First Shift: Latest blow to Ford's Blue OvalMarch 3
Ford could still make money even if U.S. auto sales fell 30%, CFO saysMarch 22, 2016
Ford credit rating upgraded by 2nd agencyMarch 14, 2016
Ford gets credit rating boost from Moody's; shares riseFeb. 17, 2016
VW credit rating cut by S&P; further cuts are possibleOct. 12, 2015
VW's credit rating was cut one level today by Standard & Poor’s, which said the German carmaker’s cheating on U.S. diesel-emissions tests indicates management weaknesses that may lead to a further debt downgrade.
GM credit raised to investment grade by FitchJune 18, 2015
New car, truck loans reach longest term on recordJune 1, 2015
The average length of loans for new and used vehicles in the U.S. in the first quarter hit record highs, and nearly 30 percent of new-vehicle loans have pay-back periods longer than six years, Experian Automotive says.
GM capital plan may delay credit rating upgradeMarch 11, 2015
General Motors' decision this week to give back up to $10 billion to shareholders over the next two years will likely delay one of its important goals: achieving a top-tier credit rating that would benefit its growing auto finance unit.