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Melinda Zabritski

Traction Control

A rise in delinquencies wasn’t cause for concern during the third quarter 2014, and all signs point to auto finance sources staying active in the quarters ahead.

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Experian Automotive: Delinquency Rates Rising

In the third quarter of 2014, 30- and 60-day automotive-loan delinquencies grew 3.7% and 8.6%, respectively, from the previous year. The change was due to growth in subprime loans.

Subprime Financing Begins to Level Off, Experian Says

The percentage of new-vehicle loans made to credit-challenged car buyers was at 15.1% in the second quarter of 2014, down from 22.1% in the same period in 2013, according to Experian Automotive.

Market on the Move

The auto finance industry broke new ground in several reporting categories in the first quarter. But not all records are meant to be broken.

Experian: Average Loan Terms Stretch to Record High

Loan terms in the first quarter 2014 stretched to their highest level since the company began publicly reporting the data in 2006.

Clouds Part for Auto Finance

The unusually cold weather that impacted much of the economy didn’t slow down the auto finance industry, which reached new highs in several critical metrics.

Kicking into High Gear: Experian Quarterly Update

Finance companies are buying deeper, and car buyers are rewarding them with timely payments. Credit expert breaks down the numbers for the second quarter.

Balancing Act

Auto finance continues to balance the need to manage risk with the need to fuel the industry’s resurgence. So far, so good, according to Experian Automotive’s latest report.

Watch for Debris

All signs pointed to a great fourth quarter, but there was some cause for concern — just not enough to keep cars from rolling over the curb.

Calculated Risk

Like previous quarters, the third quarter saw finance sources continuing to delve deeper into the credit spectrum. But is this good for the industry?