For Christy Gilleland, dealer principal of Gilleland Chevrolet in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and member of the Chevrolet National Dealer Council.
His four stores are already seeing increases in frontend gross and sales after switching to GM Financial’s floorplan in July.… Read more.
When Cox Chevrolet needed help, CEO Kris Cox found out pretty quickly that GM Financial “really shows up.” His bank? Not so much. Hear how this fifth-generation store got through the early days of the pandemic.… Read more.
Despite a state-wide shutdown, Mohawk Chevrolet hasn’t seen a dip in new car sales. President Andy Guelcher, says the secret has been supporting local businesses, pivoting to digital sales and doubling down on customer service.… Read more.
Customers expect a digital sales process that is fast, easy and convenient. GM Financial has the digital tools you need to exceed your customers’ expectations and drive your business forward.… Read more.
During uncertain times, you need the right people in your corner. For Christine Sepich, Executive Manager of Troy-Alan Buick outside Pittsburgh, the support she receives as a floorplan store has made all the difference.… Read more.
Todd Caputo and his team at Sun Chevrolet use GMF DealerSource® and its powerful maturity tools every day to source the vehicles they need to keep used car operations strong.… Read more.
For Keith McCluskey, owner and CEO of McCluskey Chevrolet in Cincinnati, Ohio, maximizing the GMF Connect Approval Center has been an integral tool for his store, which is consistently ranked as one of the top Chevrolet dealerships in the country: "Our guys turn it on first thing in the morning. It really helps us put deals together."
See how you can spend less time on the phone with your Credit Analyst and more time closing deals.… Read more.
GMF Connect is a personalized space that's designed to make it easier for you to do business with us. You can easily access leads, rehash deals, review contract statuses and export details about your ACH payoff submissions.
Here are five ways to make the most out of these tools built just for you.… Read more.
When other dealers are visiting your store to learn about your processes and BDC, you’re doing something right. For Joe Pagano and his team at Pine Belt Chevrolet in Lakewood, New Jersey, their secret sauce is a well-oiled BDC packed full of processes, leads and clear responsibilities that create a five-star customer experience.Learn how to better work your leads to help feed your BDC, achieve higher engagement for your store and taste sweeter success. … Read more.
Our Dealer Direct Mail program is the trick you need to treat your prospective subprime customers to a prequalification. Results speak for themselves: in one month, 115 participating dealers sold at least one vehicle, with 834 vehicles sold total. Take the scary out of finding your best subprime leads.… Read more.
Parkway Chevrolet has one of the highest used car sales rates of any dealership in the metro Houston area. That’s because Pre-Owned Sales Manager Mario Garza has spiced up his pre-owned inventory with choice units from GMF DealerSource®. Using a few smart tricks, Mario always has the right car for the right customer. Learn how you can optimize your search for the perfect pre-owned unit.… Read more.
What if you could sell certain vehicles faster and for up to $3,000 more? You may be able to if you have CPO vehicles. See why it’s worth the effort to certify your vehicles. Four tips can help you boost your profitability.… Read more.
The majority of your lease customers are shopping early: The average GM Financial lease vehicle is returned at 91% of the contract term and is only 3 years old with 29,000 miles. We’re sharing tips on how to turn one lease return into two new sales.… Read more.
When you're all in with GM Financial as a floorplan dealer, we go the extra mile to support you. In this episode, we asked Alan Strezeski from Troy-Alan Buick outside Pittsburgh why being a GM Financial floorplan store has made a difference in his bottom line and the three ways GM Financial helps give your dealership the extra kick needed to be competitive.… Read more.
Your dealership could be doubling your rewards. Get a jump-start on multiplied rewards exclusive for GM dealers by starting a test drive today… Read more.
How do you achieve sustainable success? We believe it comes down to this one thing, and we're going all in to help you reach new heights… Read more.
Equip your dealership with the training you need to engage your customers, confidently present all financing options and deliver a true consultative experience. … Read more.
Last year, leads from GM Financial resulted in a 29% sales rate for dealers. Learn more about two of our many leads and how to make the most of these proven sales opportunities.… Read more.
With thousands of lessees returning to dealerships every month, your returning lease customers are your best new car sale opportunities. Here are some ways you can maximize your customer retention.… Read more.
When you choose to floorplan with GM Financial, you're making an investment in the future of your dealership because we're here exclusively for you.… Read more.
GM Financial offers GM dealers two exclusive ways to purchase inventory to stock their pre-owned lots.… Read more.
With more than 1 million leads hitting CRMs this year, is your BDC ready? Get the facts on the Lease Maturity lead… Read more.
Our lease Loyalty Program offers customers up to $1,095 in waivers. Reward your returning lease customers with these benefits… Read more.
With industry-low arbitrations on pre-owned purchases, shopping on GMF DealerSource has never been more convenient… Read more.
Ever heard a customer ask: "What Is a disposition fee?" Here are some tips to help dispose of disposition fees and retain more customers… Read more.
Find out how our improvements are sending more customers than ever back to your dealership… Read more.
GM Financial offers a Nonprime Workshop to teach you how to refine your focus and approach to a large segment of potential customers… Read more.
Don't get spooked by GMF Connect. Here are five tips to make the most of this great tool… Read more.
Customers come into your store, ready to pay cash for the car they've been eyeing on your lot, but are cash customers really the best long-term sales for your dealership… Read more.
Fraud costs the auto industry billions each year. Learn how to protect your dealership from fraud with 10 tips for identifying false documents and advice from Mike Henslee, Assistant Vice President Credit Review… Read more.
Check out these five tips for submitting a cleaner funding package from experts at GM Financial… Read more.
