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Secondary Lease Approvals Dip Below 69% in August

Secondary Lease Approvals Dip Below 69% in August

Swapalease.com reports a high number of applicants and a slightly tighter credit market in August. A 68.9% approval rate fell short of July’s 69.1% and represented a 5.1% year-over-year decline.

September 19, 2019

Cox: Franchised, Independent Dealers See Two Different Markets
Subprime Fell to Lowest Share Since 2011 in April

Subprime Fell to Lowest Share Since 2011 in April

An Equifax review of auto finance data from the first four months of 2019 found subprime’s percentage of total originations fell to 22.7% for all purchases and 9.2% of new-vehicle leases.

September 12, 2019

Escalating Finance Costs Drive 24% Spike in TCO

Escalating Finance Costs Drive 24% Spike in TCO

AAA analysts say bigger price tags and higher interest rates have conspired to raise American new-car buyers’ average annual total cost of ownership to $9,282, an all-time high and a 24% year-over-year increase.

September 12, 2019

Rooney Joins Hudco as Partner in DC Office

Rooney Joins Hudco as Partner in DC Office

Mark E. Rooney, an attorney whose practice focuses on consumer litigation defense and government investigations in the financial services industry, has joined the Washington, D.C., office of Hudson Cook LLP.

September 9, 2019

Prime Buyers Flock to Used Vehicles in Q2 Report

Prime Buyers Flock to Used Vehicles in Q2 Report

Experian’s Q2 auto finance report consumers continue to uncover ways to manage monthly payments. For a record percentage of prime borrowers, that meant passing on a $32,000-plus new-vehicle loan in favor of a pre-owned unit.

September 5, 2019

Truck and SUV Lease Prices Fall as New Models Loom
Ally: Soaring Costs Make Case for Service Contracts
Feds: Fake FinCo Scored 80 Auto Loans Worth $1.7M

Feds: Fake FinCo Scored 80 Auto Loans Worth $1.7M

Six operators of a nonexistent auto finance company have been sentenced to federal prison or probation for fraudulently obtaining $1.7 million worth of loans from banks and credit unions.

August 22, 2019

Lease Swap Approval Rates Rise to 69.1% in July
JDP: Frontline Finance Reps Key to Dealer Relations

JDP: Frontline Finance Reps Key to Dealer Relations

J.D. Power’s latest U.S. Dealer Financing Satisfaction Study finds knowledgeable and empowered bank and finance company personnel are critical to building successful relationships with dealers and F&I professionals.

August 14, 2019

OnlineBKmanager Adds Full-Service Mailing Option
Experian Teams With Oliver Wyman to Launch CECL Forecaster
Survey: Finance Execs Want More AI

Survey: Finance Execs Want More AI

Nearly 80% of C-suite finance executives expressed a growing need for artificial intelligence-driven auto loan processing procedures in a survey conducted by Inovatec.

August 6, 2019

New-Vehicle Interest Rates Fall to 5.8%

New-Vehicle Interest Rates Fall to 5.8%

The average interest rate for a U.S. new-vehicle loan fell below 6% for the first time all year as automakers and dealers extended model-year selldown promotions.

August 2, 2019