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  • Experts say new IRS rules are sparking a downward trend in refund amounts, threatening the loss of an annual catalyst for used-car sales.

  • The Toyota Supra returns to U.S. dealerships in mid-2019 after a 21-year absence, evoking nostalgia for a lineage of racers that stretches back to the...

  • Brian Reed will depart F&I Express, the company he co-founded in 2008, four months following its acquisition by Cox Automotive.

  • Every dealer believes they are dedicated to finance, but too many are complicit in an ongoing effort to eliminate the F&I middleman and let sales...

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After years of delays, the credit industry finally agreed to give consumers access to their personal "credit scores." This is important, because lenders use credit scores to determine who to give credit to and at what rates. Knowing your credit score can be empowering,If it's low you can take steps to improve your credit worthiness and if it's high you may be able to use it as leverage when shopping for your next car loan.