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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...

Aug 27, 2015, 08:30 ET

Gap between new and used vehicle payments widens to reach an all-time high

 Experian Automotive today announced that the difference between the average monthly payments for new and used vehicles reached its highest...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:30 ET

Muscle cars accelerate back into popularity

  In the spirit of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, Experian Automotive reviewed the resurgence of the American muscle car — six...

Jun 01, 2015, 08:30 ET

Auto loan terms reach all-time highs

 Experian Automotive today announced that longer-term loans for both new and used vehicles are on the rise. According to the latest State of...

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...

Apr 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

More drivers using green to go "Green"

In honor of Earth Day, Experian Automotive found that consumers that purchased an alternative-powered vehicle did not just go Green by cutting back...

Mar 04, 2015, 08:30 ET

Majority of consumers rely on financing as loan amounts for new vehicles skyrocket to reach another all-time high

Experian Automotive today announced that consumers are relying on financing more than ever to buy their next vehicle. According to its latest State...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:30 ET

Total outstanding automotive loan balances reach all-time high; subprime and deep subprime market share remain at low levels

Experian Automotive today announced that the total outstanding balance on open automotive loans continued to rise in the fourth quarter of 2014,...

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...