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13
May
2022

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Advantage Automotive Analytics

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Advantage Automotive Analytics

MidAtlantic IADA wants to acknowledge and thank our Annual Sponsor, Advantage Automotive Analytics.
Advantage provides GPS technology and data mining innovations for BHPH dealers and vehicle finance companies.

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19
April
2022

ProGuard Warranty Selected for NIADA CPO Program to Help Boost Dealer Revenue

ProGuard Warranty Selected for NIADA CPO Program to Help Boost Dealer Revenue

ProGuard recently teamed up with the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) to serve as an administrator for its newly revamped NIADA Certified program.

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07
April
2022

Maria’s Tag & Title

Maria’s Tag & Title

The Association is excited to announce a new partnership with Maria’s Tag & Title.  We know how vital it is for your dealership to operate efficiently to maximize profits which is why we now offer our members a great solution for your out of state retail work.

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29
March
2022

ProGuard Warranty Enhances Protection Coverage to Help Dealers Attract New Customers During Inventory Shortage

ProGuard Warranty Enhances Protection Coverage to Help Dealers Attract New Customers During Inventory Shortage

AVOCA, Pa., March 22, 2022 - ProGuard Warranty announced enhancements to their existing vehicle protection plans to help auto dealers adapt to current inventory shortages. These changes were developed to address the lack of new, rental and off-lease vehicles entering the market, a situation that has increased acquisition costs at the auction houses. Feeling the pinch, many dealers are being put in the position of either making a sale or making a profit. With products sold exclusively through dealers, ProGuard felt compelled to find alternative solutions to help dealers compete in today’s market.

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16
March
2022

Quality Dealer Nominations Open!

Quality Dealer Nominations Open!

We are excited to announce that the nomination process for the 2022 Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware Quality Dealer Award is open!

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03
March
2022

Auto Dealerships on Notice for Unfair and Deceptive Practices

Auto Dealerships on Notice for Unfair and Deceptive Practices

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro today issued an advisory to car dealerships in Pennsylvania warning of unfair and deceptive practices that violate the Commonwealth’s Consumer Protection Law.

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22
February
2022

Tips to Stay Compliant During F&I Presentations

Tips to Stay Compliant During F&I Presentations

Today, more than ever, it's critically important to train dealership staff to give consumers the right information in a compliant manner. The best way to ensure that your staff maintains compliance is through proper training. In addition, take the time to sit and listen to sales and F&I presentations. The most common mistakes we see, and where staff need the most training, are as follows.

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09
February
2022

Taking a Multi-Tiered Approach to Fight the Growing Ways Fraudsters Operate

Taking a Multi-Tiered Approach to Fight the Growing Ways Fraudsters Operate

Fraud. It’s a term that is often identified by the abuse types or tactics used by perpetrators: account takeover, payment fraud, malicious content, and synthetic ID. This siloed use of terminology has contributed to the belief that fraud activity is siloed. However, fraudsters don’t rely on single activities or single types of abuse. Today’s fraud network is comprised of various, interconnected relationships of different abuse tactics. 

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20
January
2022

Focus on Fraud

Focus on Fraud

Fraud is higher than ever and it’s occurring more often, according to the 2021 Auto Lending Fraud Sentiment Survey from Point Predictive. 

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03
January
2022

Happy Employees Leads to Happy Customers

Happy Employees Leads to Happy Customers

There’s something different about Hendrick Automotive Group that elevates its automotive dealerships above its peers. 

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01
January
2022

Used Car Prices Will Fall

Used Car Prices Will Fall

Record high used-vehicle prices will come down. The question is how fast, according to a new KPMG white paper titled, “Used car prices could crash — will they?”

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17
November
2021

Advantage GPS Debuts Sophisticated Revo 2.0 at the 2021 NABD Expo

Advantage GPS Debuts Sophisticated Revo 2.0 at the 2021 NABD Expo

The most advanced, next-generation battery technology now powers Advantage’s family of wireless GPS devices.

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13
October
2021

USPTO Grants ‘Unified Device Access’ Patent To Advantage GPS

USPTO Grants ‘Unified Device Access’ Patent To Advantage GPS

Irvine, CA, October 12, 2021 – Advantage GPS, a leader in modern data analytics and advanced, risk mitigation solutions for vehicle finance professionals, today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted United States Patent 11,102,615 for the company’s “Unified Device Access” tech

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08
March
2021

Alternatives To Vaccine Mandates For Auto Dealerships

Alternatives To Vaccine Mandates For Auto Dealerships

The COVID-19 vaccine is finally here. For many auto dealerships, being able to advertise a workforce that is fully COVID-19 vaccinated could certainly be a competitive advantage. However, there are complications embedded in rolling out a mandatory vaccine policy. In many states, just navigating when the vaccine is going to be available to the general public is difficult.

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22
February
2021

2021 Market Outlook

2021 Market Outlook

America is under the Great Freeze of 2021, which could last two weeks. Millions are without power, businesses and schools are shuttered. Power grids are straining under a brutal arctic assault. This will without a doubt negatively affect business output and the economy for the first quarter of the year, the automotive retail marketplace included.

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