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Mar 03, 2016, 08:30 ET New vehicle loan amounts and monthly payments set record highs

Experian Automotive today announced that the average amount financed and the average monthly payment for a new vehicle continued to climb, breaking...


Feb 25, 2016, 13:03 ET Experian Automotive announces industry's first product to help successfully address the rapid influx of vehicles coming off lease

 Experian Automotive today announced a new report that provides key information on vehicles that will be coming off lease. The first of its...


Feb 09, 2016, 08:30 ET Outstanding automotive loan balances continue to rise; finance companies experience largest year-over-year growth

 Experian Automotive today announced that U.S. automotive loan balances climbed 11.5 percent to reach $987 billion in the fourth quarter of...


Jan 05, 2016, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: Vehicle loyalty rates rank high as consumers show the love

 Experian Automotive today announced the latest vehicle loyalty rates, with Subaru leading all brands and manufacturers — 67.7 percent of...


Dec 14, 2015, 08:30 ET New vehicle registrations top 17 million for first time since 2006

 Experian Automotive today announced that new vehicle registration volumes for light-duty vehicles reached the highest point in the past...


Dec 09, 2015, 12:59 ET Luxury vehicles brighten the holiday season

 The holiday season has long been built on the tradition of spending time with family and friends, but did you know that consumers also include...


Dec 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Consumers look to keep monthly payments affordable as leasing reaches a record high

 Experian Automotive today announced that consumers continue to lease vehicles at a record pace. According to the Q3 2015 State of the...


Nov 04, 2015, 08:30 ET Automotive loan balances grow more than 53 percent since postrecession low in 2010

 Experian Automotive today announced that outstanding automotive loan balances reached its highest level -- $968 billion -- in the...


May 18, 2015, 08:30 ET Percentage of subprime automotive loans falls to lowest level in three years

 Experian Automotive today announced that the percentage of automotive loans that fell within the subprime and deep subprime risk categories...


Dec 01, 2014, 08:30 ET Loan amounts for new and used vehicles reach record highs

Experian Automotive today announced that the average dollar amount for both new and used vehicle loans reached all-time highs in the third quarter...


Nov 19, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: 30- and 60-day delinquency rates increase

 Experian Automotive today announced that 30- and 60-day automotive-loan delinquencies were up in the third quarter of 2014. According to its...


Nov 04, 2014, 08:30 ET Analysis shows that the longer consumers hold onto vehicles, the less likely they remain loyal to a brand

Experian Automotive today released findings from an analysis that show the impact that length of ownership has on the likelihood of a consumer...


Nov 03, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive teams with Headline to provide a comprehensive view on more than a billion vehicles registered worldwide

 Experian Automotive today announced that it has teamed with Headline, an automotive data and software technology company, to provide the...


Oct 30, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive's bone-chilling analysis shows Chicago and New York are the cities most haunted by "zombie" vehicles

In the spirit of Halloween, Experian Automotive today announced the top five metropolitan areas most haunted by "zombie," or discontinued, vehicle...


Sep 03, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive - financing to subprime borrowers begins to throttle back

Experian Automotive today announced that the percentage of new vehicle loans to subprime and deep subprime borrowers began to level off in Q2 2014....


Aug 20, 2014, 12:45 ET Experian Automotive: Outstanding auto loan balances reach record high of $839.1 billion

Experian Automotive today announced that outstanding automotive loan balances reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014. According to...


Jul 22, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive analysis shows consumers who drive with the top down are more educated and affluent than the general population

 In the spirit of the summer season, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis looking at trends on the ultimate summertime...


Jul 21, 2014, 13:00 ET American Honda Motor Co. adds AutoCheck® vehicle history reports to its Honda Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles and Acura Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles programs

 Experian Automotive today announced American Honda Motor Co. has named it as a provider of vehicle history reports for its Honda Certified...


Jun 02, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: Average automotive loan term reaches record high of 66 months; loans with terms 73-84 months grew by 27.6 percent

 Experian Automotive today announced that loan terms continued to lengthen, with the average automotive loan term reaching 66 months for the...


May 22, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: Twenty-two states show increases in 60-day automotive loan delinquencies; Delaware sees largest spike at 9.9 percent

 Experian Automotive today announced that while at a national level 60-day automotive loan delinquencies fell 1.7 percent, 22 states showed...


Feb 19, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: 30-day auto loan delinquencies drop 3.5 percent, while 60-day delinquencies remain flat

 Experian Automotive today announced that consumers continued to make their loan payments on time in Q4 2013. According to its latest State of...


Jan 21, 2014, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive partners with Cars.com to make AutoCheck® vehicle history reports accessible on its used-vehicle listings

Experian Automotive today announced that it has teamed with Cars.com to make AutoCheck® vehicle history reports accessible through its...


Dec 04, 2013, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: Interest Rates for auto loans hit all-time low, while average amount financed reaches highest point since 2008

 Experian Automotive today announced that interest rates for new vehicle loans dropped to 4.27 percent, the lowest rate since the organization...


Nov 04, 2013, 08:30 ET Experian Automotive: Total number of vehicles on the road reaches highest level since 2008

 Experian Automotive today announced that the number of cars and light trucks on the road reached 247.9 million in Q2 2013. According to the...


Sep 29, 2013, 15:00 ET Experian Automotive helps "Breaking Bad" vehicles drive off into the sunset

 Experian Automotive today announced that it has teamed with ScreenBid, the world's best source for certified authentic, screen-used Hollywood...