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Auto Loan Originations Observations
Originations through September 2019 reported as of November 2019
Added by John Sternal on January 14, 2020 at 8:29am — No Comments
Survey Results Reveal Consumer Buying and Leasing Habits, Preferences, and Shopping Needs
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, announced today the results of a holiday shopping survey, revealing consumer shopping trends and spending motives. Respondents were asked about the types of vehicles they were shopping for, how they shop for a vehicle, motivating factors in selecting their next vehicle as well as their opinions on holiday automotive…Continue
Added by John Sternal on December 17, 2019 at 6:54am — No Comments
Extensive Experience in Engineering, Platform Design and Software Development
to Innovate and Scale Mobility Platform
Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, today announced it has appointed Clayton Tino, Ph.D., as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Tino will focus his efforts on defining and managing Beep’s product strategy and delivery.
Tino has extensive technology experience in platform design and software development. Prior to joining…Continue
Added by John Sternal on December 11, 2019 at 7:13am — No Comments
Wantalease.com Data Shows that Cars and SUVs could offer Attractive Lease Deals for December Year-End Promotions based on November Lease Trends
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of November, and forecasts new leasing trends for the month of December. Several manufacturers offered attractive discounts and competitive pricing on compact cars and SUVs, while most luxury and…Continue
Added by John Sternal on November 26, 2019 at 10:13am — No Comments
Lease Approval Ratings Drop Slightly to 68.8% in October Following Increase in September
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 68.8% approval rate in October, a modest dip from the September rate of 72.9%.…Continue
Added by John Sternal on November 14, 2019 at 9:04am — No Comments
Auto Loan Originations Observations
Originations through June 2019 reported as of August 2019
Added by John Sternal on November 14, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments
Majority of Consumers Report Complaints Related to Time and Efficiency in the Automotive Lending Process
Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, today announced the results of its latest survey, revealing consumer pain-points associated with lenders when financing a vehicle.
When asked about the biggest complaint associated with financing their last vehicle, 56.8% of consumers said that…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 28, 2019 at 12:18pm — No Comments
Lease Approval Ratings Increase by 4% in the Month of September, Reaching the Highest Approval Rating Since March of 2016
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 72.9% approval rate in September, a 4% increase from the August rate of 68.9%. September had the highest number of credit approvals in nearly three years. The last time credit approvals registered higher than 72.9% was in March of 2016,…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 28, 2019 at 11:53am — No Comments
Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, and Inverite Verification, the leading open-banking provider with coverage for over 275 Canadian Financial Institutions, today announced their strategic partnership to increase operational efficiencies for lenders.
Inovatec will integrate with Inverite to increase the speed of lending decisions through income verification, transaction history and risk scores to help…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 22, 2019 at 7:16am — No Comments
Swapalease.com Compiled 5 Most Reasonably Priced Automobile Leases Around the Country
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today announced the five best lease deals for the Halloween holiday. Vehicles were selected by Swapalease.com advisors based on new lease price data for the month of October. Swapalease.com customer advisors help guide shoppers into the right lease vehicle that fits their automotive needs.
Added by John Sternal on October 8, 2019 at 6:36am — No Comments
Central Florida’s first autonomous shuttles are on the road in Lake Nona, Orlando’s fastest-growing community. The fully electric, driverless shuttles will operate daily on an inaugural fixed route connecting the community’s entertainment district with residential communities. Together, with mobility solutions provider …Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 26, 2019 at 7:19am — No Comments
Inovatec Systems Corp. has chosen CARFAX Canada VIN Scan to help power their industry-leading, cloud-based lending software solutions. The partnership enables Inovatec users to adjudicate lease and finance applications with greater efficiency and accuracy.
CARFAX Canada has billions of data records from thousands of unique sources, including data that can't be found anywhere else. VIN Scan leverages this information to provide high-level insight into key vehicle attributes. The system…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 25, 2019 at 9:02am — No Comments
Amid Ongoing General Motors Strike, the Cadillac Escalade Payment Increases by Nearly 40%
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of September. While the majority of automotive brand prices remained steady into September, some GM models saw price increases.
The Cadillac Escalade increased in price by $326.94 this month, bringing its monthly payment to $799 per…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 25, 2019 at 6:10am — No Comments
Lease Approval Ratings Drop Slightly in August Following Increase in July
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 68.9% approval rate in August, a slight dip from the July rate of 69.1%.
August experienced a higher number of applicants with qualifications for taking over another person’s lease, as well as the highest number of applicants year-to-date. The month had a slightly lower approval…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 18, 2019 at 12:48pm — No Comments
Here is the most recent auto loan and lease origination data and trends from Equifax.
Key Highlights: The percent of subprime to the total originations is at the lowest point since 2011 (currently at 20.7%).
Auto Loan Originations Observations reported through April 2019
Added by John Sternal on September 11, 2019 at 11:26am — No Comments
Online Training Program Helps F&I Personnel Better Understand Product Offerings
To Elevate Profit and Customer Satisfaction Levels
Protective Asset Protection, a provider of F&I programs, services and dealer owned warranty company programs, recognizes the significant importance of ongoing dealer and F&I personnel training with its Training Institute. The online curriculum program offers training…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 5, 2019 at 6:19am — No Comments
While 67% Of Auto Lease Prices Remained Steady in August, Trucks and SUVs Experienced Significant Price Drops
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of August. Over 33% of today’s popular automotive manufacturers of trucks and SUVs offered generous discounts on new lease deals.
While most car prices have remained steady in August, manufacturers offered…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 26, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments
Crossovers Not Seeing Growth in Leasing?
A year ago, roughly 7.4% of drivers polled said they would shop for a crossover if they needed to go out and lease a vehicle that day. A year later, that number dipped slightly to 7.1%. With all the explosive growth in Crossover production, is it not a vehicle that appeals to the lease…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 20, 2019 at 7:07am — No Comments
Lease Approval Ratings Improve in July Following Slight Dip in June
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 69.1% approval rate in July, a rise from the June rate of 65%. July experienced a strong number of applicants with qualifications for taking over another person’s lease, and a slight approval rating increase following a dip in approvals for June.
July saw a slight decrease in approval…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 15, 2019 at 10:59am — No Comments
Jacksonville-area first responders, fire fighters and law enforcement officials are more prepared for the future of public transportation after completing emergency training with autonomous vehicles.
The JTA, along with Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company Beep, First Transit and autonomous vehicle manufacturer NAVYA, hosted a day-long training session at the North Florida TPO campus, focusing on the latest AV technology and how first responders should address emergency…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 15, 2019 at 6:15am — No Comments