Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Auto Finance

Despite the Initial Impact of COVID-19, the Automotive Industry Shows Positive Signs In Q2 2020

The average loan amount for a new vehicle jumps $4,000; however, the average monthly payment remains steady.

Read more

Winners of 2020 Dealers’ Choice Awards Announced

For 16 years, the program has recognized the industry’s best vendors, suppliers, and finance partners.

Kasasa Partners with Carleton for Configurable & Compliant Loan Calculations

Kasasa, LTD. adds value to their financial technology and marketing services platform through its new partnership with Carleton, Inc.

Democrats Signal Defeat on EV Tax Credit

The federal spending bill being negotiated by House and Senate leaders is not likely to include an extension of the $7,500 tax credit for buyers of electric vehicles.

Sense of Urgency Pervades Q3 Dealership Acquisitions

Kerrigan Advisors’ latest Blue Sky Report finds the pace of U.S. dealership buy/sell activity quickened in the third quarter and could accelerate further in Q4.

Used Car Price Gap Grows to $15K in Q3 Report

Edmunds’ latest Used Car Report finds high off-lease volumes have suppressed prices and widened the gap between new and 3-year-old models to an average of $14,951.

Q3 Auto Finance: Used Accounts for 55% of Loans

Experian analysts say buyers of pre-owned vehicles accounted for 55.15% of all U.S. auto loan originations in the third quarter, a 2.4% year-over-year increase.

November Auto Loan Interest Rates Hit 21-Month Low

Edmunds analysts say Black Friday promotions helped suppress new auto loan interest rates last month, registering a year-to-date low of 5.5% and an 8.3% year-over-year decline.

Regulators Appear to Endorse Alternative Credit Scoring

A joint statement from the nation’s biggest banking regulators expressed cautious optimism toward emerging decisioning models that could generate more auto loans.

Read more

Discounts, Incentives Stabilize New Vehicle Prices in November

Kelley Blue Book reports the average cost to buy a new vehicle was $38,393 last month, a 1% year-over-year increase restrained by frantic efforts to move 2019-MY inventory.