Jim Henry

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As carmakers and dealers embrace leasing to boost sales, analysts mull finance option's limits

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8
Leasing hit a record 26.7 percent of U.S. new-vehicle volume in the first quarter. How high can it go? Analysts predict higher than it is now, but not a whole lot higher. ...

Student-loan debt doesn't hinder auto lending among college grads, study finds

11:45 am U.S. ET | May 13
A TransUnion study at least partly contradicts the widely held belief that hefty student loans prevent recent college graduates from getting auto loans. ...

CFPB plays up auto finance complaints

11:00 am U.S. ET | May 6
A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau covering nearly 30,000 military service member complaints over a three-year period shows that although gripe ...

Subprime lending 'stable' despite worry about risk

11:45 am U.S. ET | May 6
The year got off to a decent start for subprime auto loans in terms of delinquencies and relatively low losses for bad loans, according to Fitch Ratings. ...

Credit union volume grows

11:45 am U.S. ET | May 6
Credit unions on the CU Direct auto lending platform are on pace for record volume this year. For the first quarter of 2015, loan volume was 250,000 units, up 21 percent ...

Ford Credit sees highest Q1 dealer share in 14 years

11:15 am U.S. ET | May 6
Ford Credit increased its share of U.S. retail loan and lease volume for Ford and Lincoln dealers to 45 percent in the first quarter, the highest first quarter in 14 year ...
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