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Edmunds: Auto Loan Interest Rates Climb Back to Pre-Recession Levels

Edmunds: Zero Percent Finance Deals Evaporate in August

Two years ago, zero percent finance deals accounted for 14.6% of transactions. Last month, they only accounted for 7.4%. Edmunds analysts point to higher interest rates as one of the reasons for the scarcity in zero percent finance deals in August.

September 4, 2018

Auto Finance Data Reveals Affordability Concerns
Auto Balances Up 9% in Q3, TransUnion Reports

Auto Finance to Get More Competitive, Equifax Reports

Slowing demand for new vehicles points to auto finance sources having to contend with increased compeittion for consumer loans. That was the conclusion of Equifax's Nation Consumer Credit Trends report for August, which showed that auto originations for the first six months of year grew 3.5% compared to a year ago.

September 29, 2016

CU Direct Reaches New Milestone

Credit unions funded a record 529,000 auto loans through CU Direct’s Lending 360 and CUDL platforms in the first half of 2016. That amounts to more than $16.1 billion in funded automotive loans.

September 6, 2016

Champlain National Bank Enters Indirect Channel

Champlain National Bank has entered the indirect auto finance channel behind a cloud-based loan origination system developed by Teledata Communications Inc. The bank is currently integrated with Dealertrack and RouteOne, and has signed 'a substantial number of dealers' in the New York region.

July 19, 2016

Mortgage Applicants Three Times As Likely to Open New Auto Loans, TransUnion Reports

Auto Financing Gaining Traction With Millennials, Study Shows

According to a new study from LendingTree, Millennials currently account for about 34% of total auto finance requests in the nation, a 7% increase from 2013. Memphis, Tenn., Milwaukee, Wis., and St. Louis were the Top Three cities where Millennials are seeking auto financing.

May 26, 2016

Women Better Managers of Credit Than Men, Study Shows

Not only do women have higher credit scores and less debt than men, according to a new report from Experian, they are more likely to purchase a more functional, utilitarian vehicle than their male counterparts.

March 17, 2016

Toyota Motor Credit Agrees to Lower Markup Caps to Settle CFPB Allegations

The three-year standoff between Toyota Motor Credit, the Justice Department and the CFPB is over, with the captive agreeing to pay up to $21.9 million in restitution to minority borrowers the regulators allege were overcharged on their auto loans. The captive also agreed to lower its dealer markup caps.

February 3, 2016