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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
Graphic shows that the longer a consumer owns a vehicle, the less likely their next vehicle purchase will be in the same brand family

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 18, 2014, 08:30 ET

Experian Automotive: Vehicles in operation analysis shows consumers driving older-model vehicles at the highest percentage on record

Experian Automotive today announced that the percentage of older vehicles on the road has reached its highest level since 2009. According to...

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...

Apr 22, 2014, 08:30 ET

Experian Automotive: Consumers purchasing an electric vehicle are younger and more affluent than those buying a hybrid

 In honor of Earth Day, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis comparing electric and hybrid* vehicles. Findings from the...

Apr 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

Experian Automotive launches new tool to help automotive lenders better monitor changes in loan status on vehicles in their portfolios

 Experian Automotive today announced the newest addition to its suite of portfolio monitoring services, Lender Triggers™. This new tool...

Mar 04, 2014, 08:30 ET

Experian Automotive report shows auto loans are still first choice in financing, but leasing has become more popular than ever

 Experian Automotive today announced that more consumers are choosing to lease vehicles, bringing the share of new vehicles financed with a...

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...