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Tesla looks to spur Asia sales in China and South Korea.

Shanghai factory, South Korea entry, and China financing program are all part of Tesla's Asian expansion plans.

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Netherlands car-leasing firm hatches a plan to secure a bunch of Tesla Model 3s

Tesla Model 3 may generate 100,000 reservations within the first 24 hours of availability.

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Almost $1 trillion in car loans have boosted record buying spree.

Ride-sharing options may be proliferating and the percentage of Americans obtaining drivers licenses may be declining. But for now, reports on the end of the car-ownership model are greatly exaggerated.

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British Brand Inks Deal With Ally Financial

Why buy when you can lease? That question now applies to the British supercars from McLaren, as the company has scored a financing deal with Ally Financial.

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The Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 0.25 percent, but the hike shouldn't affect car buyers' bottom lines – or slow booming auto sales.

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The latest financial research shows that auto leasing is on the rise, and buyers continue to take out longer, more expensive loans.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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If you're willing to stick with a certain brand, you can score a great deal this year

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Anyone not satisfied with merely having a mortgage and a car payment, now you can have a payment plan on your plug-in vehicle charging station, too. Granted, this is more for business owners looking to provide publicly available charging stations, but ChargePoint (née Coulomb Technologies) is setting up a financing program for anyone looking to take the plunge.

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Good news, everyone. If we can manage set aside about $37,000 over the next couple of years, a Tesla Model S, a used one, will be ours. That's one of the findings in a Bloomberg Industries study on Tesla's financing, vehicle buyback and resale programs. With the typically unconventional Tesla Motors eschewing the traditional lease program and guaranteeing to buy back used Model S vehicles at a pre-set price, the company could generate $368 million in revenue from used vehicle sales in 2016, Bloo

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US auto loans are at their highest level since before the start of the great recession, according to a report from Automotive News. Originations increased 11 percent during the second quarter of 2013, to a combined $91.8 billion for all credit tiers, while overall sales were up nine percent overall.

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The length of car loans in the US keeps on growing as more and more consumers look for ways to save money every month to pay off obligations and necessities. Extremely low interest rates and more durable automobiles have become key factors in driving these new longer-term car loans, which can last anywhere from six to 10 years.

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Buy an EV, lease the battery. In the UK, this uncommon financing scheme will be available to anyone interested in a 2013 Nissan Leaf.

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Tesla Motors announced Tuesday that it's unveiling a lease-to-own program that could bring the cost of ownership, for some buyers, to less than $500 a month.

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Just how "revolutionary" you think the just-announced lease option is for the Tesla Model S will depend on a lot of factors, like how much gas costs where you live and whether or not your current car drinks premium or not.

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Do some basic math about your driving needs before you choose

MONEY -- You can get great deals on car leases these days, but a few wrong turns will cost you. Here's what you need to know.

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Interest.com has taken a look at the 25 largest metropolitan areas in the US to determine which median-income households in those areas can afford to purchase a new car. As it turns out, only those living in Washington, D.C. can realistically swing the payment on an average-priced model. In 2012, new cars and light trucks carried a median MSRP of $30,550, and Interest.com used the 20/4/10 rule to examine what exactly is affordable in each area.

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Experian, the US credit reporting agency, recently concluded a study into the financing and credit scores of US car buyers. One of the prime findings was that Volvo buyers enjoy the strongest credit scores among new car shoppers from all brands (nota bene, these are Experian's own numbers and can differ from other agencies). Unlike the Forbes report on the same story, though, we don't find that surprising at all, nor do we think it necessarily helps Volvo's upscale brand aspirations. The Gothenb

 
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