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NIADA - National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
2521 Brown Blvd. - Arlington, TX 76006
NIADA Aligns with Automotive Finance Corporation as the Inventory Finance Provider for its Dealers
ARLINGTON, TX – The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) announced today that Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC) is its newest National Member Benefit partner. AFC is one of the largest providers of floorplan financing to independent dealers in North America and the only commercial auto finance company named as a NIADA National Member Benefit partner.
“AFC offers best in class inventory finance solutions”, said Scott Lilja, Vice President of Member Services for NIADA. “AFC has worked with thousands of dealers over the past quarter century. Many of our members have shared their stories about how AFC helped them start their businesses, providing the funding, solutions and expertise to better manage their dealerships and finance their growth. I can’t think of a better way for us to recognize and celebrate AFC’s 25 years of dedication and service to our dealer members than through this new alliance.”
“NIADA’s focus on helping its dealer members grow and improve their performance is perfectly aligned with AFC’s business approach”, remarked Scott Danahey, AFC’s Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. “We’re proud to be associated with NIADA and look forward to working with its 20,000+ dealer members, many of whom we already know as long standing, valued AFC customers.”
AFC operates 100+ branches with an experienced staff that knows the local market and understands its dealers’ unique business needs. AFC’s inventory financing is available for dealer trades and is also accepted at nearly 1,000 auctions/inventory sources. AFC’s web and mobile applications are designed to allow dealers to conduct business the way they want – in person at an AFC Branch, online or on-the-run via mobile phone. NIADA members are encouraged to learn more about AFC, its floorplan financing solutions and the company’s well deserved tagline - “Our Service Will Floor You®”.
For more information about AFC, please phone toll free 1-888-345-0600 or visit AFC online at AFCDealer.com.
The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA), founded in 1946, has represented quality independent automobile dealers for over 60 years. NIADA provides valuable resources to member dealers, allowing them to become more successful within the used motor vehicle industry. NIADA members join a network of over 20,000 professional auto dealers who share a dream of financial prosperity for their businesses. NIADA is also a legislative advocate -- protecting business interests of independent auto dealers. The association is dedicated to providing industry education, information, services and benefits designed to prepare members for an ever-changing marketplace.
AFC is one of the largest providers of independent dealer floorplan financing in North America. As part of KAR Auction Services, Inc., AFC provides floorplan financing programs for retail and wholesale automobile dealers, RV dealers, motorcycle dealers, salvage dealers and car rental operators. For more information about AFC, please phone toll free 1-888-345-0600 or visit us online at AFCDealer.com.