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January 29, 2015 - Industry News

Fewer Consumers Sticking to New-Car Budgets, CNW Reports

The number of consumer strictly adhering to their budget is dropping to pre-recession levels, according to the firm’s monthly report. And the number of car buyers for whom price is no object is on the upswing.

Tags: budget, Car Shopping, CNW Research, recession

July 8, 2014 - Industry News

Attractive Financing Boosts Q2 Used-Vehicle Values, Manheim Reports

Strong consumer demand and attractive financing drove up both volume and values for used cars during the second quarter, Manheim reports.

Tags: certified pre-owned vehicles, Manheim, recession, used-vehicle values

September 17, 2013 - Industry News

Pres. Obama to Visit Kansas Ford Plant, Detroit News Reports

President Barack Obama will reportedly visit Ford Motor Co.’s Kansas City Assembly plant in Missouri this week. The visit, scheduled for Friday, aligns with the five-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis.

Tags: economic recovery, Ford, Kansas, manufacturer plant, Obama, recession

May 14, 2013 - Industry News

Credit Health on Approved Leases Strongest Since Recession

More than 77 percent of car lease customers were approved during April, up from 70 percent during the previous month, according to

Tags: Credit Applications, Credit Scores, recession,, vehicle leasing

May 2, 2013 - Industry News

CNW: Americans Looking to Spend More on Cars

Used-car buyers are looking to spend 3 percent more than in the previous survey, and new-car shoppers are expected to spend 2.9 percent more.

Tags: Art Spinella, car buying, CNW Research, recession

October 4, 2011 - Industry News

Auto Loan Originations Reach Prerecession Levels, Equifax Reports

New-vehicle loan originations were up 15 percent in the first half compared to the same period last year, according to Equifax.

Tags: Auto Loans, Equifax, loan originations, Originations, recession

June 14, 2011 - Industry News

Former Ford Motor Co. Exec Releases Book on Automaker’s Corporate Turnaround

Former Ford executive Gerhard Geyer’s book, "Ford Motor Company: The Greatest Corporate Turnaround in U.S. History," explains how the automaker avoided bankruptcy during the recent recession.

Tags: Ford, recession

June 29, 2009 - Industry News

Americans Continue to Reduce Spending in Q1

Americans continued to tighten their spending through the first quarter this year, according to, an online personal finance service.

Tags: consumer financial habits, recession

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