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Trump Touts Tax Cuts on Dealer Visit

Trump Touts Tax Cuts on Dealer Visit

President Trump kicked off a weeklong public awareness campaign for the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with a visit to Nuss Truck and Equipment in Burnsville, Minn.

April 16, 2019

March Sales Down 3.1% as SAAR Soars

March Sales Down 3.1% as SAAR Soars

The U.S. new-vehicle sales forecast improved to 17.42 million units in March, but sales fell 3.1% year-over-year against slowing demand fueled by higher interest rates, prices, and payments and reduced incentive spending.

April 3, 2019

Embattled Wells Fargo Chief Steps Down

Embattled Wells Fargo Chief Steps Down

Wells Fargo President and CEO Tim Sloan will retire effective June 30, ending an era marked by a series of scandals that rocked the company’s auto, home, and consumer banking divisions.

March 29, 2019

US, Canadian Dealers Strong as Disruptors Advance in Global Auto Finance Report
Fed: Auto Finance Hit New Highs, Lows in Q4
US Auto Loans Reach $1.14 Trillion

US Auto Loans Reach $1.14 Trillion

Lending Tree’s most recent auto finance snapshot finds originations, amounts financed, and monthly payments all accelerated in 2018.

February 21, 2019

Q&A: You Call This a Refund?

Q&A: You Call This a Refund?

New IRS rules have sparked a downward trend in refund amounts, threatening the loss of an annual catalyst for used-car sales.

February 18, 2019

Rate Hikes on Hold as Fed Throttles Back

Rate Hikes on Hold as Fed Throttles Back

Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed the Federal Reserve is reconsidering two interest-rate hikes planned for 2019 due to a ‘less favorable outlook’ for the global economy.

January 31, 2019

Used-Vehicle Retention Shows First Decline Since May

Used-Vehicle Retention Shows First Decline Since May

Black Book’s Used Vehicle Retention Index ticked downward for the second time in December, but seasonal declines weren’t enough to derail the key metric’s largest annual improvement since 2012.

January 7, 2019

Fed Raises Interest Rate, Lowers Growth Forecast
Santander Settles CFPB Charges for $11.8M

Santander Settles CFPB Charges for $11.8M

Santander Consumer USA has agreed to pay $9.29 million in restitution and $2.5 million in fines to settle claims leveled by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over the finance source’s GAP and interest-only payments programs.

November 21, 2018

The CFPB’s Spirit Lives On

The CFPB’s Spirit Lives On

Attorney Eric Johnson fields questions about the state of the CFPB, the now fully staffed FTC, and the aggressive stance of state attorneys general. He also offers a critical update on the Military Lending Act.

August 6, 2018

The CFPB’s Spirit Lives On

The CFPB’s Spirit Lives On

In the first of a series of F&I Think Tank webinars, attorney Eric Johnson offered a wake-up call to dealers and F&I professionals who thought the industry won a decisive victory over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau when the federal agency’s auto finance guidance was rescinded in May.

June 26, 2018

Freed From CFPB Order, Toyota Financial to Raise Markup Caps