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Older-model vehicles at highest percentage on record

Posted on Jul 18 2014 by

While automotive loan originations grew 15 percent year over year in Q1 2014, a recent Experian Automotive study found that more consumers are continuing to drive older-model vehicles.

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More consumers are opting for longer loan terms

Posted on Jun 12 2014 by

With the cost of new vehicles continuing to increase, consumers are opting for longer loan terms.

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Automotive delinquencies increase in twenty-two states

Posted on Jun 02 2014 by

Although 60-day automotive loan delinquencies fell 1.7 percent at a national level when comparing Q1 2014 to Q1 2013, twenty-two states actually experienced a delinquency increase.

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Financing becomes more available for nonprime credit tiers

Posted on Apr 07 2014 by

Auto financing became easier to obtain in Q4 2013 and the market share for new vehicle loans in the nonprime, subprime and deep-subprime credit tiers increased slightly to 34.1 percent of all new loans, up from 32.8 percent in Q4 2012.

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Leasing grows in popularity as lenders ease credit standards

Posted on Mar 20 2014 by

The most recent Experian State of the Automotive Finance Market report shows more consumers are leasing vehicles. Leases accounted for 28.4 percent of all new vehicles financed in Q4
2013 – the highest level on record since 2006.

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Auto lending continues growth trend

Posted on Feb 27 2014 by

Findings from the most recent Experian State of the Automotive Finance Market report show outstanding automotive loan balances increased 11 percent from Q4 2012, reaching $798.5
billion in Q4 2013 — the highest level since 2007.

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Auto delinquency rates still low but moving upward

Posted on Feb 07 2014 by

Delinquency rates for auto loans moved up slightly in the last quarter of 2013, with the 30 to 59 days past due (DPD), 60 to 89 DPD and 90 to 180 DPD delinquency rates at 2.18 percent, 0.56 percent and 0.24 percent, respectively.

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Delinquency rates remain low in Q2 2013

Posted on Nov 02 2013 by

Credit unions were the only type of lender to have their 30 day plus delinquency rate fall below 2 percent for several key product categories. The table below provides the delinquency rate by lender and product. 30 day plus delinquency rate Q2 2013   Auto* Mortgage Bankcard Credit unions 1.52% 1.36% 1.99% Banks 2.01% 4.91% […]

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Auto financing continues steady growth

Posted on Sep 22 2013 by

According to Experian’s latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report, a record 84.5% of consumers who acquired a new vehicle in Q2 2013 used either a loan or a lease to fund the purchase – up from 82.5% in Q2 2012. Leases accounted for an all-time high of 27.6% of new vehicles financed during the second quarter, up from 24.4% in Q2 2012.

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Auto lending market remains strong

Posted on Aug 25 2013 by

According to the Q2 2013 Experian Automotive State of the Automotive Finance Market report, vehicle repossessions reached their lowest rate in seven years, with only 0.36 percent of all vehicle loans reaching repossession. This change is a drop of 14.8 percent over the previous quarter and a 10.4 percent decrease from the previous low of 0.41 percent in Q2 2006.

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