But that was then and this is now. Used vehicle values have rebounded in a big way, and as such, word has it that Chrysler Financial is once again looking into making large-scale loans to dealerships across the country. Word has it that Tom Gilman, Chrysler Fianancial's chief executive officer, has been contacting numerous dealerships in order to get a feel for whether or not there's enough interest for the institution to return to lending, according to Automotive News. Even so, with most dealers now cozy with GMAC, it may be difficult for Chrysler Financial to reestablish itself as the titan it once was.
[Source: Automotive News – sub. req'd.]