part of the GM family following GM's acquisition of AmeriCredit in October 2010. And, what a year it's been! .

GM Financial Leasing Workshops offer training and opportunities for dealerships

Learning the ins and outs of new leasing products takes time, training and patience. GM Financial's Dealer Training Department now offers valuable and easy-to-understand Leasing Workshops… .

Meet GM Financial's: Marilyn Taylor, AVP Dealer Training

Marilyn Taylor's past experience in the auto and finance industries has brought her great success at GM Financial. Not only does Taylor have more than 30 years of experience in the auto industry, she's been close to it nearly all her life. .

NADA 2012: What happens in Vegas…

The 2012 NADA event is fast approaching, and GM Financial is already gearing up for the Feb. 3-6 bonanza in Las Vegas. .

GM Financial: One year later

GM Financial heads into its second year with momentum and strong operating trends. .

September 2011

Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch - Sept.2011

Since being acquired by GM, we've set out to give dealers and customers the best financing options possible by increasing competition in the auto finance space. In early July, we did exactly that in the leasing space. .

The New Subprime Customer

Following the economic downturn of the last few years, the American car-buyer has changed and the automotive industry is switching gears to keep pace. Gone are the days of free-swinging credit limits and prime financing for all. .

Subprime consumers: Making an impact at dealerships

In this tough economy, many people who used to have great credit have now fallen under hard times. And because of the recession, dealers have seen an increase in subprime consumers. With the help of GM Financial's programs… .

Meet GM Financial's Elizabeth (Liz) Stivala, Senior Credit Analyst

Building relationships is what it's all about at GM Financial. Each quarter, we introduce you to one of our outstanding team members from Sales, Credit or Funding. .

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