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Uber Xchange Will Let You Lease A Car From The App Company

Uber announces Xchange, a car-leasing program for people who want to be Uber drivers.


Honda is altering its lending policies and setting up a $24-million compensation fund after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau charged that some of its dealers have engaged in discriminatory practices.


An Ohio auto lender's aggressive tactics towards active-duty and retired military borrowers has run it afoul of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


Tesla has received a line of credit worth up to $750 million from some of the world's top financial instutiions, including Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, to finance growth over the next five years.


Auto loans just keep reaching new records for their length and the amount financed, and there's no sign of this slowing down.


The value of outstanding auto loans reached $886 billion in 2014, which was an all-time record, according to Experian.


Auto title loans are big business in the US, but increasingly, those institutions offering them are facing accusations of predatory lending. With this type of loan, people receive money in exchange for their vehicle's title. The funds come quickly, but they can also come saddled with interest rates of over 100 percent, along with high fees. A recent report from The New York Times examines the practice to see how it is affecting low-income borrowers across the nation.


A fight is brewing in the Michigan state legislature over whether to allow auto title loans (pictured above in California). This type of lending allows people to borrow against the value of their car while they keep driving it, but the money often comes with astronomical interest rates. Critics allege it's a form of predatory lending, but Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (R-Monroe) disagrees.


NADA Argues For Status Quo; Government Wants Tighter Rules

"Dealers have to discount those rates to be competitive. The current system saves customers money. Period." – Forrest McConnell


Longer loan terms and favorable interest rates are tempting consumers into pricier and more feature-laden vehicles, consequently driving average transaction prices up about three percent since 2009, according to a new report by Automotive News.


Banks can disable and track cars from afar using new technology

Unlike a house, where it can take months or years to evict owners behind on their payments, some subprime lenders can now simply switch off a late borrower's car.


The auto industry in the US is doing great in 2014. According to our latest By The Numbers report, the Seasonally Adjusted Sales Rate climbed in August to about 17.5 million units, the highest figure since 2006. However, when you scratch underneath the positive surface, the rosy situation might not be as good as it seems. There continues to be a concern among insiders and analysts that while sales are strong now, they might not be sustainable. To keep financial results looking encouraging, some


Is there a point in the US auto industry where companies should start considering the welfare of their customers ahead of selling more cars? American Honda Executive Vice President of Sales John Mendel thinks that level exists, and we may be getting very close to it.


Errors were found on subprime borrowers credit reports

The auto financing company First Investors Financial Services Group was fined $2.75 million on Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for reporting incorrect information to credit agencies that affected thousands of customers.


Auto loans in the US increased 10-percent from a year ago

It looks like Americans are feeling more confident about borrowing money again, at least when it comes to their cars. Credit reporting giant Equifax has released its latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report, and the data suggests that auto lending is booming in 2014.


Travelers unable to bring extra weed home ditch it before heading into the airport

Car rental agencies operating at Denver International Airport are reporting tourists with extra pot are frequently handing it off to their employees or stashing their stash in the cars before they return them.


Delinquency rates have nearly doubled since 2010

More subprime borrowers defaulted on their car loans in the years following the Great Recession than during or before the crash.


Almost exactly a year ago, Tesla Motors announced what it called a "revolutionary" lease deal for the Model S. Since the electric automaker used some unusual assumptions in its calculations to get to a headline-worthy $500-a-month "true cost of ownership," the company had to quickly change its tune. Some of the same assumptions are back in a business lease deal from new subsidiary, Tesla Finance, for $408 a month (sort of) that was announced today.


Americans are spending far too much money on new cars

A medium-income household can afford the average-priced new vehicle in just one of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, according to a report from Interest.com.


It may seem like a drop in the bucket compared to the approximately $1 billion in liabilities bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive has against it, but every bit helps. In this case, it's a smidgeon less than $5 billion. That's how much the maker of the Karma extended-range plug-in is getting approved to borrow from its presumed future owner, Wanxiang Group. It's a start.

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