TITLE

Pain and profits

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, John A.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;3/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5922, p2i
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the finance and insurance (F&I) process involved in purchasing an automobile. Problems relating to filling out a loan application, negotiating a finance contract and getting credit approval; Consumers' worry about paying too much for their vehicle; Unethical practices; Problems with lawsuits coming from subprime credit.
ACCESSION #
4316921

 

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