Our full suite of digital tools is built to help your dealership succeed. Are you using them to their fullest potential?… Read more.
Increase year end sales! Help your small business customers acquire vehicles now in order to take advantage of possible 2017 tax benefits… Read more.
Kick your sales into high gear before 2017 comes to a close. Follow these three tips to finish the year strong and boost your sales… Read more.
According to the 2016 Local Consumer Review Survey by Bright Local, 91% of consumers actively read online business reviews — Do you know what that means for your dealership or how it impacts your bottom line… Read more.
Keeping customers happy is key to generating repeat business for your dealership… Read more.
Can customers easily find your dealership online? Our SEO expert shares helpful tips for improving your online visibility in the first of a three-part series… Read more.
It pays to be a GM Financial dealer. Dealer Dividends rewards your loyalty to the GM captive with each deal you finance. Our exclusive “test drive” lets you take the benefits for a spin… Read more.
Our portfolio of customers is shifting. How do our products and services play into this shift that can lead to increased sales at your dealerships?… Read more.
With all of the digital means of communication in the world today, it's no wonder that handwritten notes are on the endangered list… Read more.
Dealers across the industry are taking note of our enhanced Dealer Dividends rewards program… Read more.
Learn how a bid at a charity event by loyal GM Dealer Paul Masse led to an unprecedented visit from GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra and GM Executive Vice President and President, North America, Alan Batey as Masse became a GM Financial floorplan dealer… Read more.
We're breaking down a recent change and how it'll affect the relationship between GM Financial and your dealership… Read more.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and here at GM Financial, we're not just helping customers with personal finance, we're helping our dealers improve their business finances. Follow these tips to help keep your business finances in mint condition all year long… Read more.
At GM Financial, Down Payment Assistance (DPA) is much more than a routine monthly program – it's another way we can help drive more customers through your doors… Read more.
December's article shared how the Dealer Direct Mail program helps you reach more customers… Read more.
Right off the heels of an extraordinary 2016, CLS is poised to continue to grow at an impressive pace, and floorplan dealers are reaping the rewards and benefits more than ever… Read more.
Today's largest generation has taken over the marketplace. What are you doing to adapt to a new purchasing style? Here are four tips on dissecting the millennial wallet to help the sale… Read more.
With a new president and Congress, what impacts will this have on the auto industry?… Read more.
GM Financial is committed to helping you grow your business by driving customers to your dealership… Read more.
Continuing our promise to help you achieve more, we're driving quality leads directly to your dealership with our GM Financial Dealer Direct Mail program… Read more.
GM Financial is excited to announce the addition of the Fleet Services program to our Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) lineup… Read more.
To better support our GM Business Elite dealers, we are excited to announce the addition of medium-duty truck financing options that will satisfy the unique needs of Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) customers… Read more.
As your captive auto finance company, GM Financial's goal is to help you sell more GM vehicles. That's why we offer full-spectrum lease and retail options for your customers, including Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) programs tailored to meet your business customers' needs… Read more.
In a continued effort to enhance service for GM Dealers, GM Financial, in partnership with RouteOne… Read more.
GM Financial's Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) team is aiming to establish more long-term relationships with its dealer partners… Read more.
In January, GM Financial's Remarketing Solutions department piloted a dealer concierge program to 31 select GM Financial floorplan dealers in the North Central region… Read more.
The next time GM Financial customers log into MyAccount, they might notice several significant changes… Read more.
In early February, Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) reached $1 billion in lease and loan acquisitions for business customers… Read more.
GM launched an exciting new program yesterday available in the U.S. designed to make thousands of Off-Lease, returned GM Company Car and Rental vehicles available to consumers… Read more.
Last November, GM Financial successfully launched a new online credit application to generate leads for GM dealerships. As a result, GM sales data shows that 530 vehicles were sold before the end of 2015!… Read more.
Imagine logging onto a single site and being able to see the status of each of your GM Financial applications… Read more.
In July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) celebrated its fourth anniversary… Read more.
Today, GM Financial will begin providing leads to GM dealers through an online credit application powered by GM Financial and hosted on gmfinancial.com… Read more.
As your captive auto finance company, GM Financial's goal is to help you sell more GM vehicles. That's why we offer full-spectrum lease and retail options for your customers, a suite of commercial lending products to help grow your dealership, and Commercial Vehicle Lending (CVL) programs tailored to meet your business customers' needs… Read more.
Over the past several months, GM Financial's Remarketing program has evolved substantially. On July 1, GM Financial assumed auction sales operations for GM Remarketing… Read more.
Imagine logging onto a single site and being able to see the status of each of your GM Financial applications. Missing stips? Skip the fax machine… Read more.
Actions to consider to ensure your dealership is fairly lending… Read more.
GM dealers have a new tool to help their lease business… Read more.
Customer service is the name of the game, and our Commercial Lending Services (CLS) team knows how to win. Read more… Read more.
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… Read more.
Over the past several months, GM Financial has been gearing up to launch its Commercial Vehicle Lending program… Read more.
In November 2013, GM Financial established a floorplan relationship with the Motor Inn Auto Group of Iowa… Read more.
GM Financial has begun marketing three new extended protection plan products on behalf of General Motors… Read more.
GM Financial's Dealer Training Department has launched subprime workshops for dealer principals, sales managers, F&I managers and sales personnel… Read more.
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… Read more.
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… Read more.
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… Read more.
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… Read more.
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… Read more.
"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… Read more.
At GM Financial, dealerships often ask us if they can use the GM Financial name and/or logo in consumer advertising… Read more.
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… Read more.
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