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Equifax National Consumer Credit Trends Report

Auto Loan Balances Near $1 Trillion, Equifax Reports

The total balance of auto loans in December 2014 was $975 billion, representing 33.2% of total outstanding non-mortgage consumer debt, according to Equifax.

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No Subprime Bubble in Sight, Equifax Says

The credit reporting agency says there are no signs of a subprime bubble despite totals for new credit and new loans originated reaching all-time highs through June.

Auto Finance ‘Running on All Cylinders,' Equifax Reports

Equifax reported today that auto finance’s total outstanding balance reached a record high in the opening quarter. New credit reached an eight-year high, while serious delinquencies fell to their lowest level in more than five years.

Equifax: Auto Loan Balance Hits 5-Year High

The balance of auto loans in August increased 9.7 percent from last year, rising from $760.8 billion to $834.4 billion, according to Equifax’s National Consumer Credit Trends Report.

Equifax: Auto Loans Make Up Half of New Non-Mortgage Credit

Auto loan originations totaled more than $196 billion in May 2013, representing more than half of all new non-mortgage consumer credit originated in 2013, according to a new report from Equifax.

Equifax: Delinquency Rates, New Credit Improving

Equifax's latest report on national consumer credit trends finds that delinquency rates for auto loans decreased more than 11 percent year over year, while new credit climbs to an eight-year high in the opening quarter of 2013.

Equifax: New Credit in 2013 at Five-Year High

Auto loan origination activity this year is the strongest it has been for banks since 2006, with new credit generated during January and February totaling $141 billion.

Total Auto Loans, Balances at 40-Month Highs, Equifax Reports

The credit reporting agency reported that balances on outstanding loans are at a 48-month high, while the total number of existing loans reach a 42-month high.

Equifax Reports Growth, Stability in Auto Finance

Auto loan originations totaled 10.7 million for the first half of the year, the highest mark since 2007 when 11 million loans were opened, Equifax reports.

Finance Amounts Reach Six-Year High

Auto loan volume for the first quarter was 49 percent higher than three years ago, and 25 percent higher than the recession-era low in March 2010.