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Q4 2016: U.S. Vehicles in Operation...

Latest results from Experian’s Market Trends report shows that 17.3 million new vehicles have been added to the U.S. Market of light-duty vehicles on the...

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If you live in Michigan, you are more likely to be loy...

With Detroit’s Motor City being the epicenter of the North American automotive manufacturing industry, that detail should come as no surprise. Furthermore, a recent analysis of Experian data showed that of the nearly 12.6 million consumers who returned to market to purchase a new vehicle, 60.9 percent remained loyal to...

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Four-cylinder engine cars are the majority of cars on ...

Experian’s latest Market Trends and Loyalty report shows that for the first time in history, cars with four-cylinder engines have outpaced any other light-duty vehicle type on the road. That’s because the auto industry has been hard at work the past two decades improving both power and fuel efficiency...

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How healthy is the auto loan industry? Q3 data show le...

This quarter’s State of the Automotive Finance Market report provides a stark reality check for anyone making doomsday predictions about a subprime bubble in the auto industry. While delinquent payments are slightly on the rise, data from the report show that the auto lending industry has responded by reining...

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Trends suggest summer season will see spike in auto sa...

It’s more than mercury that will be up this summer. As temperatures climb, so do automotive sales, which often reach annual highs during the warmest months of the year. Fueled by pent-up demand coming out of the recession, historically low interest rates, and increased competition among both manufacturers and...

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[Infographic]: Off-lease Vehicles Surge Back into the ...

As automotive leasing trends to new heights, a rapid influx of off-lease vehicles are returning to market. Experian Automotive’s latest infographic explores the surge in off-lease vehicles, including which models and vehicle segments are most popular. Click here to download this i...

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[Infographic]: A Rising Tide Returns Auto Leasing to P...

In recent years, leasing has strongly returned as an option for consumers to choose when looking to get into a new vehicle and maintain an affordable monthly payment. Experian Automotive’s latest infographic examines the lift in leasing, as well as key attributes in the auto finance market. Click here...

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Sports cars zooming, while hybrids power down...

Environmentally friendly, lower fuel costs and tax incentives. These are all words that describe alternative-powered vehicles, and serve as reasons why many car shoppers flocked to their local dealerships over the past several years with the intent of “going green” with their next vehicle. However, that trend seems to...

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Speed and precision in driving auto lending...

Key drivers to auto financial services are speed and precision. What model year is your decisioning system? In the auto world the twinengineering goals are performance and durability. Some memorable quotes have been offered about the results of all that complex engineering. And some not so complex observations. The...

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