The auto finance segment is growing at a healthy rate, but average new-vehicle loan amounts are outpacing the market, driving an increasing number of car buyers — including those with prime and superprime credit scores — out of the showroom and onto the used-car lot.
July 18, 2019
We hate to burst your bubble, but there is no bubble to burst. Auto finance expert breaks down the third-quarter results.
January 9, 2017
Delinquencies remained in check despite total outstanding auto loan balances rising to an all-time high, signaling a healthy automotive credit climate.
July 6, 2015
Auto finance volumes were up in every risk tier in the fourth quarter 2014, suggesting that concerns over the uptick in subprime loans are exaggerated.
April 3, 2015
Auto finance sources reveal that they, too, are focused on the customer experience, and say they are ready for what’s expected to be another great year for auto sales.
March 10, 2015
Data from the second quarter didn't support talk of a subprime auto bubble, with subprime financing showing signs of leveling off and delinquencies remaining at historic lows.
October 8, 2014
The auto finance marketplace is heating up, but executives from six top finance sources said there’s more at play than simply a race for market share.
November 1, 2011
In the second quarter, finance sources continued their drive down into the high-risk credit tiers and consumers continued to pay on time. But the magazine’s resident finance insider wonders how long those trends can continue in this month’s review of quarterly auto finance trends.
October 7, 2011
The auto finance market continued to drive forward in the fourth quarter of 2010, but can it continue? Experian Automotive’s director of automotive credit runs through the numbers.
April 4, 2011
Things are still challenging for below-prime customers, but the middle tiers are beginning to show signs of life, Experian Automotive reveals.
October 1, 2010
Nonprime auto finance continues to show signs of recovery, but dealers say they will need more than just good feelings to ride out the storm.
June 28, 2010
The subprime and nonprime auto finance industry has definitely seen better days, but there are signs of a rebound on the horizon. Finance expert weighs in on the situation.
September 1, 2009
Not only are lenders staying away from anything subprime, they’re also pushing more consumers toward the used-vehicle market. And with more than $5.7 billion in loans reported 60 days delinquent, Experian Automotive predicts further market volatility.
July 1, 2009
The high volume of credit turndowns has created a chasm between dealers and lenders, but both sides are taking steps to bridge the gap.
July 1, 2004