Day: April 13, 2021

Car Capital Closes $20 million Debt Deal With Medalist Partners | State

GRAPEVINE, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Car Capital, an automotive FinTech company, has closed a $20 million credit line with Medalist Partners. This transaction gives Car Capital access to capital to expand their business, fund deals, and ultimately get consumers into cars. Car Capital’s proprietary, web-based platform, Dealer Electronic Auto Loan System (DEALSSM) allows franchise and independent dealers to make 24/7 immediate auto loan decisions for 100% of their customers.

We are thrilled to work with Medalist to grow our dealer network. —Brian Reed, Chairman at Car Capital.

“Car Capital is excited to be able to help our dealer partners offer financing to their customers through the debt we’ve secured with Medalist Partners. We are planning to significantly expand our dealer network and grow our revenue with this additional capital,” said Justin Tisler, Co-founder and CEO at Car Capital. “Medalist has been an invaluable

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CT car dealers push back on ‘Tesla bill’

Figures in the state’s car dealership industry are once again taking aim at a bill that would permit electric vehicle manufacturers to sell their cars directly to consumers, arguing the proposal will result in fewer protections for buyers and undercut local businesses.

The bill, known as SB 127, is the latest in a series of attempts to at least partially roll back some aspects of the state’s dealer franchise law, which requires car companies to sell through franchised dealers. Lawmakers put forward a direct sales proposal every year between 2015 and 2019, but each time it stalled in the General Assembly.

Within Connecticut’s car dealership sector, the reappearing legislation has come to be known as the “Tesla bill,” after California-based electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. Tesla has backed similar legislation in states throughout the country in an effort to expand its direct sales model and, as the world’s largest electric

